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The fierce rivalries and heated competition of high-stakes checkers.
To kick off Toronto Bike Month, here's a sampling of Victorian and Edwardian bike advertising, taken from Toronto newspapers.
The mayor's time with the Don Bosco Eagles appears to be at an end.
After leading for most of the game, the Leafs lost to the Bruins and eliminated themselves from this year's NHL playoffs.
Full Count, a new book by veteran sports journalist Jeff Blair, tells the story of the Blue Jays' decline in the 20 years after the team's World Series wins.
One mensch's hard journey from the sandlots of Toronto to New York's Ebbets Field.
Former Leafs GM Brian Burke was fired earlier this year, but his decisions laid the groundwork for this season's success.
After a long, harsh winter, Toronto's bike polo scene returns to the city's parks.
George Chuvalo squares off against Muhammad Ali at Maple Leaf Gardens in 1966.
Were Torontonians feeling indifferent toward Queen Elizabeth II during her 1959 royal visit?
Irish immigrants find a home away from home on Toronto's Gaelic football teams.
Ever since the first axes were hurled in 2006, the Backyard Axe-Throwing League has been gaining members.
Toronto's first Sky Zone opens in midtown.
In 1977 the team got together for the very first time.
Now that the labour dispute is over, die-hard fans might be a little less receptive to the team (and the league as a whole).
The team never made the playoffs on his watch, but the recently fired general manager's influence was a net positive.
Nominated for: standing up for athletes of all orientations.
Nominated for: homophobic slurs and frustrating non-apologies.