- 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.
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- 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.
- Bell Media and the National Football League announced Monday a multi-year extension of their broadcast partnership that will see more NFL games on more Bell Media channels and platforms than ever before. The agreement brings the 4pm et/1pm pt Sunday package to CTV and TSN for the first time, allowing for a full day of Sunday NFL programming on Bell Media channels.
- The St. Louis Blues' absence from top spot in the TSN.ca NHL Power Rankings was short-lived, as they returned to the No. 1 ranking, overtaking the San Jose Sharks.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson expects to play on Sunday after an MRI on his foot revealed no torn ligaments, which also ruled out a Lisfranc injury. X-rays taken on Sunday were negative.
- Monday's news of pitcher Roy Halladay signing a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays to retire with the club was a surprise - a pleasant one at that - for Blue Jay fans. Halladay's resume as a Blue Jay is among the elite in the franchise's 36-year history. That said, Does he have an argument as having the greatest career in a Jays jersey? As always, it's Your! Call.
- Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee on Monday. Each of the inductees won more than 2,000 games in managerial careers that spanned more than four decades.
- 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.
- There is still over six months to go before the NHL Draft happens in the city of brotherly love, and in the meantime there are players putting on performances that are gaining the love of scouts. In Craig Button's latest rankings, centres and left wingers seems to have the greatest value.
- New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. An MRI confirmed the damage on Monday, according to NFL.com.
- 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.
- 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