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News: Sports

Giants make hirings of Jason Garrett, Patrick Graham, Thomas McGaughey official

Saturday  14:10,   18 january 2020

Joe Judge’s coordinators are in placeThe Giants did not acknowledge any of the other reported hirings for Joe Judge’s coaching... >>>

Federer, Nadal seem sure all will be OK at Australian Open

Saturday  10:20,   18 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — As messages on video boards cautioned Australian Open spectators to "be aware we are expecting a reduction in air quality" Saturday, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal seemed satisfied that all will be fine at the year's first >>>

Perreault after outburst: 'I obviously wouldn't slash anybody in the face'

Saturday  10:20,   18 january 2020

Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault cleared the air one day after his outburst about catching an uncalled elbow to the head made waves. Perreault was incensed when asked about a hit from Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen on Tuesday, and he >>>

Time with Habs taught Pacioretty how to maintain even keel

Saturday  10:20,   18 january 2020

There are things Max Pacioretty misses about Montreal, but winter isn’t one of them. “No. Not at all,” Pacioretty said with a smile after the Vegas Golden Knights practised Friday at the Bell Centre. The temperature outside was minus-17C with the... >>>

On the seventh day of Turtlegate, Zack Kassian's contract talks heating up

Saturday  10:20,   18 january 2020

On the seventh day of Turtlegate comes news that the Edmonton Oilers are closing in on a new contract with protagonist Zack Kassian, Connor McDavid’s wingman. The rumour comes by the way of Sportnet’s Mark Spector. Talking to Bob Stauffer on Oilers... >>>

McGregor earning $3M for return bout vs. Cerrone

Saturday  10:20,   18 january 2020

Conor McGregor will look to take his first step toward reclaiming UFC gold on Saturday, but the Irishman remains untouchable when it comes to earning green. The former two-division champion will pocket $3 million for his return fight against Donald... >>>

Oilers can't get lulled into bye week slumber

Saturday  10:20,   18 january 2020

How hard do you work on the Friday afternoon before your vacation? If you’re like most people, the answer is not very. Your brain is already on the beach and it’s counting down the hours until the body can join it. That’s a trap the Edmonton Oilers... >>>

Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

Saturday  10:05,   18 january 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. He was 84. The Glass family said the... >>>

Australian Open 2020: Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez advances out of qualifiers, country's only woman in main draw

Saturday  09:00,   18 january 2020

The 17-year-old Montreal native defeated Danielle Lao of the United States to earn a main draw bid for this year's tournament.Since countrymate Bianca Andreescu was forced to pull out of the tournament to continue rehabbing a knee injury, fellow >>>

Shapovalov leads Canadian contingent in Australian Open men's singles

Saturday  09:00,   18 january 2020

Sometimes a tough loss on the tennis court can feel like a victory in many ways. For Canada's Denis Shapovalov, pushing Novak Djokovic to the brink of defeat at the ATP Cup felt like a significant hurdle cleared. It's one reason why the... >>>

25 questions heading into the second half of the NBA season

Saturday  08:40,   18 january 2020

Alec Burks has done enough to get a better offer as a second-unit scorer, although he’s not going to make $10 million-plus as he did the previous three... >>>

Anthony Cirelli scores first career hat trick, Lightning beat Jets 7-1

Saturday  08:40,   18 january 2020

WINNIPEG — Anthony Cirelli had shaving cream on his ear, hair and T-shirt. He didn't mind, though. The foam was part of the celebration his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates gave him Friday after he scored his first career hat trick in a 7-1 routing >>>

This Kyle Lowry ridiculous shot should count for more than 3 points

Saturday  08:40,   18 january 2020

Kyle Lowry made a three-pointer on Friday night that will quite likely go down as the most difficult shot made in his basketball career. The Toronto Raptors’ point guard looked like he was about to make a pass on a pick-and-roll against the... >>>

Powell has the hot hand as Raps tie franchise scoring record in thumping Wizards

Saturday  08:15,   18 january 2020

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors are finally getting healthy. And starting to impose their will at both ends of the court. After running up 130 points midweek in a nine-point win in Oklahoma City, Toronto (27-14) tied a franchise scoring record Friday... >>>

Nearing full health, Raptors have second half to reach true potential

Saturday  08:15,   18 january 2020

Somehow, someway a bunch of people in Raptors uniforms that didn’t look very much like the team that won the NBA title last June was able to keep the team afloat. As a result, they enter the second half of the season in fourth place. Remarkable. The >>>