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Recent articles by Rosie:

Mass shootings are America’s greatest shame

I want to blame the river of vomit that is social media where anybody can access radicalizing and racially splenetic content on platforms, writes columnist Rosie DiManno. → Read More

The Leafs chased Game 5 and caught it, transforming their Stanley Cup hopes

No team so far has managed to win two games in a row, but the Leafs have seized the series by its tonsils, the momentum blowing their way heading back to Tampa with a chance to advance. → Read More

Loss to Lightning more than embarrassing for the Leafs — it’s an opportunity missed

Toronto had a splendid opportunity to seize this series by the throat, Rosie DiManno writes. Instead they permitted the Lightning to fill their lungs with reviving oxygen. → Read More

Leafs take series lead in Game 3 with a touch of genius and some fourth-line grit

It was lightly used forward Colin Blackwell who drove home a working-class ethos for the Leafs on a night when the big guns were quiet in Tampa. → Read More

The Lightning were buzz-killers in Game 2 win over the Leafs, rebounding with a vengeance

It was an outcome to be somewhat expected when the Leafs couldn’t stay out of the penalty box, but this always figured to be a long, grinding series → Read More

Leafs deliver Lightning a Game 1 gut-punch — and take their first steps toward changing the narrative

It’s too early to claim the Leafs have exorcized all their playoff demons, Rosie DiManno writes, but they certainly don’t look like a team unnerved by doubt or past failures. → Read More

Maple Leafs are confident their playoff story will change, despite the opponent

“It’s not supposed to be easy and obviously (the Lightning) have been the standard in the league for the last few years,” Matthews says → Read More

TV in court? Canada should say no to the circus

There’s so much raw pain in our courtrooms. It is not entertainment, Rosie DiManno writes. → Read More

The Blue Jays get just enough offence, by George, to beat the Astros

Springer hits two home runs, including the 46th leadoff homer of his career. → Read More

Prince Charles will probably be fine, Harry and Meghan maybe not, says ‘The Palace Papers’ author Tina Brown

Brown tells Rosie DiManno that Britons will likely rally to King Charles, but Prince Harry would have to show a desire to return to England to be embraced again. → Read More

God save the Queen. Really, God save the whole majestic kit ’n’ caboodle

A recent poll found a majority of Canadians would ditch the Crown after QEII meets her maker. But I take comfort in the incontrovertible fact that it’s a no-go, Rosie DiManno writes. → Read More

Blue Jays can’t overcome second Bo Bichette error in loss to Red Sox

Boston manages just three hits off Jays starter Kikuchi — and none off three relievers — but still squeaks out win → Read More

The Blue Jays’ Bo Bichette might be frustrated by his slow start, but he’s not concerned

There’s “a lot of time to do better,” Jays shortstop says. → Read More

Nine years after Boston Marathon bombing, the question of capital punishment in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s court case remains

Regardless of the Supreme Court’s intervention, it’s unlikely that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be put to death on Biden’s watch, Rosie DiManno writes. → Read More

Rangers erase five-run deficit while turning the Blue Jays upside down

The Jays appeared headed for a series sweep until Texas got to Ryu in the fourth, → Read More

Kevin Gausman solid in a split no-decision in his Blue Jays debut

Gausman keeps Jays in the game for five innings before bullpen takes over. → Read More

It’s only one game, but opening day means a lot to the Blue Jays after all they’ve been through

There was a sellout audience, and the Jays haven’t enjoyed one of those since opening day 2018. For manager Charlie Montoyo, it was a first. → Read More

The Jays learned a lot from Marcus Semien, including how to move on

One record-breaking season with the Jays had a positive impact on Semien, now manning second base for the Texas Rangers. Talking to the Jays on the eve of Friday’s opener, the feeling was mutual. → Read More

Abetted by a neutered UN, the feckless West gives half-hearted succour to embattled Ukraine

The EU has given 35 billion euros to Russia in energy payments since the start of the war, compared to one billion Euros in arms and weapons to Ukraine, and that is appalling, writes Rosie DiManno. → Read More

Blue Jays reliever Julian Merryweather, better known as the player to be named later, hopes his later has come

His two saves in last year’s opening weekend were a glimpse into the promise the Jays had seen. And then he was injured again. → Read More