Category: Canadian Sports

Montas leads A’s to 6th straight win, 3-0 over Tigers

OAKLAND, Calif. – Frankie Montas allowed two hits in six sharp innings and the Oakland Athletics won their sixth straight game by beating the Detroit Tigers 3-0 on Friday night. After opening the season with six consecutive losses, the roller-coaster A’s are back at .500 after 14 games thanks to their follow-up winning streak. Oakland…

AHL postpones three Marlies games due to league COVID-19 protocols

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The American Hockey League has postponed three Toronto Marlies games over the next week due to league COVID-19 protocols. The AHL announced the postponements Wednesday, but did not elaborate on why the Marlies were entering league protocols. Toronto’s games Thursday and Sunday at Laval (Montreal) and April 21 at Belleville (Ottawa) are…

Funkel hired as coach at relegation-threatened Cologne

COLOGNE, Germany – Cologne appointed Friedhelm Funkel as coach for the last six games of the Bundesliga season Monday after firing Markus Gisdol with the club on course for relegation. Cologne lost to Mainz 3-2 on Sunday in Gisdol’s last game in charge after giving up a 2-1 lead. The team is second to last…

QMJHL Roundup: Riley Kidney scores late, Titan down Wildcats 3-2

BATHURST, N.B. – Riley Kidney broke a 2-2 deadlock at 19:26 of the third period, and the Acadie-Bathurst Titan came back to beat the Moncton Wildcats 3-2 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play. Bennett MacArthur tied the game 2-2 at 14:46 of the third for the Titan (18-9-2), with Mathieu Desgagnes assisting…

Pakistan wins series in South Africa with another Fakhar 100

CENTURION, South Africa – Opener Fakhar Zaman hit a second successive century to help Pakistan win the deciding one-day international against South Africa by 28 runs and take the series 2-1 on Wednesday. Fakhar made 101 and captain Babar Azam 94 from 82 balls to propel Pakistan to 320-7 batting first at SuperSport Park. South…