News: Sports

Russian ice hockey player has 2-year doping ban cut

Tuesday  22:37,   21 november 2017
MSN

ZURICH - The International Ice Hockey Federation has slashed a doping ban given to Russian forward Danis Zaripov from two years to six months. He's eligible to play again from Thursday. Zaripov, a Russian Olympian in 2010, was suspended in July[...]

Investigators: Halladay performed turns feet above water prior to crash

Tuesday  22:37,   21 november 2017
theScore

Former pitcher Roy Halladay executed steep turns in his small aircraft prior to the crash that took his life, aviation investigators say, according to the Associated Press. The plane's data recorder, as well as witnesses, revealed to[...]

Meet the man in charge of painting the NHL’s top 100 players

Tuesday  18:55,   21 november 2017
Sportsnet

Tony Harris spent a year of his life painting the portraits of the NHL’s top 100 players. This past weekend all 100 portraits were displayed for the first time at Windsor Station in Montreal.Every single portrait the Tony Harris painted in his[...]

The interrupting Atlanta bus is officially the best new sports meme

Tuesday  18:55,   21 november 2017
For The Win

You knew this was[...]

Are the Olympics worth the risk for Calgary?

Tuesday  18:55,   21 november 2017
cbc.ca

Three decades after hosting the Winter Olympics, Calgary is considering doing it again. But, despite assurances from the IOC that costs can be contained, not everyone thinks it's a good bet for the city to make. A potential bid for the 2026[...]

Blue Jays claim South African infielder Gift Ngoepe from Pittsburgh Pirates

Tuesday  18:54,   21 november 2017
Toronto Star

The Blue Jays’ 40-man roster took a few turns ahead of Monday night’s deadline to protect players from MLB’s Rule 5 draft.Gift Ngoepe, a South African infielder, was claimed from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for cash considerations or a[...]

Ranking the 5 best moments from Matthews' first 100 NHL games

Tuesday  18:53,   21 november 2017
theScore

Ranking the 5 best moments from Matthews' first 100 NHL games [...]

NHL Quarter Mark Report: Flames falling short of lofty expectations

Tuesday  18:53,   21 november 2017
Sportsnet

This was not the start The Calgary Flames envisioned. They certainly expected to be above .500, but at 12-8 there’s a feeling this team is capable of so much more. Instead of being a defensive juggernaut leaning on the strength of their vaunted blue [...]

What happened to Anderson Silva, and why don’t we seem to care?

Tuesday  16:41,   21 november 2017
MMAJunkie

The man who's a consensus choice for greatest middleweight of all time, and at least among the top pound-for-pound fighters in MMA history, now has more drug test failures than wins in the last three years. So why don't fans seem eager to[...]

Caroline Wozniacki writes beautiful message to fiance David Lee after his retirement

Tuesday  16:40,   21 november 2017
For The Win

"Dave you are such an inspiration, not only to me, but to all the people around you!"The forward retired and it appears his fiancee, tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, surprised him with a[...]

Tiger Woods dethroned as top career prize money winner in sports

Tuesday  16:40,   21 november 2017
Golf

Tiger Woods's long layoff from the game has finally taken its toll, at least in terms of his ranking among the highest-earning athletes of all time. Roger Federer has officially surpassed Woods to become the top career prize money winner, in[...]

Pete Carroll defends questionable decisions in loss to Atlanta Falcons

Tuesday  16:36,   21 november 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

Seahawks coach shrugs off controversy over fake field goal and failed challenge on Monday Night Football.SEATTLE — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll defended his decision to call a fake field goal at the end of the first half of his team’s 34-31 loss to[...]

Winners, losers from Week 11 of 'Monday Night Football'

Tuesday  16:35,   21 november 2017
Sportsnaut

The Seattle Seahawks hosted the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football in Week 11, and it lived up to the clash of the titans billing. The Seattle Seahawks hosted the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football in Week 11, and it lived up to [...]

Marc Trestman guides Argos through Grey Cup giddiness

Tuesday  15:10,   21 november 2017
Toronto Star

Leave it to Marc Trestman to plan for the next big thing just a little bit early.The Toronto Argonauts head coach is notoriously meticulous and so knowing the Grey Cup can wreak havoc with the regimented existence of a football team, he and his[...]

Boxer David Haye injured himself in a 'freak accident,' withdrew from a big-money fight, and now looks like 'a broken man'

Tuesday  15:09,   21 november 2017
Business Insider

Boxer David Haye injured himself in a 'freak accident,' withdrew from a big-money fight, and now looks like 'a broken[...]