Toronto Sports News and Rumors

  • Don Cherry unhappy with Leafs picks, says Stamkos will sign if …

    Don Cherry unhappy with Leafs picks, says Stamkos will sign if Leafs breaks bank

    NHL.com Updated 14 hours ago
    Don 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...
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  • Sale Pitches White Sox Past Royals 5-2

    Sale Pitches White Sox Past Royals 5-2

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Chris 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.
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  • Heavy usage taking a toll on White Sox bullpen

    Heavy usage taking a toll on White Sox bullpen

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Michael 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.
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  • Bautista (toe) making steady progress

    Bautista (toe) making steady progress

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Jose Bautista's swollen toe is healing, but the Blue Jays outfielder is still in a walking boot.
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  • DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-…

    DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-Sign In Toronto

    dimemag.com 23 hours ago
    USA 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…
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  • Blue Jays allow 7 HRs, still top White Sox

    Blue Jays allow 7 HRs, still top White Sox

    MLB.com yahoo.com nytimes.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    Edwin 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…
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  • Historic draft weekend helps Leafs inch closer to goal of 'uppe…

    Historic draft weekend helps Leafs inch closer to goal of 'upper echelon' status

    NHL.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...
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  • Blue Jackets trade Rychel to Maple Leafs for Harrington

    Blue Jackets trade Rychel to Maple Leafs for Harrington

    NHL.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 ...
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  • The 10 biggest stories from 2016 NHL Draft’s first round

    The 10 biggest stories from 2016 NHL Draft’s first round

    yahoo.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…
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  • Maple Leafs take Matthews with No. 1 overall pick; rebuild gets…

    Maple Leafs take Matthews with No. 1 overall pick; rebuild gets huge boost

    NHL.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...
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  • Auston Matthews reacts to putting on the (new) Leafs jersey for…

    Auston Matthews reacts to putting on the (new) Leafs jersey for first time

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO –– 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…
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  • Capitals fill third line need with Lars Eller trade

    Capitals fill third line need with Lars Eller trade

    yahoo.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…
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  • Puck Daddy's Unofficial 2016 NHL Draft Drinking Game

    Puck Daddy's Unofficial 2016 NHL Draft Drinking Game

    yahoo.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…
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  • Draft grades (Insider)

    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,"...
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  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Raptors 01:09

    Bulls Charge Past Raptors

    Mar 20
    Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense 00:20

    Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense

    Mar 18
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Wolves 01:19

    Raptors Hold Off Wolves

    Mar 18
    Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.