News: Sports

QMJHL suspends Cataractes’ Charlie Roy 15 games for sucker punch

Tuesday  19:36,   17 october 2017
Sportsnet

The QMJHL has suspended Shawinigan Cataractes defenceman Charlie Roy 15 for a sucker punch to Anaheim Ducks prospect and Victoriaville Tigres winger Maxime Comtois.The incident occurred on Oct. 14 late in the second period in a game Shawinigan won[...]

NBA season preview: 10 things you should know

Tuesday  19:35,   17 october 2017
Toronto Star

The NBA season tips off with a Tuesday night doubleheader featuring the Boston Celtics in Cleveland to face the Cavaliers, followed by the Houston Rockets at the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. Here are 10 players/storylines to keep an eye[...]

What Naheed Nenshi’s re-election means for Calgary Flames arena talks

Tuesday  17:17,   17 october 2017
Sportsnet

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi’s re-election on Monday night likely didn’t make things better for the Flames hopes of building a new rink with the city. They may very well have gotten worse. [...]

Report: Goodell to meet with small group of owners, players on anthem issue

Tuesday  17:17,   17 october 2017
theScore

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will meet with a group of about 10 to 12 players and a number of team owners at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday to discuss the handling of the national anthem across the league, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports. The group is not[...]

MLB playoffs: Three takeaways from Yankees' ALCS Game 3 rout of Astros

Tuesday  16:13,   17 october 2017
Sporting News

Can the Yankees mount consecutive playoff series comebacks after trailing two games to none? The Bronx Bombers took the first step Monday.New York rallied from down 2-0 to beat the Indians in the ALDS, and now thanks to CC Sabathia, Aaron Judge and[...]

Why the NHL might get rid of its All-Star Game

Tuesday  15:52,   17 october 2017
MSN

The NHL, always and without fail it seems, finds a way to step on their toes at nearly every turn. The NHL, always and without fail it seems, finds a way to step on their toes at nearly every turn. The old phrase “if it ain't broke, don't[...]

Miguel Cabrera Hit With Massive Paternity Suit by Secret Family

Tuesday  15:52,   17 october 2017
12up

After the toughest on-field season of his career, star Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is in more hot water. The burly slugger is facing legal trouble after failing to pay child support for two children he allegedly fathered to[...]

Woodyard's stop helps Titans end 11-game skid against Colts

Tuesday  15:20,   17 october 2017
MSN

NASHVILLE - Wesley Woodyard squatted and folded his arms as his Tennessee teammates bowed in front of the veteran linebacker near midfield in celebration, deserving every bit of the attention. Woodyard had just forced Colts quarterback Jacoby[...]

With NHLers out, lesser-knowns on Canada's radar for Olympic roster

Tuesday  15:09,   17 october 2017
Calgary Herald

Mat Robinson can remember squirming on the gymnasium floor at John G. Diefenbaker High as he and his schoolmates watched one of Canada’s key games at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, where Mario, Iggy and a star-studded cast ended a[...]

Canadian cyclist Michael Woods re-signs with Cannondale-Drapac

Tuesday  15:09,   17 october 2017
Sportsnet

Canadian cyclist Michael Woods, who turned heads at the Spanish Vuelta this summer, has re-signed with the Cannondale-Drapac team. The 31-year-old from Ottawa has signed for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. © image image "The team has put[...]

Draymond dismisses Rockets: 'I don’t know how serious they take defense'

Tuesday  15:08,   17 october 2017
theScore

The Houston Rockets keep talking like they have a shot at upsetting the Golden State Warriors in a playoff series. Draymond Green isn't buying it. Green knocked Houston yet again after practice Monday when he discussed recent comments from[...]

Draisaitl is skating but not with his Oilers teammates

Tuesday  15:08,   17 october 2017
Edmonton Journal

Leon Draisaitl is well enough to skate after getting diagnosed with a concussion but jury's out on whether he'll be allowed to go on the upcoming Edmonton Oilers road tripLeon Draisaitl skated by himself before the Edmonton Oilers’ morning[...]

Golden Knights apologize for sexist tweets: They were in 'poor taste'

Tuesday  15:06,   17 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

The team also deleted them from its Twitter account.The Golden Knights, riffing off the 2012 comedy Ted, used female names instead of the Boston Bruins' actual starting lines, defensive pairs and scratches for Sunday's game, drawing a rebuke from[...]

LeBron: Kyrie won't face same hostility in return to Cleveland that I did

Tuesday  15:06,   17 october 2017
theScore

LeBron James remembers the hostile environment he entered into on Dec. 2, 2010 when he returned to Quicken Loans Arena for the first time after choosing to sign with the Miami Heat over his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. Kyrie Irving likely won't [...]

Jagr's critics far too harsh given value he brings to Flames

Tuesday  13:10,   17 october 2017
Calgary Herald

Three games into Jaromir Jagr’s stint with the Calgary Flames, and some are already suggesting the experiment is doomed to[...]