1. Toronto Blue Jays: Pitching Preview 2009

    Last year, the Blue Jays had some of the best pitching in the Majors. For 2009 though, they could be poised for a fall from grace...

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  2. Toronto Blue Jays Still Have Hitting Questions: A 2009 Season Preview, Part One

    The 2009 Toronto Blue Jays are going to be bad. Well, maybe not Seattle Mariners bad, but Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston has already labeled this year’s edition of the team a transitional ...

    Nick Healey Written by Nick Healey about over 5 years ago 206 reads 1 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: To Rebuild or Not to Rebuild?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs made a bad decision by firing Paul Maurice. Maurice had been a pretty good coach for the Maple Leafs, as evidenced by the 76-65-22 record he posted during his tenure. Not amazing, but not terrible by any means...

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  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: Brian Burke Jr. To The Rescue?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs, who are in the midst of an exhaustive General Manager search, recently had their hopes dashed when they learned Brian Burke was staying put in Anaheim for another season...

    Nick Healey Written by Nick Healey about over 6 years ago 1,082 reads 5 comments

  5. MLB: Rays of Hope in Tampa Bay?

    The rebuilding Marlins and Orioles lead their respective divisions, C.C. Sabathia’s ERA is 10.13 and the Phillies have confidence for once. Needless to say, there have been some surprises this year in the MLB...

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  6. Toronto Blue Jays: Big Problems for the Big Hurt

    Frank Thomas is no longer the Blue Jays' starting designated hitter, having been replaced on an interim basis by Matt Stairs.To date, Thomas is hitting at only a ...

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  7. Joe Thornton: Leaving His Playoff Demons in the Dust?

    With 9.3 seconds left on the clock in the most recent San Jose-Calgary game, it looked as though the playoff version of Joe Thornton may have finally arrived...

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  8. The 2008 Blue Jays: A Change in Mentality

    It was the seventh inning of the final game in the Toronto-Texas series. There were two runners on first and second, and that’s when it happened.Aaron Hill, one of the team's best hitters to date, sacrificed down the third baseline...

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  9. Toronto Blue Jays: Playing with a Chip on Their Shoulder

    For the past 15 years frustrated Jays have been waiting patiently for a group of players to come along and repeat the glory years of ’92 and ’93 while the Yankees and the Red Sox dominate the AL East with their bats – and their payrolls.

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  10. Russia and Canada in the NHL: The New Cold War

    Russia and Canada have had a long history of animosity. From the Summit Series, to the World Juniors, it seems that any hockey played on the international stage begs for a Russia-Canada matchup...

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  11. Toronto Blue Jays Pitching Preview

    Last year the Blue Jays' pitching corps was not really slated to be a huge strong point. However, by year’s end it was the pitching, especially the emergence of the young guns, that helped keep the injury-plagued team competitive...

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  12. Blue Jays Season Preview: Fielding

    Like with any other aspect of the Blue Jays going into 2008, the quality of fielding and defensive play will depend largely on whether or not the team can stay healthy...

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  13. Blue Jays Season Preview: Offense

    The main thing that went wrong with the Blue Jays offense last year was injuries. Nobody ever likes to use that as an excuse, but with the Jays ’07 team it was getting to the point where it was hard not to feel sympathetic...

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  14. Big Names MIA: Rethinking the NHL All-Star Game

    Hockey fans know the NHL All-Star weekend has always been fun to watch and from what most can see on TV, it looks like it’s a pretty fun time for the players too...

    Nick Healey Written by Nick Healey about over 6 years ago 1,141 reads 3 comments

  15. The Waiting Game: "Retired" NHLers Return to Chase Stanley Cup

    A bizarre new trend seems to be sweeping across the NHL. More and more players seem to be taking an extended offseason and rejoining the NHL ranks at their own pace, rather than joining their team like average players do in the fall training camps...

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  16. Toronto Trade Winds: Troy Glaus, Scott Rolen on the Move?

    As per foxsports.com and mlbtraderumors.com Ken Rosenthal is reporting that Blue Jays Third Baseman Troy Glaus could be on his way out of Toronto for fellow hot corner counterpart Scott Rolen...

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  17. Will Change Come to Toronto? Maple Leafs' Disappointing First Half Calls for Desperate Measures

    Being a Maple Leafs Fan is difficult. The team has been bad for year and has become hard to defend against its critics. Getting a seat at the Air Canada Centre is about as easy as a sobriety test on New Year’s...

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  18. Blue Jays Re-Sign OF Reed Johnson to One-Year Deal

    The Toronto Blue Jays announced Wednesday they had re-signed OF Reed Johnson to a one-year, $3.275 million deal, in what should be regarded by Jays' fans as a huge positive for the club...

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  19. Winter Classic 2008: Penguins Win

    In a snow-filled game in Buffalo the goalies were expected to have their work cut out for them, but due to past experience they both shined...

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  20. World Juniors: Canada Drops Thriller in Pardubice

    Maybe now Canadian hockey fans will come back down to Earth.Team Canada had its 20-game winning streak at the World Junior tournament snapped on Saturday in a 4-3 loss against Sweden. The defeat was Canada's first since the 2004 Gold Medal Game...

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  21. Best of 2007: The Emergence of the Canadian Superstar in MLB

    In the sports world, it used to be that Canada was known only for its bizarre football rules and excessive love for hockey...

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  22. Changing of the Guard? Luongo Emerges as Heir to Brodeur's Throne

    The Vancouver Canucks won 5-0 last night in a lopsided affair against the usually stingy defense of the New Jersey Devils. The Canucks earned the win largely because Roberto Luongo was back in the lineup after returning from a rib injury...

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