November 14th, 2019

National Sports

LA Sweep: Angels’ Trout, Dodgers’ Bellinger win MVP Awards

By Jake Seiner, The Associated Press on November 14th, 2019

NEW YORK – Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has overcome injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP Award. Trout got 17 of 30 first-place votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America revealed Thursday night. Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros was second with the other 13 first-place votes. That ... Read More »

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England, Czech Republic, France and Turkey reach Euro 2020

By Daniella Matar, The Associated Press on November 14th, 2019

England qualified in style for the 2020 European Championship, while the Czech Republic, France and Turkey also booked their places Thursday at next year’s tournament. England only needed a draw to qualify but Harry Kane scored a hat trick in a 7-0 win over Montenegro, and the Czech Republic also advanced from Group A by ... Read More »

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Dodgers’ Bellinger beats Brewers’ Yelich for NL MVP

By Jake Seiner, The Associated Press on November 14th, 2019

NEW YORK – Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger has beaten out the Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich to win NL MVP. Bellinger got 19 of 30 first-place votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America revealed Thursday night. Yelich got 10 first-place votes, and Washington’s Anthony Rendon got one while finishing third. The ... Read More »

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Kane nets hat trick as England seals Euro 2020 spot

By The Associated Press on November 14th, 2019

LONDON – Harry Kane scored a first-half hat trick as England secured qualification for the 2020 European Championship with a 7-0 victory over Montenegro in the team’s 1,000th game on Thursday. The landmark night was completed by Tammy Abraham’s first England goal. England will be back at Wembley at the finals, with three group-stage games ... Read More »

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Roughriders coach Dickenson confident Fajardo will face Bombers in CFL West final

By The Canadian Press on November 14th, 2019

REGINA – Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson said he’s confident Cody Fajardo will be ready to go for Sunday’s CFL West final after seeing his star quarterback in a full practice. Fajardo missed Saskatchewan’s 23-13 home win over Edmonton on Nov. 2 with an oblique injury. He returned to practice Wednesday, but was limited ... Read More »

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Flames prospect Dustin Wolf has Silvertips amongst CHL’s best

By Kyle Cicerella, The Canadian Press on November 14th, 2019

It’s never easy replacing a franchise goaltender, especially one that put up some of the best major junior numbers on record. But Dustin Wolf has taken over where current Philadelphia Flyers goalie Carter Hart left off with the Western Hockey League’s Everett Silvertips, and is attempting to prove the doubters wrong along the way. In ... Read More »

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Canada rugby captain Tyler Ardron to play for famed Barbarians all-stars

By The Canadian Press on November 14th, 2019

TORONTO – Canada rugby captain Tyler Ardron will start for the famed Barbarians against Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday. The Barbarians, an invitational all-star side known for its free-flowing style of rugby, date back to 1890. Ardron will line up at lock with Australian Luke Jones alongside the likes of Ireland’s Rory Best, France’s Mathieu ... Read More »

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Flames defenceman Brodie collapses at practice, team says he is ‘alert and responsive’

By The Canadian Press on November 14th, 2019

CALGARY – The Calgary Flames say defenceman TJ Brodie has been taken to hospital for evaluation after collapsing during a team practice. Practice was halted when Brodie fell to the ice and was convulsing during a skate earlier today. The defenceman was taken off the ice on a stretcher. “TJ Brodie experienced an episode on ... Read More »

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Henry one of many sports stars to try coaching after retirement

By The Canadian Press on November 14th, 2019

Coaching is a natural career path for some athletes upon retirement. The long-standing theory is the best athletes do not make great coaches, but that has not always been the case. Thierry Henry is the latest star athlete to enter the coaching scene with the Montreal Impact hiring the former Arsenal and France great as ... Read More »

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Sonny Bill Williams welcomes the pressure of his high-profile move to Toronto

By The Canadian Press on November 14th, 2019

LONDON – Sonny Bill Williams says he welcomes the pressure that comes with the worldwide attention surrounding his signing with the Toronto Wolfpack. The All Blacks rugby star, whose rich two-year contract with Toronto was announced a week ago, was unveiled at a news conference Thursday at Emirates Stadium, home to the storied Arsenal soccer ... Read More »

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