Rob SinclairRob has covered sports on TV, radio and online since 1985. Prior to joining CBCSports.ca as a senior writer in 2000, he worked as a sportscaster, reporter and host for CBC Television, CBC Radio, TSN The Sports Network, Global Television and The Fan 590.
First baseman Carlos Santana became the first of the off-season's big-name free agents to find a new home, agreeing Friday to a $60 million, three-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to two people familiar with the deal. more »
Former Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Smith and the World Series champion Houston Astros have agreed to a two-year contract worth $15 million US. The 33-year-old had 71 strikeouts over 54 innings last season, split between Toronto and Cleveland. more »
Canadian hurdler Phylicia George isn’t afraid to step outside her comfort zone to find an edge. That's why the Markham, Ont., athlete is looking to qualify for her third Olympic Games — only this time with Canada's bobsleigh team. more »
Twenty-eight women were summoned to try out for the team attempting to defend the gold won in an overtime thriller against the U.S. in 2014. Three more skaters will be cut to get to the roster of three goaltenders and 20 skaters. more »
Some of the good feeling around the weekend's outdoor game was tainted when Eugene Melnyk, the Senators' owner, made comments Friday criticizing fan support and speculating on the relocation of the franchise. Karlsson, however, did not seem overly worried about his owner's opinion. more »
Erik Guay says he has an annular rupture at his L4 verterbra after undergoing an MRI in Innsbruck on Sunday. Guay was competing at the alpine World Cup event in Val Gardena, Italy, but told CBC Sports after that he "should have stayed at home" to deal with ongoing back issues. more »