Jesse CampigottoJesse Campigotto is a senior writer and editor for CBCSports.ca, which he joined in 2005. He leads the site's Olympic sports coverage, co-hosts the CBCSports.ca Podcast and contributes to the hockey and football sections. Jesse was born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ont., and now lives in Toronto.
On Friday morning, each of the 31 general managers and their trusted hockey departments rose early for the big NHL draft weekend in Chicago. By the time the first day was over, there was still plenty to process after several big names traded sweaters. more »
Most of the drama at the first ever draft in Chicago was gone after only one pick. After weeks of buzz around the Vegas Golden Knights, so-called protection lists, the expansion draft and a flurry of interesting trades, the draft at United Center came and went with only the occasional flurry. more »
Alain Vigneault may be getting a little help behind the bench next season on Broadway. Several media reports indicate that former Dallas Stars head coach Lindy Ruff will join the New York Rangers coaching staff as an associate coach. more »
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he was dealing with anxiety issues, and Toronto avoided a sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Sunday. more »
Canada's most significant contribution to sport may not be any game invented, superstar personality, gold medal, or championship won, according to CBC Sports host Scott Russell. In fact, it could be that this nation gathers people together instead of driving them apart. more »
Gordon Johnston scored twice, including the game-winner on a backhand shot in the 44th minute, as Canada rallied from a 2-1 deficit in the second half and beat sixth-ranked India 3-2 on Sunday to finish fifth at the 2017 field hockey world league semifinal and qualify for the 2018 World Cup. more »