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News: Sports

Beyond Headlines: Maple Leafs have cap room to make trades at deadline

Sunday  22:15,   16 february 2020

The Maple Leafs’ mounting cap space due to injuries, Evander Kane’s strongly-worded statement towards George Parros, another NHL coaching change and the latest team who will host an outdoor game in this week’s Beyond Headlines. The post Filppula... >>>

Brewers sign Suter to 2-year contract, avoiding arbitration

Sunday  22:10,   16 february 2020

The Milwaukee Brewers and left-hander Brent Suter avoided arbitration on Sunday by agreeing to a two-year contract, the team announced. The deal is worth $2.5 million in guaranteed money, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports. Suter will earn $900,000 in... >>>

Trump giving election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans

Sunday  22:10,   16 february 2020

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500. Given the honour of commanding drivers to start their engines, Trump made a... >>>

How Lowry and Siakam represent Raptors’ path to respectability

Sunday  22:10,   16 february 2020

Together Lowry and Siakam are the Toronto Raptors’ foundation pieces with divergent backgrounds and skills but who have in common the determination to finds ways to maximize their ability and to find ways to win. The post Blackhawks’ Duncan Keith... >>>

Laurie Blouin collects slopestyle skiing gold on home soil in Calgary

Sunday  22:00,   16 february 2020

Canadian freestyle skier Laurie Blouin, coming off a silver-medal performance two weeks ago, won a slopestyle skiing World Cup competition in Calgary on Sunday. The native of Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, Que., scored 79.56 points on the second of her two >>>

Flames' Milan Lucic considered retiring after November benching: 'It just wasn’t fun for me anymore'

Sunday  22:00,   16 february 2020

Just 20 games into the season, the power forward was benched during a game and was contemplating retirement.In July, the rugged winger was traded from the Edmonton Oilers about three hours south, to the Calgary Flames, in a 1-for-1 swap for James... >>>

Canada's Kripps, Giguere win bronze at season's final 2-man bobsleigh event

Sunday  21:35,   16 february 2020

A new day, new brakeman and the same result for Justin Kripps, who piloted Canada to a second bronze medal in as many days Sunday at the final 2-man World Cup event of the season in Sigulda, Latvia. The 33-year-old reigning Olympic champion from... >>>

Report: Jake Muzzin, Maple Leafs close to four-year extension

Sunday  21:35,   16 february 2020

The Toronto Maple Leafs only have five defensemen on their current roster under contract for next season with Jake Muzzin and Tyson Barrie scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency on July 1. That may be changing.The Toronto Sun’s Lance Hornby... >>>

Canada's Auger-Aliassime falls to Gael Monfils in Rotterdam final

Sunday  21:30,   16 february 2020

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision to Gael Monfils of France in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Sunday. Monfils, the world No. 9, won the ATP Tour 500 indoor hardcourt event... >>>

London Knights move back into top spot in the Western Conference with win in Kingston

Sunday  21:20,   16 february 2020

The London Knights and the Kingston Frontenacs combined for a wild night on Saturday.Add that to an 8-2 loss by the Kitchener Rangers against the Saginaw Spirit at the same time and London is back on top in the Western Conference. They lead the... >>>

Sask. curlers feeling home ice advantage at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Sunday  21:20,   16 february 2020

Team Silvernagle, representing Saskatchewan at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask. is already feeling the home ice advantage. Silvernagle and her team beat out Team New Brunswick, represented by Andrea Crawford, Jennifer Armstrong, >>>

Adversity in the form of absence of key players is allowing the Edmonton Oilers to do some critical team-building: 9 Things

Sunday  21:20,   16 february 2020

How is that Sunday morning coffee tasting? A few games ago, with Connor McDavid headed to Injury Reserve, you would have been forgiven for thinking that perhaps we should be trading that java in for something a little stronger. But something funny... >>>

Blachowicz KOs Anderson at UFC Rio Rancho in possible title eliminator

Sunday  11:25,   16 february 2020

Jan Blachowicz knocked out Corey Anderson 3:08 into the first round of a potential light heavyweight title eliminator Saturday at UFC Rio Rancho. Blachowicz and Anderson were thought to be candidates to get the next shot at Jon Jones along with... >>>

Canada's Laurent Dubreuil wins speedskating silver in men's 1,000 metres

Sunday  11:25,   16 february 2020

Canada's Laurent Dubreuil wins speedskating silver in men's 1,000 metresThe medal is Dubreuil's first in the distance on the senior world stage and represents his first podium finish at the world championships since... >>>

Patrick Johnston: Suddenly, the Canucks are fighting mad

Sunday  11:25,   16 february 2020

Patrick Johnston: Suddenly, the Canucks are fighting mad “No, no. Don’t give him that credit. Not allowed,” he said with a... >>>