Category: Sports

Raptors still searching for 1st win after blowing another lead in loss to 76ers

Joel Embiid scored 29 points to lift the Philadelphia 76ers over Toronto 100-93 on Tuesday, and the Raptors remain winless three games into the NBA season. Kyle Lowry...

Hornets acquire Gordon Hayward, 2 draft picks from Celtics

The Charlotte Hornets have acquired forward Gordon Hayward and unprotected 2023 and 2024 second-round draft picks from the Boston Celtics in exchange for a heavily...

How Canada’s men’s basketball Olympic fate could be decided by the NBA schedule

We don’t know when the 2020-21 NBA season will begin. We don’t know how many games will be played, where they’ll be played or who they’ll be...

Championship parade in 2020: Lightning celebrate Stanley Cup title on boat

The Tampa Bay Lightning celebrated their Stanley Cup title with a boat parade and ceremonies Wednesday at Raymond James Stadium. The boat parade featured forward Alex...

Jimmy Butler’s playoff career high helps Heat burst past Bucks in series opener

Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career-high 40 points, Goran Dragic added 27 and the Miami Heat clamped down defensively in the final three quarters to beat the Milwaukee...

What you need to know for the NHL playoffs

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What's it like carrying the Canadian flag into a home Olympics?

CBC Sports’ Scott Russell hosted a panel with the three flag bearers during Canada’s Olympics: Abigail Hoffman during Montreal 1976, Brian Orser in Calgary...

Quebec boxer who traded gloves for scrubs when COVID-19 struck gets Tillman Award

Quebec’s Kim Clavel, the North American Boxing Federation light-flyweight champion who returned to nursing when the global pandemic interrupted her fighting...

B.C. Olympic hopefuls keep up their training regimes

Although the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed until next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many B.C. athletes are keeping up their training regimes. ...

Which NHLer scored the best goal of the season?

Only one player scored two of the NHL’s top 16 goals this season. Hint: He wears No. 97 for the Oilers. But in CBC Sports’ best goals of the season bracket,...

Mikael Backlund’s resurgence has been key to Flames’ playoff hopes

Mikael Backlund is a happy guy these days for reasons greater than his recent torrent of goals and assists for the Calgary Flames. Daughter Tillie is 10 months old, and...

Father of U.S. ski star Mikaela Shiffrin dies unexpectedly at 65

Two-time Olympic champion skier Mikaela Shiffrin has said her father, Jeff, has died. He was 65. “Above everything else, he taught us the golden rule: be nice,...