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Admin October 27, 2016

Captain Michael Bradley had a slice of pizza and a slug of Gatorade. Coach Greg Vanney treated himself to a tall boy. As far as locker-room celebrations go, it was decidedly muted. Especially when it came after removing a giant monkey off the back of Toronto FC with the franchise’s first ever playoff win in […]

Admin October 27, 2016

The Major League Soccer playoffs are set to begin, and Canada is represented by two clubs: Toronto FC and the Montreal Impact. Here’s what you need to know about the playoff format and schedule, and the Canadian teams. The playoffs Toronto, the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, hosts No. 6 Philadelphia on Wednesday night […]

Admin October 26, 2016

The Toronto Raptors are coming off an historic season that saw them win 56 games and play in the Eastern Conference final. Here are five things to watch for the 2016-17 season: Last chance with Lowry? Like DeMar DeRozan did this year, all-star guard Kyle Lowry is expected to opt out of the final year of […]

Admin October 26, 2016

Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are off to a pitch-perfect start in the World Series. The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, fell completely flat in their first appearance since 1945.  Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Roberto Perez had four RBIs with a pair of home runs and the Indians beat the Cubs 6-0 in Tuesday […]

Admin October 26, 2016

Didier Drogba made a brief appearance at the Montreal Impact’s practice on Tuesday but is unlikely to play in a playoff game this week against D.C. United. Drogba, who the team reports has been nursing a sore back, came out of the clubhouse an hour into practice with a scarf covering all his face but […]

Admin October 25, 2016

Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby will make his season debut Tuesday night against Jaromir Jagr and the visiting Florida Panthers. The Penguins centre missed the team’s first six games recovering from the third documented concussion of his NHL career suffered on Oct. 7. “Everything is pointing in the right direction,” Pittsburgh head coach Mike Sullivan told […]

Admin October 25, 2016

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Admin October 25, 2016

Let the battle of the droughts begin. The Chicago Cubs will try to build on the momentum of a National League Championship Series-clinching win, with only Cleveland standing in the way of the franchise’s first major-league title since 1908. Cleveland last hoisted the World Series trophy in 1948. This is very cool: Footage and interviews from our […]

Admin October 25, 2016

The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs’ last title was 13 days after the first Ford Model T car was completed. Lovable losers known for decades of defeat meet in this year’s championship, a combined 174 seasons of futility facing off starting Tuesday […]

Admin October 24, 2016

Toronto FC ended the regular-season on a winning note Sunday, missing out on a first-round playoff bye but not short on confidence as it prepares to face the Philadelphia Union in a midweek MLS knockout game. Led by Sebastian Giovinco’s goal and assist, Toronto defeated the lowly Chicago Fire 3-2 to up its single-season franchise […]