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Rams hammer Cardinals to set up playoff game against Bucs

The Los Angeles Rams are moving on after a 34-11 rout of the Arizona Cardinals and will advance to the NFC Divisional Round against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Fernandez eliminated in first round at Australian Open

Leylah Fernandez's first Grand Slam appearance since making last year's US Open final ended in quick disappointment on Monday night. The 23rd-seed from Montreal lost in straight sets to qualifier Maddison Inglis 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open.

Fernandez eliminated in first round at Australian Open

Report: Raiders fire GM Mayock

Mike Mayock is out with the Las Vegas Raiders. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the team has told their general manager that his services will not be retained.

Report: Raiders fire GM Mayock

Sinclair's record scoring earns Best FIFA Special Award

The world governing body of soccer honoured Canada captain Christine Sinclair on Monday for her record goal-scoring. FIFA presented the 38-year-old from Burnaby, B.C., the world's all-time leading scorer, with The Best FIFA Special Award for Women's Football during its awards gala in Zurich.

Sinclair's record scoring earns Best FIFA Special Award

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Report: Raiders fire GM Mayock

Mike Mayock is out with the Las Vegas Raiders. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the team has told their general manager that his services will not be retained.

Canadians in Europe: Buchanan debuts, Arfield retires

The big news from Canadian players in Europe this weekend was the Club Brugge debut of Tajon Buchanan and the international retirement of Rangers midfielder Scott Arfield. Here's a look at what some Canadian internationals got up to over the weekend in European club football.

NBA

Raptors stall at No. 14 in Week 14 Power Rankings

Fred VanVleet has fully stepped into the role vacated by Kyle Lowry as Toronto's undisputed leader. He is playing the most minutes per game of any player in the league while averaging 21.9 points and 6.7 assists and shooting over 40% from 3-point range.

Raptors stall at No. 14 in Week 14 Power Rankings

Veteran Leafs D Muzzin looks to iron out inconsistencies

Struggling Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Muzzin has played five games since returning from COVID-19 protocol and is, according to Toronto head coach Sheldon Keefe, “as committed as anyone to improving and working on his game," Mark Masters writes.

Veteran Leafs D Muzzin looks to iron out inconsistencies
- Mark Masters
Veteran Leafs D Muzzin looks to iron out inconsistencies

Flames looking forward to challenge of facing first place Panthers

Mired in a four-game slump, the Flames are looking forward to the challenge of facing the top team in the NHL in the Panthers Tuesday night. Looking to get back on track, the Flames say that they have to be better in their zone, and win the 50-50 battles.

Captain's campaign: Tavares doesn't take all-star opportunity for granted

John Tavares is the Maple Leafs candidate for the Last Men In vote for the 2022 NHL All-Star game and the team captain explained how much he would love the opportunity to represent Toronto in the festivities while Alex Kerfoot boasted about Tavares' consistency while playing at an elite level.

How has Toronto fared since Lowry's departure?

The long-awaited 'Kyle Lowry game' featuring the Raptors and Heat will be put on hold a little while longer, with Lowry listed as out for tonight’s game. Toronto sits at 21-19 in the East, and has had a very roller-coaster season up to this point. TSN Basketball analyst Kia Nurse shares her thoughts on Toronto's play since Lowry's departure.

NBA Spotlight: Miami Heat

Kyle Lowry will miss the game against the Raptors on Monday, but as Wesley Cheng highlights, bettors should keep a close eye on Lowry and the Heat in the Eastern Conference.

Has the patience run out for spiraling Oilers?

The Oilers have been preaching patience but in the midst of a downward spiral that has seen the team drop six straight and 12 of their last 14, is patience the best route to be taking for a team with high expectations? That's Hockey weighs in.

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Nelson, Cizikas help Islanders hand Flyers eighth straight loss

Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas scored less than three minutes apart in the second period and the New York Islanders beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Monday night, handing the Flyers their eighth straight loss.

Kraken beat Blackhawks in SO to snap nine-game losing streak

Ryan Donato scored the tying goal early in the third period, Joonas Donskoi scored in the shootout and the Seattle Kraken snapped their nine-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday.

Rishaug: Oilers plan to stay the course, but intensity and pressure is rising in Edmonton

After a strong start, Edmonton's season has hit a bump in the road. The Oilers have lost six straight and 12 of their last 14, with their last win coming back on December 18th. Are changes coming? Ryan Rishaug joins SportsCentre to weigh in with his thoughts as the Oilers attempt to turn things around.

Francouz steps in, Avalanche beat Wild in shootout

Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz stopped 24 shots in relief of injured Darcy Kuemper and three more in the shootout, and Colorado beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Monday for its 14th straight home win.

Larkin scores two in Red Wings' OT win over Sabres

Dylan Larkin scored the tying goal in regulation and notched the game-winner 2:07 into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday before a sparse crowd in snowbound western New York.

A new crack forms for struggling Oilers

Edmonton’s penalty kill is on a major slide, creating another problem for a team headed in the wrong direction, Travis Yost writes.

Travis Yost

Travis Yost

Marchand, Fleury, Kucherov named NHL's three stars of the week

Boston Bruins left-wing Brad Marchand, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and Tampa Bay Lightning right-wing Nikita Kucherov have been named the NHL’s three stars of the week.

Lewandowski wins FIFA best player vote ahead of Messi, Salah

Robert Lewandowski was voted the best men’s player in the world, retaining the FIFA award he won last year. The Bayern Munich forward overturned the result last month of the Ballon d’Or prize where he placed second behind Lionel Messi, who finally led Argentina to a senior title at the 2021 Copa América.

Lions hire Bowman as defensive line coach

Lions hire Bowman as defensive line coach

The BC Lions have announced that John Bowman has been hired as the team's defensive line coach. This will be Bowman's first coaching position following 14 years as a payer with the Montreal Alouettes.

Stampeders sign Rose, Wiggan to two-year deals

Stampeders sign Rose, Wiggan to two-year deals

The Calgary Stampeders have signed Canadian defensive tackle Derek Wiggan and American DT Mike Rose to two-year contracts, the team announced on Monday. Both were eligible to become free agents next month.

NHL pioneer O'Ree "never dreamed of" Tuesday's jersey retirement by Bruins

Willie O’Ree has experienced many honors during his lifetime, but the 86-year-old says having his No. 22 jersey retired in Boston on Tuesday will rank right up there near the top.

Former Jays hurler Liriano announces retirement

Francisco Liriano is calling time on his career. Mike Maulini, the agent for the 38-year-old lefty, issued a statement to FanSided's Robert Murray on behalf of his client.

NFL Playoffs

Must See: Long Jr. pick-six adds to disastrous first half for Cardinals

Kyler Murray feels the pressure in the end zone and gets rid of the ball, but David Long Jr. is there for the pick-six to give the Rams a huge 21-0 lead.

Stephen A.: Belichick's 'unforgivable sin' will prevent another Super Bowl win

Stephen A. Smith can't see Bill Belichick winning another Super Bowl after letting Tom Brady walk away from the Patriots.

Stephen A. rips AB for ruining Bucs' Super Bowl chances

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith says Antonio Brown's actions will be the ultimate reason why Buccaneers don't win the Super Bowl.

Orlovsky: 49ers are the worst matchup for the Packers

ESPN's Dan Orlovsky explains why the 49ers are a tough matchup for the Packers in the Divisional round.

Stephen A.: The Cowboys are an 'utter disgrace'

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith outlines the problem with the Cowboys and why he doesn't see the franchise going anywhere.

Around the NBA

Doncic, surging Mavericks edge Thunder

Luka Doncic had 20 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double in five games, and the surging Dallas Mavericks withstood a late run by the Oklahoma City Thunder to win 104-102 Monday night.

Trail Blazers top Magic in McCollum's return from collapsed lung

CJ McCollum scored 16 points in his first game back from a collapsed lung, Jusuf Nurkic added 21 points and a season-best 22 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Orlando Magic 98-88 Monday night.

Hawks snap 10-game home skid with win over Bucks

Trae Young scored 30 points for the struggling Atlanta Hawks, who trailed for much of the game before rallying for a 121-114 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night, snapping a 10-game home losing streak.

Booker's season-high 48 helps Suns rally past Spurs

Devin Booker had a season-high 48 points and the Phoenix Suns dominated the fourth quarter to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 121-107 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.

Bane, Morant score 25 apiece to lead Grizzlies past Bulls

Desmond Bane and Ja Morant scored 25 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies dominated the short-handed Chicago Bulls 119-106 on Monday afternoon for their 12th win in 13 games.

Tatum scores 27, Celtics rally past Pelicans

Jayson Tatum scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics erased an 18-point first-half deficit with a 104-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday.

Cavs take advantage as Nets begin stretch without Durant

Darius Garland strengthened his All-Star case with 22 points and 12 assists, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 1114-107 win Monday over the Brooklyn Nets, who began a stretch without injured superstar Kevin Durant.

Australian Open on TSN

Auger-Aliassime kicks off Australian Open run tonight on TSN

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime faces 22-year old Emil Ruusuvuori in the first round of the Australian Open tonight on TSN. Auger-Aliassime began last week ranked inside the top 10 for the first time in his career. Last year the Canadian reached the fourth round in Melbourne.

Djokovic could be barred from French Open too over vaccine stance

Novak Djokovic returned home Monday after being thwarted from defending his Australian Open title only to face a new predicament: He could be barred from the French Open this year, too, if he’s still not vaccinated against COVID-19.

Zverev notches first round win in straights sets over Altmaier

Alexander Zverev begins the quest for his first major title at the Australian Open with a 7-6, 6-1, 7-6 straight sets victory over fellow German Daniel Altmaier.

Shapovalov overcomes errors to beat Djere at Australian Open

Canada's Denis Shapovalov overcame shaky moments and worked through a slew of unforced errors to defeat Serbia's Laslo Djere 7-6(3), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(3) in the first round at the Australian Open Monday.

Osaka, Sakkari pick up early wins at Australian Open

Naomi Osaka started her title defense by winning the first five games on the way to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Camila Osorio in the second match on the tournament's main court.

Ex-champion Kenin out in first round of Australian Open

Sofia Kenin was the Australian Open champion in 2020, and made it to the final of the French Open, too, that year, when she climbed to a career-high ranking of No. 4.

Shapovalov on 'super tough' opening match, special victory at ATP Cup

Canada's Denis Shapovalov spoke about his opening round victory over Laslo Djere in the opening round of the Australian Open, how he has recovered from his bout with COVID-19, his success at the ATP Cup and more.

Everything for the game - Reggie Millette

Watch Reggie Millette's humbling and inspiring story about persevering against all odds, and giving heart and soul to the game and people that saved his life. Bauer is partnering with Reggie to invite more people in underserved communities to hockey in a way that is fun and inclusive.

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Gonzaga reclaims No. 1 ranking in men's basketball Top 25 poll

Gonzaga reclaims No. 1 ranking in men's basketball Top 25 poll

Preseason No. 1 Gonzaga climbed back to the top of the Associated Press men's college basketball poll released Monday, ending Baylor's five-week run. The Bulldogs had 25 first-place votes, 11 fewer than No. 2 Auburn, but edged the Tigers in overall points to take the top spot.

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US Soccer’s next big thing?

US Soccer’s next big thing?

Sophia Smith is one of the main faces that will be a part of the next generation in US Soccer. She sits down with Tekeyah Singh to talk about her path to becoming a number one pick and what it’s like to play alongside a Canadian legend in Portland.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

NBA teams honour Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The tradition of NBA basketball on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day continued as the league honoured his life and legacy through leaguewide efforts to bring people together and take action throughout communities.

As NBA celebrates King, Robertson also remembers

Officially, NBA players began participating in games that were scheduled to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1986 when the federal holiday commemorating the civil-rights leader was observed for the first time. Oscar Robertson knows the tradition dates long before that.

Black basketball coaches hopeful over recent hiring trends for minority candidates

Some of America's top Black men's and women's basketball coaches said they're hopeful about recent hiring trends for minority coaches but also know they'll face pressure to win for those trends to continue.

Myron Medcalf

As a Black broadcaster, how would I respond to a racially insensitive remark on air?

Baseball analyst and former MLB player Doug Glanville's personal account of dealing with racially insensitive remarks made on broadcasts.

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When the Milwaukee Bucks went on strike, and what’s changed since

The Bucks’ strike, which put NBA players directly in conflict with NBA owners, was a glimpse towards what athletes could accomplish on a larger scale.

Kevin Yeung

A look back: First Black players in the NBA

A look back when Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper and Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton broke the color barrier in the NBA as the league’s first Black players during the 1950-51 season.

#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Willie O’Ree

As part of its campaign to increase awareness of systemic racism, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame highlights the achievements and accomplishments of its Black Hall of Famers as well as their stories of adversity. A look at hockey great Willie O’Ree.

The Shift: Episode 24

In Episode 24 of The Shift, Kayla discusses the Antonio Brown saga. While many have labelled the situation as AB being AB, Kayla breaks down the AB story from a different perspective.. Women’s soccer phenom Sophia Smith also stops by to talk about her path to becoming a number 1 pick and what it’s like to play with a Canadian soccer legend.

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NFL Spotlight: Cardinals vs Rams

Super Wild Card Weekend wraps up as the Cardinals and Rams meet for the third time this season. The road team prevailed in the first two match ups. “The Big E” Eric Cohen makes his best bet for the trilogy playoff rematch.

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Lawsuit dismissed against Blackhawks in Aldrich case

A lawsuit filed against the Chicago Blackhawks by a former Michigan high school student who said he was sexually assaulted by ex-assistant coach Brad Aldrich has been dismissed, an attorney said Monday.

The Canadian Press, with files from TSN

Beach, Blackhawks reach confidential settlement

The Chicago Blackhawks have settled a negligence lawsuit filed by former player Kyle Beach, who alleged he was sexually assaulted during the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs by former team video coach Brad Aldrich.

Rick Westhead

Beach 'courageous', says mother of high school player assaulted by Aldrich

The mother of a former high school hockey player who was sexually assaulted by one-time Chicago Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich says she was overcome with emotion watching Kyle Beach apologize to her son and thank him for filing a police complaint against Aldrich.

Rick Westhead

Rick Westhead

Kyle Beach: John Doe

The 2008 Chicago Blackhawks first-round draft pick Kyle Beach identified himself as the player abused by Brad Aldrich in an exclusive interview with TSN’s investigative reporter Rick Westhead.

'It was no longer my word against everybody else's...'

Kyle Beach, who is John Doe in the Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault investigation, talks to Rick Westhead about how his NHL experience 'changed forever' after his ordeal with former video coach Brad Aldrich and the team, his reaction to the investigation's findings and the need to support other victims of sexual assault so they can speak out.

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Four Falls of Buffalo

The Buffalo Bills of the early '90s made it to four straight Super Bowls, yet never brought home the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy.

The Two Bills

The relationship between coaching masters Bill Belichick and Bill Parcells that spans over four decades.

Deion's Double-Play

Deion Sanders plays for both the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons in the same 24-hour period in October 1992.

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.

Al Davis vs. The NFL

Directed by Ken Rodgers (“The Two Bills,” “Elway to Marino”), the documentary presents an intimate look inside one of the great rivalries in the history of the National Football League – former Raiders owner Al Davis and former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, whose battle grew so intense that players, owners, franchises – even the League itself – became characters in a three-decade long Shakespearean feud that changed football forever.

Four Days in October

MLB Productions chronicles the 2004 American League playoff series between the Yankees and Red Sox that made baseball history and finally put an end to the "Curse of the Bambino."

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Back for a 31st season starting on October 15, TSN's Gino Reda, along with our cast of hockey experts from across the country, has the latest news, interviews and analysis of the junior game.

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