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News: Sports

Wheeler calls on Manitoba premier to make masks mandatory

Monday  19:06,   21 september 2020

Blake Wheeler wants something done in his team's city amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. The outspoken Winnipeg Jets captain expressed that sentiment in a tweet to Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister on Sunday. @BrianPallister time for universal... >>>

Halep wins Italian Open after Plíšková retires from final

Monday  19:06,   21 september 2020

ROME — Top-seeded Simona Halep won her first Italian Open title on Monday when 2019 champion Karolína Plíšková retired midway through the final with a left thigh injury. Halep was leading 6-0, 2-1 when Plíšková stopped playing after just 31 minutes. >>>

Davis reflects on Game 2 heroics: 'It's part of legacy; I want those shots'

Monday  19:06,   21 september 2020

In the first conference finals series of his prodigious career, Los Angeles Lakers big man Anthony Davis reflected on his play in Game 2's 105-103 win against the Denver Nuggets - sealed by his game-winning 3-pointer as time expired. "People... >>>

Plenty of questions, few answers, for manager Henry after another Impact player's ejected

Monday  17:46,   21 september 2020

It has become clear a beleaguered Thierry Henry has reached the end of his rope. The rookie manager wants his Impact players to bring intensity, emotion, fight and desire to the pitch, but not at the risk of stupidity and selfishness. Whatever... >>>

Gundogan the latest Man City player to contract coronavirus

Monday  17:46,   21 september 2020

MANCHESTER, England — Ilkay Gundogan has become the latest Manchester City player to test positive for the coronavirus. The Premier League club gave no details of Gundogan's condition on Monday, only saying he would be self isolating for 10 days >>>

Dapper Pirlo and Juventus move on from Sarri era

Monday  17:46,   21 september 2020

MILAN — Wearing a suit and tie, new Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo cut a very different figure on the sidelines to his predecessor Maurizio Sarri, who often appeared wearing a tracksuit. And his Juventus team also looked slicker and more attractive... >>>

Bayern Munich already looking too good for the Bundesliga

Monday  17:46,   21 september 2020

BERLIN — On the day the FIFA president warned about a lack of competition in club soccer, Bayern Munich started the German league by scoring a whopping eight goals. The Bavarian club routed Schalke 8-0 Friday and it could have been more but for a... >>>

'God called me to Jackson State,' Deion Sanders says in announcement of hiring on podcast

Monday  17:46,   21 september 2020

On his podcast "21st and Prime," Deion Sanders made his hiring as the 21st football coach at Jackson State official.Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders has signed to be the 21st head coach of Jackson State football, he announced on his podcast... >>>

Win at Winged Foot completely validates Bryson's transformation

Monday  17:37,   21 september 2020

Bryson DeChambeau has always taken a unique and creative approach to the game of golf. First, it was the single-length irons, which he still uses and swears by. Then it was the side-saddle putting method and the use of a compass to figure out pin... >>>

Chastain snags Ganassi Cup ride in busy NASCAR free agency

Monday  17:31,   21 september 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ross Chastain snagged one of the coveted open Cup seats on Monday in a promotion at Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 42 next season. This year marks a particularly active free agency period with heavy turnover expected among a... >>>

How hockey's most prolific photographer works his magic above the bubble

Monday  17:31,   21 september 2020

In Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final, as the Tampa Bay Lightning built what proved to be an insurmountable series lead, Brayden Point passed the puck in the neutral zone and beelined to the foot of the New York Islanders' crease. Ondrej... >>>

Report: Giants to bring in Freeman for workout after Saquon injury

Monday  17:31,   21 september 2020

The New York Giants are reportedly planning to work out former Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. New York finds itself thin at the running back position after Saquon Barkley suffered a knee... >>>

NFL power rankings: Seahawks, Bills, Steelers get closer to top; Eagles, Vikings in a free fall for Week 3

Monday  17:27,   21 september 2020

Our NFL power rankings are updated to reflect every team's results entering Week 3 of the 2020 NFL regular season.A few teams on either the best or the worst side of performed exactly how one expects. But this is in the NFL, where surprises and... >>>

Central Florida among risers in latest NCAA Re-Rank 1-90

Monday  17:26,   21 september 2020

Clemson remains No. 1 and Central Florida cracks the top 10 in the final USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank before teams from the SEC begin play.Two Irish Defenders named to Bednarik Watch... >>>

Cam takes blame for failed SNF final play: 'Just thinking too much'

Monday  17:26,   21 september 2020

Cam Newton looked like his old MVP self for most of the New England Patriots' Sunday night shootout with the Seattle Seahawks, but the quarterback came up short during the game's biggest play. After running for his second one-yard touchdown... >>>