Archive for May, 2019

Masse, Oleksiak make a splash at FINA Champions Swim Series

Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Canadians Kylie Masse and Penny Oleksiak had strong performances on the first day of competition at the FINA Champions Swim Series in Indianapolis on Friday.

NFL notebook: DT McCoy reportedly to pick from 3 teams

Friday, May 31st, 2019

After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three final suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers star will mull over his final three options this weekend. Several media outlets reported Thursday that McCoy, 31, finished up a two-day visit with Baltimore after having also visited the Browns last week, days after his release by the Tampa Buccaneers.

Exploring the rise of Pascal Siakam

Friday, May 31st, 2019
Exploring the rise of Pascal Siakam

Pascal Siakam didn't start playing organized basketball until he was nearly 18 years old, but has quickly emerged as one of the NBA's most promising young talents. CBC Sports' Devin Heroux breaks down the rise of "Spicy P".

Report: DT McCoy ends Panthers visit, to pick among 3 teams

Friday, May 31st, 2019

After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers star will mull over his final three options this weekend. Several media outlets reported Thursday that McCoy, 31, finished up a two-day visit with Baltimore after having also visited the Cleveland Browns last week, days after his release by the Buccaneers.

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson challenges Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross to a race on Instagram, Ross accepts

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson challenges Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross to a race on Instagram.

CBC Sports Plays of the Week

Friday, May 31st, 2019
CBC Sports Plays of the Week

A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports.

Nick Foles says his wife told him to return to Jaguars after her miscarriage

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Nick Foles talked Friday about his return to practice following his wife's miscarriage. On Wednesday, Tori Foles — the wife of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles — announced on social media that she recently suffered a miscarriage after contracting pneumonia in her blood. Nick had been absent from the Jaguars' organized team activities for previously reported “personal reasons.” The team drills are voluntary, but after signing in March as the Jaguars' new quarterback, his absence was notable.

How Drake found the ‘ultimate troll jersey’ for Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Friday, May 31st, 2019
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The owner of a Brooklyn store selling vintage sports jerseys helped Canadian rapper Drake find just the one he needed to get in the heads of the Golden State Warriors for Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Now with Buccaneers, Ndamukong Suh not bothered by his bad reputation in the NFL

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Ndamukong Suh has gained quite the reputation throughout his near-decade in the NFL — and it's not necessarily the best. Suh, who was officially introduced as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, is often seen as a “dirty player.” Suh has compiled 71 accepted penalties since he joined the league in 2010, the most in the NFL, and has been fined more than $330,000, according to ESPN. “Before you pass judgment on somebody, always take the time to get to know them, meet them, have coffee with them, whatever it may be and then be able to go from there,” Suh said, via ESPN. “I think when people have seen blips of me ... it's been in a negative light, rather than a positive light and that's due to outlets of media, social media, whatever it may be.

Scenes and highlights from 2nd annual Carson Wentz AO1 softball game

Friday, May 31st, 2019

This is an ... interesting game. p.m.