News: Sports

Bradford: Knee 'just didn't feel right' Sunday

Thursday  02:36,   21 september 2017
theScore

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford spoke to the media Wednesday about his knee injury for the first time since missing the team's Week 2 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He said the injury he picked up in Week 1 wasn't the[...]

Estrada deal gives Blue Jays head start to challenging off-season

Thursday  02:02,   21 september 2017
Sportsnet

Extending Marco Estrada provides the Toronto Blue Jays a head start on what projects as a challenging off-season but more notably, gives them another piece for 2018 with no commitment beyond that. © image image A $13-million, one-year[...]

Charles Hudon turning heads at Canadiens training camp

Thursday  02:01,   21 september 2017
Sportsnet

If Charles Hudon has impressed in the first week of Montreal Canadiens training camp, it’s not by accident. The 5-foot-10 winger from Alma, Que., who’s produced at nearly a point-per-game clip in the AHL over the last three seasons, came to camp[...]

5 teams to attack for fantasy production

Wednesday  22:20,   20 september 2017
theScore

Whether you're playing daily fantasy, or streaming players for your season-long league, the following teams will provide the cushiest matchups in fantasy hockey this season. Colorado Avalanche The Colorado Avalanche were historically bad last[...]

NHL hoping to make inroads in China with pre-season games

Wednesday  22:14,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

As the Vancouver Canucks held their first practice in Shanghai before their exhibition game with the Los Angeles Kings, a dense fog settled over the ice. The humidity in the arena was high and the players could barely see the puck. Large[...]

Blues' Steen injured left hand, to be re-evaluated in 3 weeks

Wednesday  22:14,   20 september 2017
theScore

The St. Louis Blues could be without key forward Alexander Steen to begin the regular season. The longtime Blue will miss training camp after suffering a left hand injury in the club's first preseason game Tuesday in Dallas, the team announced[...]

NHL hoping to make inroads in China with pre-season games

Wednesday  22:14,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

As the Vancouver Canucks held their first practice in Shanghai before their exhibition game with the Los Angeles Kings, a dense fog settled over the ice. The humidity in the arena was high and the players could barely see the puck. Large[...]

Bisping undecided on retiring at GSP bout or homecoming vs. Whittaker

Wednesday  22:14,   20 september 2017
theScore

Don't count Michael Bisping out just yet. Not two days after revealing his November bout with Georges St-Pierre might be his last, the UFC middleweight champion detailed how he would like to call it a career on his "Believe You Me"[...]

Inside the 2017-18 Islanders: John Tavares contract cloud hangs over season

Wednesday  22:13,   20 september 2017
Sporting News

John Tavares and his team will have to ignore the constant talk about his contract status as the Islanders try and return to the Stanley Cup playoffs this season.The Tavares story will dominate the Isles narrative all season, unless he does sign an[...]

Belichick explains why he won’t read Brady’s new book

Wednesday  22:12,   20 september 2017
Sportsnaut

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a new book on shelves as of Tuesday, but don’t expect his head coach to read it. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a new book on shelves as of Tuesday, but don’t expect his head[...]

Report: Carmelo optimistic that trade to Rockets coming soon

Wednesday  22:12,   20 september 2017
Sportsnaut

There’s only one lingering off-season question remaining around the NBA world as training camps and the preseason get going. Will Carmelo Anthony be in a New York Knicks uniform once the offseason officially ends? It’s been a summer-long soap opera[...]

Loui Eriksson eager to atone for forgettable first season with Canucks

Wednesday  22:11,   20 september 2017
The Province

Loui Eriksson’s first season with the Vancouver Canucks can pretty much be summed up by an unfortunate sequence in the first period of his first game. The effort was there. The results? Not so much. Fresh off signing a six-year, US$36-million[...]

Allen: Hope this isn't the end of Jagr's NHL career

Wednesday  22:11,   20 september 2017
USA TODAY

With all the Jaromir Jagr highlight goals that I’ve witnessed live, it’s telling that my favorite Jagr memory involves dressing room tomfoolery. I was in Pittsburgh years ago to talk to Jagr, and before he would start the interview he insisted I[...]

Report: Senators Back in on Duchene Trade Talks

Wednesday  21:27,   20 september 2017
MSN

While Matt Duchene patiently awaits a trade to a new city, the Senators are reportedly once again trying hard to acquire him.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) The Ottawa Senators off-season appears to be over, right? Not so fast.Disgruntled[...]

The relocation threat: a brief history of arena-funding madness

Wednesday  21:27,   20 september 2017
theScore

It wasn’t entirely smooth sailing in fall 2016 when Rogers Place opened in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. “We had some problems; we had side effects. There weren’t enough men’s washrooms,” said city councilor Scott McKeen, whose Ward 6 encompasses the[...]