NWSL Fall Series Week 1 Action

The NWSL Fall Series kicked off on September 5, 2020 and featured three close games over the course of its opening week. The momentum the league began to build with the success of the Challenge Cup was on full display throughout the first week, and should continue until a winner is crowned.  Sky Blue FCContinue reading “NWSL Fall Series Week 1 Action”

The NFL has 99 Problems…and 66 are Opt Outs

While other sports were forced to pause seasons or delay opening day, the NFL had the unique advantage of having months to come up with precautionary measures to protect their own season. Instead of announcing measures for regular season play targeting elements like sideline distancing or masks, or even a league wide policy on fans,Continue reading “The NFL has 99 Problems…and 66 are Opt Outs”

Frank de Boer and Atlanta United Quit On Each Other

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.” “When the going gets tough the tough get going” “The only failure is not trying” Pick anyone of your favourite #MotivationMonday quotes about not giving up, Frank de Boer and Atlanta United have disregarded them all as the two sides mutually agreed to part ways. Granted, the team’sContinue reading “Frank de Boer and Atlanta United Quit On Each Other”

Insider Report: Evan Bush

“Just be fully committed and present at the one thing you’re doing at that moment.” If you’ve ever wanted advice from a professional athlete, there you have it; straight from the mouth of Montreal Impact goalie, Evan Bush. Bush is currently in his eighth year with the club and fourth as the starting netminder. ButContinue reading “Insider Report: Evan Bush”

Highlights from the Boardroom? A New NFL CBA is something to cheer for

Sports newsrooms worldwide look like ghost towns. Seriously, I think I saw a tumbleweed roll through the background of the last Sportscentre report I watched. But the football gods threw us a bone Sunday when the announcement of the agreement to the new CBA was announced.  Quick legal crash-course: CBA stands for Collective Bargaining Agreement,Continue reading “Highlights from the Boardroom? A New NFL CBA is something to cheer for”

An Impactful Start

A new captain, one less Argentine, a shocking Costa Rican result, and Thierry Henry behind the bench…the 2020 iteration of the Montreal Impact is, so far, nowhere near where expectations had them sitting. On Saturday morning, the Impact’s Twitter made their first official post acknowledging that Finnish national player, Jukka Raitala, has been named theContinue reading “An Impactful Start”

My Pen Is Mightier Than Your D**k

There are few things in this world that spark conflicting emotions in me then the subtle step-back and subsequent recovery any football-savvy guy does when I start spitting stats and analysis at him in the midst of conversation. On the one hand, I’m filled with a sense of pride, like I’m fitting in with theContinue reading “My Pen Is Mightier Than Your D**k”