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News: Sports

Browns WR Landry has hip surgery, expected to play in 2020

Thursday  21:20,   20 february 2020

CLEVELAND — Browns Pro Bowl wide receiver Jarvis Landry elected to have hip surgery after initially opting not to have the operation. Landry was bothered by his hip all last season, but still finished with a team-leading 83 catches for 1,1174 yards... >>>

Canadiens acquire Blandisi, Lucchini from Penguins

Thursday  21:20,   20 february 2020

The Montreal Canadiens have traded forwards Riley Barber and Phil Varone to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Joseph Blandisi and Jacob Lucchini, the teams announced Thursday. Montreal's new additions will report to the AHL's Laval... >>>

Report: Benn avoids discipline for boarding Ekman-Larsson

Thursday  21:20,   20 february 2020

Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn will not receive supplemental discipline for boarding Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson during the second period of Wednesday's contest, according to The Athletic's Sean Shapiro. The Stars... >>>

Messi eager to stay at Barcelona but wants to see improvements

Thursday  20:55,   20 february 2020

Lionel Messi is eager to continue plying his trade at Barcelona but recognizes the current season isn't going to plan. The Argentine superstar admitted it's been one problem after another for the Blaugrana over the last month. Technical... >>>

Canadian Premier League announces 2020 home dates for eight-team circuit

Thursday  20:55,   20 february 2020

TORONTO — Atletico Ottawa fans will have to wait until May 16 to see their new Canadian Premier League team in action at home. The CPL announced Thursday its second season will open April 11 and end Oct. 3. Each club will play 28 games — 14 at home... >>>

Ainge on good terms with Allen, but jersey retirements 'not my decisions'

Thursday  20:55,   20 february 2020

With Paul Pierce's No. 34 jersey going up into the rafters in 2018 and the Boston Celtics announcing earlier this month that Kevin Garnett's No. 5 will be retired next season, it's natural to wonder whether the third member of the Big... >>>

Sakic: Avalanche hoping to add goalie before trade deadline

Thursday  20:55,   20 february 2020

Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic gave reporters a glimpse into his 2020 trade deadline plans after his team’s win over the Islanders. The post Justin Bourne weighs in on the trade deadline, Coyotes struggles, and the Leafs appeared first >>>

2020 NHL Trade Deadline Primer: Vancouver Canucks

Thursday  20:55,   20 february 2020

A trade-deadline seller for most of his time in charge of the Vancouver Canucks, general manager Jim Benning couldn’t wait to be a buyer this season. It puts the team in an interesting situation ahead of Monday’s deadline. Iain MacIntyre breaks down >>>

The PGA Tour has its own cheating saga that just won’t go away quietly

Thursday  20:55,   20 february 2020

Like the Astros and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, Pat Reed and the PGA Tour continue to be a hot target for criticism months after Reed flagrantly cleaned up his lie and was meekly punished.These are the lines we’ve heard on Patrick Reed’s December... >>>

2020 NHL Trade Deadline primer: Toronto Maple Leafs

Thursday  20:55,   20 february 2020

As ugly as things have looked at times, the Toronto Maple Leafs are still in the hunt. And Kyle Dubas does not sound like a man who is selling. The post Burke on possibility of Maple Leafs buying and selling at same deadline appeared first on... >>>

Report: A-Rod, Vasgersian to form 2-man Sunday Night Baseball booth

Thursday  18:51,   20 february 2020

This season, ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball broadcast team will be comprised of a two-man booth that includes Alex Rodriguez and Matt Vasgersian, while Buster Olney will be back as the dugout reporter, according to Andrew Marchand of the New York... >>>

Charity sues LeBron's Uninterrupted over 'More Than an Athlete' trademark

Thursday  18:51,   20 february 2020

A Maryland charitable organization has filed a lawsuit in D.C. federal court against LeBron James' Uninterrupted brand and three other companies, including Nike and Disney, over their use of Uninterrupted's "I Am More Than An Athlete"... >>>

Canada's Shapovalov advances to quarterfinals in Marseille with three-set win

Thursday  18:51,   20 february 2020

MARSEILLE, France — Canada's Denis Shapovalov ended a four-match losing streak with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 win over Croatia's Marin Cilic in the second round of the Open 13 Provence tennis tournament on Thursday. The fourth-seeded Shapovalov, from... >>>

Andre De Grasse fine-tuning all aspects of his race in pursuit of Olympic gold

Thursday  18:51,   20 february 2020

Five months out of the Tokyo Olympics, Andre De Grasse says his whole 100 metres is being fine-tuned, from his burst out of the blocks to his top-end speed. The Markham, Ont., native will begin testing those improvements at the Diamond League event... >>>

Panarin: 2017 trade from Blackhawks still confuses me

Thursday  18:51,   20 february 2020

New York Rangers winger Artemi Panarin still can't figure out why he was traded from the Chicago Blackhawks in 2017. "When I played here in Chicago, I (thought) I would play here my whole life," Panarin said after Wednesday's 6-3 win over... >>>