Archive for March, 2018

Anthony Joshua beats Parker to become 3-belt world heavyweight champ

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time before beating Joseph Parker by unanimous decision and becoming a three-belt world heavyweight boxing champion on Saturday.

Brad Gushue opens world title defence with win over Russia

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Canada's Brad Gushue opened defence of the men's world curling championship with a 7-6 win over Russia's Alexey Timofeev on Saturday.

Edler scores OT winner as Canucks down Blue Jackets in wild affair

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Defenceman Alex Edler scored 1:21 into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a wild 5-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday afternoon.

Solarte’s late homer gives Blue Jays 1st win of season

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Yangervis Solarte hit a go-ahead solo homer in the eighth inning and Kevin Pillar stole home to pad the lead as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 5-3 Saturday for their first win of the season.

76ers’ Joel Embiid undergoes surgery, no timetable set for return

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers all-star centre Joel Embiid had surgery Saturday to repair a broken bone around his left eye.

Kamara scores go-ahead winner to lead Whitecaps past Crew

Saturday, March 31st, 2018
MLS Whitecaps Crew Soccer

Kei Kamara scored the go-ahead goal on a diving header in the 78th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday.

Steve Nash officially receives call to Basketball Hall of Fame

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Canadian Steve Nash, Jason Kidd and Grant Hill are among the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September.

Seahawks G.M. urges fans to “trust the process”

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

The Seahawks have undergone major changes to the coaching staff and the roster in 2018. “It’s a constant reset every single year, it doesn’t stop,” Schneider said during an appearance on 710 ESPN in Seattle. “I’m telling you man, there’s a lot of good young football players that people don’t know about.

Sloane Stephens wins hometown Miami Open

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (5), 6-1 in Saturday's final at the Miami Open.

American Stephens beats Ostapenko for Miami Open title

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (5), 6-1 in Saturday's final at the Miami Open. Stephens, a South Florida native who lives in Fort Lauderdale, won the last women's final on Key Biscayne. The tournament will move next year to the Miami Dolphins' stadium. Seeded 13th, Stephens won with defense, repeatedly extending rallies until Ostapenko would make a mistake. Ostapenko had a 25-6 advantage in winners but committed 48 unforced errors to 21 by Stephens. Stephens was the surprise champion at the U.S. Open last September and then endured a long slump she ended at Key Biscayne. She improved to 6-0 in finals, and will break into the top 10