Alexis Allison

Associate Producer, Social

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It's March Madness time, but with a Canadian flavour

It's another year of trying to do the impossible: predict a perfect March Madness bracket. Do you go all-in on the top seeds or hedge your bets with a few Cinderella stories? Do you do hours of research or flip a coin?

Bianca Andreescu gives most Canadian apology to crowd for winning US Open

In her Grand Slam debut, Bianca Andreescu defeated American tennis legend Serena Williams in straight sets to win Canada's first U.S. Open title in front of a hostile crowd openly rooting against her.

Fans' hostility toward Tavares knows no bounds in return to Long Island

Fans in Long Island took every measure before, during and after the Toronto Maple Leafs game against the New York Islanders on Thursday to remind "traitor" John Tavares that they weren't happy with the way he left things.

Sidney Crosby 'sticks' it to Rangers fan for all-star chirps

A loud voice and some creative material was enough for Sidney Crosby to take notice of a chirping New York Rangers fan on Wednesday night and reward him with an autographed stick.

Kenyan hockey team surprised by Crosby, MacKinnon in 1st game

Twelve senior players on Kenya's first men's hockey team were treated to the trip of a lifetime when Tim Hortons' brought them to Canada to play alongside two surprise NHL guests.

Fans diving into Neymar Challenge in dramatic fashion

Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr. has drawn attention for more than his goal-scoring skills this World Cup, and has quickly become the punchline to a new "challenge" sweeping the internet.

Dedicated Leafs fans spell 'Buds All Day' message with tricky bicycle route

Toronto fans Geoff Loughton and Al Sovran planned a meticulous bicycle route around their city to spell out support for the Leafs' playoff run.

Gord Downie's death touches many in the sports world

Gord Downie was a passionate sports fan, and his passing was mourned Wednesday on social media by athletes and organizations touched by his music.

Nashville's raucous chant tradition started with just 3 fans

Predators fans and their creative chants have become the not-so-quiet breakout stars of the Stanley Cup final, but the guys who started it all have been at it a long time.
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Clean or dirty? Phaneuf's huge hit on Rust sparks debate

Ottawa Senators defenceman Dion Phaneuf raised the intensity early in Game 2 of the East final, laying a huge, and controversial, open-ice hit on Pittsburgh's Bryan Rust.

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