The Toronto Raptors have found a way to beat Cleveland at home. Now they head back into the inhospitable Quicken Loans Arena with the daunting task of stealing a game on the road.
In his return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this May, James Hinchcliffe didn't find himself reliving the terror and agony of the crash there that nearly killed him.
If you want to honour the life and times of the late John Brophy — maybe the most barbarous minor-league hockey player ever and later a hard-boiled, browbeating coach — a good place to start is "the tape."
The sad news that Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer reverberated across the music community on Tuesday, and sports fans also have reason to cherish the man whose lyrics were frequently peppered with references to Canadian sports history.