Bill Lankhof, Toronto Sun

Elder statesman of the sports department, having joined the Sun as a copy editor in November, 1976. Covered Jays including World Series years '92 and '93 . Injects a dose of humour into his columns, features. Lives in Pontypool, which is also funny.


Argonauts receiver Chad Owens takes a tumble against the Lions at the Rogers Centre on Monday

Lions get past Argos

The Argonauts may not yet be able to beat the Grey Cup champions but they proved last night they belong on the same field.

Roughriders linebacker Tyron Brackenridge (right) tries to bring down Hamilton receiver Andy Fantuz during their game in Regina on Saturday night. (Reuters)

Ticats storm back to sack Riders

The day started with Riders Nation booing Andy Fantuz and the Ticats; it ended with them turning on their own as Hamilton stormed back with a 35-34 win in Regina.

Bob Elliott heads to Cooperstown on Saturday to become the first Canadian baseball writer to receive the Taylor Spink Award. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

What makes Bob Elliott tick

A ball, a bat and Bob Elliott. They go together like peanuts and cracker jacks; like Harry Caray and a seventh inning stretch; like life and breath.

 Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Henderson Alvarez throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto April 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Cassese

Alvarez strong in Jays victory

Henderson Alvarez tossed six-plus solid innings and the Toronto Blue Jays downed the Seattle Mariners, 7-2, in the finale of a three-game set at Rogers Centre

The Broncos traded quarterback Tim Tebow to the Jets one day after signing prized free agent Peyton Manning. (Mark Leffingwell/Reuters/Files)

Tebow and The Jets: It's official!

Quarterback Tim Tebow is coming to the New York Jets, the NFL team said on Wednesday after agreeing in principle on a trade with the Denver Broncos.

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was handed his punishment Wednesday. (REUTERS/Sean Gardner)

Saints' coach, staff gutted by suspensions

New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl winning head coach Sean Payton has been suspended for a year without pay by the National Football League after an investigation into ’bounty’ schemes which rewarded players for hurting opponents.