Archive for June, 2019

Canada drops close game to upstart Mali as heave at final buzzer falls short

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Keon Ambrose-Hylton led with 16 points in Canada's 71-70 loss to Mali on Sunday at the FIBA under-19 Basketball World Cup.

Vlad Guerrero Jr. ready to showcase power at Home Run Derby

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s rookie season just keeps getting better. The Blue Jays sensation was officially named to Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby on Sunday, highlighting the exceptional power he's shown this season.

PFT 2019 story line No. 24: Will the Cowboys finally take the training wheels off their offense?

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has survived in Dallas for more than eight years despite an offense that relies far less on creativity and innovation than it does on physicality and skill of its players. Changes apparently are coming, with 29-year-old (until Friday) Kellen Moore serving as offensive coordinator after only one season as an assistant coach. In May, COO Stephen Jones explained that the goal is to make the offense “a little harder to diagnose when we snap the ball.” Which implies that, previously, it hasn't been all that hard to spot what the Cowboys will be doing before the ball is snapped.

Canada’s volleyball playoff hopes dashed in loss to Brazil

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Canada’s hopes of advancing in the men’s volleyball Nations League were dashed after a 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-19) defeat to Brazil on Saturday in Brasilia.

Randall Cobb: Packers “like the ex-girlfriend that broke up with you”

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Wide receiver Randall Cobb said his first days as a member of the Cowboys this offseason were “a little weird” after he spent the last eight seasons with the Packers, but things were going great by the time workouts came to an end this month. Cobb signed with the Cowboys in March and he said during an appearance on ESPN Wisconsin that the decision was made easier because “there was never an offer put on the table” to remain in Green Bay for another season. Cobb chalked that up as the business of football, although he admitted that the Packers being out of sight doesn't put them out of mind.

Canada sweeps Croatia to advance to Challenger Cup final

Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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Canada's women secured an emphatic 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 26-24 ) win over Croatia in the semifinals of the Challenger Cup on Saturday in Lima, Peru.

Marquise Goodwin officially fastest in NFL, wins $1 million prize at 40 Yards of Gold competition

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

The debate is over. Marquise Goodwin is officially the fastest man in the NFL. The San Francisco 49ers wide receiver won the inaugural 40 Yards of Gold competition in Miami on Saturday night, beating out Carolina Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson by just 0.05 seconds to bring home the $1 million prize.

Stampeders stun Lions with last-minute touchdown

Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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Trailing 22-13 after three quarters, Eric Rogers scored a pair of touchdowns including the winner with 31 seconds remaining as the Calgary Stampeders rallied to defeat the B.C. Lions 36-32.

Canada crashes out of Gold Cup quarters after coughing up lead to Haiti

Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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After cruising to a 2-0 lead, Canada collapsed in the second half, giving up three consecutive Haitian goals to let a spot in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals slip away.

Leafs and Sens working on Zaitsev for Ceci deal: reports

Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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According to multiple reports, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators have a deal in place to swap blueliners Nikita Zaitsev and Cody Ceci, but only after Toronto pays Zaitsev's $3 million signing bonus on July 1.