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.
The Stanley Cup playoffs feature their fair share of drama, and nothing is more dramatic than a win in overtime. Here's a look at the thrill of victory and agony of defeat from sudden-death action in 2016. more »
Faced with inferior alternatives at home, Canadians who like to gamble on sports are sending billions of dollars each year to offshore, online bookmakers who offer the betting options — and the action — they crave. more »
The Toronto Raptors finally busted their first-round slump, advancing for the first time since 2001. But the playoffs are about to heat up with an experienced, talented Miami team coming to town. more »
The Toronto Raptors are set to play in the second round of the NBA playoffs for only the second time in team history — and the first since 2001 — when they take on the Miami Heat beginning Tuesday. more »