Rod PerryRod grew up in the west end of Toronto and did his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, majoring in English and minoring in Psychology. He's always had an infatuation with anything sports-related and took his passion to Centennial College's sports journalism program for a post-graduate education. He's also still miffed about the Kelly Gruber botched triple play call in the 1992 World Series.
Esmil Rogers, in the mix for the Jays' fifth starter, struck out six in his three innings Thursday in a 7-5 exhibition loss to the Houston Astros. But he also walked two and gave up four runs on five hits including two homers. more »
The Blue Jays had been in the mix for pitcher Ervin Santana, with several Toronto players making a public plea to sign the 33-year-old former all-star. But Santana elected instead to sign with the injury-ravaged Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. more »
Canada's Dominique Maltais capped her snowboard cross World Cup title by winning the final of race of the season on Saturday in La Molina, Spain, while Paul Berg of Germany beat Olympic silver medallist Nikolay Olyunin. more »