Prospect Of Interest: The 411 on Ryan Merkley

Although his skills are undeniable, Ryan Merkley may be the most polarizing player who could get called in the first round of the NHL Draft. “He’s one of the most talented players in the draft,” one National Hockey League scout …

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Prospect Of Interest: The 411 on Jacob Olofsson

What you see is what you get with Jacob Olofsson. He’s a 6-foot-2, 192-pound centre, which is an NHL frame, and projected to be a late first-rounder in the 2018 NHL Draft. The tools are all there. Olofsson thinks the …

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Iran staff member hospitalized during Spain game

KAZAN, Russia — A member of the Iranian national team staff was hospitalized Wednesday after the team was denied a goal following a video review during a World Cup match against Spain. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz did not reveal the …

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Prospect Of Interest: The 411 on Serron Noel

In a draft that looks especially unpredictable after the first dozen picks, few prospects better represent the open-to-interpretation excitement (and uncertainty) of the 2018 talent lottery than Oshawa Generals winger Serron Noel. A year ago, after an eight-goal Ontario Hockey …

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Prospect Of Interest: The 411 on Serron Noel

In a draft that looks especially unpredictable after the first dozen picks, few prospects better represent the open-to-interpretation excitement (and uncertainty) of the 2018 talent lottery than Oshawa Generals winger Serron Noel. A year ago, after an eight-goal Ontario Hockey …

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Prospect Of Interest: The 411 on Jared McIsaac

Take one good look at Jared McIsaac and see a complete-package defenceman who promises to be a strong player at the NHL level for years to come. He’s got the size, the speed and the offence to do special things, …

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Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers

CHICAGO — Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday. Lester (9-2) gave up five hits over seven innings. …

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Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers

CHICAGO — Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday. Lester (9-2) gave up five hits over seven innings. …

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Kluber records 11th win as Indians rout White Sox

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season and Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis hit three-run homers as the Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday. Reigning AL Cy Young winner Kluber (11-3) …

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Prospect Of Interest: The 411 on Jett Woo

If Jett Woo isn’t the best player in the 2018 NHL Draft, he can at least lay claim to having the best name. The big, right-handed defenceman plays that solid defensive game WHLers have become known for. Montreal Canadiens defenceman …

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