News: Sports

NFL set to finalize Roger Goodell contract extension, report says

Thursday  12:45,   21 september 2017
Sporting News

Goodell has served as the NFL commissioner since 2006.According to the league source, the deal is "getting[...]

Canada's relay team slowing down for IPF

Thursday  07:07,   21 september 2017
MSN

TORONTO - Canada's men's sprint story at last month's world track and field championships began with the disastrous news that Andre De Grasse was out with an injury. It ended with the 4x100-metre relay team crossing a distant sixth. Now, [...]

Montreal Impact defeat Toronto FC 5-3

Thursday  07:07,   21 september 2017
MSN

Ignacio Piatti and Anthony Jackson-Hamel each scored twice as the Montreal Impact ended their slump in spectacular fashion Wednesday in a wild 5-3 win that derailed, if only temporarily, Toronto FC's seemingly relentless march towards the[...]

Lupul apologizes for 'negative comments' about Leafs on Instagram

Thursday  07:07,   21 september 2017
theScore

Joffrey Lupul is sorry. The Toronto Maple Leafs winger - on paper, at least - took to Twitter on Wednesday to offer an apology for a since-deleted Instagram comment wherein he claimed the team cheats with respect to failed physicals, and[...]

Royals post 8-run 2nd inning in rout of Blue Jays

Thursday  07:07,   21 september 2017
Sportsnet

Royals post 8-run 2nd inning in rout of Blue JaysTORONTO — Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer in Kansas City’s eight-run second inning and the Royals went on to paste the Toronto Blue Jays 15-5 on Wednesday night at Rogers[...]

Canada gets its first-ever national women’s rugby league squad

Thursday  07:06,   21 september 2017
The Province

Canada gets its first-ever national women’s rugby league squadHard, crunching, physical[...]

Yankees, Twins call for more netting after watching child get hit

Thursday  06:06,   21 september 2017
theScore

Players on both the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins began calling for protective netting to be expanded after a young girl was hit by a foul ball during Wednesday's game at Yankee Stadium.Twins second baseman Brian Dozier had a clear view[...]

Report: Former All-Star Raul Mondesi sentenced to 8 years in prison

Thursday  06:06,   21 september 2017
theScore

Former All-Star and National League Rookie of the Year Raul Mondesi was sentenced to eight years in prison and fined 60 million pesos for corruption while serving as mayor in the Dominican Republic, Hector Gomez of Deportivo Z 101[...]

Marco Estrada deal proves Jays are optimistic about next season: Griffin

Thursday  05:10,   21 september 2017
Toronto Star

Marco Estrada deal proves Jays are optimistic about next season: GriffinStroman’s response was to congratulate Jays fans for their encouragement and inspiration while pitching. It’s a nice thought, but it may have been a stretch, even for the[...]

Here are 5 things to like about Leafs training camp so far

Thursday  05:10,   21 september 2017
Toronto Star

Maple Leafs training camp is in full swing with a variety of intriguing players and position battles that have excited the team’s fan base. And it’s only eight days into proceedings.Here’s a look at five things to like about Leafs camp so far:1.[...]

Fans can take some credit for Marco Estrada’s decision to re-sign with Toronto Blue Jays for 2018

Thursday  05:05,   21 september 2017
National Post

The pitcher was also pleased with he heard from Blue Jays management about their plans for next season.The Toronto Blue Jays right-hander agreed to a one-year contract extension with the club for $13 million, avoiding free agency. He insisted the[...]

Shapiro: 'Almost a certainty' Donaldson won't be dealt in offseason

Thursday  03:36,   21 september 2017
theScore

When the 2018 MLB season gets underway, Toronto Blue Jays fans can expect to see Josh Donaldson still manning the hot corner. Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro said Donaldson is part of the team's future and it's "almost a certainty" the[...]

Report: Warriors officials, players 'bewildered' by Durant's odd offseason

Thursday  03:05,   21 september 2017
theScore

The Golden State Warriors want to know what's going on with Kevin Durant. After watching their star forward enjoy a terrific season in Golden State, both the Warriors' officials and players are "bewildered" as to why Durant is still[...]

Canadian Rory MacDonald to fight Lima for Bellator welterweight title

Thursday  03:00,   21 september 2017
Sportsnet

Canadian Rory (Red King) MacDonald will face Bellator welterweight champion Douglas (The Phenom) Lima on Jan. 20 in Los Angeles. MacDonald, a former UFC 170-pound contender, won his Bellator debut in May when he submitted Paul (Semtex) Daley in[...]

Polak takes the long, painful road back to Leafs: Arthur

Thursday  02:36,   21 september 2017
Toronto Star

Polak takes the long, painful road back to Leafs: ArthurBut he remembers that he didn’t want his teammates to see him like that. That[...]