1. Toronto Blue Jays: Alex Anthopoulos' Youth, Prime Time Ready!

    The city of Toronto , from a sports perspective, has been swimming through quicksand for a long time. General mangers of the city's major sports teams have tried to put together teams that will contend or at least make a playoff appearance...

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  2. Baseball Blips March 31 2011: Opening Day Early Games, Teixeira, Heyward, Reds.

    Some quick hits about the games of the day. Odd start to season on a Thursday, New York COLD, Washington COLD, Cincinnati COLD and only six games on the docket for opening day, ...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 249 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Players Donate $1000 Per Point to Aid Japan in Time of Need

    As we go about our daily routines while enamoured with March Madness and the crazy races in the NHL and NBA , people in Japan are enduring difficult times...

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  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: Brian Burke's Plan Blue and White til the End

    There hasn’t been much of a buzz around the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey organization since before the lockout (2004/05). What little hum there was surrounding the team was one of frustration and anger directed mostly towards the past...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 1,415 reads 40 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs' James Reimer: Optimus Reim Ready to Roll

    James Reimer , who couldn’t continue (not for a lack of trying), after receiving a shot to the head in a game against Atlanta that the Leafs eventually lost in overtime after his replacement—the recently shaky J...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 1,383 reads 18 comments

  6. Toronto Raptors: The Rodney Dangerfield of the NBA, No Respect!

    "What a childhood I had, why, when I took my first step, my old man tripped me," Rodney Dangerfield jokes during his famous "I get no respect" angle of comedy...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 876 reads 4 comments

  7. Toronto Maple Leafs Five Future Impact Players Drafted 50th or Higher

    Draft picks, even first rounders aren’t ever a guarantee of greatness and many solid players over the years have been found in later rounds...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 1,930 reads 32 comments

  8. Toronto Maple Leafs UFA’s and RFA’s; Who Will or Won’t Be Gone Or Traded?

    A fair number of Leafs players, 17 who have counted against the cap this year, will be looking for new contracts at the end of the season. Some will receive huge pay raises and some will be packing their bags and looking for some new digs...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 2,247 reads 29 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs: Is Clarke MacArthur The Next Name On Trading Block?

    Brian Burke plucked Clarke MacArthur from the free-agent pool last summer and signed him to a one-year deal worth $1.1 million...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 3,032 reads 58 comments

  10. Leafs Expecting Boost: Mike Brown and Colby Armstrong Return, Brett Lebda Hurt

    Reports have been coming in via Tony Ambrogio tweets that Mike Brown and Colby Armstrong are going to be returning to the Leafs lineup from their injuries...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 915 reads 33 comments

  11. Brian Burke: Where Is the Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager's Head?

    With all the recent trades, Leafs Nation must be wondering what’s really running through general manager Brian Burke's mind...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 1,710 reads 56 comments

  12. Maple Leafs, Jonas Gustavsson a Healthy Scratch, Giguere Returns in Back Up Role

    With the outstanding play of James Reimer and the return of J.S. Giguere from injury albeit in a back up role, the odd man out for the moment seems to be Jonas Gustavsson...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 754 reads 15 comments

  13. Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Rumors Might Not Be All Speculation

    Trade rumors have surrounded the Toronto Maple Leafs ' Tomas Kaberle more so than any other player over the last year...

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  14. Toronto Maple Leafs' Darryl Boyce Finally Getting Some Love

    Up until a few weeks ago most of Leafs Nation didn’t know the name Darryl Boyce unless they’ve watched the Marlies consistently over a number of years...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 1,148 reads 8 comments

  15. Phil Kessel of Toronto Maple Leafs to Represent Buds at All-Star Game

    In Toronto , opinions on their hockey team and players flip more than flapjacks in a Southern diner during the breakfast hours, and Phil Kessel has had his share of praise while also taking his fair share of criticism...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 589 reads 31 comments

  16. Toronto Maple Leafs Prospects Attending Team Canada WJC Camp

    Every hockey-playing kid who grows up in Canada dreams of donning the Canadian colours to represent his country on the world stage...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 1,137 reads 20 comments

  17. Toronto Maple Leafs: Mike Brown Getting Down and Side Notes

    Though he’s buried on the fourth line most nights, Mike Brown has been the most consistent Leafs thus far this year. Brown exudes Brian Burke's "truculence" that has been so often associated in conversation about the Leafs...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about over 3 years ago 561 reads 9 comments

  18. Toronto Maple Leafs Nazem Kadri Is Passing His Way To a Permanent Position

    Nazem Kadri was brought up last season for one game and seemed a little lost by turning the puck over being caught out of position a number of times...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about almost 4 years ago 1,187 reads 33 comments

  19. Maple Leafs Monster Jonas Gustavsson Thrust into Spotlight Duty

    In the third period of the game Tuesday night at the ACC against the Nashville Predators , a huge come from behind win happened for the blue and white as J.S. Giguere pulled himself during a TV timeout and was replaced by Jonas Gustavsson...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about almost 4 years ago 490 reads 3 comments

  20. Toronto Maple Leafs Tyler Bozak: Give'em a Break Already!

    Tyler Bozak has been trust into first line duty out of necessity and a lack of centers on rebuilding team. The question in the preseason was how would Bozak handle the first line role and was he the right guy and so forth...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about almost 4 years ago 564 reads 27 comments

  21. Toronto Maple Leafs: Why the Owners Couldn't Care Less If They Win Or Lose!

    As of 2009, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (66 percent), Kilmer Sports inc., owned by Larry Tanenbaum (20.5 percent) and TD Capital (14 percent) own the Maple Leafs and combine to make up MLSE (Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment)...

    Louis Pisano Written by Louis Pisano about almost 4 years ago 1,625 reads 34 comments

  22. Toronto Maple Leafs' Shut-Down Back End Will Pay Dividends

    Yes, everyone was excited about the Leafs with a 4-0-0 start and now the rumblings have begun after a 1-5-1 stint...

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  23. Toronto Maple Leafs: Exactly Who We Thought They Were or Not?

    After a blazing start and a lot of excitement in Toronto , the Maple Leafs have dropped consecutive games a couple times and are looking somewhat inept offensively...

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  24. Toronto Maple Leafs Kris Versteeg: Ripening Golden Apple or Lemon?

    Kris Versteeg was supposed to add another dimension of offense to the Leafs, though he has yet to produce...

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  25. Toronto Maple Leafs Will Crush Sean Avery's New York Rangers

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are still undefeated in regulation. I am sure everyone has heard by now, as it’s being shoved down the throats of all Eastern Conference enthusiasts outside of Leafs Nation...

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