Evening Update: Professional women’s basketball coming to Canada

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Good evening, let’s start with today’s top stories: The Women’s National Basketball Association is coming to Canada, with a Toronto team set to start playing games in 2026. The new franchise, awarded to businessman Larry Tanenbaum’s Kilmer Sports Ventures, was officially announced Thursday at an event attended by a roster of politicians and sports stars. The team is set to play out of Toronto’s 8,700-seat Coca-Cola Coliseum, but will sometimes move to the Scotiabank Arena and other Canadian markets, according to Tanenbaum, who declared the franchise “will be Canada’s team.” Former Raptors executive Teresa Resch has been tapped as president...