News: Sports

Ronda Rousey reportedly close to signing deal with WWE

Friday  09:36,   08 december 2017
Toronto Star

What had been rumoured for months now appears close to becoming a reality: Ronda Rousey is set to join the WWE. That’s according to USA Today, which cited two people close to Rousey in reporting Wednesday that the former UFC champion is “finalizing[...]

Free Agent Fit: Does Tony Watson make sense for Blue Jays?

Friday  06:52,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

During the off-season we’ll be taking a closer look at some potential free agent targets for the Toronto Blue Jays. Today it’s Tony Watson.Player: Tony Watson | Age: 32 | Position: RP |[...]

LeBron James hits trash-talking Bulls fan with brutal response

Friday  06:52,   08 december 2017
Sporting News

A heckler in Chicago tried to talk trash with LeBron James. It didn't end well for him.During the Cavs' easy 113-91 win over the Bulls on Monday, one Chicago fan decided to shout some trash talk in LeBron James' direction. The heckler checked[...]

Keyboard Kimura: Is anyone shocked GSP isn’t rushing back to fight?

Friday  06:51,   08 december 2017
The Province

Wednesday afternoon, newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre told TSN’s Kara Wagland that he may not ever defend the title he won from Michael Bisping at UFC 217 in New York City. “We’ll talk about it, but I’m not sure if I compete [...]

World junior stage next step for Leafs’ Liljegren

Friday  06:51,   08 december 2017
Toronto Star

Timothy Liljegren has done everything the Maple Leafs had hoped he would as a member of the Toronto Marlies. Now Liljegren, one of the team’s top defence prospects, will be released to represent Sweden at the world junior hockey championship in[...]

Marlins' Dee Gordon traded to Mariners for 3 prospects

Friday  06:06,   08 december 2017
MSN

The Marlins' latest payroll purge began not with Giancarlo Stanton, but with Dee Gordon. The two-time All-Star second baseman was traded Thursday to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in the first big deal involving new Marlins CEO Derek[...]

Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d’Or, tying Messi’s record

Friday  06:06,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

Cristiano Ronaldo was announced as the winner of the 2017 Ballon d’Or on Thursday in Paris, as the Portuguese star tied Lionel Messi’s record as a five-time winner of the award.Despite once trailing 4-1 to his longtime rival, Ronaldo moved level[...]

NHL opens application process for Seattle expansion franchise

Friday  06:05,   08 december 2017
theScore

The NHL Board of Governors has agreed to consider an application for an NHL expansion franchise in Seattle.The NHL Board of Governors has agreed to consider an application for an NHL expansion franchise in Seattle, commissioner Gary Bettman said in[...]

U.S. expects to participate in Winter Olympics: White House

Friday  03:31,   08 december 2017
Reuters

<p>White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday said the United States looks forward to participating in the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea in 2018, after questions arose about security in the neighbour to North Korea, which has[...]

Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier undergoes spinal stabilization surgery

Friday  03:31,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier underwent surgery on Wednesday night to stabilize his spine. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier underwent surgery on Wednesday The team announced Thursday Drs. David Okonkwo and Joseph Maroon[...]

Devils’ Ben Lovejoy pledges brain for concussion research

Friday  02:05,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

New Jersey Devils defenceman Ben Lovejoy says he will donate his brain to research after he dies so it can be studied for signs of traumatic injury. BOSTON — New Jersey Devils defenceman Ben Lovejoy says he will donate his brain to research after [...]

The only good news for Sens: things can't get any worse

Thursday  23:31,   07 december 2017
theScore

It was another depressing result Wednesday for the Ottawa Senators, being shut out for the second-straight game, 3-0 versus the Anaheim Ducks. The blanking was just the latest in an almost unbearable stretch for the Sens that's seen them go[...]

Warren Moon denies sexual assault allegations

Thursday  22:41,   07 december 2017
Larry Brown Sports

A lawsuit was filed against Warren Moon on Monday accusing him of sexual harassment, and the Hall of Fame quarterback is denying the allegations.&nbsp;In the lawsuit, a copy of which was obtained by Craig Whitlock of the Seattle Times,[...]

A look inside LeBron James’ new jaw-dropping $23 million California mansion

Thursday  22:40,   07 december 2017
For The Win

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The Retro: Dennis Maruk on pranks, roller hockey, and his sweet Fu Manchu

Thursday  22:40,   07 december 2017
theScore

Over the course of the 2017-18 season, theScore will run a series of interviews with former players, coaches, and officials in which they recall some of the greatest moments of their careers. This edition focuses on Dennis Maruk, who averaged[...]