Hockey

Flames place Jaromir Jagr on injured reserve

The Calgary Flames announced Sunday that forward Jaromir Jagr has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 31. Calgary signed the five-time NHL scoring champion to a one-year contract in October.  Jagr, 45, has tallied one goal and six assists in 22 games this season. The Czech Republic native is second on the all-time […]

Football

Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal: ‘My place is in the Premier League’

Carlos Carvalhal has locked horns in the Championship with ex-Swansea boss Garry Monk New Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal believes he and his staff have earned their chance to work in the Premier League. The former Sheffield Wednesday manager was appointed on Thursday, four days after leaving Hillsborough. Some have suggested the club is already planning […]

Football

Rab Douglas emerges from ‘scary, lonely’ place of bankruptcy

Former Dundee and Celtic goalkeeper Rab Douglas has made almost 600 appearances during a 23-year career There’s a fair sprinkling of acceptance in Rab Douglas’ voice as he dissects his career; one littered with success and crushing lows. These extremes have been mirrored in Douglas’s off-field life, too. “Make a mistake, it’s a goal, there’s […]

Football

Champions League: Dutch league loses automatic group place

Feyenoord were the last Dutch club to lift a European trophy when they beat Borussia Dortmund in the 2002 Uefa Cup final The Dutch league champions will not get an automatic place in the Champions League group stage for the first time next season. Eredivisie champions Feyenoord finished bottom of their Champions League group and […]