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.
Phil Kessel scored twice, Sidney Crosby set up more goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins chased Braden Holtby on the way to a 6-2 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 2 Saturday night that gave them a commanding 2-0 lead in their second-round series. more »
The Canadian men's hockey team added defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic, goaltender Chad Johnson and forwards Mitch Marner and Brayden Schenn to its roster for the upcoming IIHF World Championship on Friday. more »
Don't let the smiles and back slaps fool you. While Andre De Grasse and Olympic legend Usain Bolt struck up a friendship in front of the world at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Canadian sprinter wants desperately to topple the Jamaican before the icon calls it a career. more »
Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez lasted just one inning in his return from a blister on his middle finger. Sanchez came off the 10-day disabled list to start against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, his first appearance since April 14. more »