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Maple Leafs RFA William Nylander still in no rush to sign new deal

Friday  04:56,   17 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

Despite what happened with fellow RFA Dylan Larkin, Toronto Maple Leafs star forward William Nylander still isn’t in any rush.According to the 22-year-old, however, anxious Leafs fans are going to have to wait a little[...]
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Raonic's revenge: Veteran tops Shapovalov in Cincy to even career series

Friday  03:56,   17 august 2018
cbc.ca

Milos Raonic gained a measure of revenge against Denis Shapovalov on Thursday at the Western & Southern Open, beating the teenager 7-6 (6), 6-4 in a matchup of Canada's top male tennis players.Raonic won the third-round match on his[...]

Bautista drives in 7, Mets set record with 24 runs over Phillies

Friday  03:50,   17 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs as the Mets set a franchise record for runs on Thursday to top the Phillies. Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs and the Mets set a franchise record [...]

Vegas' Karlsson looking to prove breakout year was 'no fluke'

Friday  02:07,   17 august 2018
thescore

Vegas Golden Knights forward William Karlsson believes he can replicate last season's success and ink the lucrative contract he desires. After finishing third in the league with 43 goals, the 25-year-old couldn't come to terms on a[...]

Elway may be calling around for backup QB but no Kaepernick

Friday  02:07,   17 august 2018
msn

John Elway might find himself in the market for a veteran backup quarterback soon, yet there's one man who won't be getting a call: Colin Kaepernick."Colin had his chance to be here," Elway said Thursday when asked if the former San[...]

Snedeker: 'Really cool feeling' to join exclusive 59 club on PGA Tour

Friday  02:06,   17 august 2018
thescore

Brandt Snedeker became just the ninth player in history to break 60 on the PGA Tour with his 59 on Thursday at the Wyndham Championship, and he certainly recognized the stakes while standing on the final green. "I was very aware of what was [...]

Canada’s Brooke Henderson headlines CP Women’s Open in Regina

Friday  02:00,   17 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

Canada’s Brooke Henderson headlines the field for the CP Women’s Open announced by Golf Canada. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., will be joined by seven of the top 10 players on the LPGA Tour when the tournament begins Aug. 23 at Wascana [...]

More Leafs hirings: new positions, more scouts, and a promotion after a successful season

Friday  01:45,   17 august 2018
msn

As the summer of hiring continues, the Maple Leafs are finding new and interesting people to add to the team. The Maple Leafs have spent the summer hiring and promoting existing[...]

Proposals for Davis Cup makeover backed

Thursday  22:16,   16 august 2018
reuters

Proposals to revamp the Davis Cup into a season-ending 18-team event were backed by national federations at the International Tennis Federation annual general meeting in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday. The makeover to one of sport's most famous and[...]

Brandt Snedeker Shoots 59 at the Wyndham Championship

Thursday  22:15,   16 august 2018
thebiglead

Wow![...]

The 10 craziest stadium foods for the 2018 NFL season

Thursday  22:14,   16 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

Hungry[...]

NFL should ignore fascist frenzy over national anthem protocol

Thursday  22:14,   16 august 2018
usatoday

Players are right to ignore fabricated outrage, especially after Jerry Jones failed to follow proper protocol.But is such a fix even possible? The president wants to keep the national anthem issue alive to distract and inflame. And there is no[...]

Report: Machado would give up shortstop to play for Yankees

Thursday  22:13,   16 august 2018
yardbarker

The New York Yankees are sure to be one of a handful of teams that will at least express interest in Manny Machado this winter, but there has been some doubt about whether Machado would be willing to waver from his insistence on playing[...]

Chipper Jones reacts to Keith Hernandez's controversial comments about Ronald Acuna

Thursday  22:12,   16 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

Here is the reaction from players, analysts and[...]

Feds open investigation into ex-Ohio State wrestling doctor

Thursday  22:12,   16 august 2018
nbcnews

The inquiry will examine whether Ohio State acted "promptly" to investigate student complaints about Dr. Richard Strauss. The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into whether Ohio State University officials responded[...]