There are thousands of memories of Dad and millions of thank-yous I owe him. He was the most influential man in my life and the strongest man I knew. His strength was evident in his final days as he fought cancer with every bit of energy he had. Dad passed away early Saturday morning. He … More See you at the ballpark, Dad
Football fans were quick to jump on a story on Monday of a man who allegedly ignored a rape culture and was hired by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Art Briles is expected to serve as the team’s assistant head coach. He is the former head coach of the NCAA’s Baylor Bears and was the man in … More Ignorance is bliss
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