Kotkaniemi gets the last laugh in win over Habs

Welcomed by a chorus of boos by Montreal fans, Jesperi Kotkaniemi got the last laugh as he netted a goal against his former team as the Hurricanes kept the Habs winless. TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson shares his thoughts on how he believes Kotkaniemi was feeling, and discusses how things can improve for the Canadiens.

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Embiid (knee) questionable versus Nets

While Ben Simmons has dominated the off-court talk surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers in the early days of the new NBA season, their other superstar might not be available, either. The team has listed centre Joel Embiid as questionable for Friday night's home opener against the Brooklyn Nets with soreness in his knee.

Embiid (knee) questionable versus Nets

Jays trio named finalists for MLBPA awards

A Toronto Blue Jays trio is up for hardware at the 2021 Players Choice Awards. The MLBPA announced on Monday that first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was one of three finalists for the Player of the Year Award, while second baseman Marcus Semien is a finalist for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award and starter Robbie Ray will also vie for the American League Outstanding Pitcher Award.

Jays trio named finalists for MLBPA awards

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Markstrom shuts out Red Wings in Flames win

Jacob Markstrom stopped all 33 shots Detroit took Thursday night in the Calgary Flames’ 3-0 victory over the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena.

Canucks beat winless Blackhawks

Jason Dickinson, Tanner Pearson and Brock Boeser scored their first goals of the season as the Vancouver Canucks topped the winless Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night.

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Rangers beat Predators on Lafrenière’s third-period goal

Alexis Lafrenière scored with 9:07 remaining in the third period to lift the New York Rangers over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Thursday night.

Bobrovsky gets 300th win, unbeaten Panthers top Avalanche

Sam Bennett scored the go-ahead goal and Sergei Bobrovsky earned his 300th NHL win as the Florida Panthers remained undefeated with a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.

Laine's overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets over Islanders

Patrik Laine scored at 1:49 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.

Capitals' Sprong has goal, assist in win over Devils

Daniel Sprong set up the Capitals' first goal and scored on a second-period breakaway to lead Washington to a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.

Leafs’ backup plan gives Hutchinson Friday debut; hot 'Soupy' goes Saturday

Maple Leafs backup goalie Michael Hutchinson will make his season debut Friday night when the San Jose Sharks visit Scotiabank Arena while No. 1 netminder Jack Campbell gets the start Saturday in Pittsburgh on the second night of Toronto’s back-to-back set, Mark Masters writes.

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Mark Masters

Pressure already mounting in Montreal

Four games represent a small sample size, but the Canadiens’ inability to win and sustain the offensive zone points to this not being a typical losing streak, Travis Yost writes.

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Travis Yost

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Keenum, Johnson lead Browns past Broncos

Case Keenum stepped in for Baker Mayfield and made the most of his first start in two years, third-string back D'Ernest Johnson rushed for 146 yards and the busted-up Cleveland Browns beat the Denver Broncos 17-14 on Thursday night.

Keenum, Johnson lead Browns past Broncos

CFL Week 11

How much added pressure is on Shiltz with Harris waiting in the wings?

With the Alouettes two points back of the Argos for top spot in the East, how much added pressure is on Matthew Shiltz with recently acquired Trevor Harris waiting in the wings? TSN CFL analyst Milt Stegall discusses, and sheds light on what's been the biggest key to Toronto's three-game win streak.

Banks set to return when Ticats host Redblacks

The expectation is receiver Brandon Banks will return to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats lineup in time to face the Ottawa Redblacks on Saturday afternoon and quarterback Jeremiah Masoli couldn't be happier.

Blue Bombers can clinch West Division title with victory over Lions

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers can ensure Saturday that the path to the '21 Grey Cup in the West Division will go through IG Field. Winnipeg (9-1) can clinch top spot in the West Division with a home victory over the B.C. Lions (4-5). With an eighth straight win, the Bombers would be the host team for the West final Dec. 5.

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Canada cracks FIFA's top 50 for first time since 1997

After 24 years, Canada’s men’s national soccer team is back into the top 50 of the FIFA ranking. Canada was ranked 48th in the new rankings released Thursday after going unbeaten in three matches during the latest World Cup qualifying window.

Canada cracks FIFA's top 50 for first time since 1997

Canada’s Olympic champion women’s soccer team making their impact felt

After winning gold at the Tokyo Games, the Canadian women’s soccer team is set to reunite for the Celebration Tour, with the series kicking off with two games against New Zealand starting in Ottawa on Saturday. Here’s a look at what the 22 Olympians have been up to since winning it all in August.

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Canada’s Olympic champion women’s soccer team making their impact felt

English interest in TFC’s Laryea may be about to spike

With FIFA’s October rankings expected to be released on Thursday, an improved ranking for the Canadian men’s team could help players like Toronto FC's Richie Laryea navigate English soccer's complicated work visa system and potentially earn lucrative moves to the English Premier League or second division English Championship.

English interest in TFC’s Laryea may be about to spike

NFL Week 7

Judge takes blame for Giants' struggles: 'The fish stinks from the head down'

New York Giants coach Joe Judge isn't putting the blame elsewhere for his team's 1-5 start -- he's looking right in the mirror.

Jordan Raanan

Can Fields make enough plays with his legs and arm to outduel Brady?

Jesse Palmer previews Sunday's tilt between the Bears and Buccaneers and explains why it will come down to whether rookie QB Justin Fields can make enough plays with his legs and his arm to outduel Tom Brady.

Report: Browns QB Mayfield to need shoulder surgery in off-season

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is expected to need surgery on his non-throwing shoulder this off-season, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.

Is the NFL starting to catch up with Patrick Mahomes?

Bart Scott and Jeff Darlington debate whether Patrick Mahomes' abundance of turnovers is reason for concern.

Colts' Blackmon out for season after tearing Achilles

Indianapolis Colts safety Julian Blackmon will miss the rest of the 2021 season after suffering a torn Achilles, the team announced Thursday.

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Around the NBA

Curry scores 45, Warriors hold off Clippers

Stephen Curry hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 56.8 seconds remaining to follow up a 30-footer less than a minute earlier, and his 45-point home opener lifted the Golden State Warriors over the Los Angeles Clippers 115-113 Thursday night.

Herro scores 27 points, Heat rout Bucks in opener

Tyler Herro scored 27 points in 24 minutes off the bench, Jimmy Butler added 21 and the Miami Heat opened their season with an easy 137-95 victory over the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.

Young, Hawks open season with rout of Mavericks

Cam Reddish scored 20 points, Trae Young added 19 and the Atlanta Hawks began a season of high expectations with a 113-87 rout of Luka Doncic and the Mavericks on Thursday night, ruining the debut of Dallas coach Jason Kidd.

The top 75 - plus one - players in NBA history are revealed

The top 75 players in NBA history — and one more because of a tie in the voting — have been revealed, a group that has combined to win 158 NBA championships, earn 730 NBA All-Star selections and score more than 1.5 million points.

Carter: Sixers need to figure out a Simmons trade and move on

Vince Carter reacts to Ben Simmons missing a scheduled individual workout at the 76ers' practice facility on Thursday.

Kanter's comments cause blackout of Celtics games in China

Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate Tibetian independence.

Raptors still feeling the sting of opening night loss

One day later, the Raptors are still feeling the sting of their disappointing opening night loss, at least the young guys are. Not getting too high and not getting too low is part of the learning process for the kids, and that was the message from Nick Nurse in practice on Thursday. Josh Lewenberg has more.

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Alexandrova beats Sabalenka to reach Kremlin Cup semifinals

Aryna Sabalenka’s first tournament since testing positive for the coronavirus ended after only two matches.

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Dortmund striker Haaland out with hip muscle injury

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland will be out for “a couple of weeks” with a hip muscle injury, coach Marco Rose said Friday.

The Shift: Episode 17

In Episode 17 of The Shift, Kayla Grey goes 1-on-1 with RJ Barrett to chat about season expectations heading into his third season with the Knicks. Actress and Diggstown star Vinessa Antoine talks about her impact as one of the first Black women to lead a primetime show in Canada. Plus, Kayla weighs in on the Kyrie Irving vaccine saga and why it’s time for the Nets to move on.

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Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11

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.

Project 11: Alex Smith's Final Drive

The final chapter of one of the most incredible comebacks in NFL history, a new extended version of Project 11 - Alex Smith’s Final Drive

Long Gone Summer

It was one of the most memorable and significant seasons in the history of baseball. In the summer of 1998, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Mark McGwire and the Chicago Cubs’ Sammy Sosa embarked on a chase of one of the game’s most hallowed records, igniting the passion and imagination of fans and non-fans everywhere. The drama, excitement, and results would be remembered for generations. If we only knew then just how complex our feelings about it all would eventually become.

A Murder in Memphis

Just over a decade ago, Wright's murder shocked the world. In July 2010, his bullet-riddled body was found in a remote field in southeast Memphis, and the mystery of exactly what happened and who is responsible remains. Eleven years later, the case is still ongoing.

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Michael Bunting the new Darcy Tucker?

Bryan Hayes and Jeff O’Neill are joined by former Maple Leaf Darcy Tucker to discuss the play of Michael Bunting so far and they also share some stories from O-Dog and Tucker’s days on the Maple Leafs.

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7-Eleven Junior Hockey Magazine

Back for a 31st season starting on October 15, TSN's Gino Reda, along with our cast of hockey experts from across the country, has the latest news, interviews and analysis of the junior game.

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