'I want to finish the job': Jays' Shapiro discusses contract, fluid MLB off-season

Short on specifics and long on bullishness, Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro set an optimistic tone during his first general media availability since the team was eliminated from the post-season a few weeks ago.Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro, seen above in 2019, spoke Wednesday during his first general media availability since the team's playoff…

What you need to know for a World Series like no other

CBC Sports' daily newsletter brings you up to speed on the many fascinating storylines in a World Series unlike any we've ever seen.The best hitter in baseball right now is a relatively unknown Cuban defector who spent a month of the season in quarantine with the coronavirus. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)This is an excerpt from The…

Goalkeeper Erin McLeod unearths new passion for helping young people

Even playing on some of the world’s greatest stages, there were times Erin McLeod’s self criticism was so heavy that she didn’t want to play the game that she loved. Veteran Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod’s discovery of mindfulness dates back to the Beijing Olympics in 2008. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)Even playing on some of the world's greatest…

Trial begins for former Olympic taekwondo coach charged with sex assaults on students

A trial has begun for a former Taekwondo Canada coach charged with sexually assaulting two teen students over the course of several years.Shin Wook Lim's trial began Tuesday. The 44-year-old Woodbridge, Ont. man faces 15 charges linked to alleged sexual assaults against two teens. (Toronto Police Service)A trial has begun for a former Taekwondo Canada coach…