For the second-straight season, it’s going to take more than 162 games to decide who wins the American League Central title.
The Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers both won their season finales yesterday and finished tied atop the AL Central with 86-76 records.
On a night when the Montreal Canadiens introduced a slew of a new faces to their lineup, it was a familiar one that stole the show.
Carey Price stopped 43 shots and delivered a strong statement after enduring an off-season of questions about his play as Montreal edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in overtime last night.
WINNIPEG—Michael Bishop did more than help the Winnipeg Blue Bombers get a rare win last week.
The quarterback emerged as a visible leader in the club’s 29-24 home victory over the Toronto Argonauts and boosted his teammates’ confidence.
Those pesky Twins didn’t want to see the Detroit Tigers celebrating right in front of them yesterday afternoon.
Scott Baker got plenty of run support and pitched Minnesota to a testy 8-3 victory—preventing the Tigers from clinching their first division title in 22 years.
Roy Halladay has been dominant, the bats are booming, and the Toronto Blue Jays are on a season-high six-game winning streak.
Unfortunately for the Jays, things are coming together far too late.
Toronto hit four home runs, and Halladay threw a three-hitter for his second-consecutive shutout, as Toronto cruised to a 12-0 win over the host Boston Red Sox last night.
Jim Balsillie might finally be giving up on his dream to own an NHL team.
The Canadian billionaire’s dogged pursuit of the Phoenix Coyotes appeared to end Wednesday with a ruling in U.S. bankruptcy court.
The Angels soaked the jersey in beer, champagne, and tears, holding Nick Adenhart’s No. 34 high in the middle of the celebration he missed.
Los Angeles is headed back to the playoffs for the sixth time in eight years—and the Angels intend to go with the memory of their late teammate alongside them.
The surging Atlanta Braves have made the National League wild card race interesting.
In fact, they’re playing so well, they have a shot at winning the NL East.
CALGARY—Theoren Fleury chose to end his NHL career in the place it began.
Instead of pursuing his NHL comeback with another club, the 41-year-old announced his retirement yesterday in Calgary.
“I could not sign with another team,” he said during a news conference. “I get to retire a Calgary Flame.”
ATLANTA—Phil Mickelson had the smaller cheque and felt like the biggest winner. Tiger Woods was congratulated after he finished second in the Tour Championship.
Yesterday was the ninth time that golf’s two biggest stars finished 1-2 in a tournament.