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A lot is riding on baseball in South Korea

Everyone is rooting for Korean baseball to succeed right now because, if it fails, we're left with a pretty dark thought: If they can't pull this off, what hope do we have?
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How Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman was ahead of his time

It’s been 20 years since his last NBA game, but Dennis Rodman is a hot topic again. The featured character in a new episode of The Last Dance was many things to many people — and a genuine trailblazer.
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The Michael Jordan Bulls documentary is a great escape

There are better sports documentaries than The Last Dance, but the entertaining series on the Michael Jordan-led Bulls dynasty might be a better fit for this particular time.
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Sports leagues are leaking their return ideas — here they are

Three days after Donald Trump held a conference call with the bosses of all the major U.S.-based pro sports leagues, it feels like they're all suddenly leaking their plans, hopes and half-baked ideas for returning. Here's a breakdown of what they're mulling.
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It's Nope-ning Day — here's what we're missing about baseball

Today should have been Opening Day in Major League Baseball. But instead of just mourning the loss of one of the great dates on the sports calendar, let's look forward to the stuff we're excited to see whenever baseball comes back.
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What's going on with our favourite sports leagues and when will they be back?

Now that the 2020 Olympics are finally postponed, it's a good time to check back in on some of our biggest sports leagues to try and guess when they'll be back — or when they'll give up the ghost.
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Now that the 2020 Olympics are postponed, what happens next?

Following Tuesday's monumental announcement that the Tokyo Games will be pushed back to next year, here are some of the biggest things we know and don’t know about what this will mean for organizers, athletes and fans of the Olympics.
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Canada's Olympic pullout works on so many levels

Canada's decision to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics if they're held this summer, amid a global pandemic, is obviously and absolutely the right move. And not just in a moral sense. It's also very savvy.
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Women are going to carry Canada's Olympic team (again)

Female athletes won the vast majority of Canada's medals in Rio, and the gender gap might widen even more in Tokyo. Here are some of the Canadian women you should know about — and follow — as the Summer Olympics approach.
Preview

It's time for Canada's version of March Madness

They don’t have nearly the caché of the American ones, but Canada’s national university basketball championships still deliver some quality hoops. Here are some things to know about this year's U Sports Final 8 tournaments.
The Buzzer

An 11-year-old qualified for the Olympics — and that's not even a record

Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza will likely be the youngest athlete at the Tokyo Olympics. But people younger than her have won medals — including a 10-year-old Greek kid and the mysterious unknown rowing boy.
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Things to know for the bobsleigh and skeleton worlds

The bobsleigh and skeleton world championships start Friday in Germany. Here's some stuff you should know about the event, including an almost unbeatable German and a reborn Kaillie Humphries.
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Fun facts about the Raptors' winning streak

Today's edition of our newsletter is mostly about the Raptors' historic 15-game winning streak. Plus, Connor McDavid's quad injury and the key to the NHL getting back into the Olympics.
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What you need to know for the Super Bowl

The best quarterback in football. A Canadian lineman/doctor. Two genius coaches — one of which reminds us of the Kool Aid Man. Those are just three of the things you should know about Super Bowl LIV.
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How many medals will Canada win at the Tokyo Olympics?

Today's edition of our newsletter is mostly about a new forecast for the 2020 Olympics and what is says about Canada's team. Plus, skiing's scariest race and Milos Raonic to the rescue.