Friday Morning Sports For December 1st

Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 06:04 AM

The Saint John Riptide improved to 3 and 0 with a win over the defending National Basketball League champion London Lightning on their home court. Riptide Center Anthony Stover was dominant with 19 rebounds, 10 points and a franchise record 8 blocked shots.

Sportsnet has announced former Major League baseball player and Blue Jays TV analyst Gregg Zaun has been fired following allegations of inappropriate behaviour and comments in the workplace. The exact nature of the allegations against the former catcher who played 16 seasons in the Majors did not involve sexual or physical assault.

In the NFL, Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise record-breaker to Dez Bryant, as the Dallas Cowboys kept their playoff hopes alive with a 38-14 win over Washington.

In the NHL, Montreal won its fourth in a row, 6-3 over Detroit with Brendan Gallagher scoring two goals.....Kris Russell accidentally fired the puck into his own net late in the third period to give Toronto the go ahead goal in a 6-4 win over Edmonton.....Mattias Janmark scored his second goal of the game 51 seconds into overtime as Dallas Stars got by Chicago 4-3.....Elsewhere, it was Los Angeles 5 Washington 2....Vancouver 5 Nashville 3....Minnesota 4 Vegas 2 and Calgary 3 Arizona 0.

In the NBA, Kyrie Irving scored 36 points as the Boston Celtics improved to 19 and 4, the best record in the league, with a 108-97 win over Philadelphia......Cleveland won its tenth in a row, 121-114 over Atlanta. In other play, it was Denver 111 Chicago 110.....Milwaukee 103 Portland 91 and Utah 126 Los Angeles Clippers 107.