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News: Sports

The most heated rivalries in the tennis world

Wednesday  16:51,   22 january 2020

From Laver-Rosewall to Borg-McEnroe and Nadal-Federer, tennis has produced some of the greatest rivalries in sports history—some more intense than others. As 14-time Grand Slam winner Pete Sampras once said, “It’s one-on-one out there, man. There... >>>

One area of improvement for each top 25 golfer

Wednesday  16:51,   22 january 2020

As the 2020 golf season kicks into gear and fans start paying more attention to the sport, it's time to dig a littler deeper into the game's best. Here's a look at one area in which each golfer currently among the top 25 in the World... >>>

Q&A: Tyson Barrie on Sheldon Keefe and fitting in with Maple Leafs

Wednesday  16:50,   22 january 2020

Tyson Barrie packed a season’s worth of ups and downs into his first few months as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He opened up about his season in a Q&A with Chris Johnston. The post Morosi confirms he was NOT the voter that said no to... >>>

Canadian Milos Raonic advances to third round at Australian Open

Wednesday  15:41,   22 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — Milos Raonic is heading to the third round at the Australian Open, keeping Canada's hopes alive in singles at the season's first Grand Slam. The No. 32 seed from Thornhill, Ont., beat Chile's Cristian Garin 6-3,... >>>

Rangers' Kreider to replace Panarin at All-Star Game

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider will take teammate Artemi Panarin's place at the upcoming All-Star festivities in St. Louis, the NHL announced. Panarin missed Tuesday's loss to the New York Islanders with an upper-body injury. The... >>>

Report: Dolphins owner wants to draft Burrow

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants his team to select Heisman Trophy and national championship-winning quarterback Joe Burrow with its first-round draft pick, reports Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. The Dolphins entered the 2019 season as the >>>

Du Toit exceeds own expectations at Latinoamerica qualifier for full exemption

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

A month ago, Jared du Toit wasn't even sure he'd be playing in the Latinoamerica Qualifying Tournament in Mexico. He'd been frustrated with the state of his game for all of the 2019 season and drilled hard for most of November and... >>>

Report: Jaguars plan to hire Jay Gruden as OC

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

The Jacksonville Jaguars plan to hire former Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden as their offensive coordinator, sources told Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Gruden called plays throughout his tenure with the Redskins, and prior >>>

Kansas' Self calls brawl an 'embarrassment,' says there will be consequences

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

The Sunflower Showdown didn't live up to its billing. A turbulent brawl overshadowed the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks' 81-60 victory over the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday. The benches cleared after Jayhawks big man Silvio De Sousa appeared to... >>>

Tennys, anyone? Sandgren, Paul stun Australian Open seeds

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — Tennys Sandgren was looking in great shape for a big upset at the Australian Open after building a massive lead against No. 8 seed Matteo Berrettini on Wednesday. And then, suddenly, he wasn't. “Two-sets-to-love up, I was... >>>

Sexual exploitation allegations tar Montreal Grand Prix's reputation: CEO

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

The head of Montreal’s Formula One Grand Prix says the event’s reputation has been tarred by businesses who borrow the event’s name to host sex-related events. François Dumontier made the comments on Tuesday while appearing before the Quebec... >>>

The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — As the reigning Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka opened her season earlier this month, she checked herself as she expressed her goals for the rest of the year. “I think just to try as hard as I can every match,” Osaka... >>>

Should the Canadiens consider trading Tomas Tatar?

Wednesday  15:31,   22 january 2020

The Canadiens have a chance to sell high on Tomas Tatar, but should they take it?Bergevin has made it quite clear that he’s not interested in selling the farm to try and make the playoffs. In fact, his surprise acquisition of Ilya Kovalchuk suggests >>>

Quenneville coaches Panthers to 4-3 win over Blackhawks

Wednesday  13:10,   22 january 2020

CHICAGO — Joel Quenneville barking out instructions from behind the bench. A young team with a couple budding stars showing signs of improvement. It was a familiar scene, with quite a twist. The Florida Panthers got Quenneville a win in his return... >>>

Akim Aliu signs contract with Czech league's HC Litvinov

Wednesday  13:10,   22 january 2020

Former NHL defenseman Akim Aliu inked a deal for the remainder of the season with HC Litvinov of the Czech League, he told Sports Illustrated's Alex Prewitt on Tuesday. Aliu will fly out Wednesday to join the team and plans to play Friday. The... >>>