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NHL

A Guide to Understanding All the Clichés You'll Hear This NHL Season

Players and commentators have a collection of go-to hockey phrases that they love spewing out. Here's what those nonsense words actually mean.
Kyle Cantlon
10.11.18
Basketball

The World's Best Middle School Basketball Player Is Toronto's Elijah Fisher

The 14-year-old hoops phenom headlines the class of 2023 and wants to be the greatest Canadian basketball player since Steve Nash.
Blake Murphy
10.10.18
THE WAY WE BALL

Toronto is Raising the Best Hoops Talent in the World

In this episode of THE WAY WE BALL, we travel north of the border to track the rise of a new basketball town and meet up with Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, and basketball's next prodigy.
VICE Sports Staff
10.9.18
NHL

Here's Why You Should Be Excited About Your Favorite NHL Team This Season

No matter how bad your team is, there is always something to look forward to at the start of a new season.
Kyle Cantlon
10.2.18
THE WAY WE BALL

Joel Embiid's Rise and the Prince that Fueled it

Before he was tweeting at Rihanna and owning the internet, Joel Embiid was just a lanky kid from Cameroon discovered by Luc Mbah a Moute. In the debut episode of our new series, The Way We Ball, we learn how that meeting shaped a basketball nation.
VICE Sports Staff
9.25.18
nba

Delon Wright Wouldn't Be His Best Self Without Older Brother Dorell

They went from South Central LA to the NBA, but have never forgotten where they came from. Influenced by Dorell, the Raptors' Delon has followed his brother's footsteps.
Minnia Feng
8.15.18
nba

Meet Tryggvi Hlinason, Iceland's Sheep Farming NBA Prospect

The 20-year-old 7-footer, who didn't start playing basketball until he was 16, is trying to become the second player from Iceland to make the NBA.
Blake Murphy
7.12.18
Basketball

Serge Ibaka: There's No City Like Toronto

Raptors forward Serge Ibaka writes about falling in love with Toronto and the city's passionate fan base.
Serge Ibaka
4.17.18
WRESTLING

WrestleMania's Iconic Hulk Hogan-Ultimate Warrior Match Almost Never Happened

A hydro labour dispute in Toronto led to fears of a power strike and a potential blackout that could have derailed the event, something WWE boss Vince McMahon was left in the dark on.
Corey Erdman
4.5.18
Hockey

My Medical Transition Helped Me Find Happiness and Rediscover My Love of Hockey

Jessica Platt, the first openly transgender player in the Canadian Women's Hockey League, writes about her transition, how it improved her life, and common misconceptions about trans athletes.
Jessica Platt
3.7.18
olympics

Meagan Duhamel: I Did Whatever It Took to Become an Olympian

Figure skater Meagan Duhamel wrapped up a strong Olympic career by medalling twice in her last Games at PyeongChang. But it wasn't an easy road to success.
Meagan Duhamel
2.26.18
DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan's Evolution Is Complete

The Toronto Raptors star has progressed every year. Now, with improved defense, more creative playmaking, and confidence from deep, the NBA's most antiquated All-Star is a legitimate MVP candidate.
Michael Pina
1.10.18