Archive for the ‘Sports/The Buzzer’ Category

How Kawhi Leonard’s shot reversed years of Raptors history

Monday, May 13th, 2019

As Kawhi Leonard's fadeaway jumper hung in the air for what felt like 18 years, every Raptors fan thought back through the team's history. And after four bounces on the rim, the shot fell through the hoop, and Toronto found itself in the Eastern Conference final.

It’s Vladdy time: What you should know about the Blue Jays phenom

Friday, April 26th, 2019

The top prospect in baseball (and one of the most-hyped young players ever) is finally making his major-league debut tonight. Here are some things you should know about Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Like, for example, he's Canadian.

The honeymoon is over for Mike Babcock

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

The Leafs are out in the first round of the playoffs. Again. And a lot of fans are blaming the guy who, not long ago, was the most respected coach in hockey.

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.