Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
One team is happy just to be here after 29 years in the doldrums; the other is getting a reprieve after a dreadful second half that nearly ruined its season. The season is on the line for both the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland A's as they get set for Tuesday's AL wild card playoff. more »
Centre Sam Bennett has been insisting since the Calgary Flames drafted him fourth overall in June that he’s NHL-ready, and he's caught the eye of coach Bob Hartley. Bennett is in a battle to crack the lineup along with Johnny Gaudreau and Sven Baertschi. more »