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  • Quarterbacks Masoli, Mitchell named finalists for CFL’s top player award

    November 8, 2018 4:49 PM 11

    Mitchell, who won the award in 2016, threw a CFL-high 35 touchdown passes this season. The native of Katy, Texas, helped Calgary (13-5) finish atop the West Division standings. Masoli finished second among CFL passers with 5,209 yards in his first full season as Hamilton’s starter. He helped the Ticats (8-10) earn second in the East Division with a league-high

  • Ducks score late to snuff out Flames’ rally in Anaheim

    November 8, 2018 6:57 AM 12

    Anaheim got on the board at 8:37 of the first when Silfverberg carried the puck into the Calgary zone and ripped a slap shot for his fifth goal of the season. Henrique gave the Ducks a two-goal lead three minutes later when he pounced on a rebound after Smith stopped Josh Manson’s shot from near the blue line. With less than three minutes left in the first

  • Canadian women edged by Americans in Olympic final rematch

    November 8, 2018 3:43 AM 12

    Canada (1-1) closes out the preliminary round against Finland on Friday, while the U.S. (2-0) takes on Sweden. Finland improved to 1-1 with a 3-2 win over Sweden (0-2). The two countries with the best records after the preliminary round play for gold on Saturday night. The U.S. had a power play late in the third period with Canadian defender Halli Kryzyzaniak

  • Boras blames Blue Jays brass for attendance drop

    November 8, 2018 1:01 AM 12

    “Toronto is a wonderful city. It’s been a great franchise. They’ve drawn three million fans,” Boras said. “They’ve lost near a third of their fan base due to the Blue Flu of not bringing attractive players that their fans find interesting to their market.” The Blue Jays, who finished fourth in the American League East with a 73-89 record, had a total

  • Dez Bryant has reportedly agreed to contract with New Orleans Saints

    November 7, 2018 5:43 PM 14

    The Saints on Tuesday also worked out Brandon Marshall, who most recently played for the Seahawks, and Kamar Aiken, who was released by the Eagles last month. Bryant, 30, has been out of football since being released by the Dallas Cowboys in April. Over eight seasons in Dallas, he caught 531 passes, surpassing 1,000 yards receiving in three consecutive

  • Kevin Harvick stripped of berth in NASCAR title race

    November 7, 2018 3:56 PM 12

    Greg Zipadelli, vice-president of competition at Stewart-Haas Racing, said the team will not appeal the penalties. Zipadelli said Tony Gibson will serve as interim crew chief and Nick DeFazio will be interim car chief. "We work tirelessly across every inch of our race cars to create speed and, unfortunately, NASCAR determined we ventured into an area not accommodated

  • Oilers outclassed by Lightning on rough night in Tampa

    November 7, 2018 6:11 AM 12

    Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Lightning beat the Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night. “They’ve got a fun team to watch,” McLellan said. “We’re all chasing them right now, but I think we can get there.” Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning

  • R.J. Barrett leads Duke rout over Kentucky in season opener

    November 7, 2018 5:39 AM 13

    Kentucky trailed 11-8 when Duke scored the game’s next nine points in less than two minutes. Reddish hit another 3-pointer, Jones and Bolden hit layups and Barrett ended a fast break with a slam dunk to give Duke a 20-8 lead. When Barrett scored inside at 11:47, Duke had made 11 of its first 19 shots and six Blue Devils had scored to build a 27-10 lead. The Blue Devils

  • Golden Knights’ Haula stretchered off after hit vs. Leafs

    November 7, 2018 2:31 AM 11

    It was a clean hit, but as Haula hit the boards near centre ice, his right leg buckled as he fell backwards. There was no penalty on the play. Haula waved to the crowd as he was taken off the ice. It’s another injury blow for Vegas, which already has centre Paul Stastny on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. Haula, a native of Pori, Finland, moved

  • Griezmann shines as Atletico Madrid beats Borussia Dortmund

    November 7, 2018 12:41 AM 13

    Messi had travelled with the team to Milan but Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde opted not to risk the star forward, who hasn’t played since fracturing his arm last month. Substitute Malcom scored with seven minutes remaining but Mauro Icardi levelled in the 87th for the hosts. Barcelona is top of Group B, three points ahead of Inter and six ahead of Tottenham