TFC prepared for Colorado’s altitude advantage in Champions League

TORONTO – A chilly reception awaits Toronto FC in the opening leg of its round of 16 series against the Colorado Rapids in the CONCACAF Champions League. Tuesday’s forecast for the Denver area calls for temperatures as high as -7 C, and a low of -15 C. There’s very little TFC can do about the […]

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Rochdale scores late vs. Spurs to set up Wembley replay in FA Cup

ROCHDALE, England — A stoppage-time equalizer earned Rochdale a surprise 2-2 home draw with Tottenham in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, setting up a lucrative Wembley replay for the third-tier club later this month. Ian Henderson put bottom-of-the-table Rochdale, which is 64 places below Tottenham on the league ladder, in front […]

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High school basketball: East headlines 5A girls tournament favorites

5A girls basketball playoff capsules (+predictions) Every year, the 5A high school girls basketball state tournament is one to look forward to. Sixteen teams enter Salt Lake Community College with dreams and aspirations of hoisting the state championship hardware. From favorites to longshots, every team has a chance to go the distance and win the […]

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Roughriders sign Canadian receiver Harty to two-year contract

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Canadian free-agent receiver Jake Harty to a two-year contract Sunday. The six-foot-two, 210-pound Calgary native spent his first three CFL seasons with the Ottawa Redblacks. Harty had 36 catches for 307 yards and a TD in 34 career regular-season games with Ottawa after being selected in the second round, […]

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NHL issues statement condemning fans who racially taunted Smith-Pelly

The NHL has issued a statement condemning the actions of the four fans who racially taunted Devante Smith-Pelly during Saturday’s 7-1 Chicago Blackhawks win over the Washington Capitals. “Last night in Chicago, individuals directed racial taunts and abuse at Washington Capitals player Devante Smith-Pelly,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman wrote. “The National Hockey League condemns this […]

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What is the trade value of checking centres Plekanec, Pageau?

Heading into the NHL’s trade deadline, the market is loaded with top-line wingers like Evander Kane and Rick Nash, along with slightly less likely to be traded players with term like Mike Hoffman and Max Pacioretty. But one area we haven’t heard much about is the centre position. For the most part, it’s unlikely to […]

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