•   
  •   
  •   

News: Sports

McCullers says he was pitching through 'a lot of stuff' in postseason

Friday  19:32,   19 october 2018
thescore

Houston Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. says he wasn't 100 percent healthy throughout the playoffs after a forearm injury cost him nearly the entire regular-season stretch run. "I was pitching through a lot of stuff," he told The Athletic's... >>>

Canadiens’ Plekanec may miss several weeks with back injury

Friday  19:32,   19 october 2018
sportsnet.ca

Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec is expected to miss several weeks with a lower-back injury. The post Raptors’ OG Anunoby to play vs. Celtics, Delon Wright remains out appeared first on... >>>

Person of Interest: Blue Jays managerial candidate Joe Espada

Friday  19:31,   19 october 2018
sportsnet.ca

Now that the Toronto Blue Jays have completed preliminary interviews for their open managerial job, they’re narrowing their focus with in-person interviews for a group of finalists. The post NHL Fantasy Mailbag: Is it time to shop Nazem Kadri?... >>>

Johnny Miller's leaving and golf on TV won't be as good

Friday  16:35,   19 october 2018
thestar

A few little things to wrap up what turned out to be a very long and difficult week, although I suspect we’ll be back here tomorrow sometime with the post-game, morning-after Raptors stuff. But seeing as tomorrow’s Saturday and normally a morning of >>>

Report: Gaudreau feeling 'no significant effects' from McAvoy hit

Friday  16:35,   19 october 2018
thescore

The Calgary Flames appear to have avoided a substantial scare, as star winger Johnny Gaudreau is feeling "no significant effects" Thursday from the hit that led to his removal from Wednesday's game, reports Sportsnet's Eric Francis. Concussion... >>>

Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreakers in 2019

Friday  15:06,   19 october 2018
msn

LONDON - That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged. The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the decider. The... >>>

Price finally shakes playoff struggles with pennant-clinching win in Game 5

Friday  15:06,   19 october 2018
thescore

Facing the prospect of dropping to a career 0-10 in postseason starts, Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price dominated the Houston Astros in the biggest start of his career. On three days rest, the 33-year-old set a new career high in strikeouts... >>>

Canadian rugby 7s women healthier, but still missing pieces for crucial World Series season

Friday  15:06,   19 october 2018
cbc.ca

The Canadian women rugby sevens open their season Saturday (CBCSports.ca, 12:30 p.m. ET) in Glendale, Colo. The U.S. stop is the first of six on the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, which this season comes with the promise of Olympic... >>>

Point, agent shelving contract discussions with Lightning until end of season

Friday  15:06,   19 october 2018
prohockeyrumors

Lightning GM Julien BriseBois held contract extension discussions this week with the agent for center Brayden Point, reports Pierre LeBrun of TSN and The Athletic on TSN’s Insider Trading. However, both sides agreed to shelve those talks until after >>>

'It's not even close': Babcock says Crosby still hockey's best

Friday  15:06,   19 october 2018
msn

TORONTO - Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid? With debate ramping up about this week about which player currently stands atop hockey's thrown as "best in the world" after some incredible early-season performances,... >>>

Takeaways: Leafs learn a lesson from the Penguins

Friday  13:56,   19 october 2018
thestar

Takeaways: Leafs learn a lesson from the... >>>

William Nylander practising this week with Austrian hockey team

Friday  13:56,   19 october 2018
sportsnet.ca

William Nylander has started practising with Austrian team Dornbirner EC while waiting out his contract impasse with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Sportsnet has learned. The post Canucks’ Juolevi finding his game in Utica appeared first on... >>>

Canadiens focused on turning hot start into a winning culture

Friday  11:35,   19 october 2018
sportsnet.ca

The Montreal Canadiens could have taken Thursday off. But instead, they had a full practice, the latest example of the culture they’re aiming to establish taking shape. The post UFC executive says cannabis a popular talking point among MMA fighters... >>>

Three takeaways from the Broncos' win over the Cardinals

Friday  11:22,   19 october 2018
sportingnews

It was all Denver all day in Arizona, as the Broncos jumped out to an early lead off a pick-6 and held on for a 45-10 win on... >>>

Report: NHL '100 percent open' to female on-ice officials

Friday  11:22,   19 october 2018
thescore

Report: NHL '100 percent open' to female on-ice... >>>