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.
Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan, the Calgary Flames' top two scorers, and rugged winger Lance Bouma have apologized to their teammates, fans and the organization after being scratched from Tuesday's game against Toronto for being late to practice the previous day. more »
The NHL's hockey operations department is taking a look at Nazem Kadri’s throat-slashing gesture towards Mark Giordano after the Flames defenceman stood up the Toronto Maple Leafs centre in the first period of Tuesday night's game in Calgary. more »
The brain of deceased NHL enforcer Todd Ewen did not show signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy despite suffering several concussions during the player's career, the Canadian Concussion Centre announced Tuesday. more »
One of eight new events at the Lillehammer Youth Olympics will be the monobob, which is exactly the way it sounds: solo bobsleigh. Women's ski jumping was at Innsbruck 2012 before the sport's Olympic debut in Sochi. more »