Maple Leafs clinch first playoff berth since 2013 vs. Penguins

It's possible the series will start Thursday in Washington, with Game 2 Saturday at the Verizon Center. At 6:36, van Riemsdyk scored his second after keeping on a two-on-one with Mitch Marner and beating Korpisalo with a high shot. It's a great tim... More..

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Torres urging Atletico Madrid teammate Griezmann to reject Man Utd

The Daily Star says United already want Atletico's France striker Antoine Griezmann in a whopping £85million deal. "Not many places in the world". "He has the world in his hands". Simeone's side look set ...More..

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hails defensive abilities of David Luiz
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hails defensive abilities of David Luiz

Conte added: "When we chose to buy him we were sure we were taking a really good player to work with and put as one of the best defenders in Europe". Can Jose Mourinho get the better of Chelsea when they lo...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Celtics defeat Bucks, earn No. 1 seed in East

The good news for the Celtics is that the Bulls haven't been as good an offensive rebounding team since trading Taj Gibson (they rank 18th in offensive rebounding percentage at 23.8 percent since the break) a...More..

Klopp admits Liverpool were lucky to beat Stoke
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Klopp admits Liverpool were lucky to beat Stoke

Jonathan Walters had put Stoke 1-0 up heading into the interval on Saturday, but quickfire strikes from substitutes Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino turned the Premier League game on its head. He told th...More..

Tampa Bay Rays offense gives fans something to cheer
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tampa Bay Rays offense gives fans something to cheer

Chris Archer pitched seven solid innings and the Tampa Bay Rays won the first game of the new Major League Baseball season, roughing up Masahiro Tanaka. He was the only Tampa Bay starter with a winning record,...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Nationals host Jackie Robinson Day and Black Heritage Day on Saturday

It was something he wanted to do at least once in his prep career. Zim said he was a great teammate and a great player. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947 by becoming the first African-American t...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Nintendo's New 'Zelda' for Switch Is Doing Better Than the Switch Itself

Both the system and the game's sales numbers are likely a testament to what an incredible launch game-and truly unique Zelda title-Breath of the Wild really is. Even so, both Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's P...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Chinese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton ready for close fight after victory

Kimi Raikkonen was fifth for Ferrari, ahead of Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas and Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz. Like I said, it's easy to look back and say we should have done a better job out of it. "I love this fig...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Man United can finish in top four, says Conte

United have 12 draws in the top flight - nine of which have come at Old Trafford - and remain four points outside the top four in the table. Hazard, who played like a ghost under Mourinho last season, will ar...More..

Son shines as Tottenham crush Watford to close gap
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Son shines as Tottenham crush Watford to close gap

One punter lost a bet worth a staggering €46,000 after Son Heung-min struck Spurs' fourth goal against Watford on Saturday. "He's creative, he gets assists, he is fantastic on the ball". "It gives me anothe...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Rays starter Jake Odorizzi leaves with tight left hamstring

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello was rocked for eight runs over 4 1/3 innings in a loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday. Hanley Ramirez certainly has embraced his role as a DH for the Boston R...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Ramirez gets 1st RBIs of season, Red Sox top Pirates 4-3

Two walks, uncharacteristic of Porcello, and a single loaded the bases for Morris in the third, and he hit the first slam of his career. "Being at this ballpark and knowing you've got a little help in left th...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tax deadline pushed back to Tuesday

If you haven't, the deadline doesn't fall on April 15. Because the usual April 15 deadline is pushed back by the weekend and by the Emancipation Day holiday on Monday, tax returns aren't due until Tuesday. To...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Kompany: Goal is way of giving back to City fans

Sergio Aguero threatened twice in the opening few minutes as City started at pace, first volleying a hard half-chance wide from Kevin De Bruyne's pass and then turning his defender and sending a low, angled sho...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Celtic secure sixth title in a row

It's the reality. I couldn't see this team going in and being better than Everton, Arsenal, Manchester United and the four above them. I still am ambitious but being at Celtic makes you reassess. "I'm more plea...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Philadelphia Phillies: Tensions Rise As Mets Take Series Opener

The Mets righthander seemed to wince after running to cover first base and called the trainer out to the mound after trying to throw. It would given him some confidence and shown, after a Jekyll and Hyde year w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Lewis Hamilton on His Relationship With Formula One Rival Sebastian Vettel

Valtteri Bottas suffered greatly when he lost control while warming up his tires as the safety vehicle was out. Verstappen then wasted no time moving up the field. Solid pit work, good strategy, good racing f...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jurgen Klopp happy with his decision to rest stars at Stoke

Klopp made a decision to bring both Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho on at half-time while 1-0 down to Stoke, changing his formation from three at the back to four. Liverpool went 1-0 down at the end of t...More..

Brian Elliott: Brian Elliott, Flames fall behind 2-0 to ANA
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Brian Elliott: Brian Elliott, Flames fall behind 2-0 to ANA

For the Ducks, it's all about keeping the pedal to the medal. "Hopefully the answers that you give are the right ones", he said, "because scheduling and travel and meals and all that is a big part of your res...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tottenham roll on, now seek a helping hand

Not only did Mousa Dembele score his first goal of the season, but substitute striker Vincent Jansson netted in stoppage time for his first from open play in the league since joining Tottenham past year. ...More..

Leafs' Zaitsev remains out for Game 2
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Leafs' Zaitsev remains out for Game 2

Andersen has been central to their efforts so far, his Game 2 performance equal to and perhaps even better than Braden Holtby , the reigning Vezina Trophy victor and another top contender this season. The Marn...More..

Montgomery makes debut in 8-4 win over Rays
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Montgomery makes debut in 8-4 win over Rays

Jacoby Ellsbury's RBI double in the third scored Brett Gardner , who reached on a strikeout/wild pitch, giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead. Longoria and Morrison accounted for the only two hits on the day. Paxto...More..

Bayern can still turn it around at Real, says Ancelotti
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Bayern can still turn it around at Real, says Ancelotti

Bayern suffered a blow before kick-off when top-scorer Robert Lewandowski, who has scored 38 goals this season, dropped out with a bruised shoulder and Thomas Muller deputised as striker. We're all a little dis...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Wilson's first goal saves Washington

In their hearts of hearts, they have wanted to be that team all year - that swashbuckling team, that team full of young Musketeers. It was not Leafs killers such as Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom or sting...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Umpire Dale Scott suffers concussion after taking foul tip to mask

With Wade Miley set to face Aaron Sanchez in the pitching matchup , the over/under now sits at 8 runs for tonight's game. Baltimore Orioles closing pitcher Zach Britton (53) celebrates with Welington Castill...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Roger Federer tops Rafael Nadal once again, clinches Miami Open title

The 30-year-old will resume his campaign at the Monte Carlo Masters in two weeks time, which is played on clay courts - his preferred surface. Nadal has also done quite well in 2017, but somehow he is still t...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jose Mourinho seemingly asks Michael Carrick what Manchester United fans were chanting

Now we are going to fight for the Europa League but while it is still mathematically possible we keep fighting for the top four. "We started very well with a will to win the game", the Italian added. "When we w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Maple Leafs blow lead, draw Capitals in first round

That became a fact Sunday when the Leafs failed to get a point against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Air Canada Centre, losing 3-2 before a crowd of 19,369. But then fortunes turned for the Leafs , who st...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Rangers Begin Quest for Stanley Cup in Montreal

So much for the numbers. Game 2 of the first round series is Friday night at 7 p.m. NY managed just two goals - including an empty-net - but it was the game-winner from the fourth line that reinforced tha...More..

Ronaldo reigns, Neuer shines, and Real wins
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Ronaldo reigns, Neuer shines, and Real wins

Ronaldo's last Champions League goal prior to Wednesday's game-winning display came against Borussia Dortmund all the way back in September, but he silenced many of his critics against one of the tournament's f...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Bad Friday: Blue Jays lose 7th straight game

The two faced off in the second game of the season, with the Orioles ultimately winning 3-1 on April 5th. The pain keeps growing for the Blue Jays. Toronto, off to the poorest start in franchise history, is j...More..

Sergio Garcia gives hope and painful moniker to these rivals
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sergio Garcia gives hope and painful moniker to these rivals

Garcia said he was even more delighted to have won on the day his idol - Severiano Ballesteros, the victor of five major titles, including two green jackets - would have celebrated turning 60. Former PGA Champi...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

National Hockey League scores: Oilers fall to Wild in OT

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid scored his first career National Hockey League playoff goal in his team's to a 2-0 first-round Game 2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday. The goal came 6:44 into...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Baseball's best pay tribute on Jackie Robinson Day

It depicts Robinson stealing home, something he did 20 times in his career. It weighs 700 pounds and is secured with a 150-pound steel rod. It was an fantastic experience as players and fans took time to honor ...More..