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Recent articles by Mark:

Argos QB forced to sit out practice after attending Raptors game, but will be allowed to play in CFL East final

McLeod Bethel-Thompson went to the NBA game, at the request of the team, a violation of the league’s protocols. His status for the playoff final was i... → Read More

Argos in the playoffs and Proudfoot Corner bring back memories for former Star sports writer Rick Matsumoto

Matsumoto wrote about a variety of sports over 38 years at the Star — hockey, horse racing, auto racing and the Argos, who host the Ticats on Sunday. → Read More

East final against Hamilton ‘is the game we wanted,’ Argos kicker Boris Bede says

“They’ve been the best (in the East) for the past couple of years, and we’re right back here, we’re on top.” → Read More

The Argos’ Jalen Collins finds there are still lessons to learn, even after a trip to the Super Bowl

Former Falcons defensive back has had an immediate impact with the Argos. → Read More

Jerry Howarth Drive hits close to home for former voice of the Blue Jays

"I had a lot of neighbours and friends joining us (Friday), so it was just a really great day." → Read More

‘We tell people he can touch Saturn.’ At 18, Mamborou Mara left Guinea during a coup to chase his basketball dream in Toronto

Social media helped 18-year-old Mamborou Mara connect with Scarborough’s Royal Crown Academic School. Now a long way from his family — and bracing for... → Read More

Jerry Howarth Drive hits close to home for the former voice of the Blue Jays

Howarth retired from the booth in 2017 after calling Jays games for 36 years, and has lived in Etobicoke for 40 years — not far from the street that n... → Read More

Pitters family looking forward to deliver Santa Fund boxes: ‘One of the most rewarding things we can do at Christmas time.’

Pitters also remembers — through delivering the Toronto Star Santa Fund gift boxes — a kindness that was extended to her family when she was in her ch... → Read More

A coach is remembered for his kindness in the Proudfoot Corner

(Big Dawg) Fairall was a talented basketball player before he was a legendary athletics coach. → Read More

The Leafs get offence from defence in fifth straight win, courtesy of Morgan Rielly

Rielly bagged the first two goals of the game, one on the power play, and the Leafs picked up their fifth win in a row — 10th in their last 11 games —... → Read More

Special K: David Kämpf and Ondrej Kaše are giving the Leafs bang for the buck

Both Kämpf and Kaše have had a positive impact on special teams in particular. Of late, the power play (25 per cent, sixth in the league) and penalty ... → Read More

The Leafs will give forward Kyle Clifford another shot

Kyle Clifford, who was also part of the Jack Campbell trade with the Kings in 2020, is back in the Maple Leafs organization, acquired from the St. Lou... → Read More

Former Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf announces retirement

The 36-year-old Edmonton native captained the Leafs from June 2010 until February 2016, when he was traded to the Ottawa Senators. The Leafs went thre... → Read More

Points from the point: The Predators’ Roman Josi presents a challenge to the Leafs

Josi is tied for lead among NHL defenceman with 16 points, six more than the Leafs’ Rielly. → Read More

Strengthened by the core: William Nylander, Auston Matthews lift Leafs to overtime win

Nylander scores tying goal late in third, Matthews wins game in extra session. → Read More

John Tavares expected back in Leafs lineup tonight against the Flames, Jack Campbell to get the start

There’s a strong possibility Joseph Woll will make his Leafs and NHL debut in Buffalo. → Read More

Proudfoot Corner supporter Ian Marr walked a beat, and has seen the face of need

Now 82, Marr has donated to the Proudfoot Corner of the Star Santa Claus Fund for almost as long as he wore the uniform as a beat cop, then staff serg... → Read More

Leafs goalie Petr Mrázek out at least a month, his second setback because of a groin injury

He’s played in only two games with the Leafs this year because of the troublesome injury. → Read More

Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell is turning the talk to a possible extension with another hot start

Campbell, an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, has been one of the key figures in the Leafs’ four-game run. → Read More

Tampa Bay’s Mikhail Sergachev suspended two games for hit to the head of the Leafs’ Mitch Marner

The ban will cost the Lightning defenceman $48,000. → Read More