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‘Soul-sucking’ mean tweets video attacking female sports writers goes viral

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
men read mean tweets about female sportswriters

Unlike celebrity mean tweets read aloud for laughs on late-night television, the latest viral mean tweets video is hard to watch — and that's the point.

What does it take to be a switch pitcher? The science behind Blue Jay Pat Venditte

Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Blue Jays Spring Baseball

Blue Jays reliever Pat Venditte might just be a one-of-a-kind pitcher for boasting a dual skill set that Major League Baseball has never seen before — he can pitch with both arms.

Don’t call it a comeback: Fencer shut out at Pan Am qualifies for Rio Olympics

Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Maxime Brinck-Croteau

After a not-so-good performance at Pan Am, Maxime Brinck-Croteau hopes to complete his fencing comeback at the Rio Olympics.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver praises Toronto, but says no more Canadian teams

Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Toronto is humming ahead of this weekend's NBA All Star Game. For the first time ever, the league's all star festivities are in a city outside the United States.

Masai Ujiri, Raptors to honour Nelson Mandela before game against Warriors

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
Giant of Africa

Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri will be hosting his second annual benefit in support of the Nelson Mandala Foundation and the charity that he co-founded in 2003, The Giant of Africa.

Jose Bautista says bat flip flap down to ‘gap’ between Dominican and North American players

Thursday, November 12th, 2015
Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista bat flip

Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista says his infamous bat flip in Game 5 of the American League Divisional Series was 'misunderstood so badly,' and is responding to the backlash in hopes of changing perceptions of how his Dominican countrymen play baseball.

‘No regrets’: Tie Domi reflects on his 330-fight NHL career

Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Tie Domi on Metro Morning

Former Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Tie Domi appeared on Metro Morning Monday to discuss his new book and reflect on his long career as one of the NHL's toughest tough guys.