Toronto Sports News and Rumors
NHL.com Updated 14 hours agoDon Cherry has an issue with the lack of Ontario-born hockey players selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs at this weekend's NHL draft. Cherry voiced his concerns with a post on his verified Twitter account on Sunday. Toronto drafted 11 players...Share Tweet
Sale Pitches White Sox Past Royals 5-2nytimes.com 18 hours agoChris Sale pitched eight innings of two-run ball to become the majors' first 13-game winner, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday.Share Tweet
Heavy usage taking a toll on White Sox bullpenMLB.com 21 hours agoMichael Ynoa or Matt Purke would have closed for the White Sox on Saturday if they had a lead in the ninth inning against the Blue Jays.Share Tweet
Bautista (toe) making steady progressMLB.com 21 hours agoJose Bautista's swollen toe is healing, but the Blue Jays outfielder is still in a walking boot.Share Tweet
DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-Sign In Torontodimemag.com 23 hours agoUSA TODAY Sports It’s sounded like DeMar DeRozan has wanted to return to the Toronto Raptors for some time. Sure, he is a free agent this offseason and teams like the Lakers seem interested in acquiring the 26-year-old guard, but it’s seemed like it wou…Share TweetEdwin Encarnacion drove in four runs and Devon Travis added two hits and two RBIs, as the Blue Jays survived a franchise-record-tying seven White Sox home runs -- all solo shots -- to claim a 10-8 victory Saturday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field and ev…Share Tweet
Historic draft weekend helps Leafs inch closer to goal of 'upper echelon' statusNHL.com Jun 25 (yesterday)BUFFALO, N.Y. - Taking part in his second draft as the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock couldn't help but notice where his team was forced to sit on the draft floor in Buffalo: up near the front with all the worst teams from t...Share Tweet
Blue Jackets trade Rychel to Maple Leafs for HarringtonNHL.com Jun 25 (yesterday)COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenceman Scott Harrington and a conditional pick in the 2017 draft from the Toronto Maple Leafs for left wing Kerby Rychel. Harrington, 23, has played 25 NHL games for the Pittsburgh ...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 25 (2 days ago)BUFFALO, NY – The first round of the 2016 NHL Draft is over, the cheers of Toronto Maple Leafs fans and the jeers of everyone else having finally died down. What were the biggest moments and surprises in the first round? Here’s a look: 10. Jakob Chychru…Share Tweet
Maple Leafs take Matthews with No. 1 overall pick; rebuild gets huge boostNHL.com Jun 25 (2 days ago)BUFFALO, N.Y. - Auston Matthews is a Toronto Maple Leaf. The American centre became the first No. 1 overall pick of the franchise in 31 years and instantly the most significant piece of an ascending rebuild in Toronto. Hailing from the unl...Share TweetBUFFALO –– The moment was surreal. Especially considering where the Toronto Maple Leafs franchise was even two years ago. Lou Lamoriello and Mike Babcock, standing on the stage, handing a sweater to the first overall pick in the 2016 draft, representing…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Moments after the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Auston Matthews with the first overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Montreal Canadiens added to the excitement by making a pair of deals. Along with acquiring Andrew Shaw from the Chicag…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)There is little drama surrounding the top three picks as the NHL Draft opens up Friday with Round 1. Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi are expected to go to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blues Jackets, respectively…Share Tweet
Draft grades (Insider)ESPN.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)The Wizards sent the No. 13 pick to the Suns as part of the Markieff Morris trade. "It was a reasonable swap given the relative quality of the draft,"...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.