News: Sports

Time is now for Raptors to scale Mount LeBron

Monday  00:20,   01 may 2017
Sportsnet

Waiting or hoping for LeBron James to slow down or move on is hardly a winning strategy. With four pending free agents on the roster, the time is now for the Toronto Raptors to end the superstar’s reign.Like any other kids they grow up fans of the[...]

Red-hot Nadal wins 'dream' 10th Barcelona Open

Monday  00:05,   01 may 2017
AFP

Rafael Nadal hailed a "dream start" to his clay court season after romping to his 10th Barcelona Open on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Austria's Dominic.The Spaniard also claimed his 10th title at the Monte Carlo Masters last week as [...]

The NHL Entry Draft implications of a Dwight King extension

Sunday  23:35,   30 april 2017
MSN

The NHL Entry Draft implications of a Dwight King extensionThere’s more to this potential negotiation than just the player’s[...]

Sanchez leaves start after one inning

Sunday  23:35,   30 april 2017
MSN

Sanchez leaves start after one inningSanchez, who was taken off the 10-day disabled list earlier in the day, walked the first batter he faced but got a strikeout and double play to end the inning. He then slammed his glove down on the dugout bench[...]

Oilers know they must keep improving to finish off Ducks

Sunday  21:32,   30 april 2017
Sportsnet

Even with a 2-0 series lead, the Edmonton Oilers are well aware that they need to keep raising their level of play if they want to put the finishing touches on the Anaheim Ducks.Well, on the day the Las Vegas bookies made the Oilers the favourite to [...]

Round 4 of the Zurich Classic suspended due to dangerous weather

Sunday  21:31,   30 april 2017
theScore

Round 4 of the Zurich Classic suspended due to dangerous weather in the area.Tournament officials moved up the Sunday tee times in hopes of avoiding the conditions, but were forced to blow the horn at 11:03 a.m. ET, and removed the players from the [...]

Report: Blue Jays offered Dexter Fowler $64M deal

Sunday  21:31,   30 april 2017
Sportsnet

The Toronto Blue Jays reportedly offered outfielder Dexter Fowler a four-year deal worth $64 million back in the off-season.Jon Heyman of the MLB Network reported in December that the Blue Jays offered Fowler a four-year contract in the range of $60 [...]

What's next for Joshua after knockout of Klitschko?

Sunday  21:31,   30 april 2017
USA TODAY

What's next for Joshua after knockout of Klitschko?Where that future lies, however, will be the subject of discussion, negotiation and conjecture over the coming[...]

What to Watch for: Can Cam Talbot continue dominance in Game 3?

Sunday  19:36,   30 april 2017
Sportsnet

Cam Talbot delivered an incredible performance versus the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2. Can he continue his dominance in Game 3?Here’s what to watch for on[...]

Jones, Cormier get into heated exchange on Twitter

Sunday  19:36,   30 april 2017
theScore

In case you didn't know Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier hate each other, they gave everyone on Twitter a reminder. The exchange was triggered by a Twitter troll who came at Cormier for his controversial weigh-in before his successful title defense [...]

Buffalo Bills fire general manager Whaley 1 day after draft

Sunday  19:35,   30 april 2017
MSN

Buffalo Bills fire general manager Whaley 1 day after draftTeam owner Terry Pegula said Sunday he and his wife, Kim, reached the decision after a lengthy review of the team. Whaley's dismissal completes what has become yet another front-office[...]

Blue Jays activate Aaron Sanchez from DL, option Matt Dermody

Sunday  19:35,   30 april 2017
Sportsnet

The Toronto Blue Jays have activated Aaron Sanchez to start Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Aaron Sanchez activated from DL & starting today's game. Matt Dermody has been optioned to Buffalo— Blue Jays PR (@BlueJaysPR) April 30, 2017Sanchez[...]

Homan to face Hasselborg in Champions Cup women’s final

Sunday  13:05,   30 april 2017
Sportsnet

Homan to face Hasselborg in Champions Cup women’s finalThe reigning world champion never held the hammer once and rode the steal train all the way to a 5-0 shutout over Switzerland’s Alina Paetz to punch her ticket to Sunday’s final at WinSport[...]

Jason Botchford: Canucks will make the best of lottery letdown

Sunday  08:26,   30 april 2017
The Province

Jason Botchford: Canucks will make the best of lottery letdownThey didn’t tank this year — at least not intentionally. They came by their ineptitude honestly, finishing with the second-worst record in the[...]

Whitecaps 2 Impact 1: The Bug strikes late to grab a big road win

Sunday  08:20,   30 april 2017
The Province

Whitecaps 2 Impact 1: The Bug strikes late to grab a big road winThey didn’t tank this year — at least not intentionally. They came by their ineptitude honestly, finishing with the second-worst record in the[...]