August 28, 2017 8:20 PM Astros-Rangers series moves from Houston to Florida
With the city of Houston still reeling from widespread flooding and continued rain in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Astros’ series against the Texas Rangers this week has been moved to Florida. The Astros and Rangers will play their three-game series at the Tropicana Dome in St. Petersburg, Fla., Major League Baseball announced Monday. The league 36
August 4, 2017 10:22 PM Milos Raonic loses quarter-final at Citi Open
Ousted in straight sets by American Jack Sock, 7-5, 6-4. The third-seeded Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., lost his quarter-final match Friday in straight sets to eighth-seed Jack Sock 7-5, 6-4. On the women's side, top women's seed Simona Halep retired from her quarter-final match because of the heat, allowing Russia's Ekaterina Makarova to advance to the semifinals 32
August 3, 2017 2:48 AM Raonic, Bouchard move on with wins at Citi Open
WASHINGTON — Canada’s Milos Raonic advanced to the third round of the Citi Open on Wednesday with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (8) win over France’s Nicolas Mahut. Raonic, the third seed in Washington, fired 26 aces past Mahut to set up a third-round match with either 16th-seeded American Ryan Harrison or Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus. Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount 28
June 22, 2017 7:36 PM Full Canadian NHL team, Sportsnet national broadcast schedules
The NHL released its 2017-18 schedule on Thursday, which means it’s time to circle your calendars for some can’t-miss matchups. The puck drops on Wednesday, Oct. 4 with four games, including two all-Canadian battles: Jets vs. Maple Leafs and Oilers vs. Flames. The Senators will be in the national spotlight a month later as they open up the league’s outdoor 36
May 28, 2017 1:27 AM Capitals to host Leafs in outdoor game next season
Two people with knowledge of the situation say the Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs will play an outdoor game at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, next season. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the NHL had not announced the event. The game is scheduled to be played March 3 at the 34,000-seat 43
May 17, 2017 8:07 PM TSX, Dow bloodied as Trump turmoil shatters market calm Add to ..
Canada’s main stock index slumped on Wednesday to its lowest close in nearly five months as global markets worried that U.S. President Donald Trump’s pro-business economic agenda could be slowed by political scandals. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index closed down 269.65 points, or 1.73 per cent, at 15,273.68. All of the index’s 10 main groups 40
May 10, 2017 1:35 AM Rangers to face Sabres in 2018 Winter Classic at Citi Field Add to ..
The Rangers will take on the Buffalo Sabres at the home of the New York Mets on Jan. 1, 2018. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the outdoor game on television Tuesday night at intermission of the Rangers’ playoff game against the Ottawa Senators. The Sabres are technically the home game for the 10th Winter Classic because of rules surrounding the Rangers 33
April 21, 2017 8:25 AM As France votes, Le Pen still worries markets more than the 90 percent taxman
LONDON (Reuters) - Jean-Luc Melenchon, the far-left tax-and-spend candidate in France's presidential election, has surged in opinion polls before Sunday's first round vote and yet he isn't the main reason for growing nervousness on financial markets. Reflecting the topsy-turvy state of politics and financial markets today, it is far-right candidate Marine 47
January 19, 2017 5:32 PM Former CP CEO teaming with investor to target CSX railroad
OMAHA, Neb. — The executive who orchestrated the financial turnaround of Canadian Pacific railroad over the past five years is teaming up with an activist investor to target CSX railroad. Shares of CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, jumped 17 percent in early trading Thursday. Hunter Harrison announced his retirement from CP Wednesday, and then told the Wall Street 37
January 16, 2017 10:14 AM Premarket: Investors turn wary on Brexit, Trump uncertainty Add to ..
Investors bailed out of sterling and stock markets in Europe and Asia on Monday, seeking shelter in gold and the Japanese yen as uncertainty over the terms of Britain’s divorce from the European Union undermined appetite for risky assets. The dollar rose, except against the yen, rebounding after suffering its worst week since November when it was hit by a lack of clarity 39