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Scott Stinson: The thrilling run of Leylah Fernandez comes to an end with a loss in historic U.S. Open final - Before a ball was hit on Saturday, it had already been a tournament for Fernandez for which there really aren't enough positive adjectives

7 days ago

Scott Stinson: Canada's Leylah Fernandez reaches U.S. Open final, will play Britain's teen star

7 days ago

Scott Stinson: What's with Canadians and tennis? It's not just the maple syrup

10 days ago

Scott Stinson: Canada's Leylah Fernandez surprising everyone at the U.S. Open but herself

11 days ago

'What can you do?': The revolutionary idea that led to the first Paralympics

12 days ago

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1 year ago

GARRIOCH: Tyler Ennis will return to familiar territory to try to earn a contract with the Ottawa Senators -- Tyler Ennis will get another shot to help the Ottawa Senators.

1 hour ago

Canucks: This is definitely a leap year on Jett Woo's progress calendar -- 'I'm very healthy and confident in my game right now to get my speed and strength up and move pucks out quickly.' — Canucks prospect defenceman Jett Woo.

3 hours ago

Todd: Habs take another concrete step in aftermath of Mailloux mess -- Geneviève Paquette will be in charge of the Respect and Consent Action Plan to "raise awareness and educate its employees and the public about respect and consent and the serious consequences of sexual cyberviolence."

3 hours ago

Stu Cowan: Canadiens rookies skate off rust in sloppy 4-3 loss to Sens -- "I got the Montreal Canadiens jersey on my body for the first time, so it was so exciting," Jan Mysak says after scoring power-play goal.

1 day ago

Prospects take things up a notch at Jets minicamp -- After two tame days on the ice and Saturday spent doing off-ice work sessions, a collection of nearly two dozen players got a bit of a rude awakening on Sunday at BellMTS Iceplex.

4 hours ago

Scott Stinson: The trouble with sports legends when the hero doesn't live up to the heroics -- Everyone loved Alomar. He was the best player on the best version of the Toronto Blue Jays. Now MLB and the Jays have severed ties after a sexual misconduct probe

4 months ago

Blue Jays, MLB 'sever ties' with Roberto Alomar after sexual misconduct allegations -- Alomar number will be removed from the Level of Excellence at the Rogers Centre and the banner celebrating his Hall of Fame selection will be taken down

4 months ago

Scott Stinson: Toronto Blue Jays open new season with promise, and a familiar old question -- A casual Jays fan who is just now getting around to studying the opening-day roster could be forgiven for asking, 'wait, THESE guys are still our starters?'

5 months ago

Scott Stinson: Major League Baseball's seven-inning games could be the answer to a problem it has been unable to solve -- A full 162-game schedule for all of MLB's 30 teams opens the possibility of a lot of seven-inning games, especially if they have to do as much schedule juggling as they did in the wee little 2020 season

4 months ago

Scott Stinson: The Toronto Blue Jays take a big swing, and finally show they are trying to win now, again -- The free-agent signings were underwhelming, and nary a dollar was spent recklessly. And, then: bang

4 months ago

NBA to require referees to have coronavirus vaccine -- The announcement comes after the league and the National Basketball Referees Association reached an agreement, which will not enforce the requirement for referees with religious or medical exemptions

12 days ago

Canada's Olympic basketball dream is dead again -- And so it ends. Having ceded control of their own destiny, Canada's senior women's basketball team had to hold on and wait for other teams to do them a favour

1 month ago

Canada's Olympic basketball hopes up in the air after loss against Spain -- Canada's hopes of making the quarter-finals will now rest on the results of other games they aren't in

1 month ago

Canada vs. Spain could be an Olympic basketball classic, with a lot on the line -- It won't actually be for a medal, but Saturday night's basketball game between Canada and Spain will surely feel like a massive match

1 month ago

ESPN removes Rachel Nichols from NBA Finals sideline role after leaked call -- In the recording from last summer, Nichols suggested that Maria Taylor, who is Black, earned a promotion to host the NBA Finals pregame show because ESPN was 'feeling pressure' on diversity

2 months ago

Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay -- 'I hope that one day videos like this and the whole coming out process are just not necessary,' Nassib said in a video he posted to Instagram

2 months ago

Edmonton Elks revealed as new name for city's CFL team -- It's the culmination of a renaming process that began June 21, 2020, when the club announced it discontinuing use the century-old name Eskimos

3 months ago

Scott Stinson: The Canadian Football League plans to play in 2021, but an awful lot still has to go right -- The CFL commissioner says he needs provincial health authorities to sign off on return-to-play protocols, along with 'significant' numbers of fans in the stands

3 months ago

Scott Stinson: A run on punters, and odd tidings for CFL's global expansion strategy -- There is a new crop of international draftees, and it is not exactly bursting with star power

3 months ago

Scott Stinson: It sure looks like Colin Kaepernick didn't hurt the NFL's business much at all -- While Kaepernick did end up costing himself his NFL career in becoming the face of protests against racial injustice, the NFL is much more of a wealthy enterprise now

3 months ago

CHAPMAN: Man City manager wants more Pep from supporters -- After a fascinating start to the Champions League, there's a bit of hangover left for Manchester City.

3 days ago

'I was super nervous', says Ronaldo after memorable second debut at Man Utd -- MANCHESTER — Cristiano Ronaldo has scored nearly 800 goals for club and country and won numerous trophies in a 19-year carer but the Portuguese forward admitted having butterflies in his stomach ahead of his second debut at Manchester United on Saturday.

8 days ago

CHAPMAN: Premier League teams in battle with Brazil, FIFA -- There's a storm brewing as a return to Premier League action is upon us after another snooze-inducing international break.

10 days ago

Convincing win for Canada over El Salvador in World Cup qualifying -- Canada rolled to a 3-0 win against El Salvador in front of the maximum allowable 15,000 fans at BMO Field on Wednesday in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier

10 days ago

Former French soccer star dies after nearly 40 years in coma -- A former French soccer star has died after spending nearly 40 years in a coma following a surgical complication.

12 days ago

Olympic golf getting sweaty: Lexi Thompson's caddie exits with heat issues in opening round -- American stalwart Lexi Thompson, one of the pre-tournament favourites, was left without her regular caddie Jack Fulghum after he couldn't continue due to the heat

1 month ago

Olympic golf: American Schauffele surges to lead with 63; Canadians have work to do -- With a hotel misadventure on Wednesday night prior to an opening round 68 that included a power failure, stifling heat, and very little rest, Xander Schauffele was very happy to wake up rested

1 month ago

Canadian Conners makes a hole-in-one at Masters -- Conners is right in the hunt for the green jacket

5 months ago

Scott Stinson: Tiger Woods and the short distance between sports immortal and all-too-human -- No one has been hyped like Tiger Woods. And, somehow, he lived up to it. Until 2008

6 months ago

Scott Stinson: Bryson DeChambeau is trying to break golf, but Augusta National stands in his way -- What DeChambeau has essentially asked is, what if I dedicate my life to increased distance? What if I don't care if I look like a crazed man when I take an ungodly lash at the golf ball?

10 months ago

Laval's Fernandez advances to semifinals at U.S. Open -- Fernandez, who celebrated her 19th birthday on Monday, had a shock win against two-time champion Naomi Osaka from Japan in the third round on Friday

12 days ago