Mike Johnston
@MikeyJ_MMA
Mike Johnston, known as “Mikey J” around the office, is a lifelong hockey and football fan who has been at Sportsnet since 2011. Johnston writes about a wide variety of sports and, despite his peaceful demeanour, has an extensive history covering the UFC and combat sports. The 1991 Toronto Argonauts are the greatest sports team of all time, and you will not convince Johnston otherwise.
Conor McGregor says he offered to fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222
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Conor McGregor claims he was willing to face Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 but the UFC wouldn't fork over the money to let it happen.
NHL Rumour Roundup: Latest on McDonagh, Pacioretty, Edler, Green
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Raptors have highest odds of making NBA Finals, new projection says
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The basketball world seems to be slowly beginning to embrace the Toronto Raptors as a legitimate threat to advance to the NBA Finals.
Jets GM making 'a lot of outgoing phone calls' ahead of trade deadline
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With the Winnipeg Jets having established themselves as a top-five team in the NHL, they’re firmly in the “buyers” column ahead of the trade deadline.
Canadian Aubin-Mercier, opponent Burns pulled from UFC Orlando
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Cerrone eyes bout with Nurmagomedov, return to UFC lightweight division
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Donald Cerrone is interested in returning to the lightweight division and challenging perhaps the division's most feared fighter.
Cap Comparables: Gudbranson contract with Canucks raises eyebrows
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Vancouver Canucks' Erik Gudbranson now has the same salary cap hit as Roman Josi, Cam Fowler and Jake Muzzin after signing a new three-year deal.
Flyers' Wayne Simmonds out 2-3 weeks; Neuvirth out 4-6 weeks
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Red Wings' Ken Holland among possible Seattle GM candidates
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If and when Seattle gets an NHL franchise, there’s likely to be a number of high-profile candidates to be the team's first general manager.