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Report: Wizards agree to send Westbrook to Lakers

According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, the Washington Wizards have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook and two draft picks to the Los Angeles Lakers for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell and L.A.'s first-round pick tonight.

Report: Wizards agree to send Westbrook to Lakers

Blue Jays acquire lefty reliever Hand

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired closer Brad Hand from Washington on Thursday, getting some bullpen help from a skidding Nationals team that has turned into a trade-deadline seller.

Blue Jays acquire lefty reliever Hand

Votto sets Reds record with six-game HR streak

Joey Votto has done it again. The Toronto-born Cincinnati Reds first baseman hit a two-run home-run off of Chicago Cubs starter Alec Mills on Thursday to make it six straight games in which Votto has hit a home run to set a franchise record.

Votto sets Reds record with six-game HR streak

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Canada wins gold in women's eight rowing

The Canadian women's eight rowing crew has captured gold at the Tokyo Olympics. The eight rowers crossed the line first in Friday's final in a time of five minutes 59.13 seconds at Sea Forest Waterway. It's Canada's first gold in the event since the 1992 Barcelona Games.

Filmer, Janssens win bronze in women's pair rowing

Canada has its first rowing medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Victoria's Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens of Surrey, B.C., took bronze on Thursday in the women's pair with a time of six minutes 52.10 seconds.

How can Canada shut down Brazil's attack in Olympic soccer quarter-final?

Soccer analyst and former Canadian international Clare Rustad joins Kate Beirness to look ahead to Friday's quarter-final matchup between Canada and Brazil at the Tokyo Olympics.

Djokovic dominates Nishikori, reaches Tokyo medal rounds

Kei Nishikori thought he was playing well. Then he played Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked Serb never gave Nishikori a chance in a 6-2, 6-0 rout of the home favorite from Japan to reach the semifinals of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

American pole vaulter's positive test sends Aussies into isolation

The fragile nature of an Olympics during the pandemic came into sharp focus Thursday when the entire Australian track team spent time in a brief quarantine after American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks pulled out of the Tokyo Games because of a positive COVID-19 test.

US trio puts NBA Finals behind, turns focus to Olympic gold

There was plenty of time to talk about it, had they wanted to. Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton were together on a plane to Tokyo, just days after they had played in the hard-fought NBA Finals.


Raptors select Florida State star Barnes at No. 4

The Toronto Raptors selected Florida State forward Scottie Barnes with the fourth-overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday. The 19-year-old averaged 10.3 points and 4.1 assists last season and was named the Atlantic Coast Conference freshman of the year.

Pistons select Cunningham No. 1 overall

The Detroit Pistons did what they were expected to do Thursday night, selecting Oklahoma State guard Cale Cunningham with the first pick of the NBA draft.

Spurs take Canadian Primo at No. 12

Canadian Joshua Primo has been selected by the San Antonio Spurs at No. 12 overall during Thursday's NBA Draft.

Rockets pick Green with 2nd overall selection

The Rockets kept to the pre-draft predictions, picking NBA G League guard Jalen Green with the second overall pick in the NBA Draft.

NHL Free Agency Continues

Adams: Sabres don't feel pressure to deal Eichel

TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reported this earlier this week that there are no pressure points for the Buffalo Sabres to trade deal Jack Eichel, and general manager Kevyn Adams reiterated that on Thursday as trade speculation continues to swirl around the team's star captain.

Hoffman: 'Nothing like playing hockey in Canada, let alone Montreal'

After signing a three-year deal with the Habs, Mike Hoffman explains what made Montreal the right place for him and if the Canadiens told him what his role might be with the team.

Blues sign F Saad to five-year, $22.5M deal

The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Brandon Saad to a five-year, $22.5 million contract.

Andersen motivated to get back to playing at a higher level

Frederik Andersen explains how he's feeling about his game heading into next season and why he decided to sign with the Hurricanes in free agency.

Krejci, Palmieri among NHL UFAs still available

Day 1 of Free Agent Frenzy saw the NHL’s 32 teams spend a collective $783,600,000 in total contract dollars over 161 signings. But despite the flurry of signings on Wednesday, there are still a number of notable players available on the market.

Hand trade shows Jays' mindset, but Berríos is the prize

The Toronto Blue Jays decided to deal for left-handed reliever Brad Hand one day ahead of the MLB trade deadline and his ability to get both sides out this season will help, but acquiring impact starting pitchers like José Berríos is firmly on the club’s radar, Scott Mitchell writes.

Hand trade shows Jays' mindset, but Berríos is the prize

- Scott Mitchell

Is Hand enough to push the Jays into the playoff picture?

Is Hand enough to push the Jays into the playoff picture?

Bryan Hayes and Jonas Siegel are joined by former MLBer and current “The Boone Podcast” host Bret Boone to get his thoughts on both the Blue Jays and Yankees being on the outside looking in at the postseason, the Jays’ acquisition of Brad Hand and chances Toronto could still make the postseason this year.

CFL Kickoff is August 5

Elks release LB Diggs, DE Lemon; Stamps move on from QB Prukop

TSN CFL Insider Dave Naylor weighs in on Edmonton's decision to release linebacker Vontae Diggs and defensive end Shawn Lemon, as well as Calgary's surprising choice to move on from quarterback Dakota Prukop.

QB Prukop among 16 released by Stampeders

Veteran CFL quarterback Dakota Prukop was among 16 players released Thursday by the Calgary Stampeders.

Kanneh believes 'the sky's the limit' for Redblacks in 2021

Redblacks DB Abdul Kanneh explains why he believes "the sky's the limit" for the team in 2021, and says all that's left to do is go out and prove it on the field. Kanneh also shares how excited the team is to open the season against the Elks on Aug. 7.

Go inside the numbers for the 2021 CFL season!

TSN's CFL guru Jon Perlberg provides all the stats, numbers and odds you could possibly want ahead of opening kickoff with our CFL Preview Magazine.

Projecting potential breakout candidates in the CFL this season

With the long-awaited CFL season just around the corner, TSN's Dave Naylor and Farhan Lalji examine some potential breakout candidates that may make some noise North of the border this year.

Latest From NFL Training Camps

Packers GM says Cobb trade was 'very important thing' for Rodgers

Brian Gutekunst left little to interpretation: The Green Bay Packers' general manager brought receiver Randall Cobb back to Green Bay because Aaron Rodgers wanted him.

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Kelce (hip) exits Chiefs practice early

Travis Kelce exited Kansas City Chiefs practice early on Thursday. The team later announced that the three-time All-Pro tight end had tightness in his back and hips.

Report: Jets give QB Wilson four-year, $35.15M deal

Breathe easy, Jets fans. Zach Wilson is on his way. After missing the first two practices of training camp, the rookie quarterback agreed to terms on his four-year rookie contract Thursday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal.

Payton: Michael Thomas' surgery should have happened sooner

Saints coach Sean Payton says star receiver Michael Thomas should have had his ankle surgery done sooner than he did.

Cole Beasley explains stance on COVID-19 vaccine

Bills WR Cole Beasley reads a statement on his COVID-19 vaccine stance during his news conference.

Why Derrick Henry should have been No. 1 in Madden 22's RB rankings

Jeff Saturday explains why Madden NFL 22 got it wrong by making Christian McCaffrey the No. 1 overall running back.

Pats QB Stidham to miss a 'little time' with injury

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday that he expects quarterback Jarrett Stidham "will miss a little time" due to injury, which sparked an addition to the depth chart behind starter Cam Newton and top challenger Mac Jones.

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Verstappen takes new swipe at 'disrespectful' Hamilton

Max Verstappen felt Lewis Hamilton’s victory celebrations at the British Grand Prix last weekend were “really disrespectful” considering he was in the hospital after being knocked out of the race by him.

Reaction from Free Agent Frenzy

Which Canadian club improved their roster the most after Day 1 of free agency?

TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson joins Jay Onrait to discuss which Canadian team he thinks improved their roster the most after the first day of free agency, which club North of the border might not have done enough, if there's one deal that surprised him, and more.

Winners and losers from the start of Free Agent Frenzy

It may still be early in the free agent process, but who has addressed their team's needs the best so far? Has anyone dug themselves into a deeper hole? The TSN Hockey panel look at the early winners and losers with free agency opening up.

Can the Leafs win the Stanley Cup in a flat cap world?

With half of Toronto's salary cap tied up in four players, can the Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup? TSN Hockey's Mike Johnson and Craig Button debate.

Is Vegas the best fit for Eichel?

With speculation that Vegas is gearing up to make a run at Jack Eichel, would the Knights be the best fit for the Sabres captain? James Duthie, Dave Poulin, Jeff O'Neill, and Ray Ferraro weigh in.

Dubas details why Mrazek was Maple Leafs' main target

Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas spoke about free agent addition Petr Mrazek, why he was Toronto's main target, and what else he still wants to get done this offseason. Mark Masters joins James Duthie to share his thoughts on the Leafs' moves so far.

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Button looks at biggest stories heading into Canada's World Junior summer camp

With the Canada's World Junior Summer Development camp getting underway in Calgary, Craig Button takes a look at the four biggest stories heading in.

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SEC officially extends invitations to Texas, OU

The Southeastern Conference officially extended invitations for membership to Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday, effective for the 2025-2026 academic year, after a unanimous vote among the conference's 14 member schools.

SEC officially extends invitations to Texas, OU

MLB Trade Deadline

Report: Dodgers acquiring Duffy from Royals

The Los Angeles Dodgers are acquiring starter Danny Duffy from the Kansas City Royals, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

Blue Jays acquire lefty reliever Brad Hand from Nats

The Blue Jays have acquired left-handed closer Brad Hand from the Nationals in exchange for catcher Riley Adams. TSN's Steve Phillips and Scott Mitchell explain why Toronto was interested in the three-time All-Star, and describe what Hand brings to the lineup.

Brewers acquire INF Escobar from D-Backs

The Milwaukee Brewers acquired All-Star third baseman Eduardo Escobar from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday for two prospects.

MLB trade deadline - Where things stand for the four Cubs stars who could be dealt

The Chicago Cubs' teardown is underway as Friday's 4 p.m. ET MLB trade deadline approaches. Outfielder Joc Pederson (Atlanta) and reliever Andrew Chafin (Oakland) have already been moved -- but the team still employs a handful of available players who could be next in the coming days.

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NBA Draft - Thursday on TSN

Mitchell examines Suggs' potential fit with the Raptors

With many projecting the Raptors to take Jalen Suggs fourth overall in the NBA Draft, Sam Mitchell discusses how he sees Suggs potentially fitting with Toronto, and weighs in on whether he would take Cade Cunningham at No. 1 if he was making the call for the Pistons.

Mitchell examines Suggs' potential fit with the Raptors

Watson practices with Texans on first day of camp

Deshaun Watson was on the field for the start of training camp with the Houston Texans on Wednesday.

The Shift: Joshua Primo

Toronto native Joshua Primo joins Kayla Grey to discuss his pre-draft workout experience, the ways his father pulled him into the love of basketball, where his confidence comes from and much more.

The Shift: Joshua Primo

NFL Headlines

Can Russell Wilson win another Super Bowl with the Seahawks?

Dan Orlovsky examines the Seahawks' path to a Super Bowl and concludes they have the talent to win again with Russell Wilson.

Dolphins' Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp Tuesday after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he's unhappy about his contract.

Orlovsky: Rodgers took a huge swing and miss

ESPN's Dan Orlovsky thinks the Packers won the faceoff with quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Burrow unlikely to play in preseason, Bengals owner says

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is fully cleared for football activities. However, don't expect the team to rush its franchise quarterback back into action as he continues recovering from a devastating knee injury.

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The Shift: Episode 8

In Episode 8 of The Shift, Kayla Grey is joined by Toronto’s own Charlotte Day Wilson to discuss her debut album ‘Alpha.’ Kayla also discusses the rise in Black coaches in the NBA and highlights Olympic athletes to watch.

The Shift: Episode 8

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The men's 100-meter final at the Seoul Summer Olympic Games was riddled in scandal. This one race still haunts the eight athletes who took part.


The Good, The Bad, The Hungry

An analysis of competitive eating's most storied pair -- Japan's Takeru "Kobi" Kobayashi and Californian Joey Chestnut. Includes candid interviews with both competitors.

The Good, The Bad, The Hungry

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.

Al Davis vs. The NFL

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