•   
  •   
  •   

News: Sports

Donaldson's option price could escalate by $4 million

Saturday  12:05,   25 january 2020

MINNEAPOLIS — Josh Donaldson's 2024 option with the Minnesota Twins can escalate an additional $4 million based on awards he earns during the first four seasons of the deal. Donaldson and the Twins finalized a $92 million, four-year contract on... >>>

All-Star Matthew Tkachuk's chippy controversy no surprise to Blues who watched him grow up

Saturday  12:05,   25 january 2020

The feisty demeanor the left winger and his brother have on the NHL ice now was very evident when they were kiddos tagging along with their father.A few weeks ago in a game against Edmonton, Tkachuk delivered a couple of exceptionally aggressive,... >>>

Siakam’s progress toward pre-injury level of play powers Raptors past Knicks

Saturday  12:05,   25 january 2020

Pascal Siakam’s performance in the Toronto Raptors’ 118-112 win over the lowly New York Knicks won’t be on his season highlight reel, but there were some signs of progress to suggest he’s returning to his pre-injury level of play. The post Daryl... >>>

Ryan Palmer takes control at Torrey Pines with 62; Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy way back

Saturday  10:35,   25 january 2020

A brilliant 10-under 62 put Ryan Palmer in control of the Farmers Insurance Open.Palmer, the 2018 runner-up, capitalized on playing the North Course at Torrey Pines in California to move to 10 under and the outright... >>>

Nadal keeps it simple in chaotic 3rd round at Aussie Open

Saturday  10:15,   25 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal was awake at 1 a.m., engrossed in Roger Federer's third-round match at the Australian Open. The top-ranked Nadal explained, after beating fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 on a warm Saturday... >>>

Miocic cleared from eye injury, no timetable for return

Saturday  10:15,   25 january 2020

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic was medically cleared last week after dealing with an eye injury for the past five months. "(I'm) better - a lot better," Miocic said Wednesday, according to WKYC Channel 3. "It's healed up. I'm... >>>

Twitter up in arms with NHL's new digital accuracy shooting fail

Saturday  10:15,   25 january 2020

The NHL unveiled a new digital product for the shooting accuracy contest at the skills competition on Friday night, and it didn't go quite as planned. The NHL unveiled a new digital product for the shooting accuracy contest at the skills... >>>

Report: Nationals, Zimmerman agree to 1-year, $2M deal

Saturday  10:15,   25 january 2020

The Washington Nationals are bringing Ryan Zimmerman back on a one-year deal worth $2 million with an additional $3 million in performance bonuses, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. Mr. National is back. Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals agree to... >>>

Connor McDavid opens up on the scary medical decision he faced last spring

Saturday  10:15,   25 january 2020

After a late flight delayed his arrival at All-Star weekend in St. Louis, Edmonton Oilers’ megastar Connor McDavid met with the assembled media on Friday afternoon. Of course the questions on everyone’s lips were about the serious knee injury... >>>

Ed Willes: Is Canucks' Jim Benning the best GM in the NHL at the season's halfway mark?

Saturday  10:15,   25 january 2020

The Professional Hockey Writers Association — a confederacy of filberts and misfits of which your agent has been a proud member for 30-odd years, emphasis on odd — announced its midseason awards this week. Most of the results were predictable.... >>>

What the Puck: Kovalchuk signing highlights Habs' lack of star power

Saturday  10:15,   25 january 2020

The Ilya Kovalchuk story is like something out of a Disney storyline and it’s impossible not to get swept up in the excitement of it. The 36-year-old former star appeared to be washed up and was placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings, one of the >>>

NHL All-Star Skills: Barzal nips McDavid to win Fastest Skater

Saturday  08:16,   25 january 2020

NHL All-Star Skills: Barzal nips McDavid to win Fastest SkaterBarzal skated a lap in 13.175 seconds, topping McDavid's... >>>

Women's 3-on-3, shots from stands highlight NHL skills event

Saturday  08:16,   25 january 2020

ST. LOUIS — Hilary Knight stood among the NHL's best players and felt a little intimidated by the challenge in front of her. At the time, she was in the glare of the spotlight shooting pucks from the stands at targets on the ice as part of one... >>>

The good, bad from 2020 NHL All-Star skills competition

Saturday  08:15,   25 january 2020

Mathew Barzal dethrones Connor McDavid, Shea Weber wins hardest shot and women's game thrills, but Tomas Hertl's Justin Bieber ploy falls flat.But McDavid was dethroned Friday by a 22-year-old from Coquitlam, Canada, named Mathew Barzal... >>>

Canada's Randa Markos, Sarah Moras book UFC fights in Brazil and Brooklyn

Friday  21:25,   24 january 2020

Canadian strawweight Randa (Quiet Storm) Markos is stepping in for the injured Paige Van Zant against Brazil's Amanda Ribas on a televised UFC Fight Night card March 14 in Brasilia. Van Zant (8-4-0) said on social media that she has a fractured... >>>