Category: Canadian Sports

Stickless Stephenson gets winner, Vegas beats Coyotes 4-2

LAS VEGAS – A stickless Chandler Stephenson was credited with the game-winning goal, Robin Lehner made 30 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Monday night. Not too long after the first of Reilly Smith’s two goals tied it early in the third period, Vegas defenceman Zach Whitecloud gathered a…

Maddison celebrates alone as Leicester jumps to 2nd in EPL

LEICESTER, England – Leicester climbed to second place in the English Premier League by beating Southampton 2-0, with James Maddison marking his opening goal with a humorous solo celebration to follow new pandemic protocols urging players to stop hugging and kissing. After running onto Youri Tielemans’ pass and smashing home a rising shot into the…

Trippier’s ban to end in Feb regardless of Atletico appeal

LONDON – The English Football Association has been unable to extend the end of Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier’s ban for breaching betting rules while it is blocked from being applied in Spain and the rest of the world. Trippier served less than two weeks of the 10-week ban when FIFA paused the global extension…

Brooks scores 21 points, Grizzlies beat Cavaliers 101-91

CLEVELAND – Dillon Brooks had 21 points and seven rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies recovered after blowing a 16-point lead to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-91 on Monday night. Brandon Clarke scored 15 points and Tyus Jones had 13 points, seven assists and three steals for the Grizzlies, who won their second straight and improved…

Devils goalie Corey Crawford retires on eve of NHL season

NEWARK, N.J. – Corey Crawford, who helped the Chicago Blackhawks win two Stanley Cups, has retired less than three months after signing with the New Jersey Devils and less than a week before the start of the NHL season. The 36-year-old goalie made the announcement Saturday after a week of speculation about his future. He…