Rinaldo gets winner as Predators come out on top in battle with Flames

By Darren HaynesThe Canadian Press Sat., Oct. 20, 2018 CALGARY—Zac Rinaldo’s first goal of the season in the third period was the game-winner on Friday night as the Nashville Predators beat the Calgary Flames 5-3. Ryan Johansen, Craig Smith, Kevin Fiala and Filip Forsberg, into an empty net, also scored for Nashville (6-1-0), which More...

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Brewers top Dodgers to force Game 7 in NLCS

MILWAUKEE — Jesus Aguilar and the Milwaukee Brewers forced the NL Championship Series to Game 7, bolting to a big lead and handing it to their dominant bullpen in a 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on More...

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Kawhi Leonard pours in 31 points to lead Raptors past Celtics

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 15 of his 31 points in the third quarter Friday to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in a marquee Eastern Conference matchup. Leonard, who More...

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Mourinho 'would love' to sign Hazard for Man Utd

Jose Mourinho “would love” to sign Eden Hazard for Manchester United but knows it would be impossible because “Chelsea are led by intelligent people”. Hazard, More...

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Analyzing the early returns of the Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster trade

The Calgary Flames were supposed to be better than an 84-point team that missed the playoffs last season. So when they hit that low, whiffing on the post-season for the second time in three years, GM Brad Treliving More...

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Lewis Hamilton tops US GP practice as Sebastian Vettel given penalty

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has been handed a three-place grid penalty at the United States Grand Prix. The decision, for not slowing sufficiently for a red flag in practice, increases More...

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Raptors’ Nick Nurse will be put to test against Celtics, Brad Stevens

For the moment, Toronto Raptors first-year head coach Nick Nurse can get lost in the shuffle, and he likes it that way. “It’s really good walking home after practice,” he said of his status as More...

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Eagles fan finds fame after running into a pole

By Kristen De GrootThe Associated Press Fri., Oct. 19, 2018 The moment in the spotlight isn’t over yet for a Philadelphia Eagles fan who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into a More...

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MAILBAG: How do Gardiner, Marleau and Nylander all fit?

And the fourth line is where you develop players nowadays. And those guys kill penalties and play some PP as well. If you really want to see this, I say set up your NHL19 this way and have at it. QUESTION: How More...

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Johnny Miller's leaving and golf on TV won't be as good

A few little things to wrap up what turned out to be a very  long and difficult week, although I suspect we’ll be back here tomorrow sometime with the post-game, morning-after Raptors stuff. But seeing More...