Justin PiercyOriginally from Fredericton, NB, Justin has worked in newsrooms for Astral Media Radio, Brunswick News Inc., the Toronto Star and CTV. But now he's here at CBCSports.ca to report on the sports you care about while also showing you stuff from the internet he thinks you might like.
Pitcher David Aardsma has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and will report to big league spring training. The 34-year-old was 1-1 with a 4.70 earned-run average in 33 relief appearances for the Atlanta Braves last season. more »
Canadian sprinter Dushane Farrier, 26, has been barred four years after testing positive for SARM S-22 at the Canadian track and field championships last July 3 in Edmonton. SARMS are a class of hormones that produce similar effects to anabolic steroids. more »
Karl-Anthony Towns had 35 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves came back from 18 points down to stun Toronto 117-112 on Wednesday night. Canadian star Andrew Wiggins scored 13 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter. more »
Alex Morgan scored 12 seconds in and added another goal in the 62nd minute and the U.S. women's team opened CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics with a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica on Wednesday night. more »
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby failed to extend a career-high seven-game goal-scoring streak and an 11-game run of 12 goals and 22 points in Thursday night's 3-0 loss to the visiting New York Rangers. more »