Baseball All-Star dies

Tweet Former Major League Baseball star Roy Halladay has died in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico. The Denver-born pitcher was 40. Halladay spent 12 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays before being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in 2010, spending his final four seasons there. He was the only person on board the plane when it went down. The Phillies have released a statement on the loss of their former player: “”We are numb over the very tragic news about Roy Halladay’s untimely death. “There are no…

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Cavaliers clinch much-needed win

Tweet Cleveland Cavaliers 124 Milwaukee Bucks 119 Kevin Love and LeBron James carried struggling Cavs to only their second win seven games against a Giannis Antetokounmpo-led Bucks. Love scored 32 points while grabbing 16 rebounds with James adding 30 points, nine assists, and eight rebounds to steer his team towards a much-needed win. All eyes were focused on Antetokounmpo before the game, as the ‘Greek Freak’ is in the best form of his career and has been tipped as an early MVP contender. He did not disappoint as he dropped…

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Penguins return to winning ways

Tweet Pittsburgh Penguins 3  Arizona Coyotes 1 The Penguins ended their three-game losing streak with a win against the Coyotes at PPG Paints Arena. Arizona got off to a bad start when Penguins’ Justin Schultz scored just 59 seconds into the game. Schultz returned to the Pens team after being out for six games with a concussion suffered in Edmonton. Evgeni Malkin then doubled the lead just 3:07 into the first period after assisting Schultz’s goal. In their previous five games, the Penguins had failed to score more than one even-strength goal….

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Eagles soaring in new season

Tweet Carson Wentz threw four touchdown passes on Jay Ajayi’s debut to outplay the Denver Broncos in an extravagant 51-23 win. The Philadelphia Eagles made light work of breaking through a Denver defence, which has been hailed as one of the best in the league, although the Colorado team had lost five of their previous six games. The Eagles are tipped for a Super Bowl appearance this season, their first since 2004. Philly have the best overall record halfway through the season, 8-1. The 2016 second overall draft pick, Wentz,…

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Carr sinks Dolphins

Tweet A man of the match performance from quarterback Derek Carr helped Oakland get their season back on track at Hard Rock Stadium. Carr’s best throw of the game was also the longest, a high ball that was met by Johnny Holton in the end-zone for a sublime, early 44-yard touchdown. The quick touchdown put the Raiders ahead and it was a lead they never let slip, as Carr continued to contribute to earn Oakland only their second win since week two. He went 21/30 for 300 yards, made one…

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