News: Sports

Bruins beat Leafs to grab 3-1 series lead

Friday  05:35,   20 april 2018

Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday to grab a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Torey Krug[...]

Alex Rodriguez’s Nephew Was Kidnapped and Held for Ransom: Report

Friday  03:06,   20 april 2018
US Weekly

Alex Rodriguez’s nephew was kidnapped and held for random over a botched car deal on Wednesday, April 18, NBC New York reports. Norberto Susini was reportedly with a friend who was attempting to sell a Lamborghini to two men. They met up at [...]

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with U.S. government

Friday  01:30,   20 april 2018

Lance Armstrong has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist. AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million[...]

Gibbons: Donaldson 'felt great' during latest throwing session

Friday  00:52,   20 april 2018

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons provided a brief but promising update on Josh Donaldson, saying the third baseman "felt great" throwing Thursday, according to Gregor Chisholm of There is no firm timetable for[...]

Hartman suspended one game for check to head on Soderberg

Friday  00:52,   20 april 2018

Nashville Predators forward Ryan Hartman has been suspended one game for a hit to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg in Game 4, the Department of Player Safety announced. The incident marks the fourth suspension of the[...]

Paul Maurice view injuries as just part of Jets’ unique story

Friday  00:52,   20 april 2018

There are people who answer questions with questions, then there is Paul Maurice. The Winnipeg Jets coach likes to answer a question with a story. His team is set to play the first series clinching game this city has seen in almost 30 years, and[...]

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

Friday  00:51,   20 april 2018

LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news.Such is the regard that so many, from so many walks of life, have for San Antonio[...]

Giants release Brandon Marshall with failed physical designation

Friday  00:51,   20 april 2018

The New York Giants released veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall. A failed physical designation was applied to Marshall's release, according to Dan Duggan of The[...]

Devils' Vatanen dealing with upper-body injury; didn't travel with team

Friday  00:51,   20 april 2018

The New Jersey Devils could be without their top blue-liner heading into a do-or-die game with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Sami Vatanen, who got rocked by Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov in Game 4 on Wednesday, is dealing with an[...]

Bob Elliott's Baseball: I wouldn't bet against Jose Bautista

Friday  00:10,   20 april 2018

Former Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is gambling on himself by signing a minor-league deal with the Atlanta Braves. And judging by the 37-year-old's history of perseverence, it's likely a safe bet.But Bell could be hot-headed, and after[...]

Report: Peyton Manning didn’t want to call Eli Manning games

Thursday  22:32,   19 april 2018
NBC Sports

In turning down network broadcast offers from FOX and ESPN, former quarterback and future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning said “I don’t want to be a critic at this point.” Apparently, he didn’t want to be a critic of one guy in particular.According to[...]

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to miss Game 3 after wife dies

Thursday  22:31,   19 april 2018
Sporting News

Assistant coach Ettore Messina will coach in Popovich's absence as the team tries to turn around the series against the Warriors.Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will not coach Game 3 of the Spurs' first-round playoff series against the Warriors on[...]

IOC declares Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard will receive gold medal from 2012 London Olympics

Thursday  21:26,   19 april 2018
Toronto Star

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard will soon be the proud owner of an Olympic gold medal from the 2012 London Games.The International Olympic Committee made it official Thursday, announcing that Girard has been confirmed as the champion in the[...]

Jets recall Niku ahead of Game 5 with shorthanded defense corps

Thursday  21:02,   19 april 2018

The Winnipeg Jetsrecalled defenseman Sami Niku from the AHL's Manitoba Moose on Thursday with Game 5 against the Minnesota Wild looming Friday. The Jets' blue line is awfully thin at the moment. Josh Morrissey is suspended for Game 5,[...]

Maple Leaf Square open again tonight for Leafs playoff game vs. Bruins

Thursday  21:02,   19 april 2018
Toronto Star

The party is back on tonight for Maple Leafs fans at Maple Leaf Square.Toronto hosts Game 4 of the first round in the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Boston Bruins, trailing 2 games to 1. Fans without tickets can go outside the Air Canada[...]