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News: Sports

Astros' Hinch plans to use Osuna in Toronto series

Tuesday  02:51,   25 september 2018
thescore

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Monday he won't shy away from using closer Roberto Osuna in his club's three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. "I'll use him in accordance with how he (fits) on our team," [...]

Bruce Arthur: Raptors unveil a smiling, happy Kawhi Leonard

Tuesday  02:51,   25 september 2018
thestar

Bruce Arthur: Raptors unveil a smiling, happy Kawhi Leonard“I’m a fun guy,” were Kawhi’s first public words as a Raptor. “Obviously, I love the game of basketball.” At the end of the next sentence, he laughed that laugh. Maybe it signalled he will...[...]

Tiger's win adds whole new dimension to Ryder Cup

Tuesday  02:26,   25 september 2018
cbc.ca

Already the most intense competition in golf, the Ryder Cup doesn't need help to boost the excitement. Tiger Woods managed to take it to another level. He looked like the Woods of old by leading the final 36 holes of the Tour Championship, not...[...]

The Latest: DeRozan says he's past trade disappointment

Monday  22:10,   24 september 2018
msn

The Latest on NBA media day from around the league on Monday (all times local): 2:50 p.m. DeMar DeRozan wasn't happy when he got sent to the San Antonio Spurs by Toronto in the deal that saw the Raptors land Kawhi Leonard. He says the...[...]

Ex-Sabres captain Brian Gionta retires after 16 NHL seasons

Monday  22:07,   24 september 2018
msn

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Brian Gionta has retired after 16 NHL seasons, two Olympic appearances and a Stanley Cup title with the New Jersey Devils in 2003. The 39-year-old forward once captained the Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens. He said at a news...[...]

Humbled Vikings seek to move forward from annual dud

Monday  22:07,   24 september 2018
msn

MINNEAPOLIS - With a boost from an illegal block penalty by the Buffalo Bills during a punt, the Minnesota Vikings finally crossed midfield with 9:36 left in the third quarter. Their next two plays were an incompletion and an interception. That was...[...]

Melo signals he'd be willing to come off bench for Rockets

Monday  22:07,   24 september 2018
thescore

Entering his 16th NBA season, Carmelo Anthony may be ready to put the good of his team ahead of himself. When asked during Houston Rockets media day Monday if he'd be willing to come off the bench, Anthony didn't dismiss the notion as he has [...]

Blue Jays' Giles felt trapped, out of place in Houston

Monday  22:07,   24 september 2018
thescore

Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will be among familiar company on Monday when his former team, the Houston Astros, visits the Rogers Centre for the first time since he was traded. The hard-throwing right-hander, who struggled in Houston this...[...]

Connor McDavid on missing playoffs: ‘It was miserable around town’

Monday  22:07,   24 september 2018
sportsnet.ca

Connor McDavid spoke to GQ recently and was asked about his off-ice style, what it’s like missing the playoffs in Edmonton, playing up in the OHL a year early, and more. The post A look back at the Ben Johnson saga 30 years later appeared first on...[...]

5 players poised to break out this season

Monday  22:06,   24 september 2018
thescore

Recent NHL seasons have seen plenty of young talents make immediate impacts, but for other budding stars, a feeling-out process is needed before their teams see a return on investment. Whether it's adjusting to the speed, becoming more familiar...[...]

Modern treatment of doping casts Ben Johnson in new light

Monday  22:06,   24 september 2018
sportsnet.ca

It’s been 30 years since Ben Johnson was caught cheating at the Seoul Olympics. And for better or worse, the story resonates differently now. The post Nurse, Raptors have many defensive weapons at their disposal appeared first on...[...]

Source: Brian Gionta set to retire after 16 NHL seasons

Monday  20:52,   24 september 2018
sportsnet.ca

A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that forward Brian Gionta is retiring after 16 NHL seasons. The post Championship expectations for Kawhi Leonard and Raptors appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.BUFFALO, N.Y. —...[...]

Comerica Park employee filmed spitting in food, fired, arrested

Monday  20:51,   24 september 2018
usatoday

A Comerica Park employee has been fired and arrested after he was filmed spitting in pizzas during Friday's Detroit Tigers-Kansas City Royals game.A Comerica Park employee has been fired and arrested after he was filmed spitting in pizzas on...[...]

Philadelphia Flyers unveil Gritty, ‘the most terrifying mascot in the NHL’

Monday  20:51,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

On Monday, the NHL team revealed the orange, overweight, googly-eyed monster, the Flyers’ second mascot in team history. READ MORE: Edmonton Oilers to celebrate 40th season with fan event, special retro jersey“His father was a ‘bully,’ so naturally...[...]

Ho-Sang, Dal Colle among latest cuts from Islanders' training camp

Monday  20:51,   24 september 2018
thescore

A few former first-round picks need a little more seasoning. Forwards Josh Ho-Sang and Michael Dal Colle were among nine players cut from New York Islanders' training camp Monday. While Ho-Sang's camp performance impressed general manager...[...]