Kyle Beach: John Doe

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

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Report: Panthers not expected to pursue QB Watson

It appears the Carolina Panthers are out of the Deshaun Watson sweepstakes. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Panthers are not expected to pursue the Houston Texans quarterback, who has only waived his no-trade for the Miami Dolphins to date.

Report: Panthers not expected to pursue QB Watson

Report: RB Ingram traded to Saints

The Houston Texans are trading running back Mark Ingram to the New Orleans Saints, a source told ESPN, confirming a report by NFL Network. The trade includes a swap of late-round picks, the source said.

Report: RB Ingram traded to Saints

Chicago Blackhawks

'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.

Chicago Blackhawks statement regarding Kyle Beach

The Chicago Blackhawks released a statement Wednesday night regarding Kyle Beach, who identified himself as the player allegedly sexually abused by Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich in 2010 during an exclusive interview with investigative reporter Rick Westhead on TSN’s SportsCentre on Wednesday night.

Keith says not all players were aware of sexual assault allegations

Former Blackhawk Duncan Keith spoke to the media, and said that he did not know about the allegations at the time, and despite what some are saying, not all of the players were aware. Keith revealed that he was not interviewed as part of the investigation, and his first thoughts are for John Doe for what he had to endure. The Oilers defenceman also said he never heard any homophobic taunting on the ice back then or afterwards.

Debrincat on Bowman resigning: 'Probably a change that needed to happen'

Chicago Blackhawks winger Alex Debrincat said Wednesday that the team parting ways with general manager Stan Bowman was "probably a change that needed to happen."

Quenneville stands by July statement ahead of Bettman meeting

Joel Quenneville is sticking to his story. The former Chicago Blackhawks head coach and current bench boss of the Florida Panthers told reporters on Wednesday that he stands by a statement he made in the summer regarding allegations of sexual assault made by a former player against then-Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich in 2010.

Cheveldayoff to meet with Bettman on Monday

Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff's meeting with commissioner Gary Bettman will take place on Monday, TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun reports.

The fallout from the Blackhawks investigation

The TSN Hockey Insiders discuss the fallout from the Blackhawks' investigation, including the timeline on Gary Bettman's planned meetings with Kevin Cheveldayoff and Joel Quenneville, how concerned the Jets are about the impending meeting involving their GM, what's next for USA Hockey with Stan Bowman stepping down as GM for the Olympic team, and more.

Around the NHL

What's been the difference in the Oilers' start this season?

Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl continue to light up the scoresheet, but beyond them, what has been the difference in Edmonton's start this season compared to past years? Mike Johnson joins That's Hockey to weigh in.

Ice Chips: Murray on ice with Senators

Goaltender Matt Murray was on the ice for practice with the Senators Wednesday morning, his first skate since being placed on injured reserve over the weekend.

Subban fined $5K for dangerous trip on Lucic

New Jersey Devils defenceman P.K. Subban was fined $5,000 on Wednesday for a dangerous trip on Calgary Flames winger Milan Lucic.

With Leafs struggling, Tavares vows to become captain consistent

Throughout his career, John Tavares has been a model of consistency but early in 2021-22 his three-point total matches his lowest seven-game output to open an NHL season. Like the Maple Leafs, who are winless in four straight (0-3-1), the captain can't seem to find the sweet spot in his game but vows to work his way out of the rut, Mark Masters writes.

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Mark Masters

Canucks D Hamonic reports to Vancouver

Canucks general manager Jim Benning announced Tuesday that defenceman Travis Hamonic has reported to Vancouver and he will join AHL Abbotsford in the coming days.

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Should Matthews be worried he won’t win the Rocket Richard trophy?

How worried should Brendan Shanahan be that the Leafs aren’t selling out the building? Should Masai Ujiri be worried that Ed Rogers doesn’t have his back? The guys debate that and more in the latest edition of Level of Concern.

Does Morton pitching on a broken leg rival Curt Schilling’s bloody sock game?

Bryan Hayes, Jamie McLennan and Jeff O’Neill are joined by NBCS California MLB analyst Dallas Braden to discuss Charlie Morton’s heroics after striking out two batters with a broken fibula, and breakdown the job Alex Anthopoulos did at the trade deadline.

Packers, Cardinals to open Week 8

Get ready for the Aaron Rodgers vs. Kyler Murray showdown

Aaron Rodgers leads the Packers into their biggest test of the season vs. Kyler Murray and the undefeated Cardinals.

Spears: Watt being out is a big loss for Arizona

Marcus Spears and Dan Orlovsky discuss the impact of J.J. Watt being out has on the Cardinals' matchup with the Packers.

Gauging the Cardinals, Packers and potential Super Bowl contenders in top-heavy NFC

The unbeaten Arizona Cardinals and once-beaten Green Bay Packers meet in one of the most anticipated Thursday night games in recent memory. But come Friday morning, there still might not be a clear-cut favorite in the NFC.

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Kyler Murray praises Cardinals' culture

Kyler Murray reflects on the Cardinals' maturity and mindset this year ahead of their matchup vs. the Packers.

Stephen A. makes the case for the Cardinals as the best team in the NFL

Stephen A. Smith backs Kyler Murray and the Cardinals as the best team in the league.

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TSN 5G View: Blanton throws up big block on McConnell

Dalano Banton goes up and throws a huge block on T.J. McConnell, get immersed in the game and the action using TSN's 5G View, catch the game from every angle.

TSN 5G View: OG drives baseline for the beauty bucket

OG Anunoby finds himself beyond the arc but he drives baseline for the beauty bucket, don't miss the play from every angle using TSN's 5G View.

The Exchange

This video is about an EXCHANGE – where talented people push each other to new heights. In it, Georges St-Pierre motivates Canada’s National Para Hockey Team to push the needle towards gold. In addition he took home a lesson in Sledge Hockey as he worked alongside these powerful athletes. Both Georges St- Pierre and Canada’s National Para Hockey Team are powered by Tempur-Pedic.

NFL Week 8

Mayfield: 'Absolutely' possible he could face Steelers

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield said that it's "absolutely" possible he could return Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers after missing Cleveland's last game with a left shoulder injury.

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Jets to start QB White vs. Bengals

Mike White will make his first NFL start Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets coach Robert Saleh confirmed Wednesday. The status of their newest backup, Joe Flacco, is uncertain.

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What does it say that Garoppolo is still starting over Lance?

Spencer Hall and Israel Gutierrez break down Kyle Shanahan's decision to continue starting Jimmy Garoppolo over Trey Lance.

Is Russell Westbrook better as a solo act?

Tim Legler breaks down Russell Westbrook's impressive play without LeBron James in the lineup.

Stephen A.: Tomlin had every right to feel disrespected by USC question

Stephen A. Smith and Marcus Spears understand Mike Tomlin's response to college football coaching rumors.

Baker: Astros 'very confident' despite dropping Game 1

The Astros lost their fifth consecutive World Series home game dating back to 2019 as they dropped Game 1 of the 2021 Fall Classic to the Braves 6-2 on Tuesday night.

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Morton threw 16 pitches on a broken leg, apologized that it wasn't more

Inside the training room of the visiting clubhouse at Minute Maid Park during Game 1 of the World Series, friends kept dropping by to apologize to Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton for his misfortune. His response to them, and to others who reached out and wished him well after a comebacker broke his leg, was the same: "I'm sorry."

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CFL Week 13

Dropping Back with Dave: Bombers' D could be the best ever

The Blue Bombers wrapped up the West division last weekend, improving to 10-1 on the season. The defending champs are far and away the best team in the league, but Dave Naylor explains why their defence deserves a lot of credit for their impressive season.

Strong quarterback play, running game powers Alouettes

The Alouettes find themselves in first place in the East Division after defeating the Toronto Argonauts on Friday night and got strong play from both the quarterback and running back positions.

Naylor: Arbuckle has the most experience on Elks' QB chart

The Elks have acquired quarterback Nick Arbuckle from the Argonauts for a third-round pick and the rights to a player on Edmonton's negotiation list. This comes a week after Edmonton traded away Trevor Harris to the Alouettes. CFL Insider Dave Naylor has more on the move.

Chicago Blackhawks

'Your heart goes out to the victims': Current Blackhawks react to investigation fallout

Current Chicago players share their reaction to the findings in the Blackhawks sexual assault investigation, explain how their hearts go out to the victim and anyone else who may have been affected and discuss the steps the organization should take to ensure nothing like that ever happens again.

Bowman steps down as USA Olympics GM

Hours after stepping down as president and general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks, Stan Bowman has also stepped down as the GM of USA Hockey's entry in February's Beijing Winter Olympics. Both moves come in the wake of the results of an independent investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010.

Bettman to meet with Cheveldayoff, Quenneville on Blackhawks report

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced Tuesday he plans to arrange "personal meetings in the near future" with Florida Panthers head coach Joel Quenneville and Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff in the wake of the independent investigation commissioned by the Chicago Blackhawks into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010.

Blackhawks GM Bowman steps down in wake of investigation

Stan Bowman’s time with the Chicago Blackhawks is over. The team announced their general manager and president had stepped down on Tuesday on Tuesday in the wake of an independent investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010.

Paul Vincent feels vindicated and also sad for the people who 'didn't do the right thing'

Paul Vincent, the former Blackhawks skills coach who was crucial in bringing the sexual assault accusations to light, explains why he approached TSN Senior Correspondent Rick Westhead to tell his side of the story. Vincent also says although he feels vindicated, he also feels sad for the people who "didn't do the right thing".

Lawyer of victim shares client's reaction to outcome of Blackhawks investigation

Susan Loggans, the attorney representing the former Blackhawks player who was sexually assaulted by Brad Aldrich, shares her client's reaction to the outcome of the investigation, and weighs in on the punishment handed down to the organization.

What's the likely next step in the lawsuit against the Blackhawks?

TSN Senior Correspondent Rick Westhead shares his reaction to the final report issued by Chicago law firm Jenner & Block and the immediate consequences announced. Westhead also discusses what's the likely next step in the lawsuit launched by John Doe against the Blackhawks, and whether he gets the sense that Paul Vincent, the Hawks former skills coach who was crucial in helping the story come to light, finally feels vindicated.

World Series Game 1

Soler, Braves overcome Morton injury, top Astros in Game 1

A healthy swing by Jorge Soler powered the Atlanta Braves to a smashing start in the World Series. Making his first start since testing positive for COVID-19, Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run and the Braves, despite the loss of pitcher Charlie Morton to a broken leg, hushed the Houston Astros 6-2 Tuesday night in Game 1.

The Shift

The Shift: Dragan Andic on touring with Drake, and directing Roy Woods

Dragan Andic joins Kayla Grey to talk about how he ended up touring with Drake and other musicians. As well as his transition from photographer to music video director.

The Shift: RJ Barrett on elevating his game, Canada's national team, and Steve Nash

RJ Barrett joins The Shift's Kayla Grey to share his outlook and the new developments in his game going into his third NBA season. Plus, he discusses the rise of Canadian talent in basketball as well as the presence of his godfather, Steve Nash.

Canada’s women’s soccer team returns to its trademark one-goal win

The gold medallists from the Tokyo Olympics were honoured pre-game before beating New Zealand 1-0 in the second game of their Celebration Tour Tuesday night in Montreal. It was the first game the national team has played here in more than six years.

Meaghen Johnson

Meaghen Johnson

Brown atop women's standings with 3-0 record at Olympic curling pre-trials

Corryn Brown of Kamloops, B.C., scored four in the sixth and three in the ninth to beat Jestyn Murphy of Mississauga, Ont., 11-5 on Tuesday in the sixth draw of Canada's Olympic curling pre-trials.

Around the NBA

Gobert leads Jazz over Nuggets as Jokic gets hurt

Rudy Gobert had 23 points and 16 rebounds and Donovan Mitchell added 22 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 122-110 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night in a game where Nikola Jokic left with a knee injury.

Davis, Westbrook lead Lakers by Spurs minus James

Anthony Davis had 35 points and 17 rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied without LeBron James to beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-121 in overtime Tuesday night.

Doncic, Mavs beat Rockets in Kidd's home debut

Luka Doncic had 26 points and 14 rebounds, Reggie Bullock had his best game with his new team by scoring 16 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Houston Rockets 116-106 in coach Jason Kidd's first home game Tuesday night.

Curry scores 23, Warriors top Thunder to remain unbeaten

Stephen Curry scored 23 points and the Golden State Warriors remained unbeaten, rallying in the second half to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-98 on Tuesday night.

Knicks romp to end 15-game skid vs. 76ers

Kemba Walker scored 19 points in his best game with his hometown team and the New York Knicks snapped a 15-game losing streak against the Philadelphia 76ers with a 112-99 victory Tuesday night.

Love, Allen guide Cavaliers to win over Nuggets

Kevin Love scored 22 points, Jarrett Allen recorded his second straight double-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Denver Nuggets 99-87 on Monday night.

Pelicans snap 3-game skid with win over Timberwolves

Brandon Ingram scored 27 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 22 points and 23 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a season-opening three-game losing streak with a 107-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

NFL Early Lean: Week 8

We have a huge primetime clash on Thursday Night Football on TSN when Green Bay travels to Arizona. Davis Sanchez makes his case why it is best to bet the undefeated Cardinals now at this price.

TSN Edge: Who has the upper hand in Bermuda?

The PGA Tour is in Bermuda this week! Golf Talk Canada makes their picks for the Bermuda Championship.

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