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News: Sports

Can LeBron James win on and off the court in Los Angeles?

Wednesday  19:36,   17 october 2018
usatoday

As Basketball LeBron starts his Lakers career on Thursday, Hollywood LeBron is well on his way to making a mark on the entertainment... >>>

31 Thoughts: Matheson suspension a potential sea-change moment

Wednesday  18:21,   17 october 2018
sportsnet.ca

Did the NHL’s suspension of Michael Matheson for his Elias Pettersson hit usher in a new era of star protection? More in the latest 31 Thoughts. The post Meeting William Nylander in Europe is a sign of good faith from Kyle Dubas appeared first on... >>>

Report: Dubas meeting with Nylander in Switzerland

Wednesday  17:55,   17 october 2018
thescore

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas is in Switzerland to meet with restricted free agent William Nylander and his representatives, reports Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun. Throughout his contract impasse, Nylander's been training in his... >>>

Penguins aren’t planning to trade for a defenseman following Justin Schultz's injury

Wednesday  16:07,   17 october 2018
prohockeyrumors

Although the Penguins will be without one of their top defensemen for the next four months after Justin Schultz underwent surgery to repair a fracture in his left leg, don’t expect the team to quickly try to fill his vacancy on the trade market.... >>>

Report: Red Wings unlikely to make coaching change despite rough start

Wednesday  16:07,   17 october 2018
prohockeyrumors

While the Detroit Red Wings' rough start to the season has led to some early speculation that a coaching change could soon be on the horizon, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press suggests that it’s an unlikely scenario at this point. While... >>>

Usain Bolt rejects 2-year deal with Maltese club

Wednesday  16:07,   17 october 2018
thescore

Usain Bolt remains on trial with the Central Coast Mariners after rejecting a two-year contract to help boost Maltese club Valletta FC's chances of reaching the Champions League. The 32-year-old scored twice in a trial match for the Australian side... >>>

AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

Wednesday  16:07,   17 october 2018
msn

CLEVELAND - The Houston Astros may be defending more than their World Series title. The champions are under scrutiny after Cleveland filed a complaint to Major League Baseball about a man associated with Houston attempting to film in the Indians'... >>>

What makes Kawhi Leonard one of the top five players in the NBA?

Wednesday  16:06,   17 october 2018
thestar

If one was to lock a group of mad basketball scientists in a room and tell them to design the kind of player they’d want for the current NBA era, it’s not hard to figure what they would eventually come up with. They’d want someone “long” to use one... >>>

Bell Centre provides fitting tribute to a great Canadiens servant

Wednesday  16:06,   17 october 2018
msn

Tomas Plekanec has had an illustrious career, but his work is far from done. A lot of the talk among both the media and Montreal Canadiens fans early in the season has been about the future; how the new guard of Habs youngsters will adapt to the NHL >>>

Connor McDavid sets NHL record in Oilers' come-from-behind win over Jets

Wednesday  11:10,   17 october 2018
sportingnews

Connor McDavid scored or assisted on the Oilers' first four goals Tuesday in Winnipeg. He also set an NHL record by registering a point on each of Edmonton's first nine goals this... >>>

Power outage: Brewers' bats struggle in 13-inning loss

Wednesday  10:56,   17 october 2018
msn

LOS ANGELES - For the first time since the Milwaukee Brewers began their incredible late-season surge, their bats went cold enough to lose. The Brewers managed just eight hits over 13 innings in their 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday... >>>

AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

Wednesday  08:25,   17 october 2018
msn

CLEVELAND - A person familiar with the situation says the Cleveland Indians have filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Houston Astros attempting to film in their dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series.... >>>

Kyle Palmieri scores Devils' first goal, makes NHL history

Wednesday  07:06,   17 october 2018
sportingnews

Kyle Palmieri scores the first goal for the Devils for the fourth straight game this... >>>

Dave Feschuk: They’re not singing the blues on the Leafs’ blue line

Wednesday  07:06,   17 october 2018
thestar

For a lot of his eight seasons as a Maple Leaf, Jake Gardiner has been a divisive figure. To the admiring eye, the 28-year-old defenceman is a gifted horse of an elite puck mover who has justifiably logged more minutes than any Toronto skater in the >>>

Canada cruises past Dominica in Nations League qualifier

Wednesday  07:06,   17 october 2018
thescore

Canada dominated Dominica on Tuesday night at BMO Field with a convincing 5-0 victory to maintain its perfect start in CONCACAF Nations League... >>>