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Eskimos hope to lock up playoff berth and eliminate Lions

Eskimos hope to lock up playoff berth and eliminate Lions

EDMONTON — A win over the visiting B.C. Lions on Saturday won't just ensure the Edmonton Eskimos make the playoffs. It also will buy the Eskimos some time to get their game straightened out going into the post-season.
Canada loses tight match against Americans at men's volleyball World Cup

Canada loses tight match against Americans at men's volleyball World Cup

HIROSHIMA, Japan — The Canadian men's volleyball team fell just short of an upset at the World Cup, falling 3-2 (21-25, 25-11, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13) to the United States on Friday.
Gaudreau scores winner in shootout, Flames beat Stars 3-2

Gaudreau scores winner in shootout, Flames beat Stars 3-2

DALLAS — Johnny Gaudreau didn't watch the beginning of a shootout, though he had the best view in the house for the end. Gaudreau put a backhand past Dallas goalie Ben Bishop to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 victory over the Stars on Thursday night.
Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games MLB Post-season American League Division Series Houston 6 Tampa Bay 1 (Astros win series 3-2) --- NHL Detroit 4 Montreal 2 Pittsburgh 2 Anaheim 1 Tampa Bay 7 Toronto 3 Edmonton 4 New Jersey 3 (SO) St.
Patriots force 4 turnovers, beat Giants 35-14 to reach 6-0

Patriots force 4 turnovers, beat Giants 35-14 to reach 6-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Under coach Bill Belichick, the Patriots have made a habit of besting young quarterbacks. They can add Giants rookie Daniel Jones to that list.
Patrik Laine's four-point night powers Winnipeg Jets past Minnesota Wild 5-2

Patrik Laine's four-point night powers Winnipeg Jets past Minnesota Wild 5-2

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine is in some great company at the top of the NHL's scoring race after his four-point outing on Thursday. Laine scored twice and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild 5-2.
Cole, Astros beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees next

Cole, Astros beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees next

HOUSTON — All season long, it seemed inevitable. Yankees-Astros for the American League pennant. "It's the matchup that we wanted," Houston shortstop Carlos Correa said. "It's the matchup that everybody wants to watch. It's must-see TV right there.
Draisaitl scores in shootout, unbeaten Oilers top Devils 4-3

Draisaitl scores in shootout, unbeaten Oilers top Devils 4-3

NEWARK, N.J. — With each victory, the confidence builds for Leon Draisaitl and the undefeated Edmonton Oilers. Draisaitl scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Oilers a 4-3 victory over the winless New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
Mantha leads Red Wings past Canadiens 4-2 to spoil Montreal's home opener

Mantha leads Red Wings past Canadiens 4-2 to spoil Montreal's home opener

MONTREAL — Claude Julien feels his Canadiens have simply not been "sharp" enough to start the season. The Canadiens lost 4-2 to the Detroit Red Wings in their home opener on Thursday night, Montreal's third defeat in a week.
Tampa's top line combines for 11 points in Lightning's 7-3 win over Maple Leafs

Tampa's top line combines for 11 points in Lightning's 7-3 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO — Steven Stamkos was in a much better mood after the Tampa Bay Lightning's latest effort. An 11-point night from the top line and a renewed commitment to team structure will do that.
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