AL Wild Card Race

Tempers flare as Jays fall to Rays, lose ground in playoff race

Kevin Kiermaier was hit by a pitch, apparent retribution for scooping up a Toronto scouting report two days earlier, and the Tampa Bay Rays clinched a postseason berth with a 7-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday.

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Kiermaier calls beanball 'weak,' wants to play Jays in playoffs

So much for that water under the bridge. Just one day after Toronto manager Charlie Montoyo downplayed the fact that Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier had scooped up a scouting card that fell out of Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk's wristband as "agua under the bridge," fireworks erupted on Wednesday.

Kiermaier calls beanball 'weak,' wants to play Jays in playoffs

Sabres sign RFA Dahlin to three-year, $18M deal

The Buffalo Sabres signed defenceman Rasmus Dahlin to a three-year, $18 million contract on Wednesday. Dahlin, a restricted free agent this off-season, will carry a cap hit of $6 million under the new deal.

Sabres sign RFA Dahlin to three-year, $18M deal

Canucks sign Chiasson to PTO

The Vancouver Canucks have signed right winger Alex Chiasson to a professional tryout contract, general manager Jim Benning announced on Wednesday.

Canucks sign Chiasson to PTO

T-Wolves fire president Rosas after two seasons

The Minnesota Timberwolves fired president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas on Wednesday, less than a week before training camp in yet another change in leadership for this long-languishing franchise.

T-Wolves fire president Rosas after two seasons

Rivers wants to convince Simmons to stay with 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers wants to change Ben Simmons' mind. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the star guard has told the team that he will not report to training camp next week and does not plan to play for the franchise again.

Rivers wants to convince Simmons to stay with 76ers

CFL Week 8

'Another week, another win': Watford proud of Ticats, wants to keep wins rolling

David Watford overcame the weather to lead the Tiger-Cats past the Redblacks in Ottawa. Watford spoke to Matthew Scianitti after the victory about his performance and what he's learned about his team over the last few weeks.

Dunigan: 'This is not good for the league, they need to dress three QBs'

With the Redblacks losing both Dominique Davis and Matt Nichols to injury against the Tiger-Cats, the CFL on TSN panel explains why there should be more than two quarterbacks dressed in the CFL.

Rolle happy to be in the 'right place at the right time' on interception return TD

After helping the Tiger-Cats take down the Redblacks on the road, Jumal Rolle discusses his 87-yard interception return touchdown and the team's turnaround after an 0-2 start.

Doctors condemn plans for packed arenas in reeling Alberta

More than a dozen infectious disease and critical care doctors are calling on the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers to drop plans to play games in full-capacity arenas this season as the province of Alberta lurches into an unprecedented medical crisis amid the fourth wave of COVID-19.

Doctors condemn plans for packed arenas in reeling Alberta
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Doctors condemn plans for packed arenas in reeling Alberta

NHL

Insider Trading: Eichel’s medical path, future remain unclear

TSN Hockey Insiders Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun join host Gino Reda to discuss Jack Eichel’s future and his medical path going forward, whether or not there is any sense of urgency for the Maple Leafs and Morgan Rielly to reach an extension and what the restricted free agent contracts handed out this week could mean for Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes in Vancouver.

Dorion on contract talks with Tkachuk: 'We know Brady will be signed'

Senators GM Pierre Dorion updates where contract talks stand with Brady Tkachuk ahead of training camp, and says he's confident a deal will get done with the star winger.

Holland: Keith still in quarantine; 'For some people, it's difficult' to get vaccinated

Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland said on Wednesday the team expects newly acquired defenceman Duncan Keith to be available next Friday after completely his quarantine. The team confirmed that the 38-year-old defenceman recently became fully vaccinated, making him unavailable until Oct. 1.

Hyman on his excitement to play with McDavid, comparisons to playing with Matthews

Oilers forward Zach Hyman discusses how excited he is to play alongside Connor McDavid and what he's learned playing with dynamic players in his career. Hyman also compares playing alongside McDavid to Auston Matthews and John Tavares.

Nylander plans to be fully vaccinated by start of season

A masked William Nylander spoke to the media on Tuesday, and admitted that he is only partially vaccinated, but says it 'was an easy choice' to be ready for the start of the season with fans in the stands.

NHL Training Camps Open

Leafs core players value vote of confidence from GM Dubas

After last season's first-round playoff failure, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top players say the trust they’ve received from general manager Kyle Dubas heading into the 2021-22 season “is huge,” Mark Masters writes.

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Mark Masters

Takeaways from the opening day of Leafs training camp

Morgan Rielly’s contract status and Auston Matthews’ wrist where among the talking points at media day, Kristen Shilton writes.

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Yankees win to pass Jays in wild card race

Gleyber Torres doubled home Joey Gallo for the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, Gary Sánchez followed with a two-run homer and the New York Yankees rallied past the Texas Rangers 7-3 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep heading into a divisional gauntlet that will decide their postseason fate.

Yankees win to pass Jays in wild card race

Schwarber, Sale help Boston win 7th in a row

Kyle Schwarber homered twice and scored four times, and Chris Sale struck out eight in five innings on Wednesday night to lead the yellow-and-blue-clad Red Sox to their seventh straight win, 12-5 over the New York Mets.

Schwarber, Sale help Boston win 7th in a row

Mariners top A's, move up in playoff race

Kyle Seager hit his 35th home run, Ty France also connected and the Seattle Mariners moved up in the playoff race, beating the Oakland Athletics 4-1 Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.

Mariners top A's, move up in playoff race

Harper's throw to plate saves Phillies' in win over O's

Bryce Harper threw out the tying run at the plate in the eighth inning and Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run home run to keep the Philadelphia Phillies pushing in the NL East race with a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.

Harper's throw to plate saves Phillies' in win over O's

Blue Jays, Rays trade jabs

Kiermaier calls beanball 'weak,' wants to play Jays in playoffs

So much for that water under the bridge. Just one day after Toronto manager Charlie Montoyo downplayed the fact that Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier had scooped up a scouting card that fell out of Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk's wristband as "agua under the bridge," fireworks erupted on Wednesday.

Kiermaier calls beanball 'weak,' wants to play Jays in playoffs

How Ontario’s COVID regulations could affect the Grey Cup in Hamilton

How will Ontario's restrictions for fans at events affect the Grey Cup in Hamilton? Why is Bo Levi Mitchell struggling so much this season? CFL Insiders Dave Naylor and Farhan Lalji have the latest.

Bucs place WR Brown on COVID list

Bucs place WR Brown on COVID list

Tampa Bay’s Antonio Brown was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday and could miss this week’s road game against the Los Angeles Rams.

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2021 Ryder Cup

Team Europe not unfamiliar with underdog status at Ryder Cup

With eight of the top ten players in the world, the YS looks like the favorite to win the Ryder Cup. However, entering as the underdog is nothing new for team Europe, as they have faced an uphill battle most of the time, even though they've won nine of the last 12 events. TSN's Bob Weeks has more on how the under the radar group is comfortable right where they are.

Harrington relying on vets for away Ryder Cup

The European team is stacked with veterans who know what to expect at the unique event, Bob Weeks writes.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks

SC Timeline: The Brooks and Bryson feud

It all began in January of 2019 when Brooks Koepka shared some candid remarks about Bryson Dechambeau's methodical approach to the game. SportsCentre looks back at the growing feud between the two golfers in the SC Timeline.

Top 5 moments in Ryder Cup history

Golf Talk Canada's Mark Zecchino and Bob Weeks look back at the top 5 moments in Ryder Cup history.

Ryder Cup: An event like no other

There's no other event in the world packed with as much excitement, passion and motivation as the Ryder Cup. TSN Golf analyst Bob Weeks takes a look at the memories and rivalries which have brewed over the years between the two participants, Team USA and Team Europe.

DeChambeau: No feuding with Koepka at Ryder Cup

Not only does Bryson DeChambeau believe everything will be fine between him and Brooks Koepka this week at the Ryder Cup, he hinted that some sort of collaboration is in the works.

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Daily Wager: NFL futures

After a scorching hot start to the season, Kyler Murray is now the second betting choice to win NFL MVP. The Daily Wager panel discuss if there is any value left with Murray at his current odds.

Daily Wager: NFL Week 3

It’s a huge clash this week when the undefeated Rams host the defending Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers. The Daily Wager panel give their top plays for this NFC Showdown

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Delhomme on Brady: ‘First thing, I’m jealous of him’

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by former NFL QB Jake Delhomme to discuss Tom Brady.

Are you a fan of the Manning Cast?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by former NFL QB Jake Delhomme to discuss the Manning brothers' call of the game.

Texans to start rookie QB Mills Thursday with Taylor on IR

exans rookie quarterback Davis Mills will start Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers in place of an injured Tyrod Taylor, coach David Culley said on Tuesday.

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Roethlisberger dealing with pectoral issue

Coach Mike Tomlin said the Roethlisberger was dealing with a left pectoral injury, but said he didn't know how it happened.

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Jones' necklace containing late father's ashes found

Aaron Jones came out for Monday night's home opener against the Detroit Lions wearing a necklace that contained Alvin Jones Sr.'s ashes in a football-shaped medallion.

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Western Conference Pre-Season Primers

Training Camp Questions: Calgary Flames

With summer officially coming to an end and training camps set to open across the National Hockey League this week, TSN is getting ready for the preseason by looking at the three biggest questions facing each of the seven Canadian franchises. A look at the Calgary Flames.

Salim Valji

Training camp questions: Edmonton Oilers

With summer officially coming to an end and training camps set to open across the National Hockey League this week, TSN is getting ready for the preseason by looking at the three biggest questions facing each of the seven Canadian franchises. A look at the Edmonton Oilers.

Allan Perkins, TSN.ca Staff

Training Camp Questions: Winnipeg Jets

With summer officially coming to an end and training camps set to open across the National Hockey League this week, TSN is getting ready for the preseason by looking at the three biggest questions facing each of the seven Canadian franchises. A look at the Winnipeg Jets.

Allan Perkins, TSN.ca Staff

Training Camp Questions: Vancouver Canucks

With summer officially coming to an end and training camps set to open across the National Hockey League this week, TSN is getting ready for the preseason by looking at the three biggest questions facing each of the seven Canadian franchises. A look at the Vancouver Canucks.

Mike Beauvais, TSN.ca Staff

Pre-Season 7: Hughes and Pettersson contracts remain Canucks' biggest question mark

Both Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson are restricted free agents and, according to Farhan Lalji, neither young star is close to signing a new deal with Vancouver. Our Canucks reporter has more on the contract situation, how big of an impact Oliver Ekman-Larsson can make and who should flank Vancouver's captain.

Pre-Season 7: Could Ehlers have a new role with Jets?

Could Nikolaj Ehlers find a new role on the Jets, possibly a move to the top line? Will Pierre-Luc Dubois rebound after his first stint with Winnipeg? What kind of an impact will their new additions have on the blueline? Sara Orlesky takes a closer look ahead of training camp.

TSN Edge

Akil Thomas on making history last season, diversity in hockey, and new looks to his clothing line

Los Angeles Kings prospect Akil Thomas joins The Shift’s Kayla Grey to talk about his clothing brand, ‘Zale,’ as well as making history as part of the first all-Black line in pro hockey since the 1940s and the state of diversity in hockey overall.

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This Sept. 11, ESPN has teamed up with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to celebrate its newest exhibition, "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11," which explores how sports helped to unite a nation after the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Breakaway

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Project 11: Alex Smith's Final Drive

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Full Circle - Freddie Freeman

National League MVP Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves opens up as never before on life, his battle with COVID-19 and his struggles with building a family

Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story

In May of 2020, the Philadelphia Phillies will retire Hall of Famer Roy Halladay’s number to mark the tenth anniversary of the perfect game he threw against the Miami Marlins. Two and a half years ago, Major League Baseball lost one of its most revered figures, when Halladay died doing the thing he loved most- not pitching, flying. While most baseball fans know about Roy Halladay’s on the field accomplishments- a postseason no-hitter, the perfect game, two Cy Young awards, they don’t know much about the man- someone who struggled with mental health issues and an addiction to prescription painkillers. In exclusive E60 interviews with Halladay’s wife, family, close friends and teammates, correspondent John Barr tells the story of one man’s obsessive pursuit of perfection and how that led to a complicated life.

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