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Move over Bolt: Has Andre De Grasse found a new rival?

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Andre De Grasse lost his final chance at beating Usain Bolt when he suffered a hamstring injury on the eve of the world track and field championships. But the emergence of American Christian Coleman has track fans salivating of a…

Mike Babcock helps put Leafs ahead of schedule

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The Toronto Maple Leafs' rapid rise from a rebuilding team to one that suddenly looks like a Stanley Cup contender is a credit to the talents of the man behind their bench.

Raptors must evolve or face extinction

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Following four straight playoff flame-outs, the Toronto Raptors are changing their offensive approach to incorporate more three-pointers and more passes. Can the Dinos survive in the NBA's new era?

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Grand Prix of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup

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Watch live coverage of the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow beginning on Friday at 7 a.m. ET. Canadian skaters Nam Nguyen, Piper Gilles, Paul Poirier, Julianne Seguin and Charlie Bilodeau will be in action.

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Road to the Olympics Games kicks off Saturday with figure skating Grand Prix

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With the 2018 Games quickly approaching, Canadians can tune in to watch the nation's top athletes gear up for the PyeongChang Olympics when the third season of CBC Sports' Road to the Olympic Games kicks off this weekend.

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Nets' Jeremy Lin injured in opener, likely done for season

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Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the rest of the season because of a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee.

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Increase is nice, but athlete assistance should be tied to rate of inflation

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How grateful should Canadian athletes be before saying an increase in financial support isn't enough? Is it too early to say an 18 per cent increase after 13 years of static support doesn't even amount to an increase matching Canada's…

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Grand Prix of Figure Skating hits the ground running

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Talk about starting with a bang. The favourites to win Olympic gold in both the men's and women's events are both competing at this week's Grand Prix of Figure Skating season opener in Moscow. Here's what to expect from Yuzuru Hanyu and…

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Javy Baez pops 2 homers, Cubs avoid Dodgers NLCS sweep

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Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.

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Leafs ride 4-goal 1st period to 3rd straight win

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Curtis McElhinney wasn't sharp in his season debut, but he was there when it counted as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 on Wednesday.

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'You will live forever in the hearts of all Canadians': Maple Leafs honour Gord Downie at ACC

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The Toronto Maple Leafs mourned Canadian rock icon Gord Downie with a moment of silence before the puck dropped at Wednesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

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Masahiro Tanaka gem puts Yankees 1 win away from advancing to World Series

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Celtics expect Gordon Hayward to make full recovery from horrific injury

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Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens says Gordon Hayward is expected to make a full recovery from the gruesome injury he sustained in the team's opener. They just don't know how long it will take yet.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Something familiar: Canadian athletes remember Gord Downie

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As the country pays tribute to Gord Downie after his death, a few well-known Canadian athletes share their fond memories of the Tragically Hip frontman.

Remembering Gord Downie: Watch our Olympic montages set to Tragically Hip songs

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As Canadians celebrate the late Gord Downie's life and accomplishments, here are CBC Sports' video montages from recent Olympic Games that were set to some of The Tragically Hip's most memorable songs.

Frederik Andersen gets the shutout as high-flying Leafs down Capitals

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Connor Brown scored the game-winning goal in the third period and Frederik Andersen stopped all 30 shots he faced for the shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs continued their tremendous start by beating the Washington Capitals 2-0 on Tuesday…

Tuesday, Oct 17

Auston Matthews a 'young Mario Lemieux,' says Capitals coach

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Auston Matthews is drawing comparisons to Mario Lemieux and getting noticed by Bryce Harper amid a hot start to his second NHL season.

NBA preview: Golden State will win, but here's why you should watch anyway

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After an off-season that included multiple stars exchanging jerseys, one NBA constant remains: the Warriors and Cavaliers will almost certainly meet again in the Finals. Still, from the reloaded Rockets and Thunder to the frisky Sixers,…

Colin Kaepernick will have a tough time proving collusion

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To prove collusion, Kaepernick will need hard evidence that owners worked together — rather than decided individually — to keep him out of the league.

Monday, Oct 16

Emily Clark's hockey dreams are coming true

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When she was still just a hockey-obsessed young girl growing up in Saskatchewan, Emily Clark wrote down a promise — one day, she'd play for Canada. Now she's living the dream.

Erik Karlsson set to make season debut for Senators

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The Ottawa Senators just sliced through western Canada. Now their superstar captain is coming back after going under the knife in the offseason.

Justin Turner hits walk-off HR to give Dodgers 2-0 NLCS lead

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Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.

Colin Kaepernick files collusion grievance against NFL

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Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.

Sunday, Oct 15

Brady sets NFL record as Pats hold off Jets after controversial call

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Tom Brady set the NFL record for regular-season victories by a quarterback, getting his 187th as the New England Patriots held on for a 24-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday to claim first place in the AFC East.

Aaron Rodgers breaks collarbone, could miss rest of season

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone on Sunday and could miss the rest of the season, the team announced on twitter.

Saturday, Oct 14

Apologies to Michael Jordan, but the NBA's super team phenomenon isn't going away

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Michael Jordan says NBA fans can expect to see "one or two teams that are going to be great, and another 28 teams that are going to be garbage" this season. But as for the talent gap and formation of super teams, former Toronto Raptors…

Stampeders squeak out 11th straight win on last-second FG vs. Ticats

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Rene Paredes booted a 17-yard field goal on the final play of the game to earn the Calgary Stampeders an exciting 28-25 win over a spirited Hamilton Tiger-Cats squad Friday night.