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.
The Blue Jays were able to tie up their series with the Rangers with an 8-4 win on Monday. David Price was the talk of the Twitterverse; first due to a bullpen catch, then due to being a relief pitcher for R.A. Dickey. Fans are now looking ahead to Game 5 in Toronto with the hope that MLB will #OpenTheDome. more »
Team Canada athletes share the many ways in which they spent their Thanksgiving long weekend. The usual ways include, turkey, family and enjoying the fall colours. If you're a Team Canada athlete your weekend may have included winning a gold medal or meeting the Queen. more »
Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory. The office of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted congratulations to the Astros for advancing to the AL Championship Series, but the Royals rallied from four runs down to force a decisive Game 5 with a 9-6 victory. more »