In today’s Big Story podcast, Canada’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup is today. And, as usual, the best player on the pitch will be Christine Sinclair. At age 36, she’s still the undisputed leader of her team, one of the very best women in the world at what she does and, right now, […]
In today’s Big Story podcast, you’ve seen him sitting (OK, standing) courtside if you’ve ever watched a Toronto Raptors game. If you’ve followed the team during its historic run to the NBA Finals, you’ve probably heard pieces of Nav Bhatia’s story. He’s a Day One fan, a proud Torontonian, a legendary car salesman, and a […]
Of all the ways climate change will impact us, this is one that will kick us right in the national pride. In order to make a good outdoor hockey rink, you need the temperature to get below freezing and stay that way consistently for a while. If you’ve been paying attention the past few winters, […]
After each matchday of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Sportsnet.ca’s World Cup Daily blog will recap the day’s events, and look ahead to the next day’s slate of games. Here’s what happened on Tuesday, in case you missed it… THE RESULT France 1, Belgium 0 in Saint Petersburg: Match report || match stats MAIN TALKING POINT Vive Les […]
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In the Player's Tribune, Nick Boynton penned an honest and brutal piece about his days in the league and how he has been coping since hanging up his skates.
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Sportsnet 650 reports the United Bid Committee has advised Vancouver will no longer be considered as a potential host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
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Seattle's quest for an NHL team will be taking a major step forward Thursday when the potential franchise-to-be begins its season-ticket drive.
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Dick Pound believes it's a mistake to allow Russian athletes who haven't had a positive drug test to compete under the Olympic flag.
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Takedown: the DNA of GSP, a documentary on one of the world's most famous mixed martial artists -- two time UFC welterweight champion Canadian Georges St. Pierre -- premiers in selected Cineplex theatres on Feb. 20, 2014. Reporter Rudy Blair sat in on a round table to chat with St. Pierre about his movie.
Jan Hudec, the first Canadian man to win a downhill alpine medal at the Olympics in 20 years, joined Sportsnet 590 The FAN's Greg Brady and Andrew Walker to discuss his accomplishment. Hudec won bronze in the men's alpine skiing Super-G at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 16, 2014.
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke about his new book to Sportsnet 590 The FAN. He told talk show host Bob McCown that writing the book (A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs and the Rise of Professional Hockey) began as a pastime late at night to get his mind off work.