Scott brings vast experience, passion and knowledge to his role as host of CBC's Sports Weekend on CBC. A 20-year CBC Sports veteran, Russell has covered nine Olympic Games and co-hosted Olympic Morning for Beijing 2008: The Olympic Games. The Gemini-Award winning broadcaster and acclaimed author has also worked as a host and rinkside reporter on Hockey Night in Canada and has covered triathlon, gymnastics, rugby, cross-country skiing and biathlon at several Olympic Games, Pan Am Games and Commonwealth Games.
The Edmonton Oilers moved another first-round pick Thursday, sending Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders for fellow right-winger Ryan Strome. A year ago, Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli dealt first-rounder Taylor Hall to New Jersey. more »
Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid went two for two at the 2017 NHL Awards on Wednesday night, while Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews was awarded the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie. more »
The Ottawa Senators have lost stay-at-home defenceman Marc Methot in the NHL's Vegas expansion draft on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old Ottawa native tied for second on the team in plus-minus last season. 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 »