Boasting an extensive national and global journalism career, Shi Davidi joined Sportsnet in 2011 as a MLB Insider and columnist for sportsnet.ca. As one of Sportsnet’s leading baseball insiders, Davidi brings fans the latest news from the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse and from around the major leagues.
Watered-down 'Baseball5' won't do much to broaden baseball's appeal
Baseball5 is a “street/urban” version of the game unveiled Thursday by the World Baseball Softball Confederation. The goal in its creation is to broaden traditional baseball/softball's appeal, but it'll probably struggle doing that as well.
Celebration of Canada's best overshadowed by Olympic controversy
In naming Kim Boutin flag-bearer for Sunday’s closing ceremony, the Canadian Olympic Committee made an inspired choice. Yet instead of fully celebrating one the country’s most accomplished athletes at these Games, the COC instead obfuscated about some shameful behaviour in Pyeongchang.
Canadian skaters trigger agony, ecstasy as Osmond makes history
Those four minutes under the lights can bring agony or they can bring ecstasy. For Canada, they triggered both on a day the figure skating team collected its fourth medal at the Pyeongchang Games, making this its most successful Olympics.