News: Sports

Jets’ Josh Morrissey to have hearing for cross-checking Eric Staal

Wednesday  19:36,   18 april 2018
Sportsnet

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey will have a hearing with the NHL’s department of player safety for cross-checking Minnesota Wild centre Eric Staal. Winnipeg’s Josh Morrissey will have a hearing today for cross-checking Minnesota’s Eric[...]

Brooke Henderson on pace to become most decorated Canadian pro golfer

Wednesday  17:52,   18 april 2018
Sportsnet

Brooke Henderson is just three wins away from becoming the most decorated Canadian professional golfer of all time — and she’s only 20 years old. After her sixth career LPGA Tour victory Sunday at the Lotte Championship in Hawaii, the native of[...]

Why the Stanley Cup gets names removed every 13 years

Wednesday  16:57,   18 april 2018
Sportsnet

Maintaining the Stanley Cup in its current form – the look it’s had since a redesign in 1957 – meant that eventually, everyone’s time on it runs out. The range runs between 52-65 years, depending on which spot on the band a team gets, and while[...]

Curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment

Wednesday  16:57,   18 april 2018
cbc.ca

In a sport where millimetres can separate great teams from the merely good, elite curlers are turning to analytics more than ever to gain an advantage. It seems curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment. It's a phenomenon that's sweeping[...]

Report: Brady has yet to commit to playing in 2018

Wednesday  16:52,   18 april 2018
theScore

Tom Brady has yet to commit to playing in 2018, even though people who know the New England Patriots quarterback believe he will be back, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Wednesday. While Brady has said repeatedly that he wants to continue[...]

Aaron Rodgers sarcastically responds to media reports in tweet to the Packers

Wednesday  15:22,   18 april 2018
For The Win

Aaron Rodgers isn't a fan of anonymous sources.In response to a Packers tweet about what he said in his presser, Rodgers wrote that he thought their story could've used "more click bait" like "(talking) to some unnamed sources … to beef up the[...]

Tony Hawk shares another awkward exchange with someone who didn’t recognize him

Wednesday  15:22,   18 april 2018
For The Win

It happened[...]

Enter the Sin Bin: What It's Like to Be Sent to 'Adult Timeout' in the NHL

Wednesday  15:22,   18 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

The comedy scene in Las Vegas boasts everything from stand-up acts to improv troupes, casino ventriloquists to Carrot Top, but Ryan Reaves’s absolute favorite show is held inside the penalty box at T-Mobile Arena. The comedy scene in Las[...]

NHL fans dug up a terribly aged LA Kings tweet that mocked the Golden Knights

Wednesday  15:22,   18 april 2018
For The Win

Life comes at you[...]

Aaron Rodgers Doesn't Have Leverage, And He Knows It

Wednesday  15:21,   18 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

There's a reason why Aaron Rodgers might be upset. Coming off a broken collarbone at 34 years old, just 5-6 in the playoffs since winning Super Bowl XLV, Rodgers is trying to return the Packers to that glory without his QB coach (Alex Van Pelt[...]

The problem with the Wild’s coach blaming a Game 4 loss on refs

Wednesday  15:21,   18 april 2018
MSN

The Minnesota Wild are in a 3-1 hole in their Western Conference quarterfinal against the Winnipeg Jets. This is after the Wild lost Game 4 at home on Tuesday, 2-0. Let’s repeat that score, because it’s important: Jets 2, Wild 0 (zero). That makes[...]

Everything suddenly seems possible for the Capitals

Wednesday  15:21,   18 april 2018
MSN

After the Capitals lost their second overtime game in a row to the Blue Jackets to start their Eastern Conference quarterfinal, it was a fair observation to point out that Washington was probably screwed. Almost nine in 10 teams to start series in[...]

Blue Jays aim for sweep of Royals

Wednesday  15:11,   18 april 2018
MSN

TORONTO -- After being swept in a doubleheader on Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays, the Kansas City Royals will try to avoid a three-game series sweep Wednesday afternoon at the Rogers Centre. Despite building a 3-0 lead behind six shutout innings [...]

More of the same: TFC confident it has winning formula for 2nd leg

Wednesday  14:54,   18 april 2018
theScore

TORONTO - Several times prior to Tuesday's first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final, Greg Vanney proudly noted that his Toronto FC side had learned to win in many different ways under his tutelage. "We can win on the counter. We can [...]

Bruce Arthur: Raptors making believers as they win first two playoff games for the first time

Wednesday  14:54,   18 april 2018
Toronto Star

The email was sent about 12 hours after the Cleveland Cavaliers got spanked by the Indiana Pacers on Sunday afternoon, so maybe 24 hours after the Toronto Raptors had won a playoff Game 1 for approximately the first time since actual dinosaurs[...]