Archive for September, 2016

Eskimos dissect Blue Bombers, win season series

Friday, September 30th, 2016
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John White ran in a pair of touchdowns as the Edmonton Eskimos defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 40-26 on Friday.

Shocker: Penny Oleksiak, Aurelie Rivard win national swimming awards

Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Penny Oleksiak and Aurelie Rivard were recognized for their breakthrough performance at the Rio Olympics on Friday by being named the female swimmers of the year by Swimming Canada.

Blue Jays lose ground in wild card race after loss to Red Sox

Friday, September 30th, 2016
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The Blue Jays fell one game behind Baltimore in the wild-card race and are now within range of Detroit and Seattle in the fight for the AL's final postseason berth. The Tigers sit half a game back of Toronto while Seattle entered Friday at 1½ games back.

NHL: Maple Leafs erupt, beat Sabres by a touchdown

Friday, September 30th, 2016
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The Toronto Maple Leafs opened up their offence in a big way on Friday, defeating the Buffalo Sabres in pre-season action 8-1.

Baldwin tells “60 Minutes Sports” he's gotten death threats (The Associated Press)

Friday, September 30th, 2016
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin has told ''60 Minutes Sports'' that he's received death threats in the wake of his decision to speak out about the need for reviewing police tactics. In a transcript of the interview released Friday, Baldwin says that in the wake of expressing support for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick he has received death threats. A couple of people told me to watch my back,'' Baldwin is quoted as saying.

Texans coach O'Brien confirms Watt is out for the year (The Associated Press)

Friday, September 30th, 2016
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien confirmed Friday that star defensive end J.J. Watt will miss the rest of the season after back surgery.

NBA No. 1 pick Ben Simmons breaks foot at 76ers practice

Friday, September 30th, 2016
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No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons broke a bone in his right foot Friday during the Philadelphia 76ers' final training camp scrimmage at Stockton University.

Greg Cosell's Film Study: What's different with Panthers and Cam Newton (Shutdown Corner)

Friday, September 30th, 2016
The Carolina Panthers haven’t had an easy start to their season. A lot of that is due to the schedule: They have played the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings, two of the best defenses in the NFL.

Hamstring injury to sideline Chargers rookie Bosa again (The Associated Press)

Friday, September 30th, 2016
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- San Diego Chargers rookie Joey Bosa has been ruled out of his fourth straight game due to a hamstring injury.

Toronto FC fan group battles team over code of conduct

Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Toronto FC supporters group Inebriatti has taken a vow of silence in protest against the club's front office.