It’s no secret that the easiest shot for haters to take at the CFL is that it’s missing the star power; and to that I play them the Week 2 tapes. Sure the week had its share of bloopers (yes I’m looking at you David Côté and your 21 yard miss to lose the gameContinue reading “CFL Files: 5 Stars, From the Familiar to the Fresh”
There were strikes, threats, rejected CBAs, but alas we had kickoff on the 2022 CFL season. It’s no secret that the league needs to go after new fans, with the opening week TV ratings dropping 15% over the last two years, more games like the battle between Calgary and Montreal could go a long wayContinue reading “CFL Files: 2022 First Impressions”
The Olympic Games are always full of incredible moments as athletes who have trained their entire lives finally get to accomplish their dreams. Perhaps one of the most heart-warming stories from this year’s Beijing Winter Olympics is that of Donovan Carrillo. The 22-year-old from Mexico became the first to represent his country in figure skatingContinue reading “Athlete Spotlight: Donovan Carrillo”
In the midst of the first round of the NBA Playoffs, narratives and asterisks get slapped and labelled on a multitude of teams. Many predictions ablaze, emotions run high, and the reactions go wild. It’s an exciting time, really. But as the games start to roll along, the grittiness of it all reveals how injuriesContinue reading “The Danger of Playing Through Injuries in the NBA and How It Contributes to Hegemonic Masculinity”
The Boston Pride defeated the Connecticut Whale 4-2 to become back-to-back Isobel Cup Champions on Monday night. The Premier Hockey Federation’s (PHF) Isobel Cup Final took place at the Adventhealth Center Ice Arena in Wesley Chapel, Fl. which was filled with fans from both Boston and Connecticut that made the drive south. Pride captain, JillianContinue reading “The Boston Pride are Back-to-Back Isobel Cup Champions”
On this week’s postponed matchday, Tottenham take a much-needed victory over Brighton to stay in the race for the top four, Liverpool go within a point of Manchester City for the top spot in the league and Everton score a dramatic goal in extra time to put distance between themselves and relegation. Brighton (0) vs.Continue reading “Premier League Rundown Postponed Matchday”
On matchday 29, all eyes were on the two teams at the very top of the table. Liverpool has been on a run of positive results tracking down Manchester City at the top. At the beginning of the matchday, there were six points separating both teams. Liverpool was up first and they took care ofContinue reading “Premier League Rundown Matchday 29”
Gymnastics is an extremely difficult and demanding sport, requiring strength, flexibility, stamina, and balance. As such, the athletes competing at an elite level are generally younger in age. For women’s gymnastics in particular the typical age range is very finite, as Olympic athletes are most often between age 16 and their mid-20’s. Given these demographics,Continue reading “Oksana Chusovitina: A Gymnastics Icon”
The Round of 16 had many ups-and-downs throughout. The top three teams advance with (almost) no issues. Bayern Munich dominated RB Salzburg in the second leg to take it 8-2 on aggregate. Manchester City’s first leg drubbing of Sporting CP was more then enough to advance. Liverpool had a bit of a nail biter situationContinue reading “UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final Draw”
A rule change was created for this year’s Champions League knockout rounds, the removal of the away goals. Surprisingly, after the first leg, there are only two teams that would prefer to have that rule back in place for this campaign. Sporting CP is taking a five-nil score on aggregate into the Etihad Stadium inContinue reading “UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg Wrap Up”
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