Category Archives: Sports

Sharks get the last bite in overtime against Flames

SAN JOSE, CALIF. — The Calgary Flames were the only National Hockey League team that did not play on Dec. 23, prior to their Christmas break. And, to make things even more interesting, they resumed game action a day later than most teams — on Thursday — which gave the team plenty of time to…

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Forget Russia: At the world juniors and everywhere else, the U.S. has become Canada’s biggest hockey rival

In this Jan. 5, 2017 file photo, U.S. forward Troy Terry scores on Carter Hart in the shootout of the world junior final. Photograph by: Minas Panagiotakis BUFFALO — Twelve months later, Dominique Ducharme still hasn’t been able to rewatch the gold medal game. Well, that’s not entirely true. “I watched part of it,” said…

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Think it’s cold in Canada now? 50th anniversary of football’s Ice Bowl might lead you to reconsider

Your midday sports snack. Toast points • Canada’s outdoor showdown with the United States at the world juniors in Buffalo is officially a go. Tournament organizers told the Associated Press that tomorrow afternoon’s group stage game will indeed be played at New Era Field, home of the NFL Bills, despite forecasted temperatures of -6C to…

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Johnny Manziel to the CFL? League says it would let former Heisman Trophy winner sign a contract for 2018

TORONTO — Johnny Manziel has clearance to resume his pro football career in Canada. The CFL announced Thursday it would approve a contract for Manziel should it be negotiated with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who hold Manziel’s rights. In August, the former Heisman Trophy winner worked out for the Ticats, who passed on making him an…

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