Archive for the ‘Sports/The Buzzer’ Category

The Blue Jackets pulled a Buster Douglas — except crazier

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

The odds of Columbus sweeping the juggernaut Tampa Bay Lightning were set at 50/1. That's higher than the payout for Buster Douglas beating Mike Tyson, which some consider the greatest upset in sports history. And you may not want to bet against the Blue Jackets pulling off another stunner.

The big things to know for the NHL playoffs

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Today, CBC Sports' daily newsletter gets you primed for the best time of year in hockey and gets you up to speed on the news of the day, including the NHL draft lottery, a new suspension for Slava Voynov and a baseball nightmare.

The streaming wars are coming to sports

Friday, April 5th, 2019

The rise of Netflix and other streaming services has changed the way we watch TV shows. How long until sports follows? And should we be worried?

Weekend winners and losers, a bad April Fools’ joke and what’s next for women’s hockey

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Today, CBC Sports' daily newsletter sorts out a big weekend in hockey, baseball and college basketball, plus the collapse of the CWHL and a bad joke by a very good football player.

6 big things to know for the new baseball season

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Thursday is Opening Day. Snuck up on you, right? Well here are some top-line stories and trends you should know about before the first pitch.

Why Canada’s newest tennis star is for real

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Bianca Andreescu has shot up the world rankings with some impressive wins over the last few months. But what the Canadian teenager is doing this week might be the best evidence yet that she's here to stay.

It’s never too early to talk baseball, right?

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Opening Day is less than two weeks away — sort of. And while it may still be chilly (read: bitterly cold) wherever you're reading this, hopefully these early predictions for the 2019 MLB season will get you in the summer spirit.

The Whalers are (sort of) back (again)

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

You'll want to strike up the Brass Bonanza for this edition of The Buzzer. The Carolina Hurricanes will wear Hartford Whalers jerseys for the second time this season, so here's a look back at the Whalers, the WHA and one of hockey's most iconic logos.

Why Zion’s broken basketball shoe is such a big deal

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

The most exciting basketball talent to come along in years hurt his knee when his shoe fell apart during a big game. Here's what it means for Zion Williamson's career, Nike and the business of college hoops.

Baseball’s big problem, explained

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Spring training has arrived, and two of baseball's biggest stars still don't have a team. Owners are getting richer while players and fans get more frustrated. Can the game fix itself before it's too late?