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Former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behaviour as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain in April. (Alastair Grant/AP Photo/Files)

Coach banned for nasty comments

Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behaviour as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup tie in April.

Newly acquired Raptors guard-forward C.J. Miles speaks to media in Toronto on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (Dave Abel/Toronto Sun)

New Raptor C.J. Miles will go the distance

You have to go back to a conversation between then Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Mike Brown and C.J. Miles to arrive at how the marriage between the Raptors and Miles first became a likelihood.

Raptors president Masai Ujiri speaks at a press conference in Toronto on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press)

No wholesale revamp to Raps roster

After the Toronto Raptors found themselves on the receiving end of a four-game thumping from the Cleveland Cavaliers in May, the looming question was whether Masai Ujiri would keep his core together or whether he would blow it up.

Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman gets Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts to chase a pitch for a strikeout during first inning MLB action at Fenway Park in Boston on Monday, July 17, 2017. (Charles Krupa/AP Photo)

Stroman misses out on win in victory

There was the little shoulder shimmy as he exited the mound after the first inning. After the second, it was a hop and a skip over the line between third- base and home.