The best divers in the world can see the Olympic Games from above

The best divers in the world can see the Olympic Games from above

MONTREAL – As Canada’s Simone Leathead waited for her name to be called at the first-ever junior high-diving championship, she was a little more nervous than usual. For example, there was the home crowd and diving from a 50-foot platform—five times the height of the three-foot springboard she normally competes on. And then there’s the … Read more

McGriff goes to Hall of Fame with or without Jays cap

McGriff goes to Hall of Fame with or without Jays cap

SAN DIEGO – In a standoff with some of the biggest cheaters the sport has ever seen, Fred McGriff has been awarded a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame for playing the game right. McGriff, aka Crime Dog, was unanimously elected to Cooperstown on Sunday night by the 16-member Contemporary Baseball Era committee. He … Read more

Mbappé leads France in victory against Poland

Mbappé leads France in victory against Poland

Sunday was a day of historic World Cup performance for Les Bleus. French striker Olivier Giroud scored his 52nd goal to surpass football legend Thierry Henry to become Europe’s all-time top goalscorer. The historic goal came in the 44th minute of the first-half match against Poland at Qatar’s Al Thumama Stadium. Striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, … Read more

Raptor Fred VanVleet sees daylight after traffic misery

Raptor Fred VanVleet sees daylight after traffic misery

Fred VanVleet knows full well where the Raptors stand as a team and where he stands today as a player, and his words should be heeded. These haven’t been the best weeks for the franchise or the veteran point guard, but to think this is the end of days or time for any sort of … Read more

Mitch Marner makes Maple Leafs history with a record number of points

Mitch Marner makes Maple Leafs history with a record number of points

Mitch Marner made Maple Leafs history. The Leafs star extended his points streak to 19 games on Saturday night, passing Darryl Sittler and Eddie Olczyk for the longest such streak in franchise history. Marner was mobbed by teammates after scoring low-handed in the second period in Tampa Bay, extending the record-breaking streak that began October … Read more

Lionel Messi scores first goal in World Cup knockout round

Lionel Messi scores first goal in World Cup knockout round

Lionel Messi’s latest display of football wizardry left legendary announcer Peter Drury spellbound. The Paris Saint-Germain superstar and Argentine grandmaster boosted his country in hopes of progressing to the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a stunning 35th-minute goal against Australia on Saturday. The goal sent Drury, a long-time British commentator who worked for NBC … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Ghana’s missed penalty vs. Uruguay. Again

FIFA World Cup 2022: Ghana’s missed penalty vs.  Uruguay.  Again

History really does repeat itself sometimes. Ghana’s missed penalty in Friday’s World Cup match against Uruguay brought back uneasy football memories for the African nation against its South American opponent. Referee Daniel Siebert awarded the Black Stars a penalty in the 21st minute of the Group H game, and it looked like Ghana were poised … Read more

FIFA World Cup: What the world is saying about Morocco losing to Canada

FIFA World Cup: What the world is saying about Morocco losing to Canada

Canada took to the field with Morocco on Thursday and had nothing to lose and everything to gain at the World Cup in Qatar. The Red one needed a draw or a win to make history for the Canadian Men’s Soccer World Cup, but they couldn’t pull it off and fell 2-1. The 2022 FIFA … Read more

Mitch Marner has tied the Leafs record for longest point streak. This is how fans reacted

Mitch Marner has tied the Leafs record for longest point streak.  This is how fans reacted

Mitch Marner has made Maple Leafs history and there was no better way to do it than on the home ice in his hometown. Often an easy target of fans’ scorn in times of need, Marner is now cemented in the record books among some of the most recognizable names in Leafs history. Following his … Read more

Protester with rainbow flag runs onto the pitch at the 2022 World Cup

Protester with rainbow flag runs onto the pitch at the 2022 World Cup

As FIFA pulls out all the stops to crack down on human rights campaigns during the World Cup in Qatar, one fan found a way to get his message across the world. As Portugal and Uruguay played Monday’s late-window game, a protester wearing a rainbow flag and a blue Superman T-shirt that reads “SAVE UKRAINE” … Read more