• Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case looms

    Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case looms

    A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left an ex-NFL player dead, authorities said, amid criticism the shooter was allowed to go free. Joe McKnight, 28, was shot … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Sheriff: McKnight shooting was 'road rage'; defends case

    Sheriff: McKnight shooting was 'road rage'; defends case

    The shooting death of a CFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that began on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case. Saskatchewan Roughriders … More »

    The Canadian Press - 7 hours ago
  • The Latest: McKnight's Jets teammates remember him fondly

    The Latest: McKnight's Jets teammates remember him fondly

    In a mostly sombre New York Jets locker room, former teammates remembered slain former NFL player Joe McKnight as a "laid-back guy" who loved to laugh and keep everyone upbeat. McKnight was shot and killed Thursday in a New Orleans suburb. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 13 hours ago
  • Former NFL RB McKnight shot to death

    Former NFL RB McKnight shot to death

    Former NFL player Joe McKnight was shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist outside New Orleans, authorities said. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said the Thursday incident involving McKnight happened … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 hours ago
  • Claude Giroux's second of game comes in OT to lift Flyers over Senators 3-2

    Claude Giroux's second of game comes in OT to lift Flyers over Senators 3-2

    Claude Giroux couldn't have asked for a much better trip to Ottawa. The Flyers captain scored twice, including the winner 40 seconds into overtime as Philadelphia beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2. Giroux's two-goal outing came just a night after he … More »

    The Canadian Press - Thu, 1 Dec, 2016 11:27 PM EST