• NEW IceCaps Alumni Join Team Canada for Winter Olympics
NEW IceCaps Alumni Join Team Canada for Winter Olympics

Two other players named to Team Canada have connections to Manitoba. Thomas and the rest of Team Canada will play their first game on Sunday, Feb. 11 against Russian Federation, then proceed to face-off against the likes of the Czech Republic, Finland, Switzerland and the United States in the group stage.

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  • National Football League asked to investigate if Raiders violated Rooney Rule in Gruden hiring
National Football League asked to investigate if Raiders violated Rooney Rule in Gruden hiring

Jon Gruden offered Rich Gannon the chance to coach quarterbacks with the Oakland Raiders , but the former player declined. As a result, the Raiders made a decision to part ways with head coach Jack Del Rio after two years, even though he signed a four year contract extension.

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  • Panthers expected to tab Turner as offensive coordinator
Panthers expected to tab Turner as offensive coordinator

The father-son tandem will join two other members of the family - offensive assistant Ron Turner (Norv's brother) and assistant quarterbacks coach Cameron Turner (Norv's nephew) - in what will become arguably the most interesting offensive coaching setup in the NFL.

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  • Eagles-Jaguars among London games in 2018
Eagles-Jaguars among London games in 2018

The new Tottenham Hotspur Stadum seats 61,000 (it even has its own Twitter page) with the Seahawks-Raiders being the first National Football League game to be played there. In the past designated home teams have received $1 million for moving a game to London. There are another 68,000 fans waiting to move up onto that "Blue Pride" notification li...

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  • Lamborghini launches Urus for Rs 3 crore in India
Lamborghini launches Urus for Rs 3 crore in India

Urus, which derives its name from the ancestor of modern domestic cattle, is a 5-door SUV that is based on Volkswagen's MLBevo platform that styles the Audi Q7, Audi Q8, Bentley Bentayga , Porsche Cayenne, and Volkswagen Touareg. Over five metres in length, it is a full-size SUV and uses plenty of aluminium alloys in construction to keep the weigh...

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  • Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Exchange Barbs On Social Media
Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Exchange Barbs On Social Media

McGregor was on stage to collect a lifetime achievement award due to his championship runs in cage fighting firms Cage Warriors and UFC . The 67-year-old jokingly pretended to cut McGregor's top. "I'm 225 right now". Nurmagomedov has never lost and is a flawless 9-0 in the UFC . In a video via Fight Hype , Floyd Mayweather Jr. ridiculo...

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  • Kazuyoshi Miura: Japanese striker signs new deal at 50
Kazuyoshi Miura: Japanese striker signs new deal at 50

Miura played in 12 league games previous year and scored one goal, breaking his own record as the J-League's oldest scorer. Miura said he's glad to have signed a contract for a new season. His decision to travel to Brazil at the age of 15- in 1982 - was rewarded with a first pro contract with Brazilian giants Santos, where Pele spent the vast maj...

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  • Houston Rockets: 3 keys to defeating the Blazers on Wednesday
Houston Rockets: 3 keys to defeating the Blazers on Wednesday

Paul continued to step up his game in James Harden's absence. At Los Angeles, Julius Randle had 22 points, 14 rebounds and six assists while Lonzo Ball added five points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists and five steals as the host Lakers defeated Sacramento 99-86.

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  • Ibaka, Johnson suspended for throwing punches
Ibaka, Johnson suspended for throwing punches

And with the NBA's best winning percentage - a 33-8 record heading into Wednesday night's game against the L.A. Clippers - the Warriors are not showing any signs of slowing down. They are one of the few teams in the National Basketball Association that don't have an All-Star but they're once again showing that they can compete without the need fo...

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  • Nagy makes first Bears' hire
Nagy makes first Bears' hire

Hiestand will be responsible for coaxing more consistent performances from the Bears' 30th-ranked offense, which struggled up front with injuries and penalties last season under former offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn. Perhaps he would be considered for the defensive coordinator job under Nagy for the Bears. Hiestand, 59, is a 35-year coach...

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  • Jay Bruce Signs With New York Mets
Jay Bruce Signs With New York Mets

Jay Bruce , the definition of a rent-a-player for the final 50 games of 2017 for the Indians , has re-signed with the New York Mets . However, he rebounded last season to club 29 homers in 103 games for NY. Throughout Bruce's 10 year career he has played in 1,416 games, has batted.249/.319/.472, has 272 doubles, 29 triples, 277 home runs, drove i...

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  • Vikings-Saints Storylines to Follow
Vikings-Saints Storylines to Follow

Of all the teams that won over the weekend, however, it is those New Orleans Saints that looked like the team to beat. "I would expect that they've kind of grown into their own identity now", Saints linebacker Manti Te'o said. No offense plays well on the road against the Vikings. Among them is cornerback Xavier Rhodes, whose numbers (two inter...

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  • Andrew Benintendi's agent fired after discovery of hidden camera
Andrew Benintendi's agent fired after discovery of hidden camera

The Major League Baseball Players Association suspended Wood following the allegations and could decertify him as an agent. Last April, Wood's original firm, Arland Sports, was acquired by Career Sports Entertainment . Wood has reportedly been fired by several players while others plan to do so . Wood's biggest client was Boston's Andrew Be...

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  • Nigeria to play England in June
Nigeria to play England in June

This last appearance for the Three Lions saw them fall to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of a strong Italian side which included 2006 World Cup winners Gianluigi Buffon, Fabio Cannavaro. The Three Lions tactician hinged his choice of the three-time African champions and the Central American side on the fact that they would be facing teams [Tunisia and...

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  • Patrick Kane to be lone Blackhawk at 2018 NHL All-Star game
Patrick Kane to be lone Blackhawk at 2018 NHL All-Star game

He was the only selection from the Blackhawks to the All-Star team just a year after the team had Kane, center Jonathan Toews, and defenseman Duncan Keith for the game in Los Angeles. The all-star skills competition is the night before the game. In 2016-17, his first in Minnesota, Staal racked up 28 goals and 65 points in a rebound performance af...

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  • Inter Milan Consider Loan Move For Out Of Favour Liverpool Striker
Inter Milan Consider Loan Move For Out Of Favour Liverpool Striker

Sky Sports Italy report that the out of favour striker is a target for the Italian club, who are seeking players desperate for regular playing time ahead of the World Cup . While a temporary deal would suit Inter down to a T, as it saves them money, the Italian newspaper explain the only way Liverpool will let the England worldwide go is via a fu...

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  • Texas rallies around guard Andrew Jones after leukemia diagnosis
Texas rallies around guard Andrew Jones after leukemia diagnosis

Jones' family confirmed Wednesday that the Longhorns' top scorer was diagnosed with the disease after several recent medical tests, ESPN reported . No further details on the diagnosis or Jones' condition were immediately released. Jones, a sophomore guard, fractured his wrist on December 11 and was sidelined for four games before returning to t...

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  • Steph Curry Out vs. Clippers With Sprained Ankle
Steph Curry Out vs. Clippers With Sprained Ankle

Curry has played in five consecutive games since returning from a right ankle sprain. His recent performances helped him earn the Western Conference Player of the Week for games for the first week of January. Warriors head into Wednesday night with a four game lead. Thompson now ranks sixth in the league in 3-point percentage and is first with 1...

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  • Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough leaving for NFL Draft, report says
Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough leaving for NFL Draft, report says

In addition to Ridley, AL.com reported on Wednesday that backup running back Bo Scarbrough will also turn pro, while top running back Damien Harris , a junior, will be returning to Alabama. After a quiet freshman season, the running back out of Northport, Al. had his most productive campaign as a sophomore, rushing for 812 yards and 11 scores ...

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  • Salah returns to Liverpool training
Salah returns to Liverpool training

He scored 22 goals, 17 goals in the Premier League and five goals in the UEFA Champions League. Egypt global Mohamed Salah is the 12th most valuable player in the world, moving up 28 places in just six months. Salah - who also won the BBC African player of the year- was rewarded for his performance in 2017 in achieving a lot of successes on the...

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  • Britain's Paralympians look ahead to Winter Olympics
Britain's Paralympians look ahead to Winter Olympics

The target was announced here today alongside the launching of a UK Sport and Korean Cultural Centre UK photo exhibition titled "The Winter Wonders of Pyeongchang". Figure skating and bobsleigh's exchequer and National Lottery cash was also under threat after they, too, committed only to top-eight and top-five finishes, respectively, ahead of Tuesd...

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  • Pistons show interest in Bulls' Nikola Mirotic
Pistons show interest in Bulls' Nikola Mirotic

Those reports come a day after Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com wrote that the Bulls are "still planning to trade forward Nikola Mirotic , which can't happen until January 15 or without his permission, based on his contract". According to Marc Stein of the New York Times , the Pistons have reportedly expressed interest in acquiring veteran forwa...

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  • Astros set to steal Gerrit Cole away from Yankees' grasp
Astros set to steal Gerrit Cole away from Yankees' grasp

There's been no confirmation from the Pirates about the trade, or compensation. During the 2017 season, Cole posted a 4.26 ERA and 1.25 WHIP, while holding a 196:55 K:BB over 203 innings (33 starts). The Pirates selected Cole with the first overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft. Cole held a 3.23 ERA in 579 1/3 innings between 2013-2016. NY also has be...

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  • Burst Water Main At JFK Airport Floods International Terminal
Burst Water Main At JFK Airport Floods International Terminal

Adding to the chaos, a China Southern Airlines and Kuwait Airways jet clipped each other's wings at JFK's Terminal 4 late Friday, causing damage to both aircraft but no injuries, officials said. Meanwhile 38 of the scheduled departing flight between 6am and 11.59am are now delayed, and a further nine have been cancelled. "Please allow extra time ...

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  • Madonsela: Zuma has no authority to alter commission's terms of reference
Madonsela: Zuma has no authority to alter commission's terms of reference

The announcement has sparked comments and conversation on Twitter . "Although he indicated his intention to appeal, this announcement coming on the eve of the national executive committee meeting is clearly created to try to reduce the pressure on him to resign immediately", he said.

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