Category: Canadian Sports

Pandemic World Series draws smallest crowd in over century

ARLINGTON, Texas – Julie and Lance Smith walked through the mostly empty concourse of Globe Life Field. Tampa Bay infielder Joey Wendle is married to one of their cousins, and they weren’t going to miss his World Series debut. “It’s so weird,” said Julie Smith, 38, from Gadsden, Alabama. “It’s kind of nice in a…

McDermott credits Reid’s influence as Bills host Chiefs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Sean McDermott’s professional coaching world came crashing down around him upon being fired by Andy Reid in Philadelphia following the 2010 season. Already having difficulty coming to grips with being dismissed from his hometown dream job, and by his mentor, no less, McDermott couldn’t believe his ears when Reid suggested the…

LEADING OFF: Rays, Braves try to clinch World Series trips

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: GETTING CLOSE Marcell Ozuna, Freddie Freeman and the Braves will try to clinch Atlanta’s first trip to the World Series since 1999. They take a 3-1 lead over the Dodgers into Game 5 of the NL Championship Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The…

Pache in Braves lineup with Duvall out, LA’s Pederson at DH

ARLINGTON, Texas – Cristian Pache is starting in centre field and batting ninth for the Atlanta Braves in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night, taking over after a season-ending left oblique injury to outfielder Adam Duvall. Duvall, who started in left field in each of Atlanta’s first six playoff games,…