Honolulu, HI (SportsNetwork.com) - Driphus Jackson had three touchdown passes, including two in a 19-second span in the opening quarter, to guide Rice to a 30-6 rout of Fresno State at the Hawaii Bowl. Dennis Parks piled up 109 receiving yards and a TD for the Owls (8-5), who lost their first three games, but bounced back to post an eight-win season for only the ninth time in school history. Jackson finished 15-of-24 for 318 yards, and also ran the ball 13 times for 41 yards. Jordan Taylor and Mario Hull each had scoring grabs for Rice, which amassed 463 yards of offense.
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Marin Cilic takes on David Goffin and Milos Raonic meets Gael Monfils as the Indian Wells quarter-finals begin on Thursday, live on Sky Sports 3 HD. In a wide-open bottom half of the draw, early exits for Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Tomas Berdych have left 10th seed Cilic as the highest ranked player remaining and the former US Open champion will take on Wawrinkas conquerer Goffin for a place in the last four.Thursdays other quarter-final will see big-serving Canadian Raonic up against flamboyant Frenchman Monfils with both men yet to drop a set in California.
TORONTO - The 2014-15 NHL campaign kicks off with the leagues oldest rivalry, as the Toronto Maple Leafs open the season by welcoming the Montreal Canadiens for Wednesdays clash at Air Canada Centre. The NHL regular season gets underway Wednesday with a four-game slate, beginning with another edition of the leagues signature rivalry. The historic foes met five times in 2013-14 with the Canadiens claiming three of the battles.
Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby has once again been ranked the NHLs No. 1 player, as revealed Wednesday night on the NHL on TSN Top 50 Players special. For the first time, TSNs Top 50 ranking was determined by a group of 14 NHL coaches and general managers, representing seven Eastern Conference teams and seven Western Conference teams. This years NHL on TSN Top 50 Players features nine new players, four goalies, 10 defencemen and 26 players from Canada. The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks have five players on the list, the most of any NHL team.
OTTAWA -- The Canadian Curling Association has unveiled the 12 rinks that will be part of the organizations National Team Program for the 2014-15 season. The six mens teams are skipped by Olympic champion Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Mike McEwen of Winnipeg, John Morris of Calgary, Brad Gushue of St. Johns, Kevin Koe of Calgary and Glenn Howard of Penetanguishene, Ont.
In a year where big names like Meaghan Mikkelson, Meghan Agosta, Catherine Ward, Jayna Hefford and Charlene Labonte have been missing off the Canadian Womens team roster, there are many new faces are being introduced to Canadian hockey fans. The national womens team is holding training camp in Blainville, Quebec this week - part of Hockey Canadas preparation for the World Championship from March 28 to April 4 in Malmo, Sweden.
The post-round handshakes after a practice round at the PGA Championship were replaced by fist bumps and someone suggested that those in the scrum with Canadas best golfer should don surgical masks before chatting. Clearly, whatever Graham DeLaet had, nobody wants to catch. On Saturday night, after struggling through a difficult round at the World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational, he went home and started to get sick. "It was pretty bad," said DeLaet, recounting the past 60 hours. "On Sunday, I literally didnt get out of bed all day. . .
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Carlos Beltran homered for his first hit this spring, leading the New York Yankees past the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Sunday. Jose Bautista hit his second homer in exhibition play for the Blue Jays. Beltrans solo home run came in the third off reliever Todd Redmond and landed far over the right-field fence. It capped a four-run inning that included a two-run homer by Eduardo Nunez. Beltran signed a three-year, $45 million contract with the Yankees in the off-season. He batted .296 with 24 homers and 84 RBIs with the St. Louis Cardinals last year.
The Edmonton Eskimos have signed import defensive back Patrick Watkins and non-import receiver Akeem Foster. Watkins spent his last two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts, posting 117 tackles, two sacks and 10 interceptions. The two-time CFL All Star was also a member of the 100th Grey Cup Champion team. Foster was originally selected by the BC Lions in the fourth round (24th overall) of the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft. In 32 starts, the native of Ajax, ON, recorded 949 yards on 61 receptions and nine touchdowns before he was traded to Winnipeg in September 2013.
When doling out credit for the Kansas City Chiefs remarkable turnaround last season, quarterback Alex Smith thinks he should be at the front of the line to receive his praise. The Chiefs were a 2-14 team heading into the season last year when they brought in a new general manager, John Dorsey, head coach, Andy Reid, and of course starting quarterback, Smith. Kansas City wasnt void of talent before last year – the team had a surprising six players named to the Pro Bowl after their 2-14 season – but they needed change at the top positions to realize their full potential as a team.