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Flames scorch Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz.—Calgary coach Bill Peters took one on the chin yesterday—and so did the team his Flames dominated, the Arizona Coyotes.

Noah Hanifin and Mark Jankowski each scored twice, and former Coyotes' goalie Mike Smith just missed his 38th career shutout, as the Flames dumped Arizona 6-1.

Raptors hang on for fifth-straight win

TORONTO—Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points with a typically dominant performance yesterday.

But it was an out-of-character moment that happened after a whistle that was the talk of the Toronto Raptors' locker-room afterward.

Leonard led the league-leading Raptors to a 125-115 victory over veteran Dwyane Wade and his Miami Heat for their fifth-straight win.

Rogers expecting to be good to go in Grey Cup

EDMONTON—The Calgary Stampeders' beleaguered receiving corps got a bit of good news yesterday as receiver Eric Rogers suggested he'll be good to go against Ottawa on Grey Cup Sunday.

“Everyone's a little banged up at this time of year, some more than others,” Rogers told reporters prior to team practice on the southern campus of the University of Alberta.

Saints seek to snare sagging Falcons

NEW ORLEANS—The latest chance for Saints' fans to show Drew Brees their gratitude for the many memorable, triumphant moments he's brought them comes on Thanksgiving night.

The Saints (9-1) are riding an NFL-high, nine-game winning streak as the rival Atlanta Falcons (4-6) land in New Orleans, so don't expect a sleepy crowd in the Superdome no matter how well-fed.