Category Archives: Sports

Carte Blanche and Blue

Okay, here we go. Picture a box of cereal placed vertically onto the conveyor belt at a grocery store checkout. It is a tall, proud, imposing figure, like the stone wall Whomp character in Mario Party games that just shows … Continue reading

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Together at the Olympics

Together. It is a word that has been used a lot over the last year and a half. It has been added to slogans. It is softly spoken to us in radio advertisements. It is plastered on large canvases, which … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 16 Days

As the final medals are being handed out, I’m realizing that the last two weeks have gone by way too fast. I don’t want the Olympics to end. Fortunately, the Winter Olympics are only six months away and all eyes … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 14 Days

As we speedwalk our way through the final days of the Tokyo Olympics, here are some of the Olympians and events that have caught my attention over the last few days. Canadian Women’s Soccer TeamI love this team. As I’m … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 10 Days

Well, the Olympics are almost over. Already. The one thought that I’ve been unable to shake since the Olympics began is just how much of the Olympic experience was robbed of the athletes. They finish their event and are on … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2021 NBA Draft

We are only a few hours away from the 2021 NBA Draft, so let’s get to this quickly. If you want to read more complex mock drafts, feel free to Google them. I am, merely, an amateur YouTube highlight scout. … Continue reading

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2021 NBA Draft: Toronto Raptors

At the NBA Draft Lottery in June, the Toronto Raptors were most likely to end up with the 8th pick in the Draft. But then! Their number was drawn and they moved up to the 4th pick. It was very … Continue reading

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Who Will The Leafs Get This Offseason?

It is back to the drawing board for the Toronto Maple Leafs, after another disappointing playoff exit. We don’t have to talk about it. The offseason is a safe space, though. New players come in, optimism is renewed, and we … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 3 Days

I love sports, which means I love the Olympics. I’ll watch any event that is on. If I have to learn the rules or the optimal strategy, I will pay attention and learn it. And it doesn’t matter if it’s … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020

It was not supposed to turn out like this. When Japan was awarded the 2020 Summer Olympics on September 7, 2013, the country was only six months removed from a Level 7 nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power … Continue reading

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