News: Sports

Colin Kaepernick hasn’t been blackballed by NFL, 49ers owner Jed York says

Friday  15:52,   20 october 2017
Sporting News

Since opting out of his deal with San Francisco this offseason, Kaepernick remains unsigned."Obviously, there's the (grievance) that's going on, so it's hard for me to get into any details or really share my opinion, but I don't believe that there's [...]

5 Thoughts: Flames look slow against Hurricanes

Friday  15:32,   20 october 2017
Sportsnet

The Carolina Hurricanes are a fast team and they made the Calgary Flames look slow. When I asked Dave Cameron how to counter the speed of team like the Hurricanes, the Flames assistant coach said “with speed.” The Flames might not have the fastest[...]

Kiké Hernandez told his mom he would hit a home run in Game 5

Friday  15:07,   20 october 2017
Sportsnaut

Kiké Hernandez told his mom he would hit a home run in Game 5 . He just didn’t know he would hit three of them.Hernandez tied a postseason record by belting three home runs in Game 5 of the NLCS on Thursday to help send the Los Angeles Dodgers to[...]

Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello credits team's depth for hot start

Friday  14:51,   20 october 2017
Toronto Star

Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello credits team's depth for hot startThe team’s 6-1-0 record marks only the seventh time a Leafs team has won six of its first seven[...]

Ranking the best rookie performances from Thursday night

Friday  14:51,   20 october 2017
theScore

Ranking the best rookie performances from Thursday nightDue to the volume of stellar showings - three players got their first career NHL goals - we thought it was fitting to put together a list, ranking all of the solo[...]

Player grades: Connor McDavid, Cam Talbot, special teams all rise to occasion as Oilers outlast Blackhawks

Friday  14:01,   20 october 2017
Edmonton Journal

Player grades: Connor McDavid, Cam Talbot, special teams all rise to occasion as Oilers outlast BlackhawksJust a splendid hockey game in the Windy City on Thursday night, as the Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks went at it hammer & tongs[...]

Former UFC champ on perils of weight-cutting: ‘I got close to death’

Friday  13:17,   20 october 2017
Sportsnet

When Rafael dos Anjos made the decision to leave the 155-pound weight class and move up to the 170-pound division, it potentially saved his life. When Rafael dos Anjos made the decision to leave the 155-pound weight class and move up to the[...]

Dodgers absolutely shellack Cubs in NLCS Game 5 to clinch World Series berth

Friday  10:26,   20 october 2017
MSN

Dodgers absolutely shellack Cubs in NLCS Game 5 to clinch World Series berthWell, that was[...]

NFL players come to Marshawn Lynch’s defense after ejection

Friday  09:36,   20 october 2017
Sportsnaut

NFL players come to Marshawn Lynch’s defense after ejectionMarshawn Lynch had no shortage of supporters after being ejected for making contact with an official during Thursday’s game between the Raiders and[...]

Hurricanes hold on to edge Flames 2-1

Friday  07:48,   20 october 2017
MSN

Hurricanes hold on to edge Flames 2-1Skinner opened the scoring in the second before setting up Justin Williams for the eventual winner 1:09 into the[...]

Edmonton Oilers end four-game losing streak with win in Chicago

Friday  07:36,   20 october 2017
Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Oilers end four-game losing streak with win in ChicagoCHICAGO — The bleeding has stopped, and not because there has been so much of it lately that the Edmonton Oilers ran[...]

Moore scores in OT, Devils rally to beat Sens

Friday  06:51,   20 october 2017
MSN

Moore scores in OT, Devils rally to beat SensThis year's No. 1 draft pick Nico Hischier scored twice for New Jersey, with his opening goal being the first of his NHL[...]

Leafs teammates break down Auston Matthews’s unique shooting ability

Friday  06:36,   20 october 2017
Sportsnet

Emerging as one of the game’s most dominant and unpredictable scoring threats, Auston Matthews and his quick start drew plenty of praise from his Toronto Maple Leafs teammates. On the heels of a dominant rookie campaign that saw him pot 40 goals, [...]

Valanciunas scores 23, Miles has 22 in Raptors win over Bulls

Friday  06:36,   20 october 2017
Sportsnet

Veteran C.J. Miles and the Raptors’ young second unit guaranteed Toronto opened the new NBA season with a victory on Thursday. Miles had six three-pointers and 22 points to lift the Raptors to a 117-101 victory over the depleted Chicago Bulls.Jonas[...]

Kershaw silences critics with stellar Game 5 performance

Friday  06:36,   20 october 2017
theScore

Kershaw silences critics with stellar Game 5 performanceThe Los Angeles Dodgers southpaw stymied the Chicago Cubs over six stellar innings, allowing just three hits and one earned[...]