Craig Battle
@cthomasbattle
The assistant managing editor of Sportsnet.ca, Craig Battle regularly contributes stats-focused analysis on the NBA and NFL. He is also a recurring guest on the Sportsnet Hot Stove radio show.
9 Canadians to watch in NCAA men's basketball tournament
Craig Battle
The NCAA Men's Div. 1 Basketball Tournament tips off this Friday. Here are nine Canadian players who could make some noise.
By the Numbers: 5 ridiculous Tom Brady Super Bowl stats
Craig Battle
By the Numbers: How weird is 2020-21 NBA season at quarter mark?
Craig Battle
As the Toronto Raptors hit the 18-game mark — exactly one quarter of the way through the 72-game 2020–21 campaign — we took a look at the numbers to see what’s changed, and what’s remarkably managed to stay the same.
Northwest Division 2020-21 NBA Season Preview: Can Nuggets take next step?
Craig Battle
The NBA is back, and Sportsnet is breaking down everything you need to know about each of the 30 teams in the lead-up to tipoff on Tues., Dec. 22. Today, we look at the Northwest Division.
Southwest Division 2020-21 NBA Season Preview: Is it Luka's time already?
Craig Battle
Pacific Division 2020-21 NBA Season Preview: Which L.A. team will reign?
Craig Battle
The NBA is back, and Sportsnet is breaking down everything you need to know about each of the 30 teams in the lead-up to tipoff on Tues., Dec. 22. Today we look at the Pacific Division.
Murray blows minds, but Lakers' defence shines late in Game 4 vs. Nuggets
Craig Battle
Jamal Murray highlights will be among the biggest takeaways from Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, but the Lakers pulled out the victory with help from Anthony Davis and LeBron James.
Nuggets' customary comeback falls short as Lakers dominate Game 1
Craig Battle
Rival Watch: What U.S. media is saying about Raptors' instant classic Game 6
Craig Battle
Here’s a closer look at what U.S. national and local media are saying after the Toronto Raptors edged the Boston Celtics in double OT to force Game 7.