Overlooked players who could decide titles

Special to Yahoo Sports If you’ve made the playoffs in your fantasy league, congratulations! The hard part now begins, and that’s bringing home the championship. The end of the season can be a tough time to figure out. After the Rangers acquired Patrick Kane, the assumption was that they would transform into a bona fide … Read more

Eskasoni Eagles soaring in NS Junior Hockey League

From left: Sonny Kabatay, Marcellus Francis, Dante Basque and Jacob Denny are the top four scorers in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. (Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League – image credit) A Cape Breton team is celebrating a historic year for its players. The Eskasoni Eagles ended the regular season of the Nova Scotia Junior … Read more

Showtime Sports forced to deftly maneuver around outside forces to build a quality fight schedule

Gervonta Davis was adamant that he was going to fight Ryan Garcia next, despite others pushing him in a different direction. (Frank Franklin II/The Associated Press) Perhaps it’s just human nature, or maybe it’s how boxing fans have been conditioned to act, but on a day when Showtime announced a fascinating schedule for the next … Read more

Matthews scores 2, Maple Leafs beat Kraken 5-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Auston Matthews had two goals and Mark Giordano scored in his first game back in Seattle since being traded to Toronto last season as the Maple Leafs beat the Kraken 5-1 Sunday. Timothy Liljegren had a goal and an assist for Toronto, and John Tavares also scored. Mitchell Marner had three assists; … Read more

Jake Paul facing first ‘real’ boxer, but with Tommy Fury’s opponents at 24-176-5, is Fury a legitimate boxer?

Jake Paul jaws at Tommy Fury following their weigh-in Saturday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Paul came in at 183.6 pounds and Fury, the half-brother of lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, was 184.5. (Photo courtesy Skills Challenge) For much of his fledgling boxing career, social media content creator turned boxer Jake Paul has been criticized for … Read more

Boxing body says eating eggs could explain Benn’s positive dope test

Conor Benn has been cleared of a doping offense after the World Boxing Council ruled that a “highly-elevated consumption of eggs” constituted a “reasonable explanation” for his positive finding. A scheduled catchweight “grudge” bout against British rival Chris Eubank Jr scheduled for October last year was canceled after trace amounts of a fertility drug, clomiphene … Read more