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News: Sports

Travis Roy, BU player paralyzed in first game, dies at 45

Friday  06:20,   30 october 2020

BOSTON — Travis Roy, the Boston University hockey player who was paralyzed 11 seconds into his first college shift and went on to become an advocate for spinal cord injury survivors both in and outside the sports world, has died. He was 45. His... >>>

A.J Hinch on verge of becoming the Detroit Tigers’ next manager

Friday  06:20,   30 october 2020

A.J. Hinch, spurned by the Chicago White Sox, is on the verge of reaching a three-year deal to become manager of the Detroit Tigers.The officials spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been... >>>

Ed Orgeron volunteers for salary reduction as LSU grapples with monetary impact of COVID-19

Friday  06:15,   30 october 2020

The LSU athletic department laid off some employees and announced voluntary salary reductions and bonus cuts for coaches.Orgeron, who is the second-highest paid college football coach in the country at $8.9 million for this season, has voluntarily... >>>

Panthers' Bridgewater returns from late hit in TNF loss vs. Falcons

Friday  06:15,   30 october 2020

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater exited Thursday's contest with a neck injury after taking a late hit from Atlanta Falcons pass-rusher Charles Harris, but the passer later returned. The Falcons' pass rush tripped up... >>>

Yanks plan to exercise Britton option, not Gardner or Happ

Friday  05:25,   30 october 2020

NEW YORK — The Yankees plan to plan to exercise two option years on reliever Zack Britton worth $27 million and to decline options on outfielder Brett Gardner and pitcher J.A. Happ. The decisions were disclosed by a person familiar with the team’s... >>>

Cash calls Snell move 'agonizing,' but stands by decision

Friday  05:25,   30 october 2020

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash made the controversial call to remove Blake Snell from Game 6 of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, even though the ace left-hander was dealing. While the skipper stands by his decision - which... >>>

Falcons WR Ridley suffers left ankle injury against Panthers

Friday  05:20,   30 october 2020

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been ruled out of Thursday night's game at Carolina because of a left ankle injury. Ridley, the Falcons' leading receiver this season, limped off the field after making a 19-yard reception in... >>>

#ICYMI: Safe Halloween, more homeless shelters, teacher suspended

Friday  05:20,   30 october 2020

Coronavirus updates, Oct. 29: Quebec braces for impact of colder weather All of today’s COVID-19 news in one place. Read more. Centennial High students making sure kids get Halloween treats safely Teacher Cecilia Anne Coyne issued a challenge to... >>>

Malnati leads in Bermuda after opening round

Friday  04:25,   30 october 2020

Peter Malnati carded an 8-under 63 at Port Royal Golf Course on Thursday to take an early one-shot lead at the Bermuda Championship. Malnati finished the opening round with his ninth birdie of the day on No. 18, bouncing back from a bogey on the... >>>

Centennial High students making sure kids get Halloween treats safely

Friday  04:25,   30 october 2020

Teacher Cecilia Anne Coyne issued a challenge to students in her two Secondary One English classes at Centennial Regional High School: Design a device to distribute Halloween candy safely during a pandemic — and then give an elevator pitch to fellow >>>

Star Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Friday  04:21,   30 october 2020

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, the Heisman Trophy front-runner and likely top pick in the 2021 NFL draft, has tested positive for COVID-19.“Trevor has authorized us this evening to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now in... >>>

MATCHDAY: Wolves play Palace; Cádiz, Stuttgart in action

Friday  03:31,   30 october 2020

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Friday: ENGLAND Wolverhampton manager Nuno Espirito Santos is concerned about toothless first-half displays heading into the match against Crystal Palace. The team has failed to score before the... >>>

Raiders struggle to find any positives on struggling defence

Friday  03:31,   30 october 2020

Finding positives in the performance of the Las Vegas Raiders defence this season isn’t an easy task. When asked about the strength of his unit, co-ordinator Paul Guenther struggled to find anything before saying the Raiders have done “some good... >>>

Report: Hinch front-runner to become Tigers manager after interview

Friday  03:31,   30 october 2020

Former Houston Astros skipper AJ Hinch is the clear front-runner for the Detroit Tigers' managerial opening after interviewing for the job on Thursday, sources told Jon Morosi and Jason Beck of MLB.com. MLB suspended Hinch for the 2020 season... >>>

Report: Flames looking to add right-side defenseman

Friday  03:31,   30 october 2020

The Calgary Flames aren't done adding to the roster this offseason. General manager Brad Treliving is looking to add an experienced right-side defenseman, TSN's Darren Dreger reported Thursday. The Flames lost longtime rearguard T.J. Brodie, >>>