For Oilers, Archibald’s selfish anti-vaccine stance is not worth the risk
Mark Spector
Archibald is a nice, fourth-line penalty killer in a normal season. He’ll get you 10 goals a year. But for this, the third COVID-affected NHL campaign, an unvaccinated Archibald just isn’t worth it.
Absence of Pettersson, Hughes overshadows start of Canucks' training camp
Iain MacIntyre
'Agua under the bridge' turns into fireworks after Borucki's pitch hits Kiermaier
Shi Davidi
The agua Charlie Montoyo insisted was under the bridge between the Blue Jays and Rays clearly wasn’t when a Ryan Borucki fastball hit Kevin Kiermaier right in the numbers, further intensifying a new dynamic between the clubs.
Q&A: Straight-shooting Ducharme prepared to take Canadiens to next level
Eric Engels
Dominque Ducharme feels prepared for his first full season as head coach of the Montreal Canadiens and opened up about a wide range of topics including the team’s miracle run to the Stanley Cup final, how they will deal without captain Shea Weber, the return of Jonathan Drouin and more.
Knicks' RJ Barrett part of an NBA class destined to receive even bigger bucks
Michael Grange
Blue Jays-Rays data card scandal a new case study for sportsmanship in MLB
Shi Davidi
MLB teams are extra cautious with confidential information, so it should be no surprise that the Blue Jays were upset when the Rays got a hold of a data card left on the field Monday. But with apologies now out of the way, the incident is an interesting case study for a sport long tied to the adage, “if you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying.”
32 Thoughts: The state of the RFA market as training camps open
Elliotte Friedman
It was a short summer, but we're eager to start a new season. In the first edition of 32 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman updates on the RFA market, Jack Eichel, and shares some of what he learned from players over last week's media days.
Led by Manoah's steely performance, Blue Jays settle score with Rays
Shi Davidi
Rays grab data card shaken loose from Kirk's wrist, deny Blue Jays' request to return it
Shi Davidi
Kevin Kiermaier grabbed a Toronto Blue Jays data card shaken loose from Alejandro Kirk’s wristband during a play at the plate and the Tampa Bay Rays later laughed off a request to return the proprietary sheet.