Week 6 is in the books and it provided just enough chaos to make you forget it was the start of bye weeks. From tantrums to upsets and rookie trying to give Bill Belichick a present, it’s all covered in this edition of the Sunday Sprint. New York Giants 24- Baltimore Ravens 20 Large leadsContinue reading “Sunday Sprint Week 6”
I am back from my midterm induced hibernation to run through all of Sunday’s NFL action. It was a packed Week 5 from across the pond to state side action being full of upsets, highlights, questionable penalties, and Troy Aikman lifting the curtain on the sport’s veiled sexist tones thanks to his on-air dress commentContinue reading “Sunday Sprint Week 5”
We’re baaaaack!! By we I mean me and by me I mean your weekly dose of football sarcasm seasoned with analysis. Did you miss it? If you’re reading this I’ll assume you did so let’s cut the time wasting and get right into what went down on Sunday. New England Patriots 17- Pittsburgh Steelers 14Continue reading “Sunday Sprint Week 2”
If you had a way to reliably watch the Women’s Euros on TV then count yourself lucky because that was a tournament for the ages. But for us Canadians, who despite living in a newly minted “soccer country”, had no national networks pick up this tournament, I’ve got 5 things you missed from the actionContinue reading “5 Things You Missed from the Women’s Euros”
What if being a professional athlete didn’t offer you so much protection from the consequences of your actions? There are few, if any, words to describe the sinking feeling felt by many around the football world when Deshaun’s six game suspension was announced. The discourse that followed ran the gamut from being trauma informed forContinue reading “Deshaun Watson, the NFL, and Six Games That Could Change the League”
As we near the halfway point in the Canadian football season the hype just seems to be building south of the border with NFL training camps, so I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to shine a light on the best and brightest Canadian ballers this season. Of course we all already know theContinue reading “CFL Files: Homegrown Talent Takes Centre Stage”
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu announced his figure skating retirement last week. The 27-year-old skater from Japan had a remarkable competitive career, breaking records and earning many world titles. As with most skaters, Hanyu began skating at just four years old. After skating at a national level from 2004-2008 and winning multiple medals atContinue reading “Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu Retires”
A week featuring a battle of undefeated teams, two winless squads, and the return of Touchdown Atlantic had way too many highlights for this week’s files to be anything other than a good old fashioned takeaways. From the highs to the lows, there was a big lesson for all teams to take into Week 7. Continue reading “CFL Files: Takeaways and Tribulations”
It only took four weeks for our first firing of the CFL season, and almost shockingly it didn’t come from two of the league’s winless teams. Granted, it was the one win Montreal Alouettes who dropped the first axe, having it fall on head coach Kahari Jones. While the firing could not have come asContinue reading “CFL Files: Welcome to the Chopping Block”
In a historic decision, the International Skating Union (ISU) voted to increase the minimum age for skaters to compete from 15 to 17. The rule change was passed by the ISU Congress earlier this month in response to the Kamila Valieva doping controversy which occurred at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Valieva, the 15-year-old RussianContinue reading “ISU Votes to Increase Minimum Competition Age for Skaters”
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