News: Sports

Jonathan Drouin shows off power-play prowess in Canadiens debut

Thursday  20:21,   21 september 2017
Sportsnet

It’s fair to say that the Canadiens haven’t had a player with the poise, vision, playmaking ability and the shot that Drouin owns since Alex Kovalev was running their power play from the same position. Over the last number of years, David[...]

Brian Boyle 'completely blown away' by support offered after leukemia diagnosis

Thursday  18:31,   21 september 2017
theScore

Brian Boyle 'completely blown away' by support offered after leukemia diagnosisThe New Jersey Devils forward, who has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, took to Twitter on Wednesday to offer a message of thanks and[...]

Packers' Nelson expects to play Sunday

Thursday  18:31,   21 september 2017
theScore

Jordy Nelson was reported to have a 50-50 chance of playing Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, but Nelson himself has a different opinion. The Green Bay Packers receiver picked up a quad injury in Week 2 that initially put his Week 3 status in[...]

Light heavyweight champion Ward announces he's 'leaving' boxing

Thursday  18:31,   21 september 2017
theScore

Unified light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward said he's "leaving" boxing in a statement posted to his website Thursday. I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and therefore my desire to[...]

Raptors' Ibaka pokes fun at Trump for 'Nambia' mishap

Thursday  15:23,   21 september 2017
theScore

Raptors' Ibaka pokes fun at Trump for 'Nambia'[...]

‘We’ll take that as a compliment’: Why the Calgary Stampeders are the New England Patriots of the CFL

Thursday  14:56,   21 september 2017
National Post

The Stampeders are 127-44-3 since GM John Hufnagel joined the organization in 2008, which compares nicely with Bill Belichick's record“We’ll take that as a compliment,” Stampeders general manager John Hufnagel told Postmedia this[...]

Ricky Williams arrested on traffic warrants, subsequently released

Thursday  14:56,   21 september 2017
theScore

Former New Orleans Saints and Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams was arrested on traffic warrants Tuesday, records obtained by Katie Hall of the Austin American-Statesman revealed. Williams was subsequently released from Travis County Jail[...]

Sale becomes 1st AL pitcher since 1999 to record 300 K season

Thursday  14:56,   21 september 2017
theScore

Strikeouts are up throughout baseball, but no one is quite at Chris Sale's level. The Boston Red Sox lefty punched out 13 Baltimore Orioles batters Wednesday night to reach the 300 strikeout plateau. He's the first American League pitcher to [...]

Ronda Rousey's Coach Edmond Tarverdyan Still Wants Her To Fight Cris Cyborg Justino

Thursday  14:55,   21 september 2017
Sports Illustrated

Ronda Rousey's Coach Edmond Tarverdyan Still Wants Her To Fight Cris Cyborg JustinoRousey has not fought since getting beat in 48 seconds by Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December 2016. It was her second loss after she was knocked out by Holly Holm [...]

Manfred: Unlikely that teams will be able to break rules to sign Otani

Thursday  14:55,   21 september 2017
theScore

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred doesn't believe the enormous amount of interest in soon-to-be free agent Shohei Otani will result in teams trying to circumvent the current rules in order to land the Japanese star. And if they do[...]

Devante Smith-Pelly scores winner as Capitals beat Canadiens

Thursday  14:55,   21 september 2017
Sportsnet

Devante Smith-Pelly scores winner as Capitals beat[...]

Federer, Nadal relish teaming up at Laver Cup

Thursday  14:10,   21 september 2017
AFP

Federer, Nadal relish teaming up at Laver CupNadal and Federer, who are back at the top of the sport's rankings after sweeping the four Grand Slam titles in 2017, are expected to be selected by Europe team skipper Bjorn Borg to play doubles as well[...]

Bennett, Jenkins send memo to Goodell seeking NFL's support in social activism

Thursday  12:45,   21 september 2017
theScore

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins headline a group of players who issued a memo to commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL vice president of football operations Troy Vincent, advocating for[...]

Oilers score three in second to beat Jets 4-1

Thursday  12:45,   21 september 2017
MSN

Oilers score three in second to beat Jets 4-1WINNIPEG - Three second-period goals — two within 13 seconds of each other — powered the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-1 pre-season win over the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday[...]

Latest loss a reminder that Blue Jays’ pitching search not over yet

Thursday  12:45,   21 september 2017
Sportsnet

Latest loss a reminder that Blue Jays’ pitching search not over yetTORONTO – By the time Brett Anderson returned to the third base dugout, the game was already out of hand. Seven runs had crossed the plate. Soon, two more would[...]