Tag Archives: Fandom

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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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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Heels and Faces

Professional wrestling is so frustrating at times, especially World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Each match is predicated on a good guy (Face/Babyface) in one corner and a bad guy (Heel) in the other. I can’t help but feel like that’s an … Continue reading

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Up and Down The Court

I wish the NBA weren’t so predictable. There is no point to this upcoming season. The Golden State Warriors are going to win the championship. Oops, spoiler alert. Can we just act like it’s a video game and simulate all … Continue reading

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Five Games In

The Toronto Maple Leafs are five games into their annual quest of getting my hopes up, only to crush my dreams in May – or dare I say, June? Man, if the Leafs are still playing in June, that’ll mean … Continue reading

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Hockey Is Back

Happy Hockey! It’s officially opening night. Can you smell it? It’s the smell of popcorn and spilled beer in a brisk environment of 13 degrees Celsius, with little kids kicking the back of your head. True story. Last year, I … Continue reading

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O Captain! No Captain!

No, this post isn’t about me, but if you stick around long enough, it eventually will be. Yes, the title of this post was inspired by Dead Poets Society. No, I have not seen the movie. Yes, I’ve watched the scene … Continue reading

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Figuring Out Fantasy Football

I used to love the NFL. Half a lifetime ago, you would find me in front of the TV at 11AM on Sundays, eating lunch and watching Sunday NFL Countdown for two hours before kickoff. My favourite segment of the … Continue reading

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Major League Baseball Should Adopt A New Schedule

Major League Baseball should adopt a new, balanced schedule. There is no reason why – with a 162-game season – fans should be forced to see their favourite team play the four other teams in their division, a total of … Continue reading

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