- Calgary Stampeder running back Jon Cornish has been named the 2013 winner of the Lou Marsh Memorial Trophy as Canada's top athlete. Cornish becomes just the third CFL player to win the Lou Marsh Trophy, joining Russ Jackson of the Ottawa Rough Riders in 1969 and Joe Krol of the Toronto Argonauts in 1946.
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- Roy Halladay is calling it a career, and he's going out as a Toronto Blue Jay. The Blue Jays announced that the club has signed a one-day contract with Halladay at the Winter Meetings on Monday, so the 36-year-old can retire as a member of the team.
- Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal was handed a five-game suspension on Monday for kneeing Boston Bruins left winger Brad Marchand on Saturday night at TD Garden.
- Forwards Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes and Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers as well as Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo were named the NHL's three stars of the week.
- The New York Islanders placed winger Pierre-Marc Bouchard on waivers Monday. The move is believed to make room for AHL scoring leader Ryan Strome to be added into the Islanders' lineup.
- The Ottawa Senators will look to avoid losing their third game of the season against the Philadelphia Flyers, as the Eastern Conference combatants complete their 2013-14 season series in tonight's clash at Canadian Tire Centre.
- The Vancouver Canucks try to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games when they host the Carolina Hurricanes in tonight's interconference battle in Vancouver. While Vancouver takes aim at a fifth straight victory tonight, the Hurricanes will try to extend their season-best winning streak to four games.
- The Cowboys are in the top spot in the NFC East as the calendar turns toward Christmas and now all they have to do is finish things, starting tonight in Chicago where Dallas faces off with a Bears team minus its leaders on both offense and defense, quarterback Jay Cutler and linebacker Lance Briggs. Watch the action unfold live on TSN, with coverage beginning with Monday Night Countdown at 6:30pm et/3:30pm pt.
- On a night that seemed destined to belong to Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, it was the Toronto Raptors and their first-year general manager that stole the show. With only 11 players in uniform, just eight of which got into the game, the Raptors spoiled Bryant's disappointing season debut just hours after Masai Ujiri pulled off a franchise-altering move. TSN 1050 Raptors Reporter Josh Lewenberg has more.
- Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri said last week that the Raptors would not be caught in no-man's land, and seems to have made a move with an eye towards the future. Numbers Game looks at the Raptors sending Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings.
- Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton and Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal will have hearings with the NHL Department of Player Safety for separate incidents in Saturday's game at TD Garden. Thornton will have an in-person hearing at a date to be determined, while Neal's hearing will be held Monday over the phone.
- Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Tuesday following a hit from behind on Boston Bruins forward Kevan Miller in Sunday night's game. Late in the third period, Phaneuf hit Miller into the boards behind the Bruins net. There was no penalty on the play.
- The difference was as simple as special teams on this night. The ongoing funk on penalty kill and an unusually quiet night on home ice for the power play divided the Leafs from the Bruins at the ACC in a rare Sunday night affair. TSN 1050 Leafs beat reporter Jonas Siegel has more.
- Baseball's Winter Meetings used to be the highlight of the off season. They still are, to a certain degree, but not nearly what they once were. Alex Anthopoulos has presided over four Winter Meetings and has made just two trades of note over that span. To be fair to Alex, he did most of his heavy lifting last year before the meetings; including that mammoth 12-player deal with the Marlins.
- In Sunday's editon of C'Mon Ref, TSN hockey analyst and former NHL referee Kerry Fraser looks at Saturday's Bruins-Penguins game, how the referees missed opportunities to settle things down and what it will take to rid the game of future similar incidents.
- Fees, fees, fees. There are far too many of them that we know of and even a few more that we don't know about that are, sneakily, just added to our accounts. If you hate those fees (and who doesn't?) then here are a few ways you can either eliminate them completely or reduce them substantially. Some of the amounts may be small but they add up. By Gina Monaco