News: Sports

Blue Jays’ small-ball attempt just doesn’t work in loss to Orioles

Saturday  19:46,   20 may 2017
Sportsnet

Blue Jays’ small-ball attempt just doesn’t work in loss to OriolesWithin that context, John Gibbons has been tempted to play a little small ball. Debate the merits of those moves all you like, but there’s no escaping this: On Friday, they simply[...]

Crosby comes alive as Sens drop Game 4

Saturday  19:45,   20 may 2017
MSN

Crosby comes alive as Sens drop Game 4The Pittsburgh Penguins captain quickly put to rest any questions about his play with a resurgent Game 4 performance. Crosby had a goal, an assist and five shots as the Pens downed the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on[...]

Ron and Don: Refs don’t stand a chance against players like Kessel

Saturday  13:00,   20 may 2017
Sportsnet

If there’s a job in the National Hockey League that seems daunting in the extreme, Don Cherry thinks it’s the task of figuring out who is faking it and who isn’t. “I feel sorry for referees,” Cherry said during a segment of Coach’s Corner on Hockey[...]

Castillo's homer in 10th leads Orioles past Blue Jays 5-3

Saturday  13:00,   20 may 2017
MSN

Castillo's homer in 10th leads Orioles past Blue Jays 5-3The veteran catcher, who recently came off the disabled list, showed that steely attitude in the series opener against the Toronto Blue[...]

Crosby showing why a 2017 championship would be his greatest victory

Saturday  09:55,   20 may 2017
Sportsnet

Crosby showing why a 2017 championship would be his greatest victory“Good job,” the head coach whispered to the sweaty superstar. A quick, congratulatory butt pat and he walked[...]

Jonah Keri: The case for trading Josh Donaldson

Saturday  09:42,   20 may 2017
Sportsnet

If the Jays aren’t going to bet on a player to defy a century of baseball evidence and flourish into his late-30s, then a trade becomes the most logical course of action. Baseball players, like almost everything else on this planet, are[...]

Predators' Johansen out for rest of playoffs after emergency thigh surgery

Saturday  09:40,   20 may 2017
theScore

The Nashville Predators' Stanley Cup hopes took a massive hit Friday afternoon. The Nashville Predators' Stanley Cup hopes took a massive hit Friday[...]

White: Mayweather-McGregor will be boxing event, not UFC-style show

Saturday  08:21,   20 may 2017
theScore

White: Mayweather-McGregor will be boxing event, not UFC-style showSpeaking at a media scrum on Friday, UFC president Dana White speculated that the massive crossover bout would take place on a card following the structure of a boxing event as[...]

Stanley Cup Final will begin May 29

Saturday  07:55,   20 may 2017
theScore

Stanley Cup Final will begin May 29With four teams - Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Nashville Predators, and Anaheim Ducks - still vying for spots in the fourth round, the NHL has announced the championship series will begin on May[...]

Stanley Cup playoffs: Penguins' Chad Ruhwedel suffers concussion on big hit from Bobby Ryan

Saturday  07:41,   20 may 2017
Sporting News

Stanley Cup playoffs: Penguins' Chad Ruhwedel suffers concussion on big hit from Bobby RyanRuhwedel remained down on the ice in pain while a scrum ensued along the boards. His Pittsburgh teammates thought Ryan left his feet and went elbow-first[...]

Golf - Injured McIlroy withdraws from PGA Championship

Saturday  07:35,   20 may 2017
AFP

Golf - Injured McIlroy withdraws from PGA ChampionshipThe 28-year-old four-time major champion, who only returned to action last week from a month off following his wedding, missed five weeks earlier in the season because of the injury and[...]

Embiid, Saric, Brogdon named finalists for Rookie of the Year

Saturday  07:10,   20 may 2017
theScore

Embiid, Saric, Brogdon named finalists for Rookie of the YearJoel Embiid, Dario Saric, and Malcolm Brogdon were announced as the nominees on[...]

Toronto FC's 6-game win streak ends, ties Red Bulls 1-1

Saturday  07:10,   20 may 2017
MSN

Toronto FC's 6-game win streak ends, ties Red Bulls 1-1Toronto FC (7-1-5) had three good scoring chances in the final 10 minutes for the first seven-game winning streak in the MLS since the 2012 season. Jozy Altidore's penalty kick was blocked[...]

With Game 4 win Penguins turn conference final into war of attrition

Saturday  06:50,   20 may 2017
Sportsnet

With Game 4 win Penguins turn conference final into war of attritionAs for the state of the Eastern Conference Final? Well, we are down to a best-of-three that basically amounts to a war of[...]

Canada-Russia rivalry to be renewed at worlds

Saturday  06:37,   20 may 2017
MSN

Russia reached the podium at the last two world hockey championships but was forced to watch as the archrival Canadians took their perch on the top step. The hockey powerhouses will meet again in Saturday's semifinal at the Lanxess Arena with Russia [...]