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Blue Jays wanted Encarnacion, but settled on Bautista

Only one of the two sluggers who helped turn the Toronto Blue Jays into a contender will still be playing ball north of the border this season. Unfortunately for the…

Dean Blundell axed in 590 The FAN morning show reboot

Dean Blundell has been cancelled. Again. Wednesday afternoon Sportsnet announced a morning show makeover at its radio station, 590 The FAN, with Greg Brady and Elliott Price taking over the…

Isabelle Charest named Canada’s chef de mission for PyeongChang Olympics

Retired Canadian short track speedskater Isabelle Charest will be Team Canada’s chef de mission for the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced Monday. A three-time Olympic medallist, Charest captured silver as…

Should NHL referees be able to curse at coaches, players?

Should NHL referees be able to curse at coaches, players?

In almost all sports, players and coaches curse at referees. But should referees be allowed to curse back?  The debate was re-opened last week when NHL referee Frederick L’Ecuyer was caught swearing…

Sudanese-Canadian rugby player worried about U.S. travel

It was a few simple words, written years ago by a rugby coach, that not only fuelled Emma Jada’s desire to compete at the highest level, but also made her…

Kyle Lowry slams Donald Trump’s travel ban

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowly slammed American President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order to close U.S. borders to people from seven Muslim-majority countries.  Speaking with reporters following practice on Monday,…

Mike Smith, little Kesler steal show at All-Star Skills Competition

Mike Smith, little Kesler steal show at All-Star Skills Competition

Big Mike Smith and little Ryker Kesler stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The towering Arizona goalie scored a 188-foot goal during the Four Line Challenge on…

Who will push for the Raptors to make a push?: Feschuk

Watching LeBron James rattle cages in Cleveland this week, questioning his franchise’s financial commitment to repeating as NBA champions, at least a couple of things became clear. For one, the…

Road to Pyeongchang: Canada remains 2nd on World Cup circuit

The 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea are quickly approaching and winter athletes across the globe are aiming to gain ground in the World Cup circuit.  The World Cup…

Pitcher Ventura, former major-leaguer Marte die in separate car crashes in Dominican Republic

KANSAS CITY, MO.— Authorities in the Dominican Republic say that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm helped his team win the 2015 World Series, and former major-leaguer…