“Every man should lose a battle in his youth, so he does not lose a war when he is old.” — Game of Thrones
For this Penguins-giddy town, it was like taking a flying elbow right in the solar plexus.
The man who is called the Finnish Don Cherry is wearing what he calls his “championship final” outfit: cream-coloured dress shirt, silver tie and a bright white blazer that’s been covered in large, sparkling, Swarovski-style crystals.
Nine-year-old racehorse Homeboykris collapsed and died on the track after winning the first race at Pimlico on Preakness day today.
When Jonas Valanciunas crashed hard to the court at the American Airlines Arena in Miami two Saturdays ago, with him went any real chance the Raptors would have to seriously compete against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Before we start the proceedings you might need a little perspective.
Brian Boyle was laughing in the faces of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
When your opponent is blowing kisses to the crowd from the bench, you know there’s a problem.
The St. Louis Blues look like a team out of gas.
Do the Minnesota Twins respect Edwin Encarnacion.
So many times we see in the world of golf where immensely talented players just cannot shoot low on certain courses. It’s nothing physical, it’s simply some tracks do not suit the eye of certain players.
There have been enough stories about corruption, deception and cheating in the global sports world recently, one could be forgiven for glazing over at the latest round of doping allegations.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC had a stellar week. It wasn’t perfect, considering Masato Kudo has been knocked out of commission, but overall, it was pretty darn good.
If revenge is a dish best served cold, then the Texas Rangers served up a big plate of gelato to the Toronto Blue Jays late in the game Sunday.
It’s easy to make fun of Cleveland, Ohio as a painful sports town. The poor bastards haven’t won any kind of championship since the Browns won a Super Bowl in 1964. Kind of reminds me of Vancouver.
Playland has officially opened for 2016 and if Vancouver Whitecaps FC were a ride, they would certainly be a roller-coaster.
With the Toronto Raptors rollercoaster postseason in the second round for the first time in 15 years, and the accompanying TV ratings setting record highs, a debate has re-emerged across the country— are the Raptors “Canada’s Team,” and what does the phrase even mean?
Floyd Mayweather Jr. must be bored or enjoys trolling the MMA world. Late last week, British tabloid The Sun reported that a boxing match between “Money” Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor was currently being negotiated.
The odds to win the Stanley Cup change ever so slightly after every playoff game. As I sit here writing this (Thursday, 7:44 a.m.), the St Louis Blues are the favourites now at just a tad over 3-1 to hoist the greatest trophy in sports.