Torben Rolfsen

Torben Rolfsen is a Vancouver-based writer and his Rolfsen Report is heard weekly on TSN Radio. Twitter: @vanguy


In this Tuesday, March 7, 2017, file photo, Mount St. Mary's forward Will Miller, center, celebrates with teammates after beating St. Francis (Pa.) 71-61 in the NCAA college basketball Northeast Conference Tournament championship, in Emmitsburg, Md. With the win, Mount St. Mary's earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. The 67-game March Madness basketball tournament begins Tuesday, March 14, with many games taking place during the work day. All of the games will be available online. For many of the early-round games, though, you’ll need a password through your cable or satellite TV subscription. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

March Madness begins

It’s the opening week of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament.

Green Bay Packers running back Dorsey Levens (L) breaks through the Dallas Cowboys defensive line for a first down, as Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Chad Hennings (C) misses the tackle, during the first quarter of the Nov. 23, 2016, game at Lambeau Field, in Green Bay, Wis. (VINCENT LAFORET/AFP/Getty Images)

Second-round NFL playoffs predictions

The second round of the NFL playoffs will be everything the wildcard weekend wasn’t: well-matched great offences and defences in games that will be exciting right through the fourth quarter.

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers celebrates a win over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Jan. 1, 2017 in Detroit, Mich. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFL postseason predictions

The National Football League’s roller coaster 17-week regular season ended Sunday and the postseason begins this weekend with only one certainty: there will be a new Super Bowl champion crowned.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals' Sio Moore as he releases the ball in the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Saturday loss could be costly blow to Seahawks' title hopes

December has been a huge month for Seattle sports fans, with the Sounders winning the MLS Cup and the Washington Huskies crowned Pac-12 champions on their way to facing Alabama in the College Football Playoff on New Year’s Eve.

Calgary Stampeders running back Jerome Messam video chats with his girlfriend as he shops for a Stampeders toque for her in the Stamps Store at McMahon Stadium on Monday November 21, 2016. The Stamps are heading to Toronto tomorrow ahead of the Grey Cup next weekend.

Who'll be watching the 104th Grey Cup?

In the wake of a savage beatdown in Calgary and an Ottawa game played in a snow globe, the 104th Grey Cup’s participants are set for Sunday: it will be the Stampeders (16-2-1) versus the Redblacks (9-9-1).

Canucks fans had reason to celebrate on Saturday. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Joyful weekend for Vancouver sports fans

Vancouver sports fans got a brief respite from the cold November rain Sunday, as both home teams fashioned storybook come-from-behind endings that gave the much-beleaguered local supporters something they haven’t had for awhile: joy.