The morning links (naming rights are available):
As expected, lots of reaction from yesterday's latest misstep over at Maple Leaf SE, Raptors GM Rob Babcock getting Trumped. Some tastes:
The two Daves weigh in: Perkins, like Steve Simmons at the Sun, fingers MLSE president/CEO Richard Peddie as the real killer of the Raptors franchise, while Feschuk doesn't count coach Sam Mitchell safe either.
Good conversation, as ever, over at Raptorblog, where Scott muses about bottom-line priorities at work, while James Mirtle offers a native British Columbian's take. Best of all might be this smoking gun from the Globe's Mike Grange -- well, not really smoking, but it's a compelling theory about why the Boy GM, heading wide-eyed into the adventure of another day at the office, got the axe: It's all about Chris Bosh, silly.
Getting away from that mess to -- another mess, the Leafs losing No. 7 in a row.
After all that flag flapping last week, Danielle Goyette will happily carry the Maple Leaf at Turin in two weeks.
Former Argo Matt Dunigan and the great Gizmo Williams are among this year's CFL Hall of Fame class.
Wlly Szczerbiak is a Celtic and Ricky Davis a Timberpup, part of a seven-player trade.