Toronto Sports News and Rumors
Spring Storm Cancels Twins-Blue Jays Gamenytimes.com 7 hours agoThe Minnesota Twins' game against the Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed because of expected wintry weather.Upvote Share Tweet
SI Now: Playoff implications for NBA's season finaleCNNSI.com 8 hours agoSeven games have playoff implications tonight, including the Grizzlies-Mavs clash for the No. 7 seed.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 9 hours agoTORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenceman Viktor Loov to a three-year entry-level contract Wednesday. The 21-year-old native of Sodertalje, Sweden had 12 points (five goals, seven assists) and 20 penalty minutes in 42 games for Modo...Upvote Share Tweet
Maple Leafs sign Swedish defenceman Viktor Loov to three-year entry-level dealthehockeynews.com 9 hours agoMaple Leafs sign Swedish defenceman Viktor Loov to three-year entry-level dealUpvote Share Tweet
Ryan Kennedy’s Lottery Mock Draftthehockeynews.com 12 hours agoFlorida won the draft lottery last night, meaning the Panthers get the first crack at an interesting field with a lot of variation in it. A lot goes into a draft list and the final results are always thrown into chaos by trades and reaches. As the draft…Upvote Share Tweet
Bautista, Lawrie Lift Blue Jays Over Twins 9-3nytimes.com 21 hours agoJose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 15 (yesterday)Turnabout is fair play for the Florida Panthers. At last year’s draft lottery, the second-to-last Colorado Avalanche leap-frogged the Panthers to win first overall pick. This year, it was the Panthers who did the leap-frogging. Florida moved up one spot…Upvote Share Tweet
Childhood friends captain opposing teams in OHL West conference finalNHL.com Apr 15 (yesterday)Childhood friends from their minor hockey days in Toronto and both drafted by the Maple Leafs, Matt Finn and Connor Brown will be on opposite sides of the puck in the Ontario Hockey League's Western Conference final. Finn is the Guelph Storm'...Upvote Share Tweet
An NHL season of disappointment across Canada leaves just one playoff teamNHL.com Apr 15 (yesterday)Next week will bring an early summer in six Canadian NHL cities when the playoffs begin without the Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames. For the first time since 1973, the...Upvote Share TweetTORONTO - Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle says he has yet to discuss his future with new team president Brendan Shanahan. Carlyle's status with the team remains a burning question as the NHL club attempts to pick up the pieces af...Upvote Share Tweet
Leafs GM Nonis: “We have to get better in all areas – scouting in particular”thehockeynews.com Apr 15 (yesterday)There have been no shortage of sideshow symptoms afflicting the Maple Leafs over the years, but many hockey people will tell you the main ailment that has plagued this franchise for decades is their ineffectiveness on the drafting and development front.…Upvote Share TweetGreivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Playsdimemag.com Apr 14 (2 days ago)Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as rece…Upvote Share Tweet
5 Important Races Entering The 2014 NBA Playoffsdimemag.com Apr 14 (2 days ago)We’re still recovering from a fever dream we had after peeking at a hypothetical Conference-free playoff structure for the playoffs this year. But even with the Conference separation in place, there are plenty of questions as we come up on the final thr…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 14 (2 days ago)Talk about the luck of the Irish. On his first day on the job, Brendan Shanahan was handed a gift in the form of Barry Trotz being fired by the Nashville Predators. And there is no move that Shanahan, the new president of the Toronto Maple Leafs, could …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Apr 14 (2 days ago)Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier confirmed Monday he will have surgery to repair a sports hernia. Bernier, who is scheduled to have the surgery Wednesday, missed the Maple Leafs' final four games of the regular season and nine of...Upvote Share Tweet
Drake Joins Bill And Jalen To Talk RaptorsApr 15Rapper and ESPYs host Drake joins Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose to reminisce about Canadian basketball and answer the question, "If the Raptors make the conference finals, would that be the greatest moment in Toronto basketball history?"
Blue Jays Coast Past TwinsApr 15The Blue Jays scored five runs in the sixth inning and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam as the Blue Jays defeated the Twins 9-3.
Raptors Hitting Their StrideApr 14Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough says the Raptors are playing well heading into the playoffs.
Raptors Set Franchise Record For WinsApr 14The Raptors won their franchise-record 48th game of the season as they defeated the Bucks 110-100.
Bucks announce sale of team, won't moveApr 16Longtime Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to sell the team to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The deal is valued at $550 million, according to sources familiar with the transaction…
Daily Dime: Clippers head to playoffs with questionsApr 15The Clippers head to the playoffs looking for winning combos
Don Banks: Examining the Jadeveon Clowney fallout; more notes ahead of the…Apr 15As mid-April arrives, and we start to really feel the drag of those two extra weeks added to draft season, here are five current stories in the NFL I just don't get ...
‘You’ve Got to Take One’Apr 15RENTON, Wash. — Mike Holmgren has been where so many coaches and team architects are, 23 mornings before the 2014 NFL Draft. He has been wondering where his starting quarterback would come from. So it seemed logical to ask him Monday: Approaching a draf…