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The San Francisco Giants have won the World Series, which makes them baseball’s champions.
Canada Post has created a new set of stamps all about hockey.
Six famous hockey defencemen will each be featured on a stamp.
Derek Jeter is a baseball legend. Fittingly, he left the game in legendary style last Thursday.
For 20 years, Derek Jeter played for the New York Yankees. Last weekend, Jeter retired from the game.
Next July, Toronto will be inundated with the world’s best athletes as it hosts the 2015 Pan American (or “Pan Am”) Games and the 2015 Parapan American Games.
The trademark for the name “Redskins” used by the Washington Redskins football team, has been cancelled.
An athlete who stepped aside during the Sochi Winter Olympics to let a teammate shine, will be awarded a special medal “from the people of Canada.”
During last winter’s Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Canadian speed skater Gilmore Junio did something incredible.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has made a strong statement against racism.
Yesterday, they banned the owner of the LA Clippers basketball team from basketball for the rest of his life. They also said he has to pay a fine of $2.5 million.
Every professional baseball pitcher wants to throw the ball so the batter can’t hit it.
There are lots of ways to do that.
One way is for the pitcher to throw the ball so that, after it leaves his hand, it “dips down.” That’s known as a curve ball.
Curve balls are tricky to throw. One reason is that it’s hard to grip the smooth, slippery ball.
Last week, a pitcher from the Yankees baseball team was caught using sticky pine tar so he could grip the ball better.
The National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs are in full swing.
Sixteen teams have qualified to play in the ‘new season.’
Often the playoffs are referred to as a ‘new season’ because regular season statistics don’t count any more.