News: Sports

Boldin says Bills disappointed but respecting of abrupt retirement

Tuesday  02:20,   22 august 2017
theScore

Anquan Boldin shocked many with his decision to retire Sunday, including the Buffalo Bills. Just 13 days after signing with the team as a free agent, the veteran receiver announced he would be hanging up his cleats to focus on[...]

Jays fans could surprise management in a rebuild: Cox

Tuesday  02:01,   22 august 2017
Toronto Star

Jays fans could surprise management in a rebuild: CoxNicely arranged, a Windy City-416 doubleheader. For our family, however, gathering for the soccer was a little[...]

What does flat-Earth truther Kyrie Irving think of the solar eclipse? Everyone wants to know.

Tuesday  01:59,   22 august 2017
For The Win

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Report: MLB threatened to fine umps over protest wristbands

Tuesday  01:55,   22 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Major League Baseball’s umpires dropped a protest over player behavior after just one day, but it turns out they had more than one reason for doing it. The white wristband protests ended quickly after commissioner Rob Manfred promised to meet with[...]

Report: Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg plans to retire in two years

Monday  22:25,   21 august 2017
Sportsnet

Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg plans on forgoing the final two years of his front-loaded contract and retire after the 2018-19 NHL season when he’ll be paid a fraction of what he’s earned in recent years, a Swedish newspaper is[...]

Adam Silver and the NBA Have a Tampering Problem

Monday  22:25,   21 august 2017
MSN

The Pacers’ complaints about Magic Johnson and the Lakers allegedly tampering with Paul George are just a symptom of a bigger problem for the league. NBA fans are living in the age of the superteam. As such, it’s commonplace to hear reports of star[...]

Brady reacts to report of Goodell getting contract extension

Monday  22:21,   21 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Roger Goodell is reportedly on the verge of signing a contract extension with the NFL.Video by USA[...]

Mayweather reportedly furious Bieber is distancing himself

Monday  22:19,   21 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Justin Bieber is going through yet another one of his image makeovers, and the latest has apparently had a serious impact on his relationship with Floyd Mayweather Jr. RELATED: Celebrities lining up for MayMac megafightSources close to both Bieber[...]

Report: Kinsler fined $10K for umpire comments

Monday  22:15,   21 august 2017
theScore

Ian Kinsler may not have been suspended for making comments about umpire Angel Hernandez, but his bank account certainly took a hit. Nearly a week after Kinsler said Hernandez should find a different job following his own ejection from a[...]

How Tony Romo went from Cowboys to a lead NFL game analyst on CBS

Monday  21:23,   21 august 2017
Toronto Star

Tony Romo hasn’t missed the grind of Cowboys training camp for one sweat-soaked second. For 14 years, it had been part of his summer routine. Now it seems ancient history.“Haven’t had time,” he said when the conversation turned to nostalgia in an[...]

Report: Beauchemin signs with Ducks, returns to Anaheim once again

Monday  21:23,   21 august 2017
Sportsnet

Veteran defenceman Francois Beauchemin has signed a one-year deal with the Anaheim Ducks, TVA’s Renaud Lavoie is reporting. The deal is for $1 million, plus performance bonuses. François Beauchemin contract with #ducks 1 year / $1M + around $500[...]

Acclaimed Toronto Blue Jays prospect Rowdy Tellez has ‘learned a lot’ from disappointing season

Monday  21:22,   21 august 2017
National Post

Tellez's year started with him being touted as the Jays' first baseman of the future. It is ending with considerably less fanfare . “I’ve definitely learned a lot in terms of how to handle things. It’s one of those years where you really[...]

Inside the Blue Jays' 10th-inning meltdown: Griffin

Monday  21:22,   21 august 2017
Toronto Star

CHICAGO—There’s something about baseball at a venue like Wrigley Field — with the ever-changing wind, the brick walls, the ivy, the uneven dimensions and funny bounces — plus the double-switches and other aspects of the National League game that can [...]

Canucks goalie prospect Thatcher Demko unveils new ‘Step Brothers’ mask

Monday  19:51,   21 august 2017
Sportsnet

The Vancouver Canucks goalie prospect unveiled his new mask and it features an image of Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly from the movie Step Brothers.The Vancouver Canucks goalie prospect unveiled his new mask and it features an image of Will Ferrell [...]

NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden ’18 competition

Monday  19:51,   21 august 2017
Sportsnet

Electronic Arts and the NFL on Monday announced they’re teaming up to create an online tournament involving all 32 teams. It makes the NFL the first pro sports league in the U.S. to commit all of its teams to a competitive gaming program, and the[...]