I once met a kid named Rope. He was friends with a kid named Storm. Not kidding. They were teammates on a high school football team in southern Alberta. There was nothing special about them other than their unique names and their on-field skills. And then I met a kid named Jett. I met him … More He did what with Tom Cruise?
Because you can’t always go to Hawaii. Phoenix is a good Plan B, and it never disappoints. My sixth tour of the Cactus League in the Valley of the Sun lived up to every expectation – heat, sunshine, blue sky and baseball. That’s all I ever ask for. The weather in Phoenix in March embarrasses … More Home sweet home
Boston’s Jackie Bradley Jr., didn’t have to bribe a teammate with a new watch or a new car to pry his favourite jersey number from a teammate. He just had to be patient and wait for the right opportunity. His chance came during the offseason when reliever Koji Uehara, who wore #19, left the Red … More What’s special about 19?
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