A collection of originally reported columns and articles from major sporting events while working for Yahoo Canada, most notably the Rio 2016 Olympics and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Rio 2016 Olympics
One of three columnists on-site in Rio de Janeiro covering the Olympics.
- Andre De Grasse takes silver in 200 metres as Usain Bolt restores order
- Andre De Grasse still chasing, but shows he’s not scared to push Usain Bolt
- Derek Drouin soars above field in Rio to win high jump gold medal
- Andre De Grasse’s ascent continues with 100-metre bronze in Rio
- Rosie MacLennan overcomes to repeat as Olympic trampoline champion
- A stroll through Olympic Park reveals real Rio is a world away
- Benfeito, Filion smile at scoreboard in bronze medal performance
- Canada brings home historic bronze medal in women’s rugby sevens
- Canada Olympic House bigger and better than ever in Rio
- Canada’s athletes have more pressing questions than Zika, pollution
2016 Toronto Blue Jays Postseason
Lead reporter for the Blue Jays’ playoff games in Toronto and Cleveland. Stories were hosted on Yahoo Sports (U.S.).
- Blue Jays’ defeat in ALCS may signal end of an era in Toronto
- Aaron Sanchez keeps Blue Jays in ALCS with great Game 4 start
- No time for Blue Jays to search for answers down 0-3 in ALCS
- Josh Donaldson doing his best to carry Blue Jays’ stale offense
- Blue Jays bite tongues on ump as offense lacks bite in Game 1 loss
- ALCS-bound Blue Jays ready to do what they couldn’t last season
- How Aaron Sanchez persevered for opportunity to send Jays to ALCS
- Bautista, Encarnacion show once again why they’re Toronto’s kings
2016 Toronto Raptors Playoffs
Lead reporter for the Raptors’ playoff games in Toronto.
- Raptors’ season ends but they leave with their heads held high
- New reality: Raptors keep good times rolling with Game 4 win
- Raptors’ role players rise to the occasion in Game 3 win
- Raptors play big in Game 7 win over Heat, advance to conference finals
- Kyle Lowry makes Raptors’ Game 1 loss memorable in more ways than one
- Raptors hold on to win Game 7, take long way back to second round
- How the Raptors pulled of their greatest comeback ever in Game 5
- DeMar DeRozan, Dwane Casey can relish Raptors’ Game 5 win
- Raptors’ Game 1 fate far too familiar, lose first round opener to Pacers
2016 Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training
Sent to Dunedin, Florida, on a one-week assignment to write feature stories previewing the 2016 Blue Jays season.
- Martin’s impact behind the plate still integral part of Blue Jays’ blueprint
- Blue Jays’ hitters leaning on each other to lift offence to historic heights
- Blue Jays’ Stroman, Sanchez, Osuna work together to achieve lofty goals
- Saunders, Pompey hope to make up for lost time and step up for Blue Jays
2016 NBA All-Star Game
Lead reporter from Toronto for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, providing a Canadian perspective to complement Yahoo Sports’ general coverage.
- Toronto comes out a big winner from NBA’s All-Star weekend
- Raptors’ All-Stars Lowry, DeRozan cherish moment but chase bigger prize
- Canada doing its part to stock Rising Stars Team World roster
- Growing up Grizzlies: How I fell in love with the NBA
2015 Toronto Blue Jays Postseason
Lone on-site reporter for Yahoo Sports (U.S.) for the ALDS games in Toronto. Supporting reporter for the ALCS games in Toronto.
- Marco Estrada rides changeup to another win facing elimination in Game 5
- Cliff Pennington makes history as first position player to pitch in postseason
- Ryan Goins recovers from Game 2 misplay with monster Game 3 performance
- The craziest seventh inning we’ve ever seen sent the Blue Jays to the ALCS
- Controversial call indicative of Blue Jays’ Game 2 loss, it was a matter of inches
- Everything goes wrong for Blue Jays in Game 1 loss in ALDS
- Learn their names: Rangers announce postseason presence with ALDS Game 1 win
2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
Lead reporter in Vancouver, including coverage of the tournament final.
- Sydney Leroux comes home to Vancouver and leaves a World Cup champion
- Japan not ready to give up this title: reigning Women’s World Cup champions
- Emotional Christine Sinclair manages to keep perspective after Canada’s stinging loss
- Canada loses to England 2-1, eliminated from Women’s World Cup in quarters
- FIFA’s recent scandal risks overshadowing 2015 Women’s World Cup
- New turf and goal line technology showcased ahead of FIFA Women’s World Cup
2014 Grey Cup
Supporting reporter in the week leading up to the 102nd Grey Cup in Vancouver.