Valanciunas, Raptors withstand Hawks' rally for season-opening win
Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 109-102 season-opening victory over a pesky Atlanta Hawks squad Wednesday night. Amir Johnson added 16 points, eclipsing his previous opening-night high of 13 points for Toronto, which improved to 11-9 all-time on opening night and 8-6 when starting the season at home.
Whitecaps eliminated by FC Dallas in MLS Knockout Round
A late penalty-kick goal created by a controversial handball call brought the Vancouver Whitecaps' season to a frustrating end. Midfielder Michel stutter-stepped and slid his unmolested shot into the left side of the net in the 84th minute as Vancouver goalkeeper David Ousted dived in the other direction to give FC Dallas a 2-1 victory in the knockout round of Major League Soccer's Western Conference playoffs.
Smith leads way as Predators snap Oilers' win streak
Craig Smith had a pair of goals as the Nashville Predators bounced back from their first regulation loss of the season, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday. Taylor Hall replied for the Oilers (4-5-1), who saw a four-game win streak come to an end on that began on the heels of a disappointing 0-4-1 start to the season.
Abdelkader scores twice in third, Red Wings rally to beat Capitals
Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Abdelkader broke a 2-2 tie when he took a drop pass from Pavel Datsyuk and beat Braden Holtby from the left circle at 10:34 for his fifth goal of the season. Detroit tied it at 4:04 when Abdelkader scored off a Washington turnover in the slot.
Wiggins struggles in NBA debut as Timberwolves fall to Grizzlies
Andrew Wiggins of Thornhill, Ont. had six points in just under 19 minutes in his NBA debut as his Minnesota Timberwolves dropped a 105-101 decision to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Wiggins was 2-for-5 from the field and made one three-pointer. He also had one assist, three rebounds, and two steals.
LeBron: "I'm happy to be back on this floor"
A day before his first game with the Cavaliers since 2010, LeBron James says he's excited and focused on bringing a championship to Cleveland.
Manning vs. Brady XVI
Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will square off for the sixteenth time and despite their ages both quarterbacks are still on the top of their games. Farhan Lalji reports on the much-anticipated Broncos/Patriots matchup.
Rangers' Moore handed five-game suspension for hit on Wild's Haula
New York Rangers defenceman John Moore has been handed a five-game suspension for his head shot on Minnesota's Erik Haula during Monday's game against the Wild.
Report: Cubs to hire former Rays manager Maddon
The Chicago Cubs are in the process of finalizing an agreement to make Joe Maddon their next manager, according to CBSSports.com The report said that a deal between Maddon, who exercised an opt-out clause in his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays last week, and the Cubs is expected to be completed in the coming days and will make the two-time American League Manager of the Year among the highest-paid skippers in baseball.
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