Sportsnet.ca Soccer Central podcast: Mayhem on Merseyside 2017-03-30T18:27:43.000000Z On the last Soccer Central podcast: Liverpool-based reporter Richard Buxton previews this weekend’s Merseyside derby, and Vancouver-based broadcaster Tyler Green discusses what’s going on with the struggling Whitecaps. New Argentine FA president: Messi ban unfair, irregular 2017-03-30T18:13:53.000000Z Lionel Messi’s four-match ban in World Cup qualifying was unfair and irregular, the new president of the Argentine Football Association claimed. Argonauts re-sign all-star running back Brandon Whitaker 2017-03-30T18:08:18.000000Z The Toronto Argonauts have re-signed star running back Brandon Whitaker. Burrows out, Karlsson a game-time decision for Senators vs. Wild 2017-03-30T18:05:38.000000Z Erik Karlsson is a game-time decision and Alex Burrows will not be in the Ottawa Senators lineup Thursday when they visit the Minnesota Wild. Frederik Andersen to start for Maple Leafs on Thursday vs. Predators 2017-03-30T17:56:13.000000Z After putting a scare into Toronto Maple Leafs fans this past weekend, goaltender Frederik Andersen will start against the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Judge wins right field job for Yankees, Severino 4th starter 2017-03-30T17:38:02.000000Z Aaron Judge has won the New York Yankees’ right field job and Luis Severino has earned the fourth spot in the starting rotation. Skip Brad Gushue to lead Canada at world men’s curling championship 2017-03-30T17:21:13.000000Z Brad Gushue and his teammates have plenty of experience wearing the Maple Leaf even though they’re set to make their first appearance at the world men’s curling championship. Rangers, Rougned Odor reach 6-year deal with option for 2023 2017-03-30T17:13:34.000000Z Second baseman Rougned Odor and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a new six-year contract that includes a club option for 2023. Jonathan Toews finding success after slow start to season 2017-03-30T17:08:42.000000Z Struggling through his least productive NHL season, Jonathan Toews was admittedly a little puzzled in January when he was selected for his third NHL all-star game. Mock NHL Expansion Draft: Who will the Golden Knights pick? 2017-03-30T17:00:44.000000Z With the good news that all 30 teams’ lists of protected players will be made public in June, we take a crack at a mock expansion draft.