Stroman is Toronto’s best home-field option, analysts say

By Jesse Bonello Marcus Stroman is the best home-field option for the Blue Jays in a must-win ALCS game three, analysts say. The Rogers Centre will see its first ALCS action on Monday in game three of the series. Cleveland is coming in with a 2-0 series lead, but the Blue Jays are looking to …

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Blue Jays need to score runs early, often against Cleveland, analysts say

By Jesse Bonello Toronto Blue Jays analysts say the team needs to score runs early, and often, in the American League Championship Series against the Cleveland Indians. The ALCS begins on Friday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The two teams are a pretty even match-up. The Jays have a slight edge when comparing the …

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Former NHLer Sheldon Kennedy urges need for fun, respect in sport

By Jesse Bonello    Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy says whether young Canadians make a career in sport or not, the main thing is to have fun and enjoy yourself. Kennedy, a cofounder of the Respect in Sport program which is offered across Canada, says bad behaviour – mainly from parents – is causing many people to lose perspective …

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1 dead, 108 people injured in New Jersey train crash

By Jesse Bonello One person is dead and 108 others are injured after a train crashed into a rail station Thursday morning in Hoboken, N.J. The train didn’t slow, but there is “no indication that this is anything other than a tragic accident,” said New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. #Hoboken #traincrash train hit the station pic.twitter.com/5xteTKLavU …

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Video released in Charlotte police shooting

By Jesse Bonello The New York Times has published a video showing the fatal shooting of an African-American man by police in Charlotte, NC. The video was recorded by the victims wife. Keith Scott was shot and killed on Tuesday afternoon. The newspaper said the video was given to them by attorneys for Scotts’ family …

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