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Your guide to the NHL's new rules

Today's edition of our newsletter looks at the pros and cons of the NHL's latest rule changes, a shocking wrestling match and Auston Matthews going stone cold.
The Buzzer

Tessa and Scott can't be replaced. But…

Today's edition of our newsletter looks at who might follow in Virtue and Moir's footsteps after the iconic ice dancers called it a career. Plus, Dustin Byfuglien might not be coming back, and Canada's top wrestler suffered a tough loss.
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What's next for Kaillie Humphries?

Today's edition of our daily newsletter explains why a judge denied Kaillie Humphries' request to leave the Canadian bobsleigh team for the U.S., and what Humphries might do next. Plus, Patrik Laine fires a shot and a rare moment in gambling history.
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Why Canada's Kaillie Humphries is suing to compete for the U.S.

Here’s the background and new info you need to understand why a two-time Olympic bobsleigh champion is trying to force her way off the Canadian team to join the U.S.
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Why NHL players hate the escrow

Today's edition of our daily newsletter looks at why another NHL work stoppage could be getting closer. Plus, another embarrassing loss for the American basketball team and a four-legged drug scandal.
CBC Explains

The Antonio Brown saga takes its strangest (and darkest) turn yet

Days after joining the Super Bowl champions, one of the NFL's biggest — and most troubled — stars has been accused of sexual assault. Here's the background you need to know on the Antonio Brown story and the latest, most shocking developments.

Bianca Andreescu is the best in the world — it's just not official (yet)

Her historic U.S. Open win vaulted Bianca Andreescu to No. 5 in the world rankings. But getting to No. 1 before the end of the year won't be easy.

Bianca vs. Serena: What you need to know for the U.S. Open final

One way or another, tennis history will be made Saturday in New York City. Get up to speed before the U.S. Open women's singles final between Canada's Bianca Andreescu and the great Serena Williams.
CBC Explains

Everything to know about the FIBA Basketball World Cup

The most important international basketball tournament outside of the Olympics tips off Saturday. Here's how the FIBA Basketball World Cup works and what it means for Canada.
CBC Explains

Why the NHL probably won't (but could) suspend Evgeny Kuznetsov for his positive cocaine test

Unlike some other sports leagues, the NHL's policy on recreational drugs is pretty soft. But there's a way to punish players — if that's what the commissioner wants.
CBC Explains

How the Little League World Series works

Everyone’s favourite tournament for pint-sized baseball players is underway in Williamsport, Pa. Here are some things to know about the wildly/oddly popular Little League World Series.
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Why Bianca Andreescu got paid half as much as the men's Rogers Cup champion

Sounds outrageous, but it's not that simple. Here’s what you should know about the Canadian tennis event's pay gap and why it exists — but maybe doesn’t have to.
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Is Bianca Andreescu on track to be Canada's best tennis player ever?

We're trying to keep our cool here, but with two high-end titles now under her belt and the U.S. Open coming up, there's a lot to be excited about with Bianca Andreescu.
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How golf's (new and improved) playoffs work

The PGA Tour added a playoff system in 2007. But it never fully caught on with casual golf fans, and it was overhauled for this year. Here’s an explainer on how the revamped FedEx Cup Playoffs work, what’s at stake and who to watch.

Canada's Olympic basketball hopes took a hit — but they're not dead

Monday was a tough one for Canada's Olympic men's basketball hopes. But it wasn’t the death blow some people seem to think.