The 23-year-old CFL defensive back died in hospital early Sunday.
Toronto can point to a number of things, like a lousy first month, for why it finds itself in the position its in today.
Things will get better but Team USA is getting killed, with snub Phil Kessel leading the charge. Plus more on the World Cup's excellent ref-cam and weird tie-breaking language.
And after its World Cup game against Canada on Tuesday night, it will be time to pull the plug.
The following is from an email exchange Sunday night between Dave Lozo and Sean McIndoe, aka Down Goes Brown.
We spoke with NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly, hockey legend Hayley Wickenheiser and others about Dawn Braid and the doors she could open for other women in search of coaching positions at the NHL level.
Plus, paying respect to the dominant 1996 United States World Cup-winning team, and a look back at the video game that kickstarted EA Sports' NHL series.
James, a former junior hockey coach and notorious sex offender, was granted full parole in Quebec on Thursday. Former NHLers Theo Fleury and Sheldon Kennedy are among his victims.
Down Goes Brown previews the World Cup of Hockey, breaking down each of the eight teams in the tournament.
Among many other things, former wrestler Bill Goldberg talks about whether he will return to the ring, what he thinks of Donald Trump and what it was like to be on Celebrity Apprentice.
Jays president Mark Shapiro wants to upgrade the Rogers Centre and indicated a bigger payroll could be on the horizon. But reaching the playoffs again will be key to secure more ticket sales and generate extra revenue.
We lay out five reasons why you should abandon nationalistic pride and root for the Connor McDavid-led Team North America at hockey's World Cup.
The athletic organization will move soccer, golf, lacrosse, and March Madness games out of the state because its current bathroom legislation doesn't "promote an inclusive atmosphere."
The Blue Jays entered September in first place. After dropping two of three to the Red Sox on the weekend and seven of nine during the month, they trail Boston by two games in the AL East.
Kevan Funk spoke with VICE Sports about his debut feature film before its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Holtby's mask is as Canadian as it gets.
Wade Davis II and others speak to the reasons why so many female pro athletes have made that leap, and why no male athletes have followed.
Family is everything for Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna, and his father remains his number one coach.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed the IPC's ruling as "outside the bounds of law, morality, and humanity."
VICE Sports discovers why the All Native Basketball Tournament is so important to the communities, what makes their style of basketball unique and how politics has started to work its way into the games.
I don't regret growing up as an athlete. But not everything about sports is healthy, and for me, as a transgender woman, the locker room was toxic.
A potential class action lawsuit filed against Pop Warner, USA Football, and NOCSAE over brain damage and CTE could help redefine how society views tackle football for children.
We caught up with the longtime pro to talk about why race plays no part in skateboarding and how he's stayed so happy for so long.
We talked to Gina Prince-Bythewood, the writer and director of Love & Basketball about her movie's impact, women in sports movies, and seeing the WNBA in its 20th season.