Leafs hire Dubas as assistant GM; Loiselle, Poulin let go
Brendan Shanahan made his first significant front-office move as Toronto Maple Leafs president on Tuesday by hiring Kyle Dubas as assistant general manager. Dubas served as GM of the OHL's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. The Leafs also parted ways with executives Claude Loiselle and Dave Poulin in the front-office shakeup. Full Story.(Photo: TSN.ca)
Do Canadian NBA players have a reputation for being too laid back? According to ESPN writer Jason Whitlock, some NBA people feel that may be case. "Andrew Wiggins is from Canada - and Canadian athletes, I think, among NBA players and NBA people, perhaps don't want it as much as even some of the Europeans, and certainly the American players," he said on ESPN's Olbermann show on Monday. Full Story.
In the Trenches
The Edmonton Oilers' reputation precedes them. For offseason acquisitions, defencemen Mark Fayne and Keith Aulie and wingers Benoit Pouliot and Teddy Purcell, that reputation includes two top-30 point producers and three top-50 goal scorers from last season and three former No. 1 overall picks. It also happens to include eight consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance. Full Story.
Week 4 of the 2014 CFL season was the week of the defence. A total of nine touchdowns were scored during Week 4, as opposed to an average of just over 18 in the first three weeks of the season. More...
The Blue Jays' next games are against the AL East's traditional powers - Boston and the Yankees. Considering they probably won't have Encarnacion, Lind and Lawrie for most of those games, it's going to be a daunting task indeed. More...
David Hearn finished up his first Open Championship in style, rolling in a birdie putt on the final hole to finish the week at 3-under. It was a solid week for the Canadian golfer and one from which he'll take a great deal of confidence. More...
The Ottawa Redblacks ownership group has done everything for the right reason - to strengthen the community that they live in - and they were rewarded on Friday night for all their hard work and perseverance. More...
Each week, The Reporters put their thumbs out to the good and the bad in the world of sports. This week, they discuss sports' off-day, the MLB All-Star game and Canada's field lacrosse team and Huston Street's comments upon being traded. More...
CFL: Reilly, Whitaker, Johnson among those to watch in Week Four. More...
NBA: LeBron James returns to Cleveland. More...
NHL: Tracking and analyzing all the moves in a busy offseason. More...
Spotlight on TSN
Catch a doubleheader of action from the pitch on Wednesday.
First, former Spurs striker Jermain Defoe and Toronto FC face Tottenham at BMO Field at 7pm et/4pm pt.
Then Kansas City hosts Manchester City at 9pm et/6pm pt.
Spotlight on TSN2
Catch an encore presentation of the Ottawa Redblacks' first game at TD Place Stadium vs. the Toronto Argonauts, tonight at 8pm et/5pm pt.
The Philadelphia Phillies play host to the San Francisco Giants, Wednesday at 7pm et/4pm pt.
Shows on TSN
Former NHLer and current TSN Radio personality Jeff O'Neill is in the spotlight as Michael Landsberg presents another edition of "The Best Of," Wednesday at 5pm et/2pm pt.
Get the latest news and updates as a busy off-season continues in the NHL, Thursday at 7pm et/4pm pt.
Dave Hodge and the Reporters debate the issues from the sports pages, Sunday at 10am et/7am pt.
NFL Columnist John Kryk of Sun Media joins Gamenight to give his training camp rundown of the Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots and New York Giants.
Impact Assistant and an MLS season ebbing away
A forthright chat with TSN690's Impact Analyst