News: Sports

Wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dies

Thursday  04:30,   19 april 2018
MSN

The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich's death Wednesday. The team didn't provide further details."We mourn the loss of Erin," Spurs general manager RC Buford said in a team statement. "She was [...]

Anthopoulos: Bautista betting on himself, had more lucrative offer elsewhere

Thursday  03:51,   19 april 2018
theScore

Alex Anthopoulos is taking a chance on Jose Bautista once again. Seven years after Anthopoulos signed Bautista to a five-year, $65-million extension with the Toronto Blue Jays, the two connected again Wednesday, with the slugger agreeing to [...]

Blue Jays sweep Royals for 4th win in a row

Thursday  03:46,   19 april 2018
MSN

Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam as the Toronto Blue Jays crushed the Kansas City Royals 15-5 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. His second homer of the season turned a rout into a laugher in the eighth inning. Toronto scored six runs[...]

Bergeron, Kopitar, Couturier named Selke Trophy finalists

Thursday  03:46,   19 april 2018
theScore

Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron, Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar, and Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier were named finalists for the 2017-18 Selke Trophy as the league's most defensive forward on Wednesday, the NHL[...]

Morgan Rielly leading edgier Leafs as they push to even series with Bruins

Thursday  03:36,   19 april 2018
cbc.ca

The defenceman helped lead a nastier, angrier version of the Leafs in Monday's 4-2 victory over the Bruins in Game 3 of their first-round series to cut Boston's lead in half.This is a lot more[...]

Jays 'share' the wealth, 'like' result of Facebook-only win over Royals

Thursday  03:31,   19 april 2018
cbc.ca

Teoscar Hernandez had four hits, including a two-run home run, Curtis Granderson hit his ninth career grand slam and the Toronto Blue Jays routed Kansas City 15-5 on Wednesday in the Facebook-exclusive game to complete the series sweep of the[...]

Doughty at heart of Kings’ challenging off-season decisions

Wednesday  22:10,   18 april 2018
Sportsnet

Big, heavy hockey is dead. The Vegas Golden Knights killed it Tuesday when they swept the once-mighty Los Angeles Kings out of the Stanley Cup playoffs.LOS ANGELES – Big, heavy hockey is dead. The Vegas Golden Knights killed it Tuesday when they[...]

Is Tom Brady really mulling retirement?

Wednesday  21:26,   18 april 2018
Patriots Wire

No one has outright said that Tom Brady is mulling retirement. But that also seems to be what everyone is suggesting.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent[...]

Jose Bautista agrees to minor-league deal with Braves

Wednesday  21:13,   18 april 2018
Sportsnet

Jose Bautista has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Atlanta Braves. The Braves say Bautista has reported to their extended spring training complex and he will play third base for the team.The Atlanta #Braves today agreed to terms with free[...]

Why the Vegas Golden Knights were able to dominate the Los Angeles Kings

Wednesday  21:05,   18 april 2018
Sportsnet

The Vegas Golden Knights caught everybody off guard this season by finishing first in the Pacific Division, but the way the so easily dismissed the Los Angeles Kings in Round 1 continues this improbable story. Andrew Berkshire looks at how they so[...]

Casey feels Raptors good with favourite role

Wednesday  21:02,   18 april 2018
MSN

TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are in unchartered waters. For the first time ever, Toronto finds itself as an overwhelming playoff favourite following its 130-119 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night. That gave the Raptors a 2-0 series[...]

Report: MLB sent 6 teams a baseball prototype for pitchers to test

Wednesday  19:57,   18 april 2018
theScore

In hopes of potentially making life easier on pitchers, Major League Baseball sent six teams a prototype ball to test in spring training and the regular season, sources confirmed to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Baltimore Orioles pitchers were[...]

Blue Jays game available only on Facebook today

Wednesday  19:37,   18 april 2018
Toronto Star

Don’t have a ticket to the Blue Jays game today?Then you’ll need Facebook if you want to watch the Jays take on the Kansas City Royals (first pitch, 4:07 p.m.).It’s part of Major League Baseball’s partnership to distribute 25 weekly afternoon games[...]

Why the Raptors remind Grant Hill of the 2009-10 Suns

Wednesday  19:37,   18 april 2018
theScore

Three years ago, before the Raptors faced Washington in the first round of the NBA playoffs, then-Wizard Paul Pierce said Toronto lacked a certain "it" factor. Pierce’s words proved prophetic, as the Raptors were swept in four games,[...]

WWE legend Bruno Sammartino dead at 82

Wednesday  19:36,   18 april 2018
New York Daily News

Bruno Sammartino, whose legendary WWE career earned him the nickname “The Living Legend,” has died at the age of 82.Sammartino passed away with his wife and two children by his side, according to Pittsburgh’s CBS-KDKA. He reportedly died peacefully[...]