Category: Canadian Sports

All-Pro CB Howard sits out Dolphins practice with injury

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard, who has requested a trade via Instagram, did not practice Friday because of an undisclosed injury. Howard, an All-Pro selection in 2020 after leading the NFL in interceptions with 10, jogged off the field after the team’s warmup Thursday before resurfacing some 40 minutes later…

Covert joins all those Hall of Famers he made look good

Jimbo Covert made his name by making others famous first. Maybe that explains the wait. He was recruited by Jimmy Johnson and finished up at Pitt just in time to join the revving-up Chicago Bears. There, beginning in 1983, Covert opened up running lanes for Walter Payton, walled off the blind side for “punky QB”…

Bader, Carlson HR in 7-run 4th, Cards batter Gray, Reds 10-6

CINCINNATI (AP) — Harrison Bader and Dylan Carlson homered during a seven-run burst in the fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-6 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado hit his 20th home run and tripled, and Tyler O’Neill also connected for the Cardinals. Cincinnati starter Sonny Gray (2-6) was tagged for a…

Odd couple: Mayfield, rocker Alice Cooper team for TV spot

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield never dreamed of being on a team with Alice Cooper. The Browns quarterback also had no idea the legendary rocker, known for theatrical stage shows featuring pyrotechnics, snakes and a guillotine, had more serious skills. “He’s a scratch golfer,” Mayfield said of the 73-year-old Cooper, who shot three strokes below…