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News: Sports

A look at Canada's seven NHL teams heading into the all-star break

Thursday  17:25,   23 january 2020

When the NHL returns from its bye weeks and all-star break, there will be just over 30 games left for each team. The Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames are the only Canadians clubs currently in a playoff spot, while the Toronto... >>>

T.O. fires back after McNabb blames him for breaking up Eagles

Thursday  17:25,   23 january 2020

Terrell Owens didn't take kindly to former teammate Donovan McNabb blaming his antics for the downfall of the Philadelphia Eagles team that made it to Super Bowl XXXIX. In an episode of "Untold Stories" with Bleacher Report's Master... >>>

Maple Leafs send Muzzin to Marlies on conditioning loan

Thursday  17:25,   23 january 2020

The Toronto Maple Leafs have loaned defenseman Jake Muzzin to the AHL's Toronto Marlies for a conditioning stint, the team announced Thursday. Muzzin suffered a fractured foot on Dec. 27 against the New Jersey Devils and has missed the... >>>

How Raptors’ Fred VanVleet learned from playoff struggles to find success

Thursday  17:25,   23 january 2020

It was less than a year ago that Fred VanVleet was nearly played out of Toronto’s second-round series against these same 76ers, as a combination of a disastrously-timed shooting slump and Philadelphia’s length forced him off the floor. He’s learned... >>>

Boko Imama: 'No excuse' for Brandon Manning's racial slur

Thursday  16:11,   23 january 2020

Bokondji Imama is speaking out after Bakersfield Condors defenseman Brandon Manning directed a racial slur toward him during Monday's game. Imama, who plays for the Los Angeles Kings' AHL affiliate, the Ontario Reign, issued a statement... >>>

MLB umpires' union: 'Robo-umps' won't call balls, strikes in ST games

Thursday  16:11,   23 january 2020

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and the umpires' union don't appear to be on the same page when it comes to using a computerized strike zone during spring training. Manfred confirmed Wednesday that a camera-based system will... >>>

Alex Anthopoulos on Josh Donaldson: ‘We were given every opportunity’

Thursday  16:11,   23 january 2020

Alex Anthopoulos makes no bones about it: He wishes Josh Donaldson were still a Brave. In his first public comments since the third baseman signed -- for $92 million over four seasons -- with Minnesota, the Braves’ general manager conceded Wednesday >>>

3 ways to improve NHL All-Star weekend

Thursday  16:11,   23 january 2020

The NHL's All-Star festivities are upon us, and even though the sport's best players are set to convene in St. Louis for a weekend-long showcase, the buzz leading up to the event is far from palpable. This isn't a new problem for the... >>>

Oilers hoping to re-sign multiple impending free agents

Thursday  16:10,   23 january 2020

Things are going well for the Edmonton Oilers this season. The team is in the thick of the Pacific Division race and the odds of a return to the postseason seem strong. The Oilers’ roster is far from perfect, still very reliant upon stars Connor... >>>

Shareef O'Neal transferring from UCLA

Thursday  16:10,   23 january 2020

Redshirt freshman forward Shareef O'Neal is transferring from UCLA, he announced on social media Wednesday. Next chapter thank you ❤️ pic.twitter.com/EzHd6zRnuE — Shareef O’Neal (@SSJreef) January 23, 2020 Shareef, the eldest son of Hall of... >>>

Penguins still pursuing Wild's Jason Zucker

Thursday  16:06,   23 january 2020

Torbay, N.L., curler Nathan Young and Hungarian curler Laura Nagy win 9-5 over a duo comprised of Russian and French curlers to win mixed doubles curling... >>>

Penguins still pursuing Wild's Jason Zucker

Thursday  16:06,   23 january 2020

Trading Zucker, who not only has been one of the most effective offensive players this season but is also signed for another three years, would essentially mean they are entering a rebuild under new general manager Bill Guerin. A rebuild does seem... >>>

Devils' Travis Zajac currently unwilling to waive no-trade clause

Thursday  16:06,   23 january 2020

Canadian Liam Brearley claims his 3rd medal of the Games with a bronze medal performance in snowboard big... >>>

Devils' Travis Zajac currently unwilling to waive no-trade clause

Thursday  16:05,   23 january 2020

Zajac has averaged just under 45 points per 82 games throughout his career, reaching the 40-point threshold eight different times. Only once has he played at least 75 games in a season and not scored 40, and last year saw him reach his highest goal... >>>