Sports News

Tuesday's Scoreboard

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 8:37pm

Tuesday's Games

(All Times Eastern)

MLB

World Series

San Francisco at Kansas City, 8:07 p.m. Eastern

(first game of series)

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NHL

Boston 5 San Jose 3

N.Y. Rangers 4 New Jersey 3

Toronto 5 N.Y. Islanders 2

Montreal Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk, centre, celebrates with teammates Tomas Plekanec, left, and Alexei Emelin after scoring against the Detroit Red Wings during third period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Tuesday, October 21, 2104. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Desharnais OT lifts Habs 2-1 over Wings

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 8:18pm

MONTREAL - David Desharnais scored 56 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a comeback 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak embraces defenseman Dion Phaneuf (3) after Polak scored a goal on New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), of the Czech Republic, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Kessel's two goals lifts Leafs over Islanders 5-2

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 7:59pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.

Nine Maple Leafs finished with at least one point, led by Kessel's three. James van Riemsdyk and Mike Santorelli had two points apiece.

Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers (11) passes against North Carolina State in the first quarter of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Rodgers didn't know much about Canadian football before joining the B.C. Lions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Humphrey

Aaron Rodgers' brother giving CFL a try

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 6:56pm

SURREY, B.C. - Jordan Rodgers didn't know much about Canadian football before joining the B.C. Lions, so he did what most people do when they need information fast.

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys practice squad player defensive end Michael Sam arrives to speak to reporters after practice at the team's headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 5:37pm

IRVING, Texas - Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.