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Even Gretzky-led Oilers were once doubted


Even the greatest team in NHL history as selected by fans had doubt casted their way before eventually proving themselves. The Wayne Gretzky-led 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers were chosen as the greatest NHL team of all-time through a fan vote…

Curtis McElhinney backstops Leafs to shutout of Oilers


Backup Curtis McElhinney stopped 41 shots as the Toronto Maple Leafs shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0 on Sunday. Zach Hyman scored for the Maple Leafs (20-10-1).

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Mayor Tory proclaims Monday 'Reds Day,' calls on Torontonians to dress in celebration


Toronto Mayor John Tory took to Twitter Sunday to declare Monday "Reds Day" and encourage residents to wear red in celebration of the Toronto FC's first MLS Cup title.


Canadian speed skater Bloemen breaks decade-old world record in men's 5,000


Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen set a new world record in the men's 5,000-metre at the speed skating World Cup on Sunday.

DeRozan's big 3rd quarter leads Raptors to 6th-straight win


DeMar DeRozan scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors held off the Sacramento Kings 102-87 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.



Kent Farrington grabs 1st major victory at CHI Geneva


American Kent Farrington finally captured an elusive major victory on Sunday in Geneva, Switzerland at the year's final Grand Slam event.


Blues' Jaden Schwartz out at least 6 weeks with ankle injury


The St. Louis Blues have placed forward Jaden Schwartz on injured reserve with a right ankle injury, and he will re-evaluated in six weeks.


Canadian men fall to hosts South Africa in bronze match at Cape Town rugby 7s


Canada held tough against the host nation South Africa, but the push wasn't enough as they lost 19-17 in the bronze medal match at the World Rugby Sevens Series tournament in Cape Town.


German sweep keeps Canada off 4-man bobsleigh podium


World champion Johannes Lochner led a German sweep of the podium in four-man bobsled with his second World Cup win of the season on Sunday in Winterberg, Germany. Canadian pilots Justin Kripps and Chris Spring finished fourth and fifth,…


Lindsey Vonn withdraws from World Cup race due to injury


After injuring her back in a World Cup race, Lindsey Vonn withdrew from another scheduled super-G on Sunday in St. Moritz, Switzerland, before the race was cancelled due to fog.


Rolex Grand Slam of show jumping: CHI Geneva


Watch championship show jumping action from Geneva, Switzerland as some of the world's best equestrian athletes compete in the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping at CHI Geneva.

Sunday, Dec 10

Mike McEwen books ticket to Olympic trials final after upsetting Brad Gushue


Mike McEwen won the biggest game of his career on Saturday night against Brad Gushue. Now, he faces off against Kevin Koe for a spot in the Olympics.

'Beyond family': TFC united in face of adversity en route to MLS title


Toronto FC defender Nick Hagglund said the whole season was all about adversity, but the team managed to overcome everything together.

Toronto FC becomes 1st Canadian team to win MLS Cup

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Jozy Altidore scored in the 67th minute and Victor Vazquez added a stoppage-time goal Saturday as Toronto FC completed a record-breaking season with a 2-0 win over Seattle in the MLS Cup final, avenging a penalty shootout loss to the…

Saturday, Dec 9

Tale of the tape: Toronto FC seeks redemption in MLS Cup rematch


A year after a heartbreaking loss in the MLS Cup final, Toronto FC is back in the same position with a chance to avenge its defeat against the Seattle Sounders.

Friday, Dec 8

Kevin Koe wants the big prize


One of the greatest shot makers in the history of curling is one win away from representing Canada at the Olympics for the first time. Just don't expect the unflappable Kevin Koe to get too worked up about it.

Luger John Fennell heads south to chase Olympic dream


Cut by the Canadian national team twice, John Fennell was promised nothing by the American luge team. But his 2018 goal is simple: to secure one of three men's singles spots on the U.S. Olympic team and compete in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Brad Jacobs eliminated from Olympic curling trials, Brad Gushue moves to semi-final


Four years after standing on top of the curling world at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Brad Jacobs and his team from Northern Ontario aren’t going to get to defend their title.

Seattle closer to NHL team as league will accept expansion application

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday the league's board of governors has agreed to consider an expansion application from Seattle.

Thursday, Dec 7

Watch Canadians compete at the luge World Cup in Calgary


Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Calgary on Saturday featuring the team relay event at 2:50 p.m. ET.

Virtue, Moir trail after short dance at Grand Prix Final


Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir currently occupy second place after the short dance at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan.

Watch the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final


Watch live action from the gala event at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan.

Chelsea Carey gets emotional curling win days after death of her grandfather

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On Saturday, Chelsea Carey's grandfather died. His funeral was Wednesday in Winnipeg while Carey was playing a pivotal game against the defending Olympic champion team skipped by Jennifer Jones.

Wednesday, Dec 6

Virtue and Moir have the edge in Grand Prix Final showdown


The ice dance competition at this week's Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final is apples vs. oranges, and CBC Sports analyst Pj Kwong will take Virtue and Moir's boundary-pushing artistry over Papadakis and Cizeron's steady excellence every…