News: Sports

Flyers stay alive as Sean Couturier's late goal forces Penguins to Game 6

Saturday  06:30,   21 april 2018
cbc.ca

Sean Couturier's long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night to force sixth game in the first-round series. The Flyers cut the Penguins' series lead[...]

Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance

Saturday  05:55,   21 april 2018
MSN

Vezina Trophy finalist Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves and the Winnipeg Jets scored four goals in the first period to eliminate the Minnesota Wild with a 5-0 victory in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series Friday. It was Hellebuyck's second shutout[...]

Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters resigns

Saturday  01:32,   21 april 2018
cbc.ca

Bill Peters has resigned as the Carolina Hurricanes' coach after four seasons and no playoff berths, saying "this is a good time to move on." The Alberta native had one season left on the contract extension he signed in 2016. "I want[...]

Bruins' Bergeron back on ice, but will be game-day decision for Game 5

Saturday  01:32,   21 april 2018
cbc.ca

​Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron was back on the ice on the team's off-day, and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a game-day decision whether he plays in Game 5 against Toronto on Saturday night. "We won't rule him out and we won't say[...]

Rosie DiManno: Kadri’s return might be ‘energy boost’ desperate Leafs need

Saturday  01:32,   21 april 2018
Toronto Star

Headstrong. Heedless. A head-hunter, on the rap sheet. But also a teammate who’s got your back. That counts for something on the ice and in the room. It counts for a great deal. But also a teammate who’s got your[...]

Golden Knights defy all odds to be the best bet in NHL playoffs

Saturday  01:32,   21 april 2018
Toronto Star

As an expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights have defied all sorts of odds. Long shots to even make the playoffs seven months ago, they are a favourite to hoist the Stanley Cup in June. Behind the stellar play of goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, the[...]

Doughty: 'I want to stay an L.A. King'

Saturday  01:32,   21 april 2018
theScore

Drew Doughty is looking to begin contract extension talks with the Los Angeles Kings. Days after the team was swept out of the playoffs by the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, the Norris Trophy finalist reiterated his desire to remain a King [...]

Leafs need production from Matthews, Nylander to salvage season

Saturday  01:31,   21 april 2018
Sportsnet

With a goal and an assist, respectively, through four games, Auston Matthews and William Nylander need to start producing offensively as the Toronto Maple Leafs’ season hangs in the balance. How they go about accomplishing that task against the[...]

Speed Skating Canada fires head coach amid claims of 'unethical' relationships

Saturday  01:31,   21 april 2018
Calgary Herald

Speed Skating Canada has fired national team head coach Mike Crowe following an investigation after former American speedskaters claimed Crowe had sexual relationships with some skaters during his time coaching the U.S. team. Speed Skating[...]

Wenger stuns Arsenal team by quitting after almost 22 years

Saturday  01:31,   21 april 2018
MSN

Arsene Wenger gathered his Arsenal players to drop a bombshell before training on Friday morning. After almost 22 years in charge of the north London club, the manager was[...]

Eugenie Bouchard to play Fed Cup tie in Montreal

Saturday  01:31,   21 april 2018
cbc.ca

Eugenie Bouchard will take on Kateryna Bondarenko in the opening singles matches of Canada's Fed Cup tie against Ukraine on Saturday in Montreal.The best-of-five event  will take place on an indoor hardcourt at IGA[...]

Report: Indians gave Bautista better offer than Braves

Saturday  01:31,   21 april 2018
Sportsnet

Jose Bautista had a chance to be reunited with good friend Edwin Encarnacion in Cleveland, but reportedly turned down a better offer from the Indians to sign with the Atlanta Braves. SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo reports Bautista turned down the[...]

How Ed Sheeran's tour shaped the 2018 NFL schedule

Friday  19:21,   20 april 2018
theScore

Many factors influence the NFL schedule each year, as the schedule-makers consider fans, broadcasting partners, and bye weeks when planning the 256-game slate. This year, there was another thing to consider: Ed Sheeran's 2018 North American[...]

A high school baseball team won a game 82-0 and everyone was extremely nice about it

Friday  19:16,   20 april 2018
For The Win

The winning coach tried to find ways to make it end faster, but could not.Old Rochester scored 32 runs across the first two innings of the game. But despite the obvious mismatch, officials would not end the game before the five-inning minimum,[...]

Tie Domi details time he beat up chicken mascot after game

Friday  19:06,   20 april 2018
Sportsnet

No one ever accused Tie Domi of backing down from a fight. Even if the fight was with a giant chicken. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, the former Maple Leafs pest revealed he once took on a man in a chicken costume after a game in Junior B, [...]