Flooding forces evacuations near Merritt, B.C.

MERRITT, B.C. — Flooding in British Columbia’s Interior has forced more residents from their homes as warm temperatures melt snow at higher elevations. Both the Lower Nicola Indian Band and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District issued evacuation orders for homes near Merritt, B.C., today, saying a nearby creek had breached its banks. All residents of the […]

Rivals 3 Stripe Camp New Jersey: Predicting where stars will choose

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Many heavily recruited prospects participated in last weekend’s New Jersey stop of the Rivals 3 Stripe Camp presented by adidas. Today, we take a shot at predicting which college some of the camp’s biggest stars will eventually call home. RIVALS CAMP SERIES NEW JERSEY: Farrell’s thoughts | Prospects weigh in on NFL […]

Rugby league: Now almost 48 hours without a workplace incident

Rugby league has now firmly established itself as a harmonious utopia, and what a two days it has been. Thanks to old fashioned principles of good management and blowout margins, no miscarriages of justice or serious keyboard-related injuries have been experienced since Thursday night’s quarrelsome finish between Brisbane and the Dogs. Following this era of […]

Five predictions for Rivals 3 Stripe Camp Columbus

The Rivals 3 Stripe Camp presented by adidas enters the final month with a stop in Ohio’ state capital. Past Rivals Camps in Ohio have seen rain and even blizzards, but Sunday’s forecast looks downright balmy, with high temperatures in the 70s expected. The expectations on the field are for the region’s top talent to […]

North Melbourne shocks Sydney Swans in SCG thriller

North Melbourne forward Mason Wood has made a stunning return to the AFL, kicking a career-best four goals, including the match-winner, in the Kangaroos’ two-point win over Sydney at the SCG. Wood showed great tenacity to win the ball, beat a couple of defenders and kick truly to wrestle the lead back from Sydney late […]

Kvitova rallies past Buzarnescu to win Prague Open

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Second-seeded Petra Kvitova came from a set down to beat seventh-seeded Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the Prague Open final on Saturday. It was the 23rd career WTA title for the two-time Wimbledon champion. Kvitova broke Buzarnescu in the fourth game of the deciding set and held her […]

Cronulla Sharks vs Parramatta Eels: NRL live scores, blog

The Cronulla Sharks will be out to make it three wins in a row when they host a Parramatta Eels side who are starting to find their way. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:30pm (AEST). Cronulla will take plenty of confidence into this game, given they held on for a scrappy […]

Albert Pujols becomes 32nd player in 3,000-hit club

SEATTLE — Albert Pujols has become the 32nd player in major league history to reach 3,000 hits, getting a broken-bat single to right field off Seattle’s Mike Leake in the fifth inning to join the exclusive club. Pujols dumped the single into shallow right field on his sixth attempt to reach the mark after getting […]

Steven Gerrard appointed manager of Glasgow Rangers

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard has been appointed manager of Glasgow Rangers. Gerrard signed a four-year contract to replace Graeme Murty, who was dismissed on Tuesday after losing 5-0 to bitter rivals Celtic last weekend. “I am honoured to become the next manager of Rangers,” Gerrard, who will officially take charge this (northern) […]

Desperate Raptors betting underdogs in Game 3 vs. Cavaliers

The Toronto Raptors will be trying to avoid a ninth straight postseason loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday when they travel to the shores of Lake Erie for Game 3 of their second-round playoff series as 4.5-point underdogs on the NBA odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Toronto hits the road in desperation mode […]