Basketball Great Steve Nash Developing TV Drama With CBC

CP | Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2016 | Canada Business

"It's a really incredible backdrop to create characters and create storylines that are really relevant, authentic and I think exciting for audiences," said Nash.

ESPN Pulling Videos From YouTube

CP | Ryan Nakashima, The Associated Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Business

Fans can go to ESPN's own websites for its videos, the sports network said Friday.

ESPN Misplaces the Clarity Jug

Ken Becker | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada Business
Ken Becker

During this weekend's golf at St. Andrews, the venerable Sean McDonough let slip the equivalent of an expletive on ESPN's coverage. "...the British Open -- the Open, pardon me..." The tournament was in Scotland, which, last I checked, remains in Britain.

Fantasy Leagues Are No Longer Just for Sports

Jason Meller | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada
Jason Meller

I believe that if anyone could ever duplicate "the experience" of fantasy sports, and find a way to apply it to other genres outside of sports, it could be a huge success. Recently, I've found a couple of great examples that have successfully transitioned the fantasy sports experience, and brought it to new pop culture audiences.

It'll Get Better, Canucks Fans. You Too, Toronto

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

It hurts to see four NHL teams in ESPN's Top 10, and it hurts that those four teams are the Anaheim Ducks (2nd overall), the Los Angeles Kings (5th), the Tampa Bay Lightning (6th), and the Chicago Blackhawks (10th). So, our biggest rival, and a bunch of rollerblading sunny American parking lots? Just great.

The Most Popular Sport You've Never Heard Of

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada
Sajeel Qureshi

Cricket is the sport of choice for many throughout the world. England, India, The West Indies, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and Bangladesh are all cricket-mad nations. It is either the national sport (England) or one of the most widely watched/played sport in huge markets throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.

We Can't Wait For the Super Bowl... of Spelling

Gal's Got Game | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Living
Gal's Got Game

The final round usually pits two or three spellers against each other as they fight for alphabet excellence. At this Super Bowl of spelling, the players are permitted to ask for the word to be repeated by the judges, as well as for a definition and an origin. In order to stay alive, though, they must repeat the word back and spell it correctly, in under two minutes.

Athletes Get Naked For ESPN

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada Style

If the guys can have Kate Upton and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues then the ladies are due for their own eye candy. Enter ESPN magazine's annua...

Ex-NFLer Doesn't Like Justin Bieber's Driving

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Music

Justin Bieber may be auditioning for a spot in the "Fast And Furious" franchise. According to TMZ and E! Online, officers from the Los Angeles Coun...

Gay Athlete Not A Sinner, ESPN Regrets The Error

CP | David Bauder, The Associated Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - ESPN says that it regrets the "distraction" caused by one of its reporters who described Jason Collins as a sinner after the NBA cent...

How to Gain Ironman-like Endurance

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

When I started training with Mark, a six-time Hawaii Ironman World Champion, it became apparent to both of us that he needed to think of fitness in broader terms -- in terms of his spirit and emotions--in order to become the champion he aspired to be. Here are six lessons that helped Mark -- and can help you -- become a top performer in sports, business, and in life.

The MLB Is the Biggest Cheater in Baseball

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Let's stop pretending that we're so offended by our All-Stars cheating over an entire career and over an entire life. Steroids are to sports what sex is to the White House. The MLB is the biggest cheater in baseball. They're just better at hiding the syringes.

Blink and You'd Have Missed Escobar's Suspension

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Yunel Escobar has served his three-game suspension for writing a gay slur on his eye black last Saturday, and will return to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup tonight. Wait, didn't that happen, like, yesterday? We've barely had time to breathe, and now Escobar is returning?

The Video that Just Might Save the NHL From a Lockout

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Janne Makkonen, a YouTube maestro and editing wunderkind, who splices together the best of CBC's montages and Sportsnet's not-used-enough in-game footage, has released his newest tour de force, titled "NHL - Together We Can". Congratulations, Janne Makkonen, and thank you for finally taking side with the one thing we all really care about: hockey.

Lance Armstrong, Champion Doper?

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 10.25.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

If you work at ESPN, CBS, The Huffington Post, TSN, Sportsnet, FOX Sports, CBC, BCC, Some French Television Station Whose Sole Goal in Life is to Tarnish American Superstars, Al-Jazeera, or any other credible mainstream news organization, your goal is not to speculate over whether Lance Armstrong is guilty or not. It's to report the facts.

ESPN: Toronto Sports Fans Deserve Their Pain

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada

Hey, ESPN what did Toronto ever do to you? Earlier this June ESPN, slammed Toronto as the worst place to watch pro sports when you compare cost to...