News: Sports

Jays' Montero booed during return to Wrigley Field

Saturday  21:57,   19 august 2017
Sporting News

After a messy departure from Chicago, Miguel Montero returns to Wrigley Field with boos.RELATED:  Cubs beat Blue[...]

Islanders’ Eberle and Tavares hoping to rekindle old chemistry

Saturday  21:57,   19 august 2017
Sportsnet

Islanders’ Eberle and Tavares hoping to rekindle old chemistryThat long-rumoured swap was likely music to John Tavares‘ ears, as Eberle could potentially slot in as one of the most talented linemates the captain has had at the NHL level. But while[...]

Are the Blue Jays truly in the playoff hunt?

Saturday  21:51,   19 august 2017
Sportsnet

Are the Blue Jays truly in the playoff hunt?Entering play Saturday, the Blue Jays sat three games back of the Minnesota Twins for the second wild-card position in the American League. That’s a very manageable gap to close with 40 contests remaining[...]

Blue Jays promote left-hander T.J. House from triple-A

Saturday  20:21,   19 august 2017
Sportsnet

Blue Jays promote left-hander T.J. House from[...]

Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthem

Saturday  20:21,   19 august 2017
Sportsnet

Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthemBennett sat on the Seahawks’ bench before Friday night’s preseason game against Minnesota, the second straight week he remained seated while the "Star-Spangled Banner" was[...]

The Edmonton Oilers’ Cap Crunch: Makin’ It Work

Saturday  18:21,   19 august 2017
MSN

The Edmonton Oilers’ Cap Crunch: Makin’ It WorkPerry Nelson-USA TODAY[...]

Blue Jays’ Bo Bichette named Midwest League MVP, Prospect of the Year

Saturday  16:40,   19 august 2017
Sportsnet

Toronto Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette’s stellar season has not gone unnoticed. The 19-year-old shortstop has been named the Midwest League MVP and prospect of the year honours for 2017.Now, the teenaged shortstop has been named the Midwest League[...]

Quick Shifts: Will Oilers’ big spending squeeze out Maple Leafs?

Saturday  16:40,   19 august 2017
Sportsnet

How we should be thinking of the Maple Leafs cap situation, why Morgan Rielly should be flying again, a giant hole in Pittsburgh, plus 9 more NHL notes.1. So many Toronto Maple Leafs fans are looking at it[...]

Three Montreal Canadiens prospects ranked on ESPN’s Top 100 list

Saturday  16:40,   19 august 2017
MSN

Three Montreal Canadiens prospects ranked on ESPN’s Top 100 listThe Habs’ recent drafts have a strong showing in Corey Pronman’s[...]

Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarter-final

Saturday  15:11,   19 august 2017
Reuters

The excitable Nick Kyrgios made short work of top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a dazzling 6-2 7-5 victory on Friday at the Cincinnati Open. In a highly-anticipated quarter-final matchup, Australian Kyrgios breezed past the 15-times grand slam[...]

Durant fires back after being called out by Britt McHenry

Saturday  12:16,   19 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Britt McHenry does not agree with Kevin Durant’s decision to skip the Golden State Warriors’ upcoming trip to the White House, but Durant clearly doesn’t care what the former ESPN reporter has to say. Earlier this week, Durant revealed that [...]

Muguruza outlasts Kuznetsova, next faces Pliskova in Cincinnati

Saturday  12:10,   19 august 2017
Reuters

Fourth-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza won a lengthy battle against Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 6-2 5-7 7-5 on a hot and windy day on Friday to reach the Cincinnati Open semi-finals. Wimbledon champion Muguruza stuck out her tongue in[...]

Stampeders get close victory in B.C.

Saturday  12:10,   19 august 2017
Calgary Herald

VANCOUVER — The Calgary Stampeders won’t play the way they did Friday and get many more wins this season. VANCOUVER — The Calgary Stampeders won’t play the way they did Friday and get many more wins this[...]

Justin Britt supports protesting Michael Bennett during anthem

Saturday  10:16,   19 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Michael Bennett asked for support from white players in seeking recognition of the social issues in America, and he received some. Seattle Seahawks center Justin Britt stood by Bennett's side during the national anthem prior to the[...]

‘He pushed me to believe in myself’: Toronto Blue Jays’ Tim Mayza credits college coach for helping hone his mental game

Saturday  10:15,   19 august 2017
National Post

'He meant a lot to me and had such an impact on my development, really helped me in a lot of ways, not just in baseball'“I said to my wife after spring training: If he gets the call, we gotta go,” said Shehan, the head baseball coach at[...]