Tim WharnsbyTim's worked the sports beat at The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Sun, specializing in Canada's one true sporting obsession - hockey. He knows the players, the coaches, the backroom boys and most importantly, the fans. That's what he brings to his stories. Knowledge, fairness and understanding are trademarks of a Wharnsby story. That's what you will get here as he writes for CBCSports.ca.
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, who has played in 48 career playoff games including the 2014-15 Stanley Cup final, is at Rogers Centre on Friday to watch Toronto's game against the Detroit Tigers. more »
Thursday was a special day for some of us word nerds at CBC Sports. The good people at the Oxford Dictionary officially added several words and phrases to their online database of informal language. We present a sampling of the additions, with a suitably hockey-esque twist on their explanations. more »
Canadian athletes proved themselves once again Saturday in Beijing’s Birds Nest Stadium at the world track and field championships, snatching three more medals, taking the tally to a record seven. more »
John Daly collapsed near the end of a round of golf Saturday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Jackson, Miss. A friend said the two-time major champion's vital signs were good but doctors were checking on possible injuries to Daly's ribs and fingers. more »