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Larry Bird is very mad that an Indianapolis mural portrays him covered in tattoos
Larry Bird still very much cares about his image, and he's not very pleased with an Indianapolis mural that is sullying that good image with inaccurate tattoos.
Dawgs rally past Red Sox to capture WCBL championship
Second baseman Rihela whiffed on his first two attempts before connecting on his third swing of his at-bat that cleared the fence and lifted all in attendance with his first jack of the post-season.
POST-GAME DICKENSON – 08.17.19
Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson shares his thoughts after a disappointing OT loss to the Montreal Alouettes
Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95
Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning.
Trampoline Dodgeball Exists, And It Looks Extremely Fun
Deadspin's Tim Burke found this game on a Fox Sports channel, and it's pretty intense. A 2 vs. 2 situation turns into a 3 vs. 1 match quickly. There are a few highlights in the clip, too.
Boston Bruins: Are the Calgary Flames and Kevan Miller a perfect match?
The Boston Bruins find themselves in mid-August in the same situation as they’ve been for weeks now.
Hey Coop, break it down! Football expert Cooper Dickenson examines the film on a long passing play from our game vs. Winnipeg!
Top 5 Sports Movies of All Time
That’s my top five, think I got it wrong?
Fantasy Football Names 2019: Best Funny Team Titles
Heavy has compiled a list of the best fantasy football names for 2019
STAMPS IN WINNIPEG FOR FIRST-PLACE SHOWDOWN
Sole possession of first place in the CFL’s West Division is on the line on Thursday as the Calgary Stampeders visit the Blue Bombers at Winnipeg’s IG Field.
Brighton star relying on his lucky TOILET for win over Man Utd at Old Trafford
Shane Duffy admits his away-game toilet superstition is "weird" — but Brighton won't care if it helps beat United
Steve Kerr blasts government's 'gutless leadership' after string of mass shootings, fears practice shooting
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reacted Monday to the recent string of mass shootings across the United States that occurred in California, Texas and Ohio.
Limited edition Bret "The Hitman Hart" Converse
"All I can say is WOW! Limited edition @converse Hitman shoes available this Friday August 9 online & in Toronto at the @footlockercanada 247 Yonge St. location."
SINGLETON KEEPING TABS ON STAMPS
Waiting at Philadelphia International Airport’s baggage carousel, even at the embarkation point on a future he’s long dreamt of, the old ties tug, they linger.
Buffalo Bills offensive lineman retires over 'fear of the unknown'
Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Isaac Asiata announced his retirement Tuesday, citing anxiety and “fear of the unknown” in a heartfelt message posted on social media.
ARBUCKLE: ‘WE ALL MADE PLAYS WHEN WE NEEDED TO’
The Calgary Stampeders left it to the last seconds of the game to finally clinch a victory, but as the saying goes, “Better late than never.”
UFC 240: Twitter reacts to Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar
See how Twitter reacted to the main event of UFC 240 between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar.
ZIPPER BOY RETURNS
In 2018, a rare heart condition nearly cost Shareef O'Neal his life. Now, after open-heart surgery, "Superman 2.0" is on his comeback ish.
Baker Mayfield's annoying Instagram habit courted future wife
According to ESPN, Wilkinson was introduced to Mayfield in 2017. She was worried about dating some “punk football player” and ignored Mayfield for months.
CHECKING DOWN: INJURED STAMPEDERS MAKING PROGRESS
A trio of injured Stampeders appear to be making strides as Kamar Jorden, Romar Morris and Bo Levi Mitchell get closer to returning
PETITION: The NFL and NBA must STOP promoting Drag Queen Story Hours!
Recently, two professional sports teams in Atlanta, Georgia - the Falcons (NFL) and the Hawks (NBA), both pictured in the screen-shot, above** - partnered with the city's 'LGBT Office' and Mayor, to put on a Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) at City Hall.
Packers shockingly release top defensive veteran on training camp eve, save millions in cap space
Green Bay made a surprising move when it cut Mike Daniels; here are several landing spots for him
Flames sign forward Sam Bennett to 2-year, $5.1M deal
The Calgary Flames and forward Sam Bennett have avoided arbitration after agreeing to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $2.55 million US.
Battle of Alberta takes another twist as Flames trade James Neal to Oilers for Milan Lucic
The plot thickens with the latest player swap in the Battle of Alberta.
Boxing great Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies after being hit by car
Retired boxer Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, who held world titles at four weight classes, died after being hit by a car, Virginia Beach police said Monday.
2019 Calgary Stampede Rodeo Champs
Congratulations to all!
STAMPS FALL IN HAMILTON
The Stamps two-game winning streak came to an end in Hamilton Saturday night.
Stamps notes: Rogers rough game a one-off, says coach
The Calgary Stampeders aren’t losing any sleep over the passes Eric Rogers dropped this weekend.
NHL Rumors: Blues, Blackhawks, Flames, More
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates out of St. Louis where Patrick Maroon is finding he may not get what he wants, the Chicago Blackhawks feel they are a much better team in better salary cap shape but might not be done yet and the Calgary Flames are looking for the right deals, just not finding them.
Nick Arbuckle steps up for Calgary, Stampeders beat Riders
Nick Arbuckle took a page from Cody Fajardo’s book and ran with it.
Outlaw rider taking Stampede by storm after having face crushed by bull
“Mentally and physically, I’m the best I’ve ever been in my whole life,” said Outlaw, a smile on his face Monday despite nearly losing his life in an ugly rodeo incident that left him with 30 shattered bones.
'Every Saturday, I'm excited:' Don Cherry says he'll be back on Coach's Corner next season
Don Cherry says he isn't moving on from Coach's Corner just yet.
Stampeders' Bo Levi Mitchell placed on 6-game injured list
Star QB suffered injury on Saturday vs. Lions
The Sports Report: Kawhi Leonard is not a clock watcher
Everyone in the world is waiting for Kawhi Leonard to make a decision on who he will play for next season.
Bo Levi is feeling good.
Seeking a second opinion then deciding on plan of action from there.
Flames prospect Phillips would rather not horse around
If the Calgary Stampede parade is looking for extras, they might want to pass on Matthew Phillips.
The problem with sex testing in sports
Caster Semenya’s court case is the latest chapter in a long and confusing debate.
Happy Fourth of July: Nike Nixes American Flag
It seems patriotism in any form in our age isn’t politically correct.
NHL Free Agency: 10 things we learned on a crazy July 1
As far as free agency signing days go this July 1 turned out to be one of the wilder ones we have seen in years.
Despite Raps' success, Bettman can't see basketball becoming Canada's top sport
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman isn't worried that any other sport could potentially outpace hockey in popularity in Canada.
BHN Daily Links: Mike Smith and The Oilers, Roberto Luongo Retires
The club has interest in Mike Smith, according to reports. Oiler fans aren’t exactly thrilled with that idea.
Canada Day at Spruce Meadows
Celebrate with Spruce Meadows and the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra for a free Canada Day Concert in the park.
Wickenheiser named to Hockey Hall of Fame
Calgary icon Hayley Wickenheiser will headline the 2019 class of inductees into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
2018-19 Player Report Card: Matthew Tkachuk
It’s hard to look at Matthew Tkachuk’s 2018-19 season and not see dollar signs.
Ride Don't Hide 2019
Ride Don’t Hide is a nationwide fundraising bike ride that brings mental health out into the open. Join us for the eighth annual Ride Don’t Hide on June 23, 2019, in over 25 communities across Canada. Calgary is at the Springbank Park For All Seasons.
MODDEJONGE: Hard to imagine a better start for the Eskimos
All off season, the biggest stories in the West were Bo Levi Mitchell re-signing with the Calgary Stampeders, Ed Hervey luring Mike Reilly to the west coast with a Vancouver-sized $2.9-million package, Chris Jones departing for the NFL and two new head coaches in B.C. and Saskatchewan: DeVone Claybrooks and Craig Dickenson.
Russian centre Nikolaev headlines Flames’ haul on Day 2 of NHL Draft
Calgary Flames’ third-rounder Ilya Nikolaev would sooner ensure a shutout.
Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup
Scotland’s hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women’s World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but they have responded by bringing out their secret weapon for their next game against Japan - rubber chickens.
After Postseason Marred With Referee Gaffes, NHL Announces Series Of Rule Changes
Now, the rules are a bit more expansive. Coaches can now challenge plays after “goal calls on the ice that follow plays in the offensive zone that should have resulted in a play stoppage, but did not.”
Predators trade defenceman P.K. Subban to Devils
The Nashville Predators dealt the 30-year-old Toronto native to the Devils on Saturday ahead of the second round of the NHL draft.
Draft gold for Maple Leafs in second round?
You’ve heard of Nicklas Lidstrom, but how about Anton Rodin? Or Brad Ralph?
Davis throws three TDs to lead Redblacks past Roughriders
Dominque Davis threw three touchdown passes and Lewis Ward kicked six field goals in the Redblacks' win, but it was the Riders who led 468-447 in total yardage.
HEARTFELT MOMENT FROM NHL AWARDS
Carey Price emotionally reunites with young fan on stage at 2019 NHL Awards
Mr. Everything: Giordano becomes first Flames defenceman to win Norris Trophy
Previously underrated, Mark Giordano became the first rearguard in Flames’ franchise history to capture the award.
Report: Deputy involved in alleged altercation with Masai Ujiri set to pursue lawsuit
The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions now, and it appears the haters are coming hard beginning with the team president.
Latest on Leonard's free agency
Now that the NBA season has come to an end, the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy has been handed out and the parade has wrapped up, it’s time for to focus on his future in what promises to be a monumental off-season.
Three reasons why the NHL salary cap could get tighter
That deal was a surprise because the Jets were asking for more, and, on paper, Trouba is worth a greater return.
Bruins sunk by top-six woes, injuries in Cup Final
Subpar home-ice performance, even-strength struggles big factors in loss to Blues
Blues, Stanley Cup arrive in St. Louis
Fans greet champions at airport following Game 7 win against Bruins in Boston
Honour or Insult? Canadians divided over movement to change Indigenous sports team names
Three-in-ten find ‘Edmonton Eskimos’ offensive, as CFL team considers future of 70-year-old name
Toronto Raptors are too good to let this opportunity to pass them by
First of all, what a dysfunctional game all-around.
What the Bruins are saying about playing Game 7 in Boston
"It's the most exciting game in all of our lives."
Bruins' Bruce Cassidy Rips Refs, Says Officiating Has Been a 'Black Eye' for NHL
Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy can expect a hefty fine following his comments about the officiating during his team's 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final.
Stanley Cup Final shows there’s still room for ‘heavy’ hockey in NHL
"I did expect a physical series, but we bang hard, too."
2019 NBA Finals: Raptors have reasons for confidence and concern as they enter Warriors' territory
What the Raptors should and shouldn't be worried about heading into Game 3 in Oakland
Stakeholders in the sports world should — but probably won't — come to Caster Semenya's aid
Concerned sports viewers have a larger voice than they realize to make themselves heard on this issue
Why injury woes could gift Raptors solution to Splash Brothers conundrum
Now you see them, now you don’t. Blink and they’re gone.
Bruins' Zdeno Chara Uncertain for SCF Game 5 vs. Blues After Taking Puck to Face
Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara is questionable for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues after he took a puck to the face in Game 4 on Monday night.
Ryan O'Reilly Scores Twice as Blues Beat Bruins; Even Up Stanley Cup Final at 2
The St. Louis Blues evened the 2019 Stanley Cup Final with a 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night at Enterprise Center in St. Louis.
Canada is Very Happy About Basketball
Howard Beck Tweets from Raptors Game
3 takeaways from the Bruins’ Game 2 loss to the Blues
St. Louis pushed back against the Bruins Wednesday night following its Game 1 loss.
Ex-Coyotes HC Dave Tippett Hired as Edmonton Oilers Head Coach
The Edmonton Oilers officially hired former Arizona Coyotes coach Dave Tippett as their head coach Tuesday.
Raptors prove they’re unfazed by unfamiliar spotlight with historic win
Whatever the outcome, it was history.
'Yeah, baby!' Peter Maher witnessed every game of Iginla's fantastic Flames career
Peter Maher sat in first-hand for all 1,229 Calgary Flames regular-season games played by Jarome Iginla …
Bruins Should Make Pestering Dougie Hamilton Top Priority In Conference Final
Obviously, the Bruins will try to impose their physical will on Carolina throughout the series.
Jaden Schwartz, David Perron Lead Blues to 4-1 Win vs. Stars; Force Game 7
The St. Louis Blues live to fight another day after beating the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Sunday at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
NHL Rumors: Flames, Maple Leafs, Jets, More
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on a few players from the Calgary Flames, the Carolina Hurricanes are banged up and could be without some big names for a while.
Calgary Flames Will Be Well Represented At The World Championships
Well, now that the season is over and everyone has hopefully collected themselves we still have some hockey to talk about.
Blue Jays lose to Rangers in frantic three-game series
Looking to leave their Californian troubles behind, the Blue Jays headed to Texas this weekend to face off against the underwhelming Rangers.
Rask dominates for Bruins; MacKinnon keeps scoring for Avs
MacKinnon’s point streak has now reached eight postseason games, tying him for the third-longest streak in Avalanche history.
Tuukka Rask Keeps Providing Quality Performances This Postseason
Now probably is a good time to keep the anti-Tuukka Rask crowd in your thoughts and prayers.
STAMPS SELECT NINE PLAYERS IN CFL DRAFT
The Calgary Stampeders chose a total of nine players in Thursday’s Canadian Football League draft.
STAMPS SELECT HERGY MAYALA IN FIRST ROUND
Stampeders selected receiver Hergy Mayala 1st round - 8th overall Receiver Connecticut 6-foot-1, 208 lbs.
Please Stop: Benching David Pastrnak Would be Absolutely Ridiculous
Two things can be true: Pastrnak can be struggling, and the Bruins can still benefit from having him in the lineup.
Maroon Scores Winner as Blues Take 2-1 Series Lead Over Stars
The NHL playoff series between Dallas and S.Louis is wild. Last night, a bizarre finish with an unlikely hero.
Now The Sharks Want An Apology From The NHL For A Controversial Call
The NHL officiating has been brutal this year. Even with replays they can't get it right. Ask the San Jose Sharks.
Who is Your Choice to be the Next Oilers GM?
In Edmonton, they are still looking for a new GM. Apparently they are down to three new choices and the incumbent Keith Gretzky.
NFL Power Rankings: New Orleans Saints on Top After 2019 Draft
The NFL draft took place on the weekend. Today the latest power rankings were announced, without a down of football being played. Here they are.
CFL in a World of Trouble?
The CFL. A league in crisis.
Bruins eliminate Maple Leafs in Game 7, will face Columbus in second round
For the second consecutive year, the Boston Bruins have eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of the first round in Boston.
Five reasons the Calgary Flames were upset by the Colorado Avalanche
Breaking down where things went wrong for the Flames.
Flames' lack of scoring from top line led to playoff elimination
Struggles of Gaudreau, Monahan, Lindholm among reasons for five-game loss to Avalanche.
NFL schedule 2019: All 32 teams' regular-season dates, times, opponents
The 2019 NFL regular-season schedules for all 32 teams (all times ET)
Detroit Red Wings to introduce Steve Yzerman as general manager
The Detroit Red Wings will hold a press conference on Friday afternoon to introduce Steve Yzerman as their new general manager.
ATHLETES OVEREEM LOOKING FORWARD TO SHINING AGAIN
“I’ve always tried to find the joy and pleasure in the fight game.”
Avalanche rally for OT win in Game 4 against Flames
The Avalanche took a 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 series with Game 5 at Calgary on Friday.
World’s premier rodeo athletes take centre stage at 2019 Calgary Stampede
The Calgary Stampede has announced the list of 120 top-tier rodeo athletes from across North America and Brazil.
NFL schedule 2019: Are the Browns ready for prime time?
We're not sure, even if we are certain of one thing: We can't wait to see it.
AAF coach says he’d vouch for Manziel in the NFL
When the Alliance of American Football went bust this week, it may have represented the end of Johnny Manziel’s professional football career.
Brad Marchand KO’s Torey Krug With Hilarious ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Instagram
Brad Marchand on Friday might have delivered the knockout blow in his social media war with Torey Krug.
Football Canada approves ban on full-squad tackle football for kids 12 and under
Canada is taking steps to ban tackle football for kids 12 and under because of player safety concerns.
High River Boy Is Rocking the Big League Courtesy NHL.com
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