Kenyan hockey stars say viral video, featuring Crosby, MacKinnon, transforming sport at home

October 16th, 2018

Benard Azgere and his teammates on the Ice Lions, Kenya's only hockey team, were featured in a video released on Monday in which Tim Hortons brought them to Canada to play in their first game.

USA Gymnastics interim CEO resigns 4 days into the job amid criticism

October 16th, 2018

Former U.S. congresswoman Mary Bono resigned from USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, four days after she was named interim chief executive officer of the sport's U.S. governing body as it tried to recover from a sexual abuse scandal.

Raiders release veteran MLB Derrick Johnson, promote LB from practice squad

October 16th, 2018

The Raiders signed veteran middle linebacker Derrick Johnson in May, extending an illustrious career previously spent with the Kansas City Chiefs. Second-year pro Marquel Lee ate into his workload, and left Johnson with scraps on a struggling team. Johnson was released, head coach Jon Gruden announced on Tuesday.

Raptors banking on championship pedigree of Leonard, Green

October 16th, 2018

After an off-season that saw the trade of popular star DeMar DeRozan for former Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, the Toronto Raptors enter this season with renewed hopes for their first trip to the NBA Finals.

Should you be worried about Royce Freeman and Phillip Lindsay in Week 7?

October 16th, 2018

To quote our very own Brad Evans (@YahooNoise), the Denver Broncos backfield situation this season has been “bewildering, perplexing, confusing to say the least.” Indeed, it has. The Broncos drafted Royce Freeman and added Phillip Lindsay as an undrafted free agent before the regular season. Many fantasy players imagined the talented Freeman being the bellcow-back with Lindsay getting a couple of touches here and there.

Unbeaten Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2

October 16th, 2018

After six weeks, the Los Angeles Rams are the NFL's last unbeaten team following their 23-20 victory over the Denver Broncos. The Rams will look to stay unbeaten on Sunday when they face the San Francisco 49ers in the final game of a three-game road swing. The New England Patriots are inching their way back to the top.

Maple Leafs’ Andersen questionable for Thursday vs. Crosby, Penguins

October 16th, 2018

On Monday, Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock said definitively that No. 1 goalie Frederik Andersen would be back in the crease Thursday against visiting Pittsburgh. Everyone was a lot less confident that would be the case a day later.

Broncos vs. Cardinals preview | Week 7 preview

October 16th, 2018

NFL Network's Charley Cassely gives his keys to victory for each team in the Week 7 NFL match up between the Denver Broncos and the Arizona Cardinals.

Altuve to DH among trio of Astros moves for Game 3: MLB playoff notes

October 16th, 2018

Six-time all-star second baseman Jose Altuve is a designated hitter for the Houston Astros in the playoffs for the first time on Tuesday against Boston. Manager A.J. Hinch is also moving Marwin Gonzalez to second base and Tony Kemp to left field.

Canadian women to play on clay at Fed Cup tie in the Netherlands

October 16th, 2018

Canada's Fed Cup meeting with the host Netherlands Feb. 9-10 will take place on the clay courts of the indoor Maaspoort Sports and Events venue in 's-Hertogenbosch.