Former Los Angeles Kings goalie and Hockey Night in Canada commentator Kelly Hrudey is recognized at centre ice before the game against the Calgary Flames at the Staples Center on Saturday. (Harry How/Getty Images)
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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 »