TORONTO - The 2014-15 NHL campaign kicks off with the leagues oldest rivalry, as the Toronto Maple Leafs open the season by welcoming the Montreal Canadiens for Wednesdays clash at Air Canada Centre. The NHL regular season gets underway Wednesday with a four-game slate, beginning with another edition of the leagues signature rivalry. The historic foes met five times in 2013-14 with the Canadiens claiming three of the battles.
Pytania dotyczące aktualizacji istniejącej już wersji Drupala.
Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby has once again been ranked the NHLs No. 1 player, as revealed Wednesday night on the NHL on TSN Top 50 Players special. For the first time, TSNs Top 50 ranking was determined by a group of 14 NHL coaches and general managers, representing seven Eastern Conference teams and seven Western Conference teams. This years NHL on TSN Top 50 Players features nine new players, four goalies, 10 defencemen and 26 players from Canada. The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks have five players on the list, the most of any NHL team.
OTTAWA -- The Canadian Curling Association has unveiled the 12 rinks that will be part of the organizations National Team Program for the 2014-15 season. The six mens teams are skipped by Olympic champion Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Mike McEwen of Winnipeg, John Morris of Calgary, Brad Gushue of St. Johns, Kevin Koe of Calgary and Glenn Howard of Penetanguishene, Ont.
In a year where big names like Meaghan Mikkelson, Meghan Agosta, Catherine Ward, Jayna Hefford and Charlene Labonte have been missing off the Canadian Womens team roster, there are many new faces are being introduced to Canadian hockey fans. The national womens team is holding training camp in Blainville, Quebec this week - part of Hockey Canadas preparation for the World Championship from March 28 to April 4 in Malmo, Sweden.
The post-round handshakes after a practice round at the PGA Championship were replaced by fist bumps and someone suggested that those in the scrum with Canadas best golfer should don surgical masks before chatting. Clearly, whatever Graham DeLaet had, nobody wants to catch. On Saturday night, after struggling through a difficult round at the World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational, he went home and started to get sick. "It was pretty bad," said DeLaet, recounting the past 60 hours. "On Sunday, I literally didnt get out of bed all day. . .
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Carlos Beltran homered for his first hit this spring, leading the New York Yankees past the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Sunday. Jose Bautista hit his second homer in exhibition play for the Blue Jays. Beltrans solo home run came in the third off reliever Todd Redmond and landed far over the right-field fence. It capped a four-run inning that included a two-run homer by Eduardo Nunez. Beltran signed a three-year, $45 million contract with the Yankees in the off-season. He batted .296 with 24 homers and 84 RBIs with the St. Louis Cardinals last year.
The Edmonton Eskimos have signed import defensive back Patrick Watkins and non-import receiver Akeem Foster. Watkins spent his last two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts, posting 117 tackles, two sacks and 10 interceptions. The two-time CFL All Star was also a member of the 100th Grey Cup Champion team. Foster was originally selected by the BC Lions in the fourth round (24th overall) of the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft. In 32 starts, the native of Ajax, ON, recorded 949 yards on 61 receptions and nine touchdowns before he was traded to Winnipeg in September 2013.
When doling out credit for the Kansas City Chiefs remarkable turnaround last season, quarterback Alex Smith thinks he should be at the front of the line to receive his praise. The Chiefs were a 2-14 team heading into the season last year when they brought in a new general manager, John Dorsey, head coach, Andy Reid, and of course starting quarterback, Smith. Kansas City wasnt void of talent before last year – the team had a surprising six players named to the Pro Bowl after their 2-14 season – but they needed change at the top positions to realize their full potential as a team.
This Grey Cup weekend, TSN shines the spotlight on the CFLs storied history, its exciting future, and the most compelling stories of the season with a series of special features leading up to the 101st Grey Cup broadcast on Sunday. As the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats prepare to battle for Grey Cup supremacy on Canadas biggest football stage, TSNs slate of features are set to air on the Grey Cup Sunday Pre-Game Show, airing Sunday at 1pm et/10am pt live on TSN.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.Putnam is played his fourth PGA Tour event. He earned his tour card this year through the Web.com Tour.It was a good round, said Putnam, who birdied all three par 5s. I started off slow, one bogey, but played good out there. I played the par 5s well today, was able to take advantage of those.Knox, from Scotland, had a 67 to match Putnam at 10-under 132 at TPC Summerlin.