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.
Seven months after his death, as we mark what would have been Muhammad Ali's 75th birthday, the man they called "The Greatest" still resonates with those he touched in the Canadian boxing community. more »
Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals. more »
The first half of the NHL season brought us, among other delights, scoring sprees by Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid and stunning rookie performances by Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine. With the league settling into its second half, here are five storylines to follow the rest of the way. more »