Toronto Sports News and Rumors
Babcock will attract free agents to Toronto: Franson
NHL.com Updated May 23 (yesterday)
Defenseman Cody Franson, who played almost four seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs before being traded in March, said Saturday that free agents, like himself, will find the team more attractive now that it's coached by Mike Babcock. "I definit...Share Tweet
Encarnacion and Goins Homer, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 8-2nytimes.com 15 hours agoEdwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered, Aaron Sanchez won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep.Share Tweet
Paxton Wins 3rd Straight, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 3-2nytimes.com May 23 (yesterday)Kyle Seager homered, James Paxton earned his first road win of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.Share Tweet
Mending Stroman visits teammates in TorontoMLB.com May 23 (yesterday)School's out for Marcus Stroman, for the weekend anyway. The injured Blue Jays pitcher took a break from his studies at Duke University and visited Rogers Centre to see his teammates and shag fly balls on Saturday as the Blue Jays took on the Mariners.Share Tweet
Raptors' Ross has ankle surgery to remove bone spursnba.com May 23 (yesterday)Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross has had ankle surgery to remove bone spurs.Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ futurethehockeynews.com May 23 (yesterday)Lost amid news of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Mike Babcock were reports of the Boston Bruins hiring a new GM. Over a month after firing Peter Chiarelli, the Bruins promoted assistant GM Don Sweeney. The Boston media wasted little time dreaming up “to…Share TweetFormer Detroit Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman said Friday he can see why Mike Babcock is now coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. "I wasn't surprised Mike left Detroit," Bowman told the Edmonton Journal. "The offers were high in Buffalo (and Toront...Share Tweet
King Felix returns to form against TorontoMLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)When last seen at Rogers Centre, Felix Hernandez was getting hit hard in a 10-2 loss to the Blue Jays last September in a game that might have cost him his second American League Cy Young Award and a series that ultimately cost Seattle a shot at an AL W…Share Tweet
Mariners' bats give Felix room to top JaysMLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)Felix Hernandez had another dominating performance while Nelson Cruz homered and Logan Morrison added a two-run triple in the Mariners' 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre.Share TweetYou can be 100 percent sure of two things with Mike Babcock going to Toronto: 1) The amount of money he's being paid literally doesn't matter at all to the club. 2) The Leafs' management did more due diligence from a statistical point of view than most …Share TweetNHL.com May 22 (3 days ago)DETROIT - A day after being introduced as the new coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock was back in Detroit, speaking with reporters in the Red Wings' dressing room. In what was something of a farewell address to the organization and...Share Tweet
Mariners, Blue Jays await fruits of their laborMLB.com May 22 (3 days ago)The Blue Jays and Mariners enter their weekend series in Toronto in similar states of frustration. Unwittingly, they have illustrated that you can get so many things right in the offseason and still have so much go wrong in the season itself.Share TweetMLB.com May 21 (3 days ago)Devon Travis was out of the lineup for the fifth straight game as the Blue Jays played the Angels in the series finale on Thursday.Share Tweet
Dickey Leads Way as Blue Jays Beat Angels 8-4nytimes.com May 21 (3 days ago)R.A. Dickey snapped a two-start losing streak with a complete game, Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 on Thursday night.Share Tweet
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Sharks Skate Past Maple LeafsMar 19The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle DefenseMar 18Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
Raptors Hold Off WolvesMar 18Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.
2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors learning what it takes to be cha…May 21Steve Kerr is trying to impress upon his inexperienced Warriors just how hard the playoffs can be, without them actually proving it by adding to the degree of difficulty.
NBA Playoffs 2015 - Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets going small …May 21The Western Conference finals are downsizing. And while Houston has no problem going small, it might be playing right into Golden State's hand.
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