News: Sports

Ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright arrested in connection with his murder

Saturday  20:52,   16 december 2017
theScore

Ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright arrested in connection with his murderThe arrest happened approximately 10 days after a 46-year-old man, Billy Turner, was indicted for first-degree murder in[...]

Senators owner causes stir with relocation comments

Saturday  20:52,   16 december 2017
Chron

Senators owner causes stir with relocation commentsOn the eve of the NHL 100 Classic between the Senators and Montreal Canadiens, Melnyk vented some of his frustration with a fanbase that has struggled to fill Canadian Tire Centre in recent[...]

Jack Nicklaus ‘not interested at all’ in watching Tiger Woods’ comeback

Saturday  11:06,   16 december 2017
Golfweek

Jack Nicklaus ‘not interested at all’ in watching Tiger Woods’ comebackBut not all. One golfing great who says he won't have his eyes glued to the TV as the 14-time major champion makes his latest return? Jack[...]

Desbiens, Canada down United States 3-1

Saturday  11:05,   16 december 2017
MSN

Desbiens, Canada down United States 3-1Haley Irwin and Sarah Nurse scored less than three minutes apart in the second period to give Canada a 2-1 lead after 40[...]

Top Canadian women's gymnastics official charged with multiple sexual offences

Saturday  11:05,   16 december 2017
cbc.ca

Dave Brubaker, the women's national team director of Gymnastics Canada, has been charged with multiple sexual offences.Police in Sarnia, Ont., said in a statement that Brubaker was charged Friday with one count of invitation to sexual touching,[...]

Gagner, Canucks beat Sharks 4-3 in OT

Saturday  09:20,   16 december 2017
MSN

Gagner, Canucks beat Sharks 4-3 in OTGagner beat Martin Jones with a nice backhand move on a breakaway for his fourth of the season after a feed from Alexander Edler. It was his first goal in nine[...]

Senators owner says team fighting to sell tickets

Saturday  08:35,   16 december 2017
MSN

Senators owner says team fighting to sell ticketsMelnyk brought up the possibility of relocation, took a shot at fans and said a new downtown arena might never happen while speaking during the Senators' alumni game taking place at Parliament Hill[...]

How Canadian lugers became winners

Saturday  07:56,   16 december 2017
Toronto Star

How Canadian lugers became winnersBut the high-performance version of the sport, with its $10,000 handmade sleds, refrigerated tracks and speeds clocking more than 140 kilometres per hour, has left that hill in the park far[...]

Fabbro returns as Canada beats Denmark 5-2

Saturday  07:56,   16 december 2017
MSN

Fabbro returns as Canada beats Denmark 5-2But he was more than ready to actually play a game, finally getting the chance on Friday as Canada beat Denmark 5-2. It was the Boston University defenceman's first game at Hockey Canada's selection camp[...]

DeRozan scores 31, Lowry has triple-double in Raptors’ rout of Nets

Saturday  07:56,   16 december 2017
Sportsnet

DeRozan scores 31, Lowry has triple-double in Raptors’ rout of NetsJonas Jerebko and Rodney Hood also finished with 17 points for the Jazz, who snapped a four-game losing streak. It was Utah's first victory in Boston since 2008, a span of nine[...]

Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 3-1 for desperately needed win

Saturday  07:06,   16 december 2017
MSN

Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 3-1 for desperately needed winJimmy Howard had 25 saves for the Red Wings. They had won only one of their previous 11[...]

Blue Jays notebook: No more untouchables in MLB trade talks?

Saturday  07:05,   16 december 2017
Sportsnet

As the Josh Donaldson trade rumours persist it becomes clearer that, all across baseball, the days of placing players completely off-limits appear to be over. “You just hear less of that these days,” GM Ross Atkins said, speaking in general terms[...]

Senators celebration arrives amidst turmoil, rumours

Saturday  07:05,   16 december 2017
Sportsnet

Hosting the NHL 100 Classic amidst your franchise’s worst start in 20 years is like throwing a birthday party on the same day your dog died. “I don’t think anyone’s having a lot of fun right now, but I don’t feel this team has quit,” Pierre Dorion[...]

Former on-air personality says ESPN was hostile workplace

Saturday  04:20,   16 december 2017
MSN

Former on-air personality says ESPN was hostile workplaceAdrienne Lawrence made the accusation in a tweet Friday after ESPN published a friendly text message exchange between her and an anchor she had accused of[...]

Pete Rose defamation lawsuit dismissed after agreement

Saturday  02:21,   16 december 2017
MSN

A defamation lawsuit filed by Pete Rose last year against the lawyer who got him kicked out of baseball has been dismissed. Federal court documents show Rose's suit against John Dowd was dismissed Friday. Federal court documents show[...]