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News: Sports

Canadiens adjust to life in bubble with long break between games

Tuesday  03:54,   11 august 2020

You have to think there are parts of NHL bubble life that the Canadiens are enjoying. It probably brings back fond memories of youth tournaments they played in where the players would stay together at a hotel, playing mini-sticks hockey in the... >>>

Presidents Cup coming to Royal Montreal Golf Club in 2024

Tuesday  03:54,   11 august 2020

In a perfect world, the Royal Montreal Golf Club would have staged the Presidents Cup for a second time in 2023, coinciding with its 150th anniversary. But as consolation prizes go, this one isn’t half bad. The club, located on Île-Bizard, will host >>>

Clevinger sent home for violating team protocols day after Plesac banished

Tuesday  03:53,   11 august 2020

One day after the club sent Zach Plesac home for going out with friends, the Cleveland Indians have also sent Mike Clevinger to isolate for violating team protocols related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the club announced Monday, according to >>>

Steady WR duo Woods, Kupp adapt to change in Rams' offence

Tuesday  03:53,   11 august 2020

LOS ANGELES — Robert Woods spent his workdays during this bizarre NFL off-season sneaking over fences and through unlocked doors onto the fields and tracks of various Los Angeles-area high schools. “You might see a gate open, so you hop on the track >>>

Dortmund's Meunier knocks PSG's 'outrageous' party culture

Tuesday  03:53,   11 august 2020

Borussia Dortmund addition Thomas Meunier is bashing former employer Paris Saint-Germain for their party culture following his departure from the club. "Nothing but birthday parties - incredible," Meunier told RTBF, according to ESPN UK. "When I was >>>

Fernandes in extra time lifts Man United into Europa semis

Tuesday  03:52,   11 august 2020

COLOGNE, Germany — Manchester United needed an extra-time penalty from Bruno Fernandes to scrape into the Europa League semifinals after beating Copenhagen 1-0 on Monday. In sweltering heat, United's young team controlled the lion's share of >>>

Brazil's Serie A already in doubt after infected first round

Tuesday  03:52,   11 august 2020

SAO PAULO — Brazil's championship didn't even complete its opening round over the weekend before its future was cast in doubt when a match was postponed after nine players from the same team tested positive for COVID-19. Goiás officials said >>>

Belarus: opposition to Alexander Lukashenko already discouraged in Minsk

Tuesday  03:07,   11 august 2020

© Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters Belarusian security forces intervene during a demonstration in Minsk, on August 10, 2020, against the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko in post of president. Mobilization at half mast in Minsk on Monday August 10,... >>>

Rangers win 2020 NHL Draft lottery

Tuesday  02:50,   11 august 2020

The New York Rangers won the draft lottery Monday night and will get the No. 1 selection in the upcoming 2020 NHL Draft. The Rangers haven't selected at the top of the draft since 1965 when they drafted Andre Veilleux. They picked Kaapo Kakko... >>>

Report: 76ers' Simmons expected to miss remainder of season

Tuesday  02:50,   11 august 2020

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons is expected to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season after undergoing surgery to remove a loose body in his left knee, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The 76ers say Simmons will undergo a... >>>

Bucks' Antetokounmpo to miss game after having oral surgery

Tuesday  02:49,   11 august 2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the Milwaukee Bucks’ game Monday with the Toronto Raptors after having oral surgery. Bucks coach Mike Budehnolzer said Monday it was uncertain whether Antetokounmpo would play in... >>>

New LT Trent Williams fitting in with 49ers

Tuesday  02:48,   11 august 2020

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After years of playing in a dysfunctional organization in Washington, the difference in the vibe of a winning franchise hit Trent Williams as soon as he walked into the building for the San Francisco 49ers this training camp.... >>>

Frost: Nebraska wants to play in 2020, open to options outside Big Ten

Tuesday  02:48,   11 august 2020

The upcoming college football season is in danger of postponement despite some coaches, including Nebraska's Scott Frost, believing it should be played. "If we send kids home, they're going to be in closer contact with a lot of family... >>>

MLB postpones Cardinals-Tigers doubleheader on Thursday

Tuesday  02:46,   11 august 2020

The St. Louis Cardinals will go yet another day without playing their first game since July 29 after MLB postpones Thursday doubleheader vs. Tigers.Ian Happ a big fan of DH in National... >>>

Booker's 35 help Suns top Thunder, remain perfect in restart

Tuesday  02:46,   11 august 2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Devin Booker scored 35 points, and the Phoenix Suns rolled past the short-handed Oklahoma City Thunder 128-101 on Monday to improve to 6-0 in the restart and improve their playoff chances. The Suns have surged in the Western >>>