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September 20, 2018 4:17 AM Canadiens’ Max Domi given match penalty for ‘gutless’ suckerpunch against Panthers

“The two were arguing with one another,” Jonathan Drouin said. “I saw a pretty big slash from Ekblad on Max, and Max just took matters into his own hands. It’s also Ekblad’s fault for not protecting himself.” Meanwhile coach Claude Julien said “these are things that happen in a hockey game.” When play resumed, Jared McCann made it 3-1 at 10:57 of the third 9

September 19, 2018 7:15 PM Plenty of talent in Blue Jays pipeline

Kevin Smith: No one was surprised to see Guerrero on MLB Pipeline’s team of the year, announced earlier this month, but with him on the second team, was shortstop Smith. The Blue Jays’ No. 6 prospect hit .302 with 25 home runs, 93 RBIs and 29 stolen bases between the Class A Lansing Lugnuts and the Class A Advanced Dunedin Blue Jays. Smith, 22, focused 7

September 18, 2018 4:47 PM Turkish delight for Venezuela’s Maduro draws opponents’ fury

But by that time the videos had already generated a maelstrom of criticism for Maduro, who was forced to put a lighter spin on the dining experience. Appearing on television Monday night, Maduro called the meal a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” and thanked Gokce for his hospitality, saying he hoped to see him soon in Caracas. “While Venezuelans suffer 8

September 15, 2018 4:33 PM Florida officials respond to Trump’s claim, without evidence, that Puerto Rico deaths are made up

In a Tuesday press update on Florence, he called his administration’s response to Maria an “unsung success,” while also falsely claiming Puerto Rico “had no electricity essentially before the storm.” As Florence approached the Carolinas on Thursday morning, Trump’s frustrations over persistent Maria criticism boiled over on Twitter, where he floated 11

September 5, 2018 11:15 PM Alex Jones calls Marco Rubio ‘frat boy’ in heated exchange

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones unloaded on Sen. Marco Rubio, calling him a “frat boy” as he ranted and raved his way through the halls of U.S. Congress Wednesday ahead of Senate hearings on social media. Jones, a radio host who has been banned from several social media platforms for spreading hate speech, crashed a Rubio interview and berated the Florida 14

August 31, 2018 6:18 PM Florida family terrorized by giant lizard that looks like a ‘dinosaur’

The Lizard King cometh. No, not Jim Morrison — a real Lizard King: a six-foot, 100-pound reptile that’s been chilling in a South Florida neighborhood and appears to be unstoppable, or at least untrappable. The hulking monstrosity has been thwomping around in the Broward County town of Davie since Monday and has thwarted all attempts at capture, including 25

August 29, 2018 12:15 PM Two construction workers die in scaffolding collapse near Disney World

“They were on the scaffolding, and for reasons unknown at this time, that support structure gave way, sending two workers plummeting to the ground below. Both died on the scene. A third worker managed to hang onto the scaffolding and managed to climb to safety,” Jachles told The Associated Press. Marriott International has described the project as a 16-story 11

August 26, 2018 7:57 PM ‘Multiple fatalities’ reported in mass shooting at gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida

Multiple people are dead, including a suspect, in what authorities called a mass shooting at a mall in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said that it did not know whether there were additional gunmen and that police were searching the area for suspects. The incident occurred at the Madden 19 video game tournament 23

August 21, 2018 2:12 PM Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has rods and screws placed into spine after crash

Hinchcliffe and Wickens drive for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, and Wickens had been surprisingly competitive since his series debut. He was on his way to winning the season opener at St. Petersburg, Florida, until he was spun in the closing laps. Wickens has one pole, four podiums, a pair of runner-up finishes and was sixth in the standings before his crash 19

August 19, 2018 7:06 PM Oilers sign free agent Scottie Upshall to professional tryout

The native of Fort McMurray, Alta., has played 759 career NHL games over 15 seasons with Nashville, Philadelphia, Arizona, Columbus, Florida and St. Louis. Upshall has 285 career NHL points, including 138 goals, and 615 penalty minutes. He also appeared in 53 playoff games, posting 13 points with five goals. Upshall has played for Canada internationally 15