6:26 PM EDT, Tue April 25, 2017
2 hours ago
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs rookies shone brighter than many current stars in playoff debut

Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs rookies shone brighter than many current stars in playoff debut

It's rare for seven rookies to make the playoffs in their first full season. It's even rarer for several of them to make a big impact
6 hours ago
Blue Jays series preview: On to St. Louis and an examination of Jose Bautista’s hitting woes

Blue Jays series preview: On to St. Louis and an examination of Jose Bautista’s hitting woes

As Bautista limped out of the gate, there were observers willing to say the age concerns that dogged him during free agency had borne out
6 hours ago
Kevin Pillar’s new approach at the plate is helping him thrive in the Toronto Blue Jays offence

Kevin Pillar’s new approach at the plate is helping him thrive in the Toronto Blue Jays offence

Already established as a force in centre field, Kevin Pillar wanted to be more of a regular participant in the Blue Jays offence
7 hours ago
From all-star to teacher: Coach Jerry Stackhouse takes Raptors 905 to D-League final preaching culture of family, resilience

From all-star to teacher: Coach Jerry Stackhouse takes Raptors 905 to D-League final preaching culture of family, resilience

Stackhouse’s team has vaulted to the top of the standings, finishing the regular season with a 39-11 record
8 hours ago
Toronto Raptors — the deeper, better team — have reason to be confident after Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks

Toronto Raptors — the deeper, better team — have reason to be confident after Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks

Scott Stinson: Five games in, Toronto finally put together a night of the kind that was envisioned for this team
9 hours ago
Toronto Blue Jays’ offence continues to struggle as team clashes with umpire in loss to Los Angeles Angels

Toronto Blue Jays’ offence continues to struggle as team clashes with umpire in loss to Los Angeles Angels

As has so often been the case this season, the Jays failed to generate enough offence. That's on them
18 hours ago
Kyle Lowry epitomizes true grit as Toronto Raptors take 3-2 series edge against Milwaukee Bucks

Kyle Lowry epitomizes true grit as Toronto Raptors take 3-2 series edge against Milwaukee Bucks

On Monday night, all he could do was play. He just couldn't sit on the bench. "Hurts too much," he said. "Sitting is a pain." He wasn't sure what he'd be able to do after the Raptors 118-93 slaughter of the Milwaukee Bucks. "I'll try," he said of getting some sleep. "Don't know if it's possible."
Apr 24, 2017

Toronto Maple Leafs took massive leap forward in 2016-17 — and have core pieces in place to go further

What a difference it was to watch a Toronto team get stronger as intensity grew. In the past, they've fallen apart when the going got tough
Apr 24, 2017

Reunited at last: Toronto Maple Leafs and Raptors endured years of hardship on the road to the playoffs

A generation of young Toronto sports fans just had a chance to see something that hasn’t happened in the city for quite a while
Apr 24, 2017
‘If you love something, it’s a natural road’: How Stacey May Fowles made her love of baseball her life story

‘If you love something, it’s a natural road’: How Stacey May Fowles made her love of baseball her life story

'I think the thing that's resonating with people is that we don't talk a great deal about the things we love, and why we love them, especially if that love is totally inexplicable'
Apr 24, 2017
With Toronto Blue Jays’ slow start, remember anything is possible on the diamond: Baseball Life Advice from Stacey May Fowles

With Toronto Blue Jays’ slow start, remember anything is possible on the diamond: Baseball Life Advice from Stacey May Fowles

‘This game has helped me become whole’: An excerpt from Fowles’ recently released essay collection Baseball Life Advice
Apr 24, 2017

Hot goalies carry the day again: What we learned from Round 1 of the NHL playoffs

Scott Stinson: The 2017 NHL Playoffs: just as we all expected. Or not
Apr 24, 2017
Free-agent decisions, Vegas expansion draft and more: What’s next for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Free-agent decisions, Vegas expansion draft and more: What’s next for the Toronto Maple Leafs

When the initial disappointment about Sunday’s Game 6 loss ebbs, the work begins to take another step forward in 2017-18
Apr 23, 2017
Steve Simmons: Season ends with heartbreak, and hope, for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Steve Simmons: Season ends with heartbreak, and hope, for the Toronto Maple Leafs

The season has ended for the most likeable and most promising Maple Leafs team in a quarter of a century, following a 2-1 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals.
Apr 23, 2017
Capitals goalie Braden Holtby near-perfect in series-clinching win over the Maple Leafs

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby near-perfect in series-clinching win over the Maple Leafs

Braden Holtby stopped 37 of 38 shots to quiet most of the critics who had questioned his play during the series.