1. Maple Leafs vs. Senators:The Battle of Ontario Will Be Alive and Well After 2008

    It's games like last night's that make me wish the Sens were still number one and the Leafs were battling for that eighth playoff spot...

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  2. Ottawa Senators: Could the Playoff Bubble Pop?

    The Ottawa Senators were favorites to return to the Stanley Cup finals this season to represent the Eastern Conference.Some even chose them to win it all and finally bring a title back to Canada for the first time in nearly two decades...

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  3. Major League Baseball: It's Good to Have You Back

    It's minus-six degrees outside. There's rain in the air that sometimes mixes with snow. It's windy, it's grimy, and it's an ugly shade of grey outside. This means it's April, and...

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  4. The Toronto Maple Leafs: Mutiny, Complacency, and Patience—It's All Part of the Plan

    You see some beautiful things in big cities like Toronto and New York. You also see a lot of strange things that catch your attention.But I've never seen anything like this in London, Ontario...

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  5. Patrick Roy Fallout: Brawl Sparks Senseless Debate

    Fighting in Junior Hockey—like all of these other "hot-button issues"— doesn't become hot-button until the wrong kind of publicity happens...

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  6. MLB Opening Day: Where Did It Go?

    I would like to thank Major League Baseball for ruining my life for at least the next two weeks—maybe more...

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  7. Shattered Dreams Litter Bay Street as the Toronto Maple Leafs Continue to Dodge Playoffs

    Well, that was disheartening.Have you ever built something up in your mind to make it seem to be the be-all-end-all of excellence? That there's no possible way that this could go ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 520 reads 4 comments

  8. 2008 MLB Preview: NL West

    So the 2008 season is underway—in Japan no less.In light of the Red Sox 6-5, ten-inning win, I guess it's fitting that I finally wrap up these previews with the NL West...

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  9. Reed Johnson Thrown Out of Blue Jays' Nest

    Reed Johnson...released.I read that and I immediately wanted to go back to bed and forget it ever happened. I've been shattered by games before, but in reading that press release, in writing ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 1,344 reads 6 comments

  10. Toronto Maple Leafs: Only the Bruins Stand in the Way

    What a difference...eleven days makes?Eleven days ago, I wouldn't have sat down and cheered for the Montreal Canadiens to pull of a shorthanded goal with a minute left in a game. Nor would I have sat on the edge of my seat as they entered a shootout..

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 431 reads 1 comments

  11. Strip it Down: Injury Bug Bites Toronto Maple Leafs at Awkward Time

    Usually the injury bug bites when things are promising: The Toronto Blue Jays were bitten throughout the entire season last year and—with how well their pitching did—there's ...

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  12. Keeping it Karmic: Up-and-Down Game for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    I guess it was just a strange night all around: Daniel Briere tried to start a fight in Philadelphia, now-Celtics star Kevin Garnett was accused of tanking his last season in Minnesota ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 496 reads 1 comments

  13. Honouring Our Veterans: A Look at Fallen and Falling Stadiums

    Somewhere along the line, we lost track of history.We lost the importance of a name, the significance of events, and the definition that is provided to a franchise through a simple building...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 565 reads 4 comments

  14. The Little Maple Leaf that Could: Baseball Canada Qualifies for Olympics

    So I'm tired of writing about the Blue and White Maple Leaf, and the fact that the team will be without their two top-scorers (Nik Antropov and Mats Sundin) on Tuesday night against the New York Islanders...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 632 reads 0 comments

  15. Chris Pronger: A Lame Duck Suspension

    "Well, I was there".That was Chris Pronger's response when asked if he had seen the new footage of his stomp on Canucks forward Ryan Kesler.The new footage that ended up landing him an eight-game suspension...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 1,678 reads 22 comments

  16. Cat's Out of the Bag: Could the Florida Panthers Take a Swipe at a Divisional Title?

    I've got a question for you: Who cares about Hockey in Florida?Who out there knows anything about the Florida Panthers? Aren't they the team that Roberto Luongo used to play ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 683 reads 3 comments

  17. Bad Medicine in Toronto: Bon Jovi, Meet Maple Leafs Nation

    I sat down, and was ready to be rocked.Chris Daughtry followed by Bon Jovi—not a bad combination.We got to the Air Canada Centre by 6:30, and were in the doors and seated by 6:50...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 1,273 reads 1 comments

  18. One-Horse Race: Jesse Litsch Looks to Catch On with Toronto Blue Jays

    Well the race to see who could come out as the Toronto Blue Jays' No. 5 starter, albeit prematurely, seems to be nearing its end...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 1,033 reads 3 comments

  19. Jarome Iginla's Flame Still Burns in Calgary

    It took Jarome Iginla 847 career NHL games, but he did it.He scored his 356th career NHL goal.Now a lot of you out there may say: "Well that's not a big deal, Dino Ciccarelli ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 945 reads 1 comments

  20. 2008 MLB Preview: NL Central

    Seriously, there are six teams in the NL Central. There's no point in me "setting it up" at all. Reverse order as normal, let's get to it.....

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 2,746 reads 20 comments

  21. Capitals-Penguins: Lesser Lights Shine for Washington and Pittsburgh

    How well do you know the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals?Granted, there's Alexander Ovechkin who shows emotion every shift and is always proving his love for the game, there's ...

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  22. Maple Leafs Woes: Don Cherry Lies to Leaf Nation

    He told me it would be ok.He said that Boston would get their retribution over Washington after the Capitals destroyed the Bruins 10-2...

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  23. Expecting Perfection: The Life of an NHL, NBA, MLB, NFL Sports Official

    Our society has become dependant upon being perfect.Every little detail has to be without flaw, undamaged, and absolute or else it immediately becomes useless, and the decision is assumed ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 655 reads 1 comments

  24. Toronto Maple Leafs Limbo into Middle of the Pack

    Call the M*A*S*H unit—Chad Kilger just went AWOL.If you hadn't heard, Kilger has bolted from his new team, the Florida Panthers, just a week after being acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 519 reads 1 comments

  25. Aaron Rodgers Hopes "Price is Right" After Brett Favre's Retirement

    So Brett Favre has apparently retired from the NFL, signaling the end of an era. Now I know what you're saying: "Oh come on.....

    xx yy Written by xx yy about over 6 years ago 1,609 reads 11 comments