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Toronto Raptors may be home, but pivotal season could determine team's ultimate direction

The Toronto Raptors enter this season free of championship expectations and nearly devoid of playoff ones. But they’ll be back in Toronto, where they haven't played a regular-season game since February 2020.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says unvaccinated NBA players shouldn't be allowed to play

As the NBA prepares for its third straight pandemic-affected season, player vaccinations have quickly turned into a hot-button issue. The conversation prompted basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to go public with his stance that every NBA player should be vaccinated.

Former basketball player Linklater wants truth emphasized on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Canadian Michael Linklater, an ex-professional basketball player, has dedicated his life to leading by example as an Indigenous athlete. Now, with the first national Truth and Reconciliation Day on Thursday, Linklater hopes his people’s plight since the founding of Turtle Island comes to light.

CHL's return to regular schedule a chance for exceptional players to make their mark

Exceptions promise to be the rule in the upcoming CHL season. It’s as much of a return to normal as possible, with schedules containing the usual 68 games per team in the lead-up to the Memorial Cup in June hosted by the Saint John Sea Dogs.

Andre De Grasse eyeing more gold at Paris 2024 with improved starts

Canada's most decorated male Olympian Andre De Grasse told CBC Sports on Thursday he plans on adding even more hardware by improving his starts in time for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

WNBA playoffs primed for chaos could bring new world order

A team riding a 14-game winning streak. Another that won just 12 games all season. The struggling defending champions. The surging contenders to the throne. The WNBA playoffs begin on Thursday ripe with storylines and primed for chaos.

How Vladimir Guerrero Jr. drew from his dad to become an MVP candidate

It’s apparent by his play that Vladimir Guerrero Jr., has managed to both emulate and, somehow, improve upon how his father succeeded in the batter’s box. The approach has led him into the AL MVP discussion and his team into the playoff race.  
The Buzzer

The Blue Jays are bashing their way to the playoffs

CBC Sports' daily newsletter takes stock of the Toronto Blue Jays' red-hot September and where that leaves them in the race for a playoff spot.

Canada's Brent Lakatos finishes just off podium in Paralympic T54 marathon

Competing in his first career Paralympic marathon, Canada's Brent Lakatos placed fourth on Sunday in Tokyo. Lakatos, who previously won four silver medals at these games, crossed the finish line with a personal-best time, but still an agonizing 13 seconds off the podium.

Canadian resilience was on full display at Tokyo Paralympics

Canada may be leaving Tokyo with its fewest medals at a Paralympics since 1972, but the stories and athletes shone as brightly as ever. The country wound up 21 podium appearances, including five gold medals.