Category Archives: Sports

Toronto Raptors – Round 1

The Toronto Raptors are in the NBA Playoffs for the sixth year in a row. Normally, I’m a bit nervous for them and their chances of progressing into deeper rounds, but not this year. I’m about as optimistic as a … Continue reading

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Thank You, Bob Cole

All I have written is the title and I already have chills. That’s how you know you are writing about a legend. Bob Cole has been the voice of Hockey Night in Canada for the last fifty years. Tonight, he … Continue reading

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21 Years of Blue Jays Memories

I became a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays in 1998 at the age of seven. Since then, a lot of players have come and gone, but memories associated with most of them have remained lodged in the back of … Continue reading

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F1: Drive To Survive

It’s nine o’clock (and 56 minutes) on a Saturday, and I have three hours to kill before the first race of the Formula One season takes place in Melbourne, Australia. Could I record it and watch it in the morning? … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Night Before Qualifying

‘Twas the night before qualifying, when all through the track Not a driver was steering, not even a Williams alone at the back The tires were put on the cars with care In hopes that qualifying would soon be there … Continue reading

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I Love Curling

You know how on sports media websites they list all the popular sports across the top – football, hockey, basketball, baseball, soccer – and then there’s a drop down menu listing the “other sports” that aren’t deemed popular enough for … Continue reading

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Let’s Rumble

WWE held their annual Royal Rumble event last Sunday night, at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. It was a fun night that seemed to satisfy the appetite of fans, especially those in attendance, thanks to a heart-stopping Royal Rumble Burger. … Continue reading

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Survive and Advance

Let’s go back to this past Sunday. I rolled into the kitchen sometime around noon and made myself a corned beef sandwich on flaxseed bread for the fourth time in seven days. Actually, it could’ve been the fifth time. I’ll … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football Playoffs

If you were to put your ear up against the virtual door of my fantasy football team’s locker room, security would probably ask if you’re affiliated with the New England Patriots, and then escort you off the premise. But before … Continue reading

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The Formula 1 Season Is Over

Another Formula 1 season is in the record books and Wikipedia pages. I don’t know how this happened. I don’t know where the time has gone. Only Rolex knows. That was a timekeeper joke, for those of you playing along at … Continue reading

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