Mavericks’ Luka Doncic Has Another Historic Night, Powers Team Past Pistons in 122-111 Victory in Mexico City — Latino Christian News (LCNN1)

The “MVP, MVP!” chants began just 2:31 into the game. Luka Doncic, the recipient of perhaps earliest such chant in an NBA game, responded by missing two free throws.

Mavericks’ Luka Doncic Has Another Historic Night, Powers Team Past Pistons in 122-111 Victory in Mexico City — Latino Christian News (LCNN1)

Rays sign outfielder Yoshitomo Tsutsugo — HardballTalk

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Tampa Bay Rays have signed Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo to a two-year deal worth around $12 million. They Rays will also will have to pay a 20 percent posting fee to his old team, the Yokohama DeNa BayStars. Tsutsugo, 28, has averaged 33 homers and

Rays sign outfielder Yoshitomo Tsutsugo — HardballTalk

Raptors look for missing energy, shooting touch vs. Nets — Toronto Sun

With all of the pomp and circumstance of Kawhi Leonard’s return out of the way, the Toronto Raptors can now get on with more pressing business: Righting what ails them, starting with Saturday’s Basketball Night In Canada tilt against the Brooklyn Nets. A drop-off in overall energy and in shooting execution have led to a […]

Raptors look for missing energy, shooting touch vs. Nets — Toronto Sun

Hickey on hockey: Dryden gives hockey fans insight into legendary coach — Montreal Gazette

Hall of Fame goalie’s book, A Hockey Life Like No Other, offers plenty of interesting nuggets from Scotty Bowman’s time behind Habs’ bench.

Hickey on hockey: Dryden gives hockey fans insight into legendary coach — Montreal Gazette

Kemba Walker ‘Not Sure’ Why Celtics Have Had Lapses In Last Two Games — NESN.com

The Celtics have lost two straight after winning their last four, but a lot just didn’t go Boston’s way in losses to the Indiana Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers. Boston dropped its first home game of the season Thursday night against the rival 76ers and had a lot of lapses on the defensive side late in…

Kemba Walker ‘Not Sure’ Why Celtics Have Had Lapses In Last Two Games — NESN.com

Leafs revert to old ways vs. Flames — Toronto Sun

CALGARY – Sheldon Keefe is big on “teaching moments” for his Maple Leafs, but the third period on Thursday deserved a detention. In a stretch of two minutes, 49 seconds, the Leafs undid much of their good work on this road trip, giving up three and losing 4-2 to the Flames. Sure, Calgary is on […]

Leafs revert to old ways vs. Flames — Toronto Sun