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Montreal Gazette - Sports

Plenty of questions, few answers, for manager Henry after another Impact player's ejected - For the third consecutive match, an Impact player capitulated to an act of irrationalism — something that's beginning to define this year's edition of the side.

16 hours ago

Philadelphia Union makes short work of short-staffed Impact -- Montreal lost its second consecutive match 4-1, its record dipping below the .500 mark at 5-6-1.

16 hours ago

Pogacar claims maiden Tour de France title in anti-climatic finale -- Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France after he retained the yellow jersey in the 21st stage on Sunday, a day after he pulled off a major coup to take the overall lead.

18 hours ago

Hickey on hockey: Canadiens likely to dangle Domi in bid to add offence -- With newfound depth on defence and at centre, Max Domi appears to be the odd man out as the Habs prepare to retool for next season.

1 day ago

Mike Tyson nearly takes trainer's head off in training video -- At age 54, Mike Tyson hasn't lost a step. On Wednesday, Tyson's trainer, Rafael Cordeiro posted a video of the "baddest man on the planet" sparring with him as he trains for a return to the boxing ring.

2 days ago

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19 days ago

'I want to be a leader,' Canadiens' new blue-liner Joel Edmundson says -- "With the addition of me on the back end, Shea (Weber), (Ben) Chiarot and (Jeff) Petry, you have size and we can all skate," he says.

3 days ago

Canadiens sign defenceman Joel Edmundson to 4-year, $14M deal -- The 27-year-old rearguard, who is 6-foot-4 and weighs 216 pounds, played 68 games with Carolina last season, recording 7 goals and 13 assists.

4 days ago

Canadiens loan Jesse Ylönen to Finnish club -- General manager Marc Bergevin announced Wednesday that Ylönen will join the Lahti Pelicans in the Finnish Liiga.

4 days ago

Gallagher says high expectations are demanded of Canadiens -- Brendan Gallagher is one of eight players heading into a contract year and he said that will result in a sense of urgency when — and if — the 2020-21 NHL season gets under way.

5 days ago

NHL intends to play 82 games next season, Bettman says, but no time frame for when it will start -- Yes, the NHL has successfully pulled off the bubble and is on the verge of awarding the Cup sometime in the next two weeks, but many questions remains on what's going to happen to start 2020-21. If you think league commissioner Gary Bettman and his trusty deputy commissioner Bill Daly are being a bit vague, they absolutely were because with the threat of COVID-19 they have no idea when, how and if next season will begin.

22 hours ago

Dallas Stars take opening game of Stanley Cup Final -- Joel Hanley, Jamie Oleksiak, Joel Kiviranta and Jason Dickinson, into an empty net, scored for Dallas in a 4-1 win against Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the final at Rogers Place on Saturday.

1 day ago

Dallas Stars built to win Stanley Cup title this season -- A season removed from pushing the 2019 Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues to Game 7 double overtime in the second round of the playoffs, Stars general manager Jim Nill found the right combination by tweaking his roster and making key additions to this year's team.

2 days ago

Canada's Claypool scores historic TD in Steelers victory -- So how long until Chase Claypool works his way into the conversation as best Canadian to ever play in the NFL? In the second quarter of just his second game, the 22-year old Pittsburgh Steelers wide-receiver hauled in a Ben Roethlisberger pass and raced down the left sideline for an 84-yard score that marked the longest scrimmage touchdown by a Canadian-born player in NFL history.

18 hours ago

Fan at Chiefs' opener tests positive for COVID-19 -- The fan had watched the game against Houston from the group's box in the lower level of the stadium and tested positive the next day.

3 days ago

Scrapping Quebec university football season 'a bitter pill to swallow' -- Players will be given an extra year of eligibility, but the cancellation could mean some athletes have played their last games.

5 days ago

Brees, Saints spoil Brady's Bucs debut -- Alvin Kamara scored two touchdowns as the host New Orleans Saints defeated Tampa Bay 34-23 on Sunday, spoiling Tom Brady's debut with the Buccaneers.

7 days ago

Cam Newton era in New England begins with a bang — and, of course, a win -- The more things change, the more they stay the same. At least that's the case in New England. In their first game since Tom Brady left for Tampa Bay, the Patriots defeated the Miami Dolphins 21-11 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

7 days ago

Third strike against Impact defender Camacho could be the most costly -- The 37th-minute meltdown, his third blunder in three games, dooms Montreal as the club embarks on an indefinite road trip to the U.S.

3 days ago

Whitecaps play spoiler, torpedo Impact's Canadian Championship hopes -- Montreal's Rudy Camacho received first-half red card after an undisciplined retaliation in disappointing 3-1 loss to Vancouver.

4 days ago

Impact vows not to take Whitecaps lightly with Canadian Championship on line -- "We can't go to the game and think we only need that game 1-0. We're going to try to win with as many goals as possible," captain Jukka Raitala said.

5 days ago

Walker pitches in, Jays get timely hitting to beat Phillies and end six-game losing streak -- Charlie Montoyo might have wanted to pull his mask up over his eyes in the seventh inning on Sunday in Philadelphia.

18 hours ago

With post-season looming, Blue Jays need to sharpen up their baseball basics -- BUFFALO — Many a wise baseball manager has subscribed to the two-out-of-three-ain't-bad theory.

19 hours ago

Josh Donaldson doesn't regret kicking dirt on home plate, rips umpires -- Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson is still seething over his ejection at home plate in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

1 day ago

Gardenhire abruptly retires as Tigers' manager due to health concerns -- Ron Gardenhire survived a battled prostrate cancer in 2017 and deals daily with diabetes.

1 day ago

Jays' pop-gun offence wastes strong Ryu start as losing streak hits season-high six -- Charlie Montoyo gathered his troops on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia.

1 day ago

Rob Vanstone: Why Jeff Pearlman is my favourite author ... period -- Rob Vanstone's favourite author, Jeff Pearlman, releases his latest book — another one about the Los Angeles Lakers — on Tuesday.

6 hours ago

Anthony Davis' buzzer-beating 3 lifts Lakers over Nuggets -- Anthony Davis' 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 105-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday near Orlando.

15 hours ago

Celtics bounce back from consecutive losses to beat Heat -- Jaylen Brown scored 26 points, Jayson Tatum had 25 and 14 rebounds and the Boston Celtics recovered from back-to-back tough losses to beat the Miami Heat 117-106 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night near Orlando.

1 day ago

GAME-PLANNING ON THE FLY: Covering contingencies during a pandemic -- Mike Morreale concedes it left a mark financially, but maintains that a summer tournament without fans was still a successful investment in marketing and promotion for the Canadian Elite Basketball League.

1 day ago

GAME-PLANNING ON THE FLY: Covering contingencies during a pandemic -- Mike Morreale concedes it left a mark financially, but maintains that a summer tournament without fans was still a successful investment in marketing and promotion for the Canadian Elite Basketball League.

1 day ago

Djokovic advances to title match in Rome; Canada's Shapovalov ousted -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic knocked off Norway's Casper Ruud 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday to advance to the title match of the Internazional BNL d'Italia in Rome. Argentina's Diego Schwartzman defeated Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (4) in the other semifinal.

19 hours ago

Tennis: Djokovic, Canada's Shapovalov reach semifinals in Rome -- Shapovalov beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 for his 100th tour-level match win.

1 day ago

Bouchard gets French Open wild card; Auger-Aliassime upset in Rome -- Bouchard will join Laval's Leylah Annie Fernandez, 18, in the main daw. Bianca Andreescu is doubtful to play because of a foot injury.

6 days ago

Dominic Thiem claims U.S. Open title after thrilling fightback -- Austria's Dominic Thiem finally claimed his first Grand Slam title with a stunning comeback to beat Germany's Alexander Zverev 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6) in Sunday's U.S. Open final.

7 days ago

Montreal's Eugenie Bouchard falls short in Istanbul final -- She got off to a good start, but lost to Patricia Maria Tig of Romania 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4).

7 days ago

Hole-in-one report: Dry hits double digits in career aces -- Val Dry will be counting any future aces on her toes. Dry recently added a 10th hole-in-one to her remarkable resume, hitting double digits thanks to a superb seven-iron from 136 yards away on No. 6 on Serenity's brand-new Sun Catcher layout.

20 hours ago

Smelly diapers help McIlroy forget about stinky results -- Playing his first major as a dad, Rory McIlroy brings a new perspective with him to this week's U.S. Open, the Northern Irishman saying on Tuesday that smelly diapers now require more immediate attention than stinky results.

5 days ago

Hole-in-one report: Glencoe member cards eighth ace -- Eight might be Rich Boswell's new lucky number. Boswell, whose impressive golf resume includes club-championship triumphs at Glencoe and a past trip to represent Alberta in the Willingdon Cup team matches, drained a hole-in-one last week on No. 8 on the Lakes loop at his home hangout. So many aces does Boswell have now? You guessed it ... Eight. Wow.

7 days ago

AROUND THE GREENS: From potential splashes to splendid views, Calgary's best river holes -- I've been loving the listicles this season, but I figured I was finished.

7 days ago

Calgary golfer Pistorius falls short of Canadian Open berth -- Albert Pistorius earned conditional status for the 2021 Mackenzie Tour.

9 days ago

Lewis Hamilton takes 90th win in crash-filled Tuscan GP -- Montreal's Lance Stroll crashed out of the race after suffering an apparent tire puncture.

7 days ago

Fomula One: Bottas completes practice sweep at Mugello -- Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas wrapped up practice for the first Tuscan Grand Prix at Mugello on Saturday with the fastest time for the third session in a row. Red Bull's Max Verstappen was only 0.017 slower and Bottas's teammate and six times world champion Lewis Hamilton, who is 47 points clear in the standings after eight races, was third fastest, with Canadian Lance Stroll fourth for Racing Point.

9 days ago

F1 teams warned not to subvert budget cap by stockpiling -- He said the message from the FIA was essentially "don't run too fast because you might find we're going to change something."

9 days ago

Montreal's Lance Stroll gets a new F1 teammate: Sebastian Vettel -- The four-time champion from Germany is moving from Ferrari to Racing Point, which will be rebranded Aston Martin next season.

10 days ago

Pierre Gasly wins wild Italian Grand Prix; Montreal's Lance Stroll 3rd -- This is the first time since 2013 that a team other than Mercedes, Ferrari or Red Bull has won a Formula One race.

13 days ago