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News: Sports

The NHLPA is hurting it’s players

Tuesday  22:31,   16 october 2018
msn

The NHLPA should protect all members from each other When I was growing up, my mom worked for the telephone company. She was part of the union. I remember her going on the picket line a few times and I asked her why. She told me that she wanted to... >>>

Jets’ Mark Scheifele: Matthews is ‘not at McDavid’s level just yet’

Tuesday  22:31,   16 october 2018
sportsnet.ca

Mark Scheifele is a hockey nut. And in his expert opinion, Connor McDavid is still the best player in the... >>>

Giants owner: OBJ must 'do a little more playing and a little less talking'

Tuesday  20:55,   16 october 2018
thescore

New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear Tuesday that he's tired of controversy being attracted to his team by star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. "I wish he would create the headlines by his play on the field as opposed to what he... >>>

Minor change to the Oilers that represents a larger issue

Tuesday  20:55,   16 october 2018
msn

The Oilers made changes to their bottom six line combinations following their 5-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils in Sweden. Centerman Kyle Brodziak became a healthy scratch. And Zack Kassian and Tobias Rieder, his two wingers from the first game,... >>>

Reebok CEO: Iverson still worth $800K a year to brand

Tuesday  18:32,   16 october 2018
thescore

Reebok is still paying Allen Iverson $800,000 a year as a result of the lifetime endorsement deal they signed him to in 2001, and CEO Matt O'Toole believes he's worth every penny. "He's an iconic personality," O'Toole said on the Bloomberg Business... >>>

Blue Jays’ off-season roadmap: Who to acquire, who to cut loose

Tuesday  18:31,   16 october 2018
sportsnet.ca

What should the Blue Jays do this winter? What will they do? Here’s one interpretation of what a successful off-season would look like in Toronto. The post Toronto FC’s Drew Moor: Team needs a hard reset appeared first on... >>>

Kapanen's rise could make Maple Leafs cap situation trickier

Tuesday  18:31,   16 october 2018
thestar

Was talking with Kasperi Kapanen the other day and asked him how much he enjoyed playing with Auston Matthews. He smiled. “Where do I start?” he said. “It’s a little different than playing fourth-line.” Then I asked if William Nylander, Kapanen’s... >>>

Johnny Miller to retire from NBC/Golf Channel after one more event; Paul Azinger to be named replacement

Tuesday  18:21,   16 october 2018
golfdigest

Johnny Miller to retire from NBC/Golf Channel after one more event; Paul Azinger to be named replacement. "It’s been a great run," Miller said. "I’ve done everything I can do announcing wise." RELATED: Why Johnny Miller usually does his broadcasts... >>>

Winners, losers from 'Monday Night Football' in Week 6

Tuesday  16:07,   16 october 2018
yardbarker

The Green Bay Packers hosted the San Francisco 49ers on “Monday Night Football” in Week 6. The game got off to a pretty hectic pace with both teams scoring quick touchdowns. That pace never really let up as both teams gave their all in what was a... >>>

Report: Steelers not expecting Bell to report this week

Tuesday  15:36,   16 october 2018
thescore

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not expecting running back Le'Veon Bell to return to the team this week, a source told NFL.com's Judy Battista. Pittsburgh is on its bye week and the players are off from Thursday to Sunday. Bell refused to report after... >>>

Website surfaces counting down to end of Gruden's $100M contract

Tuesday  15:36,   16 october 2018
thescore

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is off to a nightmare start to his second stint with the organization and the internet has taken note. Gruden signed a 10-year contract worth $100 million in January and was expected to galvanize the team after... >>>

No deal for Raptors’ Wright by contract extension deadline

Tuesday  15:36,   16 october 2018
thestar

The Raptors are going to deal with Delon Wright’s future in the future. The team let a Monday night deadline pass for agreeing to a contract extension with the 26-year-old guard, meaning Wright will become a restricted free agent next July. It was... >>>

Leafs’ Kapanen and Sparks take advantage of golden opportunities

Tuesday  15:31,   16 october 2018
thestar

Interesting stat on Maple Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen … First 57 NHL games: eight goals, two assists. First five games on the Auston Matthews line: four goals, four assists. As Kapanen said after firing two nifty goals in the Leafs’ 4-1 win over... >>>

Doughty: I floated interest in Leafs so Kings 'didn't try to screw me'

Tuesday  15:27,   16 october 2018
thescore

Drew Doughty famously negotiated his eight-year, $88-million extension with the Los Angeles Kings in the offseason without the help of an agent, and he apparently picked a solid tactic to land a deal to his... >>>

Plekanec scores in his 1,000th NHL game, Habs beat Wings

Tuesday  15:27,   16 october 2018
msn

MONTREAL - It looked like Tomas Plekanec "drank from the fountain of youth" before Monday night's game. That's how head coach Claude Julien described the veteran Plekanec, who scored in his 1,000th NHL game as the Montreal Canadiens easily defeated... >>>