News: Sports

Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal hospitalized after headfirst slide into boards

Sunday  09:00,   23 april 2017
Sporting News

Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal hospitalized after headfirst slide into boardsIn the second period, Staal got off a shot on goal, which was thwarted by Blues goalie Jake Allen. As Staal went for the rebound, he tripped on Allen's skate and slid[...]

Raptors pick themselves up off the mat (again) with Game 4 win

Sunday  07:51,   23 april 2017
Sportsnet

It isn’t pretty, but having no choice but to pick yourself up after getting knocked down is a lesson the Toronto Raptors have learned over-and-over again. But you either adapt or die in the NBA – metaphorically, even though it doesn’t always seem[...]

Trade deadline mismanagement sealed Canadiens' playoff fate

Sunday  07:50,   23 april 2017
theScore

Trade deadline mismanagement sealed Canadiens' playoff fateWith a 3-1 Game 6 victory, the Rangers punched their ticket to the second round, leaving the Canadiens to wonder what went[...]

Whitecaps fall to Timbers after highlight goal from Nagbe

Sunday  07:15,   23 april 2017
Sportsnet

Whitecaps fall to Timbers after highlight goal from NagbeNagbe’s highlight reel strike came in the 18th minute, when he received a pass 30 yards from goal and danced away from two Vancouver defenders. Moving toward the penalty area, he shrugged off[...]

Benfeito, Riendeau score Canada’s second silver at diving World Series

Sunday  07:15,   23 april 2017
Sportsnet

Benfeito, Riendeau score Canada’s second silver at diving World SeriesThe Canadians turned in a score of 314.82 points. China’s Jie Lian and Junjie Lian combined for a score of 344.37 points for the gold[...]

Jays bullpen relying on a couple of ordinary Joes: Griffin

Sunday  07:15,   23 april 2017
Toronto Star

Jays bullpen relying on a couple of ordinary Joes: GriffinThe roster news didn’t get any better for the Jays in terms of injuries and 25-man machinations. Casey Lawrence was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Saturday and shortstop Troy Tulowitzki[...]

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin good to go for Game 6 after taking questionable hit by Nazem Kadri

Sunday  06:50,   23 april 2017
Sporting News

Capitals star Alex Ovechkin’s streak of never missing a playoff game should remain intact Sunday night, as he’s expected to be good to go for Game 6 of Washington’s first-round playoff series against the Maple Leafs.Ovechkin had be helped off the[...]

Tulowitzki’s DL stint sparks flurry of changes for Blue Jays

Sunday  06:50,   23 april 2017
Sportsnet

Tulowitzki’s DL stint sparks flurry of changes for Blue JaysThere’s no timeline back for either player at this[...]

Rory McIlroy marries girlfriend Erica Stoll in lavish ceremony at Ashford Castle

Sunday  00:10,   23 april 2017
Independent.ie

GOLFER Rory McIlroy has married his US girlfriend Erica Stoll in a lavish ceremony at a 13th Century Irish castle. Tight security marked the wedding of the 27 year old Down born golfer and his 29 year old fiancée as both insisted they wanted the[...]

Raptors start Powell over Valanciunas in Game 4 vs. Bucks

Saturday  23:46,   22 april 2017
Sportsnet

The Toronto Raptors are starting guard Norman Powell in Game 4 against the Milwaukee Bucks and bringing centre Jonas Valanciunas off the bench as they try to even their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series on Saturday. Raptors expected to[...]

Dunedin frets over the future of the Blue Jays

Saturday  23:46,   22 april 2017
Toronto Star

Dunedin frets over the future of the Blue Jays“Hi, Honey Bear,” she[...]

Canada wins opening game at world mixed doubles curling championship

Saturday  23:45,   22 april 2017
Sportsnet

Canada’s Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers beat Turkey’s Dilsat Yildiz and Alican Karatas 10-4 in their opening game Saturday at the world mixed doubles curling championship. Canada never trailed after scoring five points in the second end.[...]

Blake Griffin will miss remainder of playoffs due to big toe injury

Saturday  23:45,   22 april 2017
Sports Illustrated

Clippers forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the 2017 NBA Playoffs with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe, which was sustained in the Clippers 111-106 win over the Jazz in Game 3 of the first round series, the team[...]

Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

Saturday  22:25,   22 april 2017
MSN

Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown. A spokeswoman for the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association said Saturday that the service is set for Monday at a funeral home in[...]

Oilers underdogs, Canadiens favourites on Saturday NHL betting lines

Saturday  21:52,   22 april 2017
Sportsnet

Oilers underdogs, Canadiens favourites on Saturday NHL betting linesEdmonton needed an overtime goal from David Desharnais to claim a 4-3 win as -150 home favourites in Game 5, and holds a 3-2 series lead going into Saturday night’s Oilers versus[...]