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.
Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behaviour" after Detroit second baseman was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez. more »
Aroldis Chapman is out as the New York Yankees closer. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said before Saturday night's game with the Boston Red Sox that the hard throwing lefty is being taken out of that role to work through some location issues. more »
Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh inning and allowed a run, Javier Baez homered and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 on Friday in a rare interleague matchup. more »
It was a busy weekend for sports stars. Guest host Callum Ng takes you through Canada's gold-medal win in the 4x100 freestyle relay at the 2017 Universiade Games in Taipei, along with Aaron Brown at Diamond League, an insane catch in junior league baseball, a slammer of a home run at the Little League World Series and Canada's short track speed skating Olympic qualifications. more »
Canadian men’s Olympic team general manager Sean Burke still has many miles to travel to scout hours and hours of games. But the man put in charge of following the back-to-back golden footprints of Steve Yzerman likes what he has witnessed so far. more »
All week, the Canadian players from White Rock, B.C., have described their experiences at the Little League World Series thus far as surreal, amazing and unbelievable. Sunday was all of those things — truly the ultimate baseball day. more »