News: Sports

Report: Anthony's circle hopeful of trade to Rockets by Monday

Wednesday  21:27,   20 september 2017
theScore

If it were up to Carmelo Anthony, his tenure with the New York Knicks would have come to an end already. Anthony's inner circle is reportedly optimistic a trade can be agreed upon by Monday - the Knicks' media day and the first day of[...]

Report: Blue Jays, Estrada agree to 1-year, $13M extension

Wednesday  21:25,   20 september 2017
theScore

With pending free agency on the horizon, right-hander Marco Estrada made up his mind quickly about where he wanted to pitch next season. The 34-year-old right-hander has agreed to a one-year, $13-million extension to stay with the Blue Jays [...]

Boxer Jake LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Wednesday  19:24,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died at the age of 95. His fiancee, Denise Baker, says LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of[...]

Federer, Nadal happy to play doubles, Borg to decide

Wednesday  19:23,   20 september 2017
theScore

PRAGUE (AP) With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup team tennis tournament, expectations are running high about the chance of seeing the two as doubles partners. The three-day competition kicks off Friday, pitting a team of the best six [...]

Canadian NHL teams facing key training camp questions

Wednesday  19:23,   20 september 2017
CBC

With NHL training camps in full swing, talk for the next few weeks will shift to each team's top prospects, position battles and how certain established players might fare coming off a disappointing 2016-17 season.Come October, top-six picks[...]

Redskins' Pryor advises DBs 'to hit a little higher'

Wednesday  19:23,   20 september 2017
theScore

Washington Redskins wide receiver Terrelle Pryor hasn't missed a game since being made a full-time wide receiver in the 2016 season. It's a budding ironman streak he's taking seriously. Pryor tweeted a video to Los Angeles Rams safety[...]

Milestone chases lend intrigue as Blue Jays’ season winds down

Wednesday  17:36,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

A handful of Blue Jays players are approaching significant individual milestones, lending intrigue to the last two weeks of an otherwise disappointing 2017 regular season.There’s no escaping that fate as a frustrating season winds down. Even so, a[...]

Leo Komarov’s visor style ruled illegal: ‘It’s how I play forever’

Wednesday  17:35,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

The crash-and-bang veteran is well known for wearing his protective shield comically/riskily high up on his helmet, to the point where it guards his forehead and not much else. He was asked to change his ways Tuesday night.During the Ottawa[...]

Familiar faces in peculiar places: Who’s playing where in the 2017-18 NHL season

Wednesday  17:35,   20 september 2017
MSN

***ImagePlaceholder*** https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/10e2UhBkGClmPaCzABv1G5fyJ8c=/0x399:2721x1930/1920x1080/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/56764317/699494622.0.jpg Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The expansion draft helped to[...]

Should NFL owners replace Goodell as commissioner?

Wednesday  17:06,   20 september 2017
USA TODAY

Roger Goodell isn’t going anywhere. Even if he did, it wouldn’t fix the NFL’s problems. Not unless the 32 owners go with him, too. It’s easy to pile on Goodell and, Lord knows, he’s given critics ample reason to do so. The heavy-handed and[...]

Eagles' Chris Long to fund Charlottesville scholarships

Wednesday  16:21,   20 september 2017
Sporting News

Two members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia will get seven-year, all-expenses-paid scholarships to St. Anne’s-Belfield School.The move comes in response to this summer's rally and violence involving white supremacists and neo-Nazis [...]

Flames' Smith: 'If I had a perfect game, I wouldn't have anything to work on'

Wednesday  16:21,   20 september 2017
theScore

The Calgary Flames' new netminder is still working out a few kinks. Acquired from the Arizona Coyotes in an offseason trade, Mike Smith made his preseason debut with the Flames on Monday, but came up short as he allowed four goals on just 13[...]

Santana Moss responds to Robert Griffin III after former Redskins QB went on Twitter rant

Wednesday  16:20,   20 september 2017
Sporting News

Santana Moss made critical comments about Robert Griffin III, and the quarterback isn't happy about it.Speaking with Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan, Moss said he wasn't a fan of how Griffin acted after Mike Shanahan was fired. He then went on to[...]

Kevin Durant to agent after leaving OKC: 'Why the f— did you let me do this to my life?'

Wednesday  16:20,   20 september 2017
Sporting News

In an in-depth interview with San Francisco Magazine's Jon Steinberg, Kevin Durant shared the extreme remorse he felt after leaving the Thunder for the Warriors in 2016.In an in-depth interview with San Francisco Magazine's Jon Steinberg, Durant [...]

Re-entry privileges over at Air Canada Centre

Wednesday  16:20,   20 september 2017
MSN

TORONTO - New security initiatives and Toronto's Air Canada Centre will end in-and-out privileges and crack down on fans bringing bags into the arena. The arena, which is home to the NHL's Maple Leafs, NBA's Raptors and NLL's Rock[...]