Radio host apologizes for mocking Blue Jays’ Alejandro Kirk

Radio host apologizes for mocking Blue Jays’ Alejandro Kirk

A Montreal radio host has apologized for making light of a video of Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk rounding the basis in a game last Tuesday. “The words were harsh. The sentiment was out of bounds and I deeply regret it. Period,” wrote Matthew Ross, who hosts the Weekend Game Plan, a TSN radio show … Read more

Blue Jays ace Alek Manoah jumps to Alejandro Kirk’s defense

Blue Jays ace Alek Manoah jumps to Alejandro Kirk’s defense

Blue Jays pitcher Alek Manoah jumped to the defense of teammate Alejandro Kirk after a radio host tweeted that a video of the catcher’s running around the bases was “embarrassing” for baseball and “feeds negative stereotypes.” Kirk’s dash to score from first was one of the highlights in the Jays’ 7-2 win on Tuesday over … Read more

Dalton Pompey is ready to leave baseball on his terms

Dalton Pompey is ready to leave baseball on his terms

The bright lights of Major League Baseball are fading away, but Dalton Pompey is enjoying baseball again. The former Toronto Blue Jays outfielder has spent the summer patrolling the outfield for the Guelph Royals of the Intercounty Baseball League. After being released by the Los Angeles Angels last summer, he has been determined to make … Read more

Leafs TV will shut down after 21 years on the air

Leafs TV will shut down after 21 years on the air

Leafs Nation Network TV will stop its on-air programming starting next month after 21 years of broadcasting. Subscribers were told in an email this week that the channel will be discontinued starting Sept. 1 and removed from subscribers’ VIP or League Sports TV theme packages. No reason was given as to why the program is … Read more

Lowry says he tried to get Vince Carter to return to the Raptors

Lowry says he tried to get Vince Carter to return to the Raptors

Imagine this, Raptors fans: Vince Carter returning to play with Toronto in the final years of his career. Kyle Lowry, another Raptors great, claims he tried to get it done. “I don’t know if anybody knew this,” Lowry said on the “VC Show with Vince Carter” podcast, “but I tried to get Vince back with … Read more

Kyle Lowry pushing through difficulties that derailed season

Kyle Lowry pushing through difficulties that derailed season

Kyle Lowry was relaxed and smiling and joking around and entirely in his element in a short media session at the Nick Nurse Foundation golf tournament. He was Peak Lowry — “make it a good question,” he joshed at one point. “I’m in a jacket, I want the heat,” he added later in a cool … Read more

Blue Jays bring fans closer to action with Rogers Center renos

Blue Jays bring fans closer to action with Rogers Center renos

The Blue Jays feel like they’ve been playing in a stadium for the last 33 years. Pretty soon, they’ll have a ballpark to call their own. That was the message club president Mark Shapiro wanted to get across as he unveiled plans Thursday afternoon for the long-awaited renovations at Rogers Centre. With an estimated price … Read more

Blue Jays humiliate Red Sox at Fenway with franchise record 28 runs

Blue Jays humiliate Red Sox at Fenway with franchise record 28 runs

Three things you should know from the Blue Jays’ 28-5 win over the Red Sox in Boston: weird ball It was The Massacre on Jersey Street, formerly 4 Yawkey Way. If Fenway Park had a roof, it would have caved in under the barrage of Blue Jays hits and ding-dongs. There was nowhere for the … Read more

More players step forward in Hockey Canada investigation

More players step forward in Hockey Canada investigation

Slowly but surely, the players from Canada’s 2018 world junior hockey team are speaking up, distancing themselves from an alleged sex assault after a team meeting that has shaken Hockey Canada to its core. Arizona Coyotes defenseman Conor Timmins was the latest to step forward, with management group Quartexx tweeting on his behalf: “I am … Read more

Kevin Durant trade rumours: Will Raptors deal Scottie Barnes?

Kevin Durant trade rumours: Will Raptors deal Scottie Barnes?

Six years ago today, Kevin Durant shocked the basketball world by deciding to sign with the Golden State Warriors, and join Steph Curry and Klay Thompson to create a super team that went on to the next three NBA Finals, winning two of them. Durant rocked the NBA a second time last week, requesting a … Read more