The Boston Red Sox will be crowned World Series champions this season, that prediction courtesy of Bovada. The online betting agency pegged the Red Sox’ odds at winning it all in 2017 at 9/2. Last year’s champions, the Chicago Cubs, also were at 9/2 odds, but their stock was falling while Boston’s was rising. It’s … More Cubs won’t repeat: oddsmaker
* I’ll preface this by saying I have zero affiliation with political blue, orange, red or green. I hate politics. I’m just looking for answers to a confusing question. Federal Conservative leadership hopeful Kellie Leitch has asked that would-be refugees that come to this country be screened for anti-Canadian values. This got me asking, ‘What … More Canadian values are???
REGINA – Aaron Sanchez looks forward to his freedom on the mound in 2017. An innings limit, workload reduction and extra rest between starts — all phrases the Toronto Blue Jays’ prized pitching phenom dealt with last season — are in the past. At least he hopes so. “Taking the ball every fifth day is … More Unshackled ace
REGINA — Scoring runs has rarely been an issue for the Toronto Blue Jays the past several seasons, as Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista have slugged it out with the best power hitters in the game and blasted a couple of the most memorable home runs in franchise history. But with at least one, … More If Jays contend, pitching will lead
Maybe in 2017 we can ease up on the hate. Maybe this is the year ESPN comes to Canada. Maybe this season Blue Jays fans will stop embarrassing by throwing their beer at opponents. I don’t ask for much, but I do have a list of wishes for 2017. I wish for someone at TSN … More Wishes for 2017
(Yes, I took this pic of Mike Trout. Front row at Tempe Diablo in Tempe… and two seats away from Angels owner Arte Moreno.) Are we sick of voting yet? Don’t worry, you don’t get a vote in the Major League Baseball year-end awards. But there’s still plenty of time to debate the winners. Here … More And the winners are…
We love to complain about how many of our longstanding traditions are dying or being taken from us. Our school Christmas concerts have become bland holiday sing-a-longs. (Can you even say Christmas anymore?) Halloween costumes are no longer – instead, it’s a Black and Orange Day at the school. Youngsters don’t play in the park … More To hell with tradition