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The Edmonton Elks get on the board, cutting the Ottawa Redblacks lead to 17-7 late in the second quarter. Watch the action LIVE on TSN 3/4/5, TSN Direct and the TSN App.

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Lightning extend GM BriseBois

The Tampa Bay Lightning and general manager Julien BriseBois have agreed to a contract extension, according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun.

Lightning extend GM BriseBois

Isles loan unvaccinated Wilde to Swedish team

The New York Islanders announced Tuesday that defenceman Bode Wilde has been loaned to Vasterviks IK of Sweden's Allsvenskan. The move comes after Wilde was not allowed at Isles training camp due to his COVID-19 vaccination status.

Isles loan unvaccinated Wilde to Swedish team

Capitals could be without Backstrom to start season

The Washington Capitals may be without one of their most study point producers to start the season. Forward Nicklas Backstrom has been sidelined since the beginning of training camp due to ongoing rehabilitation on his hip.

Capitals could be without Backstrom to start season

On Second Thought: Expectations vs. reality

After three weeks, five teams remain unbeaten in the NFL, and not many expected the Panthers, Raiders and Broncos to be among them. On the other hand, the Lions were expected to struggle, but it took some history to keep them winless. TSN NFL analyst Jabari Greer has more.

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Barnes' personality and work ethic already making an impression on Raps

On the first day of training camp, rookie Scottie Branes was making an impression on his Raptors teammates. TSN Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg has more on how Barnes' personality and work ethic wasn't lost on the group.

Siakam: 'I really don't care to be 'the guy', I want to be 'the guy who wins'

Pascal Siakam sits down with Kate Beirness to discuss how amazing it feels to get back to some normalcy in Toronto, how the pandemic affected him from a basketball perspective last year, whether the negative media and fan reaction last season became bothersome to him, and if he feels he can be 'the guy' for the Raptors in the post Kyle Lowry era.

Insider Trading: Will Matthews be ready for opening night?

Will Auston Matthews be ready for opening night? How close are we to seeing female officials in the NHL? With Julien BriseBoise re-signed in Tampa Bay, what does it mean for Marc Bergevin in Montreal? Will the Hockey Hall of Fame Ceremony be moved back? TSN Hockey Insiders Darren Dreger, Pierre LeBrun and Chris Johnston discuss this and more.

Insider Trading: Will Matthews be ready for opening night?

Matthews makes return to practice

Maple Leafs centre took part in a portion of team’s on-ice session for the first time since undergoing wrist surgery, Kristen Shilton writes.

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Kristen Shilton

New peak performance coach helps Leafs sharpen mental game

Toronto Maple Leafs players, coaches and management bemoaned a lack of killer instinct following their playoff collapse against the Montreal Canadiens last season. Enter life coach, motivational speaker and executive consultant Greg Harden who is tasked with helping everyone in the organization "be at their best in moments when pressure comes,” Mark Masters writes.

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Mark Masters

NFL Early Lean: Week 4

Despite being a huge favourite against Houston, Davis Sanchez says jump on the Bills now before the number gets even higher.

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Pump the Brakes: Week 4

Pump the Brakes: Week 4

The first 3 weeks have been difficult on rookie quarterbacks. Davis Sanchez says it’s going to take time for this talented young group to find success.

Blue Jays' Wild Card Push

How many wins do Jays need to make playoffs?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by Toronto Star Blue Jays columnist Gregor Chisholm to discuss how the crowd could help Ryu and how many wins the Jays need to make the playoffs.

Vladdy 2.0

In a year where they’re getting perhaps the greatest individual offensive season in franchise history, the Blue Jays are fighting for their playoff lives. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has stepped out of his dad’s shadow and broken out as a major star. Michael Farber has more on Vladdy's emergence and the comparisons to his Hall of Fame father.

Blue Jays activate Biggio ahead of Yankees series

Cavan Biggio's return to the Toronto Blue Jays is finally at hand. The team activated the 26-year-old infielder from the 10-day injured list and he will be active for the team's Tuesday night game against the New York Yankees.

The Mercury are ascending

Entering the WNBA playoffs after winning 10 of 13 to close the regular season, The Phoenix Mercury edged out The New York Liberty to advance to the second round. The Mercury then showed they could overcome the best, beating the defending champion Seattle Storm on the road in overtime. Phoenix bolsters a well balanced roster built with top-end talent and looks to continue their winning ways as they enter into a best-of-5 semi-final against the powerhouse Las Vegas Aces.

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Sun's Jones named WNBA MVP heading into semifinals

Connecticut heads into the WNBA semifinals Tuesday as not only the top seed but the team with the league MVP in Jonquel Jones, coach of the year Curt Miller and most improved player of the year Brionna Jones.

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Sun's Jones named WNBA MVP heading into semifinals

NHL

Oilers hosting fans for tonight’s game amid COVID concerns

It has been a while since fans last had a chance to watch Connor McDavid and the Oilers play a live game in Edmonton. Tonight's game comes at time in Alberta where the COVID situation is worse than it has ever been with ICU’s packed, and case numbers, and deaths soaring. Some are calling on the province to reduce capacity for the games. Ryan Rishaug has more.

McDavid eager to quickly build some chemistry with Hyman

Connor McDavid and Zach Hyman will get their first opportunity to play alongside eachother tonight as the Oilers get their first look at the Kraken. McDavid is hoping to find some chemistry with his new winger at even strength and on the power play.

Will cross-checking penalty be enforced throughout the season?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson to discuss the new enforcement of the cross-checking penalty.

Gallagher, Habs teammates remain in contact with Weber

Although Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber will not play this season due to injuries, he remains a part of the team.

'That room will decide how far we go': Jets focused on chemistry on and off the ice

Entering the season with a deep team, the Jets believe that they have the group to compete for the Stanley Cup, but know that it starts with the right mindset, as well as chemistry on and off of the ice.

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NFL

Rams sit atop Week 4 Power Rankings as Bills and Packers rise

Matthew Stafford is off to a blazing start in L.A., leading the Rams to a 3-0 record and the top spot in the NFL Power Rankings.

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Burrow, Meyer set to meet again to begin Week 4 on TSN

Joe Burrow is the unflappable second-year quarterback who is having a franchise built around him in Cincinnati. Urban Meyer, returning to Ohio for the first time as a NFL head coach with the 0-3 Jaguars. Watch it LIVE on TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, TSN.ca, the TSN App and on TSN Direct at 8pm et/5pm pt.

Is it the end of the road for Big Ben?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan discuss if Ben Roethlisberger can recover from his bad start to the season.

Are you buying into the Cowboys hype?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by The Chris Rose rotation podcast & NFL Network host Chris Rose to discuss the Cowboys through 3 weeks.

Report: Buccaneers to work out CB Sherman

Veteran cornerback Richard Sherman is flying to Tampa on Tuesday to visit and work out for the Buccaneers, sources confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday.

76ers kick off camp without unhappy Simmons

Yes, that was Tyrese Maxey wearing Philadelphia 76ers’ first-team grays and running drills with Joel Embiid and three other returning starters. The three-time All-Star guard Maxey replaced?

76ers kick off camp without unhappy Simmons

Pacers optimistic LeVert (back) will start on time

Indiana Pacers guard Caris LeVert has a stress fracture in his back, but there's optimism that it could only be a minor setback and he could return sometime around the start of the season, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Tuesday.

Canada Basketball, WNT head coach Thomaidis mutually part ways

Lisa Thomaidis will not return as head coach of Canada's national women's basketball team, ending a run of nearly a decade at the helm of the program.

DeChambeau fits right in with long drivers

It wasn’t quite the same as competing in the Ryder Cup, but Bryson DeChambeau still had plenty of enthusiasm and excitement when he teed off Tuesday at the Professional Long Drivers Association World Championship in Mesquite, Nev.

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Around the pitch

Messi scores superb first goal for PSG in win against City

Lionel Messi's superb first goal for Paris Saint-Germain was well worth the wait and delivered a timely reminder of the electric skill that has helped him win a record six Ballon d'Or trophies.

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid 1, Sheriff Tiraspol 2

Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol pulled off a remarkable win away to Real Madrid in the Champions League, snatching a shock victory thanks to a sensational 89th-minute strike from Sebastien Thill.

Tuchel won't tell Chelsea to vaccinate as Kante tests positive

Even as midfielder N'Golo Kante came back with a positive COVID test on Tuesday, Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says it's not up to him to tell his players to get vaccinated. France international Kante will now miss Wednesday's Champions League date with Juventus, as well as Saturday's Premier League match with Southampton. The 30-year-old Paris native is set to go into isolation for 10 days.

United defender Maguire to miss 'a few weeks' with injury

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire could be sidelined for “a few weeks” with a calf injury, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Tuesday.

TFC hurting on offence ahead of BMO Field visit by FC Cincinnati

Ayo Akinola, Jozy Altidore, Dom Dwyer and Jordan Perruzza are all out injured and unavailable for Wednesday's game against visiting FC Cincinnati. Spanish playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo, who has missed the last five games with a lower body injury, will also sit out — as will midfielders Ralph Priso and Tsubasa Endoh.

Around MLB

Lindor, Stroman lead Mets past Marlins in DH opener

Francisco Lindor homered and drove in three runs, Marcus Stroman earned his 10th win and the New York Mets stopped a five-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins in the opener of their doubleheader Tuesday.

Syndergaard set to pitch for Mets in return from TJ surgery

Noah Syndergaard is scheduled to pitch Tuesday night for the New York Mets, returning to a major league mound for the first time in two years and completing his long comeback from Tommy John surgery.

Giants' Belt has broken left thumb, status unclear

Giants first baseman and home run leader Brandon Belt has a broken left thumb and his availability for the final week of the regular season and playoffs is unclear.

Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Jarrín to retire

Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín will retire as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Spanish-language announcer following the 2022 season, ending a 64-year run with the team.

Haniger hits two homers as Mariners beat A's to gain in wild-card race

Mitch Haniger hit two identical three-run homers and the Seattle Mariners gained precious ground in the AL wild-card race with a 13-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.

CFL Week 9

Dropping Back with Dave: Whitehead following in Banks' footsteps

Lucky Whitehead is having a breakout season in his first year with the Lions. He leads the league in almost every receiving category and for a guy who was once thought as just a returner. He shares a similar path with the CFL's reigning MOP. Dave Naylor explains.

Alouettes appoint scouting director Archambault as defensive assistant coach

Bryon Archambault has added duties with the Montreal Alouettes. The Alouettes appointed Archambault as a defensive assistant coach. He'll also remain the club's Director of National Scouting, a position he assumed in February 2020.

CFL Inside The Numbers - Week 8

Jon Perlberg on William Stanback a.k.a. "Beast Mode" this season, the Bombers' field goal kicking, Lucky Whitehead's top receiving ranks and DeVonte Dedmon's first 10 CFL games.

Raptors make long-awaited return to Toronto for training camp

After the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to relocate to Florida, the Toronto Raptors are finally back home. It has been nearly 19 full months since they played their last game at Scotiabank Arena and now, as Josh Lewenberg writes, the team is getting set to open training camp without Kyle Lowry, the greatest player in franchise history.

Raptors make long-awaited return to Toronto for training camp
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Raptors make long-awaited return to Toronto for training camp

The Raptors Return: Media Day

Cheering, clapping Barnes already making his presence felt at Raptors camp

Scottie Barnes has yet to play a real NBA game, but the gregarious rookie is quickly becoming one of the most popular Raptors.

Armstrong: Championship pedigree of Siakam, VanVleet, Anunoby can lead Raptors

The Raptors enter a new season without Kyle Lowry and it will be on Pascal Siakam, OG Anunoby and Fred VanVleet to lead the team. TSN NBA analyst Jack Armstrong explains why he believes the team is in good hands with that trio and which young players he is excited to see develop this season.

Lowry still a talking point in Raptors' media day ahead of 2021-22 season

The Raptors held their media day ahead of the 2021-22 season and although the players are more than ready to return to play at home in front of their own fans, the team is still unsure of what to expect. One of the main talking points was the departure of Kyle Lowry, his relationship with Fred VanVleet, the miscommunication regarding Goran Dragic's acquisition and the expectations set on Pascal Siakam after a down season.

VanVleet happy to be back 'in second home' and ready for 'raw energy' from fans

Fred VanVleet expressed his delight to be back home in Toronto, a place he didn't realize he missed until he made his return. The Raptors point guard believes the team is prepared to prove people wrong, is looking forward to playing in front of home fans again and is ready to put last season behind him.

Siakam not concerned with label of being 'the guy', he just wants to be 'the guy who wins'

Pascal Siakam updated how his shoulder is doing after undergoing surgery and says he feels great and is 'super excited to be back' with his team. The Raptors forward shed some light on how he dealt with his role last season and how it will change now with Kyle Lowry gone. Siakam also spoke about being in a leadership position now with younger players on the team this season.

Dragic ready to 'give everything' to Raptors, apologizes for sending wrong message upon trade

Goran Dragic's reaction to being traded to the Raptors is well-documented but after being in Toronto for the last two weeks, Dragic has been able to learn more about his teammates and the organization itself and offered his apology for how his initial message came out. The point guard also spoke about why he chose No. 1 as his jersey number and had high praise for rookie Scottie Barnes, who he believes has a 'bright future.'

Nurse: 'We'll figure it out. I expect the team to win'

Nick Nurse spoke to the media ahead of training camp and said he looked at some NBA power rankings, where Toronto was 19th in the league, 11th in the East. The Raptors head coach said he isn't concerned about the ranks, and expects to be competitive. Nurse also shares his thoughts on Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes' roles this season.

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WNBA Playoffs

Stewart expects to return to Storm in free agency

Injured Seattle forward Breanna Stewart wishes she could have helped the Storm prevent the end of their season in the WNBA playoffs Sunday. But she indicated she expects to be back in Seattle next season to help the franchise pursue its fifth WNBA title.

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Vandersloot leads balanced Sky past Lynx

Courtney Vandersloot led a balanced offense with 19 points and the sixth-seeded Chicago Sky raced past the third-seeded Minnesota Lynx 89-76 in the second-round, single elimination WNBA playoff game on Sunday night.

Mercury take on Aces, Sky meet favoured Sun in WNBA semifinals

The excitement level of the WNBA playoffs was cranked up a notch in the second round. The postseason now shifts to a best-of-five format with the No. 1 Connecticut Sun taking on the Chicago Sky while the No. 2 Las Vegas Aces draw the Phoenix Mercury.

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White: Yan-Sandhagen interim title bout on tap for UFC 267

The UFC is moving forward with an interim bantamweight title fight between former champion Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen on Oct. 30, UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Tuesday.

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UFC

Sources; Sterling pulled from UFC title fight due to injury

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has been pulled from his title defense against Petr Yan at UFC 267 on Oct. 30 because of medical reasons, per sources.

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How did Diaz look in return to octagon?

Nick Diaz looked like a fighter that hasn't fought in six years as he lost to Robbie Lawler in their much-anticipated rematch. Aaron Bronsteter and Robin Black discuss what's next for Diaz and the impressive title defences from Valentina Shevchenko and Alexander Volkanovski.

TSN Edge

Akil Thomas on making history last season, diversity in hockey, and new looks to his clothing line

Los Angeles Kings prospect Akil Thomas joins The Shift’s Kayla Grey to talk about his clothing brand, ‘Zale,’ as well as making history as part of the first all-Black line in pro hockey since the 1940s and the state of diversity in hockey overall.

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This Sept. 11, ESPN has teamed up with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to celebrate its newest exhibition, "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11," which explores how sports helped to unite a nation after the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Breakaway

The story of Maya Moore, who was one of the best basketball players in the world when she stepped away from the sport to fight for a man she believed was wrongly improsoned.

Project 11: Alex Smith's Final Drive

The final chapter of one of the most incredible comebacks in NFL history, a new extended version of Project 11 - Alex Smith’s Final Drive

Full Circle - Freddie Freeman

National League MVP Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves opens up as never before on life, his battle with COVID-19 and his struggles with building a family

Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story

In May of 2020, the Philadelphia Phillies will retire Hall of Famer Roy Halladay’s number to mark the tenth anniversary of the perfect game he threw against the Miami Marlins. Two and a half years ago, Major League Baseball lost one of its most revered figures, when Halladay died doing the thing he loved most- not pitching, flying. While most baseball fans know about Roy Halladay’s on the field accomplishments- a postseason no-hitter, the perfect game, two Cy Young awards, they don’t know much about the man- someone who struggled with mental health issues and an addiction to prescription painkillers. In exclusive E60 interviews with Halladay’s wife, family, close friends and teammates, correspondent John Barr tells the story of one man’s obsessive pursuit of perfection and how that led to a complicated life.

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