Just a few months ago, Andrew Albers found himself in the middle of the classroom at John Paul II high school in North Battleford. Tonight, he finds himself on a major league mound in the thick of the American League Wild Card hunt. Albers will make his first start of the season tonight (8 p.m., … More Albers is back
If you can jog 10 yards, you’re hired. If you have Canadian citizenship, that 10 yards is negotiable. Perhaps we’ll scale it back to a six-yard jog. What’s in it for you? Here’s $50,000. You’re now a receiver in the Canadian Football League. Don’t worry, no previous football experience is necessary. Heck, you don’t even … More Future of the CFL
It takes guts (literally) to take down some of the food offered at ballparks. Hungry baseball fans will find everything from roasted grasshoppers, burgerizzas, 2,200-calorie sandwiches and enormous ice cream sundaes on menus across America. Whatever happened to peanuts and Cracker Jack? A hot dog and a beer? The game has changed – sorry, baseball … More RIP: Peanuts and Cracker Jack
Do the Saskatchewan Roughriders have something against honouring their all-time greats? I’m beginning to believe they do. And if you’re a fan walking the concourse at Mosaic Stadium or driving down Saskatchewan Drive or Elphinstone Street you have to wonder the same thing. Thursday’s unveiling of a no-name, generic statue on the outer concourse at … More What’s wrong with George Reed?
Vince Young has been cut by five different NFL teams. He’s 34 years old and hasn’t played professional football for six years. Any armchair quarterback could tell you Young struggled mightily as a pocket passer with accuracy throughout his college and brief NFL career. He was a runner and a scrambler. That was all one … More His mouth still works
So this is what you get for a few hundred million dollars? Meh, I’ve seen better. The new chunk of concrete on the corner of Elphinstone and Saskatchewan Drive will wow people with its size and its pricetag. But for this guy, it left a lot to be desired. It’s average at best. Anything brand … More $300M buys mediocre
Imagine a world where McDonald’s was the only place you could get a burger. No Five Guys, no In ‘n’ Out, no Fuddruckers. Country music was the only sound heard on your one radio feed. No rock, no jazz. Your only source of news came from FOX. No variety, no options, no balance. Pretty sad […]