Tag Archives: Canada

4 Takeaways from the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix

Being in the Eastern Time Zone, most Formula 1 races take place in the morning here. I am used to it. In fact, I prefer it. There is nothing better than waking up on the weekend and immediately having a … Continue reading

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Losing Game 7

I am currently sitting in a dark room watching a Saturday Night Live episode from the year 2000. The musical guest is U2 and they’re performing, “Beautiful Day”. It is beautiful, really. For a few minutes, I am distracted. But … Continue reading

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Series Over

Well, it was fun while it lasted. The improbable dream came to an end on Thursday night as the Toronto Raptors lost Game 6 to the Philadelphia 76ers and were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs. To be honest, there should … Continue reading

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Got it to Game 6

Oh, here we go. The Philadelphia 76ers had a 3-0 series lead against the Toronto Raptors. They started talking about a sweep. No one really gave the Raptors a chance to get back in the series. And rightfully so. No … Continue reading

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Alive for Game 5

In the words of Toronto Raptors Head Coach, Nick Nurse: “It’s not 3-0 anymore.” No, it is not. The Raptors won Game 4 and send this series back to Philadelphia. They are just one win away from being one win … Continue reading

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Game 4 and Something More

The Toronto Raptors couldn’t afford to lose Game 3 of their first round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers, but they did. So, now it’s an uphill climb to try and do something that no NBA team has ever done … Continue reading

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Can’t Lose Game 3

Well, it’s not going well for the Toronto Raptors in their first round playoff series with the Philadelphia 76ers. The Raptors are down 2-0 as they come home for Game 3 and Game 4. Thus far, it has been an … Continue reading

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Toronto vs. Philly III

I am not afraid of the Philadelphia 76ers. Sorry, should I have started with a more traditional topic sentence and introduction? All right, take two. From the top. It is the third meeting between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers … Continue reading

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Think Olympic: Beijing 2022

It has been 17 days since the flame went out on the XXIV Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Somehow, it feels so much longer. The closing montages aired. The athletes went home. Television stations returned to regularly scheduled programming. … Continue reading

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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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