John ChickAlmost as cynical as a Toronto sports fan can get, John Chick has been around the NBA and other sports in one capacity or another for a decade, working at outlets such as Metro News Canada, Sun Media and TSN. He blogs on the NBA for CBCSports.ca and wishes Charles Oakley still played.
Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the visiting Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. more »
The owner and president of the Halifax Rainmen has apologized after his team forfeited the NBL championship game against the Windsor Express last week, but says the team should have played that night. more »
Chris Paul banked home a shot with one second remaining to lift the Los Angeles Clippers over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, sending the defending champions packing after the first-round defeat. more »
The Flames and Wild hope a change in venue is the cure for their second-round ills, while the Ducks and Blackhawks look to put a strangehold on their reeling opponents. Here are three things to know for tonight's NHL playoff games. more »
Down 2-0 to the Western Conference's top seed, the Flames return to home ice in desperate need of a victory Tuesday night (9:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. MT) and hope an energetic Calgary crowd can turn the tide in a presently one-sided matchup against Anaheim. more »