Derrick Coleman, who lost his hearing at the age of 3, but managed to survive by reading lips and hearing aids, is the first legally deaf offensive player in the NFL. The former UCLA standout was signed by Seattle as an undrafted player in 2012. He appeared in 12 games this season and scored the first touchdown of his career against the New Orleans Saints on Dec. 2 (8-yard reception during a 34-7 victory).
— Anwar S. Richardson
Kevin Bieksa has agreed to terms on a US$8-million, two-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks. The defenceman went to the Ducks in a trade from the Vancouver Canucks on the eve of free agency. The 34-year-old who spent the past 10 seasons … More »The Canadian Press - 3 minutes 37 seconds ago
Milos Raonic almost matched the Wimbledon serving speed record against German veteran Tommy Haas as the Canadian powerhouse moved into the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday. Seventh seed Raonic, a semi-finalist last year on the west London lawns, … More »Reuters - 3 minutes 44 seconds ago
If that sounds like the kind of player Chicagi GM Stan Bowman wants on his roster, you’d be right: The Blackhawks signed Anisimov to a 5-year deal, $22.75-million contract, good for a $4.55 million cap hit annually. … More »Puck Daddy - 4 minutes 15 seconds ago
Veteran paddler Mark Oldershaw will lead the Canadian team into the opening ceremonies at the Pan American Games in Toronto later this month. The 32-year-old Burlington, Ont., native was named the team's flag-bearer today on Parliament Hill in … More »The Canadian Press - 13 minutes ago
By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One fans want change but without gimmicks or knee-jerk reactions to a sport many now describe as expensive and boring, according to a survey carried out with the backing of leading drivers. The Grand Prix … More »Reuters - 15 minutes ago