News: Sports

Odds: McDavid, Crosby, Matthews pegged as early Hart Trophy favorites

Thursday  14:48,   17 august 2017
theScore

Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, and Sidney Crosby are the faces of the NHL. They also happen to be the front-runners to capture the 2017-18 league MVP award - if you ask Las Vegas oddsmakers, anyway.All three players are all coming off exceptional [...]

Joey Votto's historic streak comes to an end with Cubs walk-off dash

Thursday  14:48,   17 august 2017
Sporting News

MLB scores and highlights from Wednesday's action.Not only did Baez's run give the Cubs a walk-off win but it also kept Joey Votto from tying a record that has not been touched since[...]

Tavares in no rush to sign extension

Thursday  14:48,   17 august 2017
theScore

John Tavares says he's no longer in a hurry to agree to a contract extension with the New York Islanders. "For me, there's really no rush," Tavares told Newsday's Arthur Staple on Wednesday. "I'm trying to determine things, let the[...]

McGregor still considers himself UFC featherweight champion

Thursday  14:48,   17 august 2017
theScore

Conor McGregor still considers himself the baddest dog in the UFC featherweight yard, despite the fact he has no championship belt to show for it. The current UFC lightweight champion was asked during a conference call Wednesday whether or not he[...]

Goins has game-winning RBI but leaves game with injury as Blue Jays top Rays

Thursday  14:35,   17 august 2017
Sportsnet

Ryan Goins drove in the eventual winning run before leaving the game with an injury and the Blue Jays held on to beat the Rays. When he got into the game, it was like he hadn’t missed a[...]

Fiancee confirms Ric Flair suffering from 'multiple organ problems'

Thursday  14:35,   17 august 2017
theScore

WWE legend Ric Flair remains in critical condition Wednesday, as his fiancee Wendy Barlow confirmed to TMZ Sports that the 16-time world champion is currently suffering from "multiple organ problems." Barlow posted a statement to[...]

Shane Mosely Retires From Boxing After Complications With Elbow Surgery

Thursday  14:35,   17 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

Shane Mosely Retires From Boxing After Complications With Elbow SurgeryThree-division world champion Shane Mosley retired from boxing because of problems with an elbow surgery, according to ESPN's Dan[...]

Ex-CFL star asks top court to hear concussion case

Thursday  11:00,   17 august 2017
MSN

Ex-CFL star asks top court to hear concussion caseVANCOUVER - A former Canadian Football League star receiver who says he sustained "permanent and disabling" repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to allow his[...]

As sales and interest rise, McGregor says Mayweather will fall — fast

Thursday  11:00,   17 august 2017
Toronto Star

As sales and interest rise, McGregor says Mayweather will fall — fastTicket sales, pay-per-view buys and overall revenue are all headed north, they[...]

Jermichael Finley questions Marshawn Lynch, Michael Bennett's anthem protests, then backtracks

Thursday  07:50,   17 august 2017
Sporting News

Jermichael Finley questions Marshawn Lynch, Michael Bennett's anthem protests, then backtracksFormer NFL tight end Jermichael Finley expressed strong feelings about national anthem protests by the Raiders' Marshawn Lynch and Seahawks' Michael[...]

Lions' Tate rips Trump over Charlottesville, considering protest

Thursday  07:50,   17 august 2017
theScore

Lions' Tate rips Trump over Charlottesville, considering protestTate was incensed by Trump's comments - in which the president appeared to justify the actions of the white nationalist protesters - and said the state of social affairs within the[...]

Report: LeBron James is '100 percent' leaving the Cavaliers

Thursday  07:21,   17 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

The idea that LeBron James would leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for a second time in his career seems to be picking up steam. It was recently reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Cleveland’s asking price for Kyrie Irving is directly linked to[...]

How Draisaitl, McDavid deals present ‘challenge’ to Oilers

Thursday  07:21,   17 august 2017
Sportsnet

With Leon Draisaitl’s extension now in place, Edmonton has gone from being a team preparing to take on big contracts to one focused on balancing the cheque books in the years to come now that its two biggest players are all-in.For those doing the[...]

Stroman gets win, Pearce homers as Jays beat Rays 3-2

Thursday  07:21,   17 august 2017
MSN

Marcus Stroman pitched 6 1/3 innings, Steve Pearce homered and scored twice and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Wednesday night. Stroman (11-6) allowed two runs and six hits to beat the Rays for the first time in five career[...]

Winning is the Eskimos answer to CFL's divisional disparity

Thursday  07:21,   17 august 2017
Edmonton Journal

Winning is the Eskimos answer to CFL's divisional disparityWINNIPEG – Eight games into the season and the Edmonton Eskimos are only facing their second different West Division opponent in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on[...]