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Edmonton Eskimos sign returner Christion Jones to contact extension

Monday  21:25,   27 january 2020

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos signed American returner Christion Jones to a contract extension Monday. Details weren't immediately available. Jones was set to become a free agent next month. Jones joined the Eskimos on Aug. 4 in a trade with... >>>

Cyborg: I felt like 'a slave' in UFC

Monday  21:25,   27 january 2020

Cris Cyborg is glad her time in the UFC ended in 2019. Cyborg, a former UFC women's featherweight champion, parted ways with the promotion in August after a turbulent three-year stint. She signed with Bellator a month later and made her debut... >>>

49ers' Sanders: 'I just wanted to make a roster, here I am' in 3rd SB

Monday  21:25,   27 january 2020

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has come a long way from his days of college football in Dallas. "I remember just being a kid at SMU and just hoping I had an opportunity to get on a team and prove myself as a special-teamer,"... >>>

Report: MLB umps will use mics to relay results of reviews in 2020

Monday  21:25,   27 january 2020

Major League Baseball umpires will wear microphones during the 2020 season to relay the results of replay reviews to fans in attendance and audiences on television and radio, reports ESPN's Pedro Gomez. The process will be similar to how... >>>

HOF chairman: 'Kobe will be honored the way he should be' in 2020

Monday  21:25,   27 january 2020

Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo said Monday the institution will honor Kobe Bryant appropriately when the 2020 class is inducted in August. "Expected to be arguably the most epic class ever with Kobe, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett,"... >>>

Canada names Tourigny head coach for 2021 WJHC

Monday  21:25,   27 january 2020

Andre Tourigny is getting a promotion. Hockey Canada named him head coach of the junior team for the upcoming season, the governing body announced Monday. Tourigny's tenure as Canada's bench boss will include the next World Junior... >>>

Sabres to get Skinner back after 10-game absence

Monday  20:21,   27 january 2020

One of the Buffalo Sabres' key offensive weapons will return to the lineup Tuesday night. Jeff Skinner "is a go" against the Ottawa Senators, Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger said Monday. The 27-year-old winger has missed the last 10 games with... >>>

Ken Griffey Jr. on Astros' sign-stealing scandal: 'Are they willing to sacrifice the integrity of baseball?'

Monday  20:21,   27 january 2020

For Griffey, the sport is bigger than a local fan base or personal stats. He believes this scandal disrespects the integrity of the game. "Not only are we representing the city we play in, but the entire baseball family," Griffey said. "This is my... >>>

Shaq tweets tribute to his 'brother' Kobe

Monday  20:21,   27 january 2020

Shaquille O'Neal took to Twitter in the wake of Kobe Bryant's death.Shaquille O'Neal took to Twitter in the wake of Kobe Bryant's death and posted an emotional tribute to his former teammate and... >>>

Who were the victims of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant?

Monday  20:06,   27 january 2020

The seven others who died along with Kobe Bryant and his daughter include a renowned college baseball coach, a beloved basketball assistant and two 13-year-old girls.The other victims included two of Gianna's 13-year-old basketball teammates, Payton >>>

Eric Robinson signs two-year extension with Blue Jackets

Monday  19:45,   27 january 2020

The blazing fast forward, affectionately called “Wheels” in the announcement on Twitter, has five goals and nine points through 31 games for Columbus this season. Signed as an undrafted free agent out of Princeton University in 2018, he has 45... >>>

Players on board with 'international flavor' All-Star Game idea

Monday  19:45,   27 january 2020

Shortly after announcing that the Florida Panthers will host the 2021 All-Star Game, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman added that the event could feature a "distinct international flavor." What that could mean remains to be seen, but the players are... >>>

Raonic lone bright spot for Canada in first week of Australian Open

Monday  19:45,   27 january 2020

It may be a new decade, but the results of the first Grand Slam event of the 2020s are looking pretty familiar. The post NFL rules Bills did not violate injury-reporting policy appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.It may be a new decade, but the results... >>>

Tiger: Kobe's death is 'unbelievably sad'

Monday  19:25,   27 january 2020

As Tiger Woods was in the middle of his final round at the Farmers Insurance Open, the sports world was mourning after Kobe Bryant's death. Woods didn't learn about the tragedy until his Sunday round at Torrey Pines concluded. "I didn't... >>>

For Decades, Kobe Bryant Defined the Lakers. He Shaped Their Future, Too.

Monday  19:25,   27 january 2020

Correction: January 27, 2020 This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article described incorrectly LeBron James's team affiliation at the time of Kobe Bryant's Oscar acceptance speech in... >>>