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News: Sports

Vancouver Whitecaps fighting for playoff position on U.S. road trip

Saturday  05:13,   19 september 2020

VANCOUVER — Ranko Veselinovic has pinballed around North America during his brief tenure with the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Serbian defender bounced from Vancouver to a tournament in Orlando to an all-Canadian series in Toronto and Montreal, and back >>>

Akeem Garcia, Marco Bustos and Kyle Bekker up for CPL's Player of the Year Award

Saturday  05:13,   19 september 2020

CHARLOTTETOWN — HFX Wanderers forward Akeem Garcia and midfielders Marco Bustos of Pacific FC and Kyle Bekker of Forge FC are finalists for the Canadian Premier League Player of the Year Award. Garcia, a Trinidad & Tobago international, leads the... >>>

Wild captain Koivu's long run comes to an end in Minnesota

Saturday  05:12,   19 september 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mikko Koivu's extraordinary career with the Minnesota Wild is over. General manager Bill Guerin said Friday the team will not resign the 37-year-old Finn, whose contract is expiring. Koivu is the only full-time captain the club >>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Mills back on mound after no-hitter

Saturday  05:12,   19 september 2020

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ BACK AT IT Cubs journeyman Alec Mills (5-3, 3.93) is set to pitch for the first time since his unexpected no-hitter a week ago against Milwaukee. The 28-year-old will face the Twins in... >>>

AP source: Woods gets 4-year, $68M extension with LA Rams

Saturday  04:23,   19 september 2020

LOS ANGELES — A person with knowledge of the deal says receiver Robert Woods has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth up to $68 million with the Los Angeles Rams. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because... >>>

Fedde, Nats beat Marlins in 1st game of twinbill, 5-0

Saturday  04:23,   19 september 2020

MIAMI — Last year’s champions must be content this year with spoiler’s role, and Erick Fedde filled it Friday for the Washington Nationals. Fedde allowed one hit in six innings, and Washington beat rookie Sixto Sanchez and the Miami Marlins 5-0 in... >>>

Padres reinstate Pham, Hosmer could return this weekend

Saturday  04:23,   19 september 2020

The San Diego Padres are getting some major reinforcements with the playoffs less than two weeks away. Outfielder Tommy Pham was reinstated off the injured list, the Padres announced Friday. He will hit sixth against the Seattle Mariners. Welcome... >>>

49ers look to bounce back vs. Jets after tough opening loss

Saturday  04:23,   19 september 2020

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The San Francisco 49ers are heading across the country banged up and bitter after blowing a fourth-quarter lead in their season opener. The defending NFC champions are 0-1 — and will try to avoid a two-game skid to start the... >>>

Reed leads by 1 at U.S. Open after Winged Foot bites back on Day 2

Saturday  04:22,   19 september 2020

Patrick Reed is atop of the U.S. Open leaderboard at 3-under par after a grueling Friday at Winged Foot Golf Club. The 2018 Masters champion birdied his final hole for an even-par 70 on a course that presented a true U.S. Open test after playing... >>>

Brewers' bench coach Murphy rejoins team after heart attack

Saturday  04:17,   19 september 2020

Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy has rejoined the team just over six weeks after having a heart attack at Miller Park. Murphy said he was feeling “pretty good” while talking to reporters before the Brewers’ game Friday night against with the >>>

8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend streamed in US

Saturday  04:16,   19 september 2020

NEW YORK — NBC moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de France on its television networks. NBC took over... >>>

Wolfpack formalize pledge to make good on missed wages if returned to Super League

Saturday  03:36,   19 september 2020

The Toronto Wolfpack continued their lobbying campaign to return to Super League with a pledge Friday to meet all outstanding payroll commitments if accepted back into England's top flight under new ownership. The payroll promise, which had... >>>

Akeem Garcia, Marco Bustos and Kyle Bekker up for CPL's Player of the Year Award

Saturday  03:36,   19 september 2020

CHARLOTTETOWN — HFX Wanderers forward Akeem Garcia and midfielders Marco Bustos of Pacific FC and Kyle Bekker of Forge FC are finalists for the Canadian Premier League Player of the Year Award. Garcia, a Trinidad & Tobago international, leads the... >>>

Aguero, Laporte out of Manchester City's season opener at Wolves

Saturday  03:36,   19 september 2020

Manchester City will not have Sergio Aguero and Aymeric Laporte for Monday's trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers. Wolves are already two matches into their campaign after last weekend's 2-0 Premier League win at Sheffield United and... >>>

Pandemic disrupting FIFA's World Cup, Club World Cup program

Saturday  03:32,   19 september 2020

GENEVA — The coronavirus pandemic has forced one edition of FIFA's Club World Cup to be postponed, is pushing back another, and causing concern about delays to 2022 World Cup qualifying games. FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday... >>>