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  • 2018-19 LA Kings roster: Alec Martinez player profile

    2018-19 LA Kings roster: Alec Martinez player profile

    AXS Sports is in the process of profiling 25 Los Angeles Kings players prior to the 2018-19 National Hockey League regular season. In the 17th part of the series, it is time to profile Kings defenseman Alec Martinez. Selected in the fourth round, 95th overall, by the Kings in the 2007 NHL Entry...
  • Flick beats Bedford in LFA 16

    Flick beats Bedford in LFA 16

    Jimmy Flick of Sand Springs, Oklahoma delivered an impressive upset on Friday in LFA 16. Flick beat Johnny Bedford of Woodville, Ohio with a D'Arce choke submission in the main event from the Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas.  With the victory, Flick, who fights in the bantamweight class, improved to a...
  • Milos Raonic

    Raonic withdraws from 2016 Olympics

    According to the Canadian Press on Friday, Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ontario has withdrawn from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro because of concerns with the Zika virus. Raonic, who is ranked seventh in the world, was a legitimate medal contender for Canada at the...
  • Josh Jooris

    Rangers sign Jooris from Flames

    According to Todd Cordell of Hockey Buzz on Friday, the New York Rangers have signed center Josh Jooris from the Calgary Flames. The terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. In 59 games for the Flames last season, Jooris had four goals and nine assists for 13 points. He was a minus one with...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Second half of season offers staged opportunities

    Philadelphia Phillies: Second half of season offers staged opportunities

    Pete Mackanin's charge, upon being asked to lead the Philadelphia Phillies' in late-June 2015, was to develop players. That job has continued up until the All-Star break of 2016. Now, heading into the so-called second half of the season, 'Mac' will be tasked with the responsibility of offering...
  • Jeff Gordon could return to NASCAR as replacement driver for Earnhardt

    Jeff Gordon could return to NASCAR as replacement driver for Earnhardt

    Jeff Gordon may be coming out of retirement. NASCAR's Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday that Gordon will be the replacement driver for Dale Earnhardt Jr. for next Sunday's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, should Earnhardt's health issues continue to keep him out of the No. 88 car. Gordon...
  • Priscilla Lopes-Schliep

    Lopes-Schliep retires from athletics

    According to the Canadian Press on Thursday, Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Priscilla Lopes-Schliep of Scarborough, Ontario has retired from athletics. Lopes-Schliep won a bronze medal for Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing in women's hurdles. The news comes less than a month from the...
  • Taylor Hall

    Hall to wear number nine for Devils

    According to Scott Lewis of Rogers Sportsnet on Wednesday, former Edmonton Oilers left winger Taylor Hall of Calgary, Alberta will be wearing number nine with the New Jersey Devils for the 2016-17 National Hockey League regular season. Hall had worn number four throughout his career with the...
  • Joelle Numainville

    Numainville has appeal dismissed

    According to Callum Ng of CBC Sports on Tuesday, an arbitrator has ruled in favor of Cycling Canada in the Joelle Numainville case. Last month after Cycling Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee announced the Canadian Olympic cycling team that will be competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio...
  • The 5 best Lions linebackers of all-time

    The 5 best Lions linebackers of all-time

    The Detroit Lions team was founded in 1930 and has been a member of the National Football League for the past eighty-six years. Since its inception, they have had many talented players in the linebacker position for the past several decades, Many a gifted defensive back has donned the silver and...
  • Damian Warner

    2016 Olympics preview: decathlon

    One of the most challenging events at the Olympic Games every four years is clearly the men's decathlon. In two days, athletes compete in the 100 metres, long jump, shot put, 400 metres, 1500 metres, high jump, pole vault, discus, javelin, and 110 metre hurdles. Canada actually has a rich history in...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Two trade targets seen on pitching staff

    Philadelphia Phillies: Two trade targets seen on pitching staff

    The non-waiver trade deadline generally is July 31, but that date falls on a Sunday in 2016. So, the Philadelphia Phillies, along with twenty-nine other teams, will be able to make these transactions through August 1 this season. While various players could be dealt, unexpected stopper Jeanmar Gomez...
  • Giancarlo Stanton makes MLB Home Run Derby history

    Giancarlo Stanton makes MLB Home Run Derby history

    Those who attended this week's MLB Home Run Derby saw a piece of baseball history. Miami Marlins All-Star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton hit 61 home runs across three rounds of competition at San Diego's PETCO Park - the highest cumulative total ever recorded by any player in baseball's offensive...
  • Ron Allbright

    Former Stampeders offensive lineman Ron Allbright passes away

    According to Ryan White of CTV News Calgary on Monday, former Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman Ron Allbright passed away on Saturday at the age of 81. Allbright played for the Stampeders from 1956 to 1967. Allbright was known throughout his football career for his versatility. He was primarily...
  • Carlos Gonzalez

    Carlos Gonzalez starts for National League in 2016 MLB All-Star Game

    According to Yahoo! Sports on Tuesday, Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez got the start in left field for the National League at the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego, California. Gonzalez replaced Yoenis Cespedes of the New York Mets in the starting lineup...
  • Ceremonial faceoff at a Norfolk Admirals game

    Norfolk Admirals move to South Division

    According to Kevin Reichard of Arena Digest on Monday, the Norfolk Admirals, the minor league affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, will be switching divisions for the 2016-17 ECHL season. They are switching from the East Division to the South Division. The Admirals will be part of a seven-team...
  • Derek Drouin

    2016 Olympic preview: men's high jump

    Expectations are high for Sarnia, Ontario's Derek Drouin heading into the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. That's what happens when you are the reigning Francophone Games champion, Commonwealth Games champion, Pan American Games champion, and world champion. However, it was a bit of a struggle...
  • Mohammed Ahmed

    2016 Olympic preview: Men's 5000m

    In the history of the Olympic Games, a Canadian athlete has never won a medal in the men's 5000 metres. The best result by a Canadian in the history of the Olympic Games in the men's 5000 metres came back at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm when Alex Decouteau of Red Pheasant Reserve...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Odubel Herrera's All-Star selection is impressive

    Philadelphia Phillies: Odubel Herrera's All-Star selection is impressive

    There are many great athletes who enjoying playing baseball in the world. Few of them are good enough to be paid to do so. Then, among those who are offered contracts, a slim number ever see the so-called 'Show'. All hurdles noted make Odubel Herrera's All-Star achievement this season that much more...
  • ECHL

    Adirondack Thunder move to North Division

    According to the Calgary Flames Twitter account on Tuesday, the Adirondack Thunder will be switching divisions for the 2016-17 ECHL season. They are moving from the East Division to the North Division. The Thunder, which are affiliated with the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, will join...
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