News: Sports

Nemkov chews up McGeary's leg for 3rd-round TKO

Saturday  11:05,   17 february 2018
theScore

Vadim Nemkov left Liam McGeary without a leg to stand on - literally. The 25-year-old treated the former champion to a death by a thousand leg kicks until McGeary couldn't remain upright, prompting referee Dan Miragliotta to step in for the save [...]

Tiger Woods shoots 76 and misses cut at Genesis Open, looks ahead to Honda Classic next week

Saturday  10:52,   17 february 2018
Golf Digest

Tiger Woods shoots 76 and misses cut at Genesis Open, looks ahead to Honda Classic next weekPACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- That Tiger Woods missed the cut at the Genesis Open isn’t a huge surprise. Save for a couple of runner-up finishes at the event[...]

Darnell Nurse's defensive game crashing, so Adam Larsson's return most welcome

Saturday  10:52,   17 february 2018
Edmonton Journal

Game Day 57: Oilers vs Coyotes Adam Larsson was back at practice with the Edmonton Oilers and his return after an eight-game absence is most welcome. Darnell Nurse and Kris Russell, as well as everyone else playing tough minutes, has crashed in the[...]

Senators, Rangers face off with eye on trade deadline

Saturday  10:51,   17 february 2018
MSN

OTTAWA -- Matt Duchene is doing his best to keep his left winger in Ottawa Senators colors. While trade speculation has Mike Hoffman possibly on the move, he and Duchene have formed a fast and deadly duo, which was on display most recently in the [...]

What if the All-Star Game changed to a USA vs. World format?

Saturday  09:21,   17 february 2018
theScore

Basketball has exploded in popularity over the last three decades. The budding legacy built by the likes of Hakeem Olajuwon, Dirk Nowitzki, Manu Ginobili, and Yao Ming has given rise to a new generation of inexhaustible international talent. The[...]

Wheeler, Scheifele lead Jets over Avalanche

Saturday  09:21,   17 february 2018
MSN

WINNIPEG - Scoring twice and adding an assist to end a 15-game goal drought was no big deal for Blake Wheeler. The Winnipeg Jets captain basically shrugged off the notable numbers he delivered as the Jets downed the Colorado Avalanche 6-1 on Friday. [...]

Kessel not fazed by Art Ross race: 'I've got 2 Cups'

Saturday  00:31,   17 february 2018
theScore

Despite sitting fifth in league scoring and remaining on pace to shatter his previous career-high points total, Phil Kessel isn't caught up in the hoopla of individual accolades. The Pittsburgh Penguins star winger has 66 points in 59 games and[...]

DeRozan’s all-star homecoming a chance to carry on Bryant’s legacy

Saturday  00:21,   17 february 2018
Sportsnet

DeRozan returns to his hometown Los Angeles as an all-star starter and with a unique opportunity to walk in Kobe Bryant’s shoes at all-star weekend.To say DeMar DeRozan grew up a Kobe Bryant fan is to miss the[...]

Best wipeout photos from 1st week of PyeongChang 2018

Friday  23:56,   16 february 2018
theScore

Best wipeout photos from 1st week of PyeongChang 2018From the slopes to the curling arena, photographers at PyeongChang 2018 are always on the hunt for the money[...]

Brian Orser's skaters are atop the men's event — but don't make it about him

Friday  22:26,   16 february 2018
cbc.ca

Brian Orser's skaters are atop the men's event — but don't make it about himBrian Orser bristles at the mere suggestion that the Olympic medals won by his skaters belong, in any way whatsoever, to[...]

Predators 1st-rounder Tolvanen turning heads at PyeongChang 2018

Friday  18:13,   16 february 2018
theScore

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile has earned a reputation as an astute hockey executive with a knack for plucking and developing talent from the NHL draft. One of Poile's latest such finds is rising Finnish star Eeli Tolvanen.[...]

Police investigating alleged threats to company over Aaron Hernandez film

Friday  18:13,   16 february 2018
theScore

The Santa Monica Police Department is investigating alleged threats made to employees of the Mark Gordon Company over a movie about former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, according to Deadline's Anita Busch. The company acquired[...]

WADA suspends Romanian drug-testing laboratory

Friday  14:45,   16 february 2018
Sportsnet

The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended Romania’s drug-testing laboratory for six months, saying it didn’t meet the required standard. WADA says it imposed the sanction on the lab in Bucharest "due to a number of non-conformities" with[...]

Five things to keep an eye on during NBA stretch run

Friday  14:45,   16 february 2018
Toronto Star

It’s time for everyone connected with the NBA to take a collective breath and gather themselves for the stretch run.The past has basically been prelude; the real work of establishing momentum going into the playoffs, or gathering momentum for the[...]

Karlsson hits milestone as Golden Knights thump Oilers

Friday  11:36,   16 february 2018
Sportsnet

William Karlsson got the 100th point of his career with his 30th goal of the season as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Thursday night. Ryan Carpenter, Jonathan Marchessault and Erik Haula also scored for Vegas, while[...]