Archive for October, 2018

McDavid sets up Draisaitl for OT winner as Oilers edge Bruins

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Connor McDavid set up Leon Draisaitl for the overtime winner as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 in their home opener on Thursday.

David Price pitches Red Sox back into another World Series

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

David Price put his post-season woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night.

Power-play goals from Laine, Little lift Jets past Canucks

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Patrik Laine and Bryan Little each scored power-play goals as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday.

Oakland Raiders reportedly fined $20,000 for violating NFL’s injury report policy with Kelechi Osemele

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

It has been a rough start for Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden this season — and it doesn’t seem to be getting easier. The Raiders were fined $20,000 on Thursday for violating the NFL’s injury report policy after they failed to downgrade offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele from “questionable” to “out” in Week 5 before their game against the Los Angeles Chargers. The Oakland Raiders were fined $20,000 for violating the NFL’s injury report policy in Week 5, marking yet another stumble this season for first-year head coach Jon Gruden.

Lethbridge WHL player back on skates after serious burns

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Ryan Vandervlis

Ryan Vandervlis of the Lethbridge Hurricanes was one of three people who were injured in the June 15 fire.

Leafs’ offence fizzles as Crosby’s Penguins show defence is a winning strategy

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Matt Murray made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season as the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped Toronto's five-game winning streak with a stifling 3-0 victory over the high-flying Maple Leafs on Thursday night.

Cowboys’ draft gamble paying off in emerging LB Jaylon Smith

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Jaylon Smith makes himself presentable for the cameras, then turns to his locker to grab one last thing before starting an interview: the neck pad given to him by hard-nosed defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli to acknowledge the Dallas linebacker's physical style of play. It still hangs loosely around his neck in front of reporters weeks after he got it, while Smith invariably gets another question about the painstaking recovery from a devastating left knee injury in his final college game. Smith is doing more than just playing again two years after owner and general manager Jerry Jones gambled early in the draft on a player considered a top prospect before the career-threatening injury.

Jerry Jones miffed at critics calling Dak Prescott a bus driver: ‘He’s long-term’

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Last week, the sputtering Dallas Cowboys offense woke up in a big way, laying a 40-7 beatdown on the Jacksonville Jaguars. This weekend, they hope to carry that progress on the road – where the struggle has been significant – against the rival Washington Redskins. Much of the Cowboys’ problems have been pinned on quarterback Dak Prescott, who has regressed in each of his two seasons since winning Rookie of the Year honors for the 2016 season.

Michel production surging, but yardage still there to be had

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Sony Michel was coming off of his second-career 100-yard game. Michel's production has surged of late, as has his workload. Against the Colts he carried 18 times for 98 yards and caught a pass for 12.

Cards right guard Pugh active with big wrap on left hand

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals right guard Justin Pugh was active for Thursday night's game against Denver, his injured left hand encased in a large cast-like wrap. There were no other surprises among inactives. Broncos left guard Ron Leary