Archive for October, 2015

Michael Frolik, Flames sink Oilers with last-second goal

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Michael Frolik scored three times, including the winner with 8.7 seconds remaining, as the Calgary Flames snapped a four-game winless skid by defeating the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 on Saturday.

World Series: Royals take commanding lead over Mets

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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The Kansas City Royals keep finding new ways to win this October. And now with one more victory in November, they will be World Series champions.

Jets knock off Blue Jackets

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist, helping the Winnipeg Jets beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night.

Red Wings cruise past Senators

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Tomas Tatar, Gustav Nyquist and Danny Dekeyser each had a goal and an assist Saturday as the Detroit Red Wing went into Ottawa and beat the Senators 5-3.

Leafs blanked by Penguins in Phil Kessel’s return

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 40th career shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins handily defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 Saturday night in Phil Kessel's return to the Air Canada Centre.

Blue Jays’ Josh Donaldson wins Hank Aaron award

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Josh Donaldson is the American League's winner of the 2015 Hank Aaron award.

'Hayne Plane' grounded as 49ers waive Australian (Reuters)

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
(Reuters) - Former rugby league international Jarryd Hayne has suffered a setback in his fledgling National Football League career after the Australian was waived by the San Francisco 49ers. Nicknamed the 'Hayne Plane', he struggled to make an impression in his six games and was let go to make room for Kendall Gaskins, who was promoted from the practice squad. Hayne gave up a lucrative career in Australia's National Rugby League to try his hand at American football and earned a spot on San Francisco's opening day roster after an impressive training camp.

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Oct 31 (The Sports Xchange) - The Cincinnati Bengals activated linebacker Vontaze Burfict from the physically unable to perform list on Saturday. Burfict was cleared to rejoin the team in practice on Thursday after being on the unable to perform list since Sept. 5. Burfict was added to the active 53-man roster after practice Saturday and is expected to play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, marking his return to the field for the first time since Oct. 26, 2014. Burfict, a fourth-year player, was the Bengals' leading tackler in both 2012 and 2013. ...

Canada wins gold in women’s team pursuit at track cycling worlds

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Canada won gold in the women's team pursuit event at the UCI Track World Cup and also secured the white jersey as the UCI World Cup leaders in Cali, Colombia on Saturday.

4 women share uneven bars gold at gymnastics worlds

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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China's Fan Yilin, Russia's Viktoria Komova and Daria Spiridonova and Madison Kocian of the U.S. made history on Saturday at the world gymnastics championships, tying for gold in the uneven bars when the judges awarded each the same score.