Quick Shifts: Maple Leafs’ Mitch Marner loves playing Dr. Kill

A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. 1. Once Mitch Marner grabbed it, he refused to let go. The Dr. Kill stick — a totem crafted to honour the Maple Leafs’ penalty killing — was stuffed in his locker for well over a week, carried by Marner from city to city More...

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By SLPundit On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Raheem Sterling: England hat-trick 'what dreams are made of'

Raheem Sterling finished England’s last European Championship campaign as the self-proclaimed “hated one”. Booed by his own fans and with his place under threat as More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Raptors lose, but get big win with Leonard playing in consecutive games

TORONTO – The Raptors biggest win Friday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder came before the ball even went up. Out to the centre circle at Scotiabank Arena strolled Kawhi Leonard, ready to lineup against More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Zion show sparks Duke with big assist from Barrett

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points and a can’t-miss second-half showcase, leading top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Saturday NHL preview: New York Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs

TV: CBC/Sportsnet RADIO: Sportsnet 590 The FAN KEY PLAYERS Lundqvist/Andersen Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist notched his 404th career win against Florida on Tuesday and moved into ninth on the NHL list, three More...

By SLPundit On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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England 5-0 Czech Republic: Raheem Sterling hat-trick in opening Euro 2020 qualifier

Raheem Sterling scored his first England hat-trick as their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign started in hugely impressive fashion as they outclassed the Czech Republic at Wembley. Manager More...

By SLPundit On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash sentenced to 8 years in prison

MELFORT, Sask. – A truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary had pleaded guilty earlier this year to 29 counts More...

By SLPundit On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Blake Snell’s deal might help Tampa Bay Rays trade him

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.—Do not be shocked. And please, do not be fooled. The money committed by the Rays to Blake Snell and Brandon Lowe — potentially as much as $ 99.5 million (U.S.) — is certainly More...

By SLPundit On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Embattled Senators owner Melnyk calls out media, Ottawa mayor Watson

OTTAWA—Embattled Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has once again incurred the wrath of some of his team’s fans after making contentious comments on an Ottawa radio show Friday morning. Speaking on CFRA More...

By SLPundit On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Champions League: Neymar charged for comments after loss to Man Utd

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been charged with making “insulting acts against a match official” following his comments on social media about the Champions League More...