Category: Canadian Sports

2020 Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony postponed due to COVID-19

The Hockey Hall of Fame has postponed its 2020 induction ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place Nov. 16 in Toronto. The 2020 class of forward Jarome Iginla, winger Marian Hossa, defencemen Kevin Lowe and Doug Wilson, Canadian women’s goaltender Kim St. Pierre and longtime general manager Ken…

Gregor Chisholm: Blue Jays punished for not showing discipline at the plate

The Blue Jays season feels like it is just getting started and yet 15 per cent of the schedule has been completed. Time flies when teams are operating under condensed workloads. Toronto played its ninth game of the season Wednesday night in Atlanta. Under normal circumstances, a nine-game stretch would barely register in a world…

Breaking down what went wrong for the Maple Leafs, and how to change it

To borrow an alliterative idea from college basketball’s March Madness, the NHL now has August Anarchy. It certainly feels that way after each team has finally gotten one game on the books with the pandemic restart into an expanded Stanley Cup tournament. There are low seeds beating higher seeds: Chicago over Edmonton, featuring a Jonathan…

Eight NBA games that will fill the Raptors’ playoff wait

A quick look at the eight seeding games the Raptors will play before the NBA playoffs begin: Los Angeles Lakers, Saturday, 8:30 p.m. The Lakers won’t have Avery Bradley, who decided to sit out the restart, and Rajon Rondo, who fractured his right thumb in Orlando. But they do have LeBron James and Anthony Davis…