Kevin GlewRegaled with stories about Mickey Mantle by his father when he was growing up, Kevin Glew has always preferred baseball to hockey. His interest in the sport blossomed after he endured a bone-chilling wind on the bench seats down the right-field line at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium on Oct. 5, 1985 to witness the Blue Jays secure their first division title. Over the past decade, Kevin's work has been featured in Baseball Digest, Baseball America and on MLB.com.
It wasn't very long ago that racial epithets were routinely used in sport. Now they are incredibly rare. Kevin Pillar's outburst may not signify a conscious, tangible dislike of gay people, but it does imply a gut-level assumption that being gay is a lesser way of being. more »
Everyone seems to love the triathlon at the Olympics, but the sport can struggle to maintain momentum during the four years in between. A new, team-based competition hopes to change that, with the help of a Canadian legend. more »
Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League by beating Ajax 2-0 in the final. The game was played two days after 22 people were killed in a bomb attack at a concert in Manchester. more »
When Lizanne Murphy retired from the Canadian women's basketball team two weeks ago, her emotions poured out. In her first-person piece to CBC Sports, Murphy reveals that playing for Canada wasn't just winning, it was the relationships she built with her teammates which mattered most. more »
Ryan Goins hit his first career grand slam, and the Toronto Blue Jays teed off with four homers against the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-4 win. The Blue Jays swept the two-game interleague series and wrapped up a seven-game road trip with three straight wins. more »