1. Winning the Iron War: Mark Allen Recounts

    By Mark Allen, as told to Mike Dojc In 1989, after six unsuccessful attempts at the race, Mark Allen defeated Dave Scott in the most exciting race in Iron Man history. This is his story.....

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  2. Ironman, Pt. 3: Is He Alive or Dead? Has He Thoughts Within His Head?

    If you missed them, here are Pt. 1 and Pt. 2 of the series. Now for Pt. 3... It's one thing to complete the race once, and bask in the glory, but it seems true Ironmen are driven to keep going again and again and again as long as their bodies permit...

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  3. Ironman, Pt. 2: Can He Walk at All or if He Moves Will He Fall?

    If you missed Pt. 1, here it is. Now for Pt. 2... The First Thing You Have To Know About An Ironman Race Is that "tough" doesn't even come close to describing it...

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  4. Respect the Race: Everything You Wanted To Know About Ironman, Pt. 1

    The original rule sheet said it all: Swim 2.4 Miles, Bike 112 Miles, Run 26.2 Miles and Brag for the Rest of Your Life. PT...

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  5. The Cross-Border Bowl Brawl: CFL vs NFL

    Hey, bleacher creatures. This helmet bashing battle royale first ran in the Summer 2008 issue of Canada's couples bible, 2 Magazine. Subtle rule differences and field dimensions aside, the battle of the small fry versus the 500-lb...

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  6. Ultra Marathon Man Ray Zahab on Matrimony

    This article of mine first ran in 2 After winning the first ultra-marathon he entered in 2004—an icy 160-kilometre Yukon hike from Whitehorse to Braeburn—Ray Zahab, a former pack-a-day smoker, was hooked...

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  7. Got Meeks – Panthers D Should Have More Pounce This Season

    While stalking the sidelines with the Colts the last seven seasons, defensive coordinator Ron Meeks earned major cred as Indianapolis made the postseason every one of those campaigns, including a Super Bowl win...

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  8. Washington Capitals: Who Was the Coolest Before Ovie?

    Yah, there's no doubt that Ovechkin is the Caps coolest player of all-time (hey he turns on the red light more than Roxanne before Sting started preaching to her). But who held the mantle before him? Make your picks in the comments...

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  9. Jocks and Jewels: Behind Big League Bling

    This article first ran in UMM Magazine a few years back, though it still remains relevant. We've always known that athletes need stones to play their game, and will do whatever it takes to win a ring...

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  10. 9 Best Defunct NHL Team Jerseys

    These franchises may have been on ice for long time now but their jerseys live on in perpetuity in collectors' closets and at hockey games across the world, specially the Nordiques, Rockies and ...

    Mike Dojc Written by Mike Dojc about over 5 years ago 3,943 reads 7 comments

  11. The Skinny On the Vince Lombardi Trophy

    This Tiffany-fashioned sterling silver statuette of a, laces out primed-to-boot, football is the most precious piece of bling in the NFL...

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  12. Love and the Birds of Baseball

    The Cardinals, Blue Jays and Orioles can teach us a whole lot about lovin’. This article of mine first ran in 2 Magazine Cardinal Characteristics: Many amorous cardinal couples ...

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  13. Classic NASCAR: Matt Kenseth: Into the Fire: Back When He Was a Young Gun

    This story of mine first ran in the February 2004 issue of the now defunct Satellite Direct, An Entertainment Guide to DIRECTV Programming...

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  14. Q & A With Former Seahawk/ Chief Longsnapper JP Darche

    I wrote this originally for a small mag called Sports Xtra while JP or Doc Darche as they called him was still a Seahawk but it got bumped and then never ended up running so only saw the light ...

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  15. A Trio of Sports Curses Still Ravaging Their Victims

    This story of mine first ran in the Spring 2009 issue of 2 Magazine When losing streaks span decades, fans' rational synapses begin to fry...

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  16. Everyone Wants To Bike Like Mike

    Hey guys, the following story of mine ran in the premiere issue of Suzuki Canada's Way of Life which dropped last fall...

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  17. Diary of a Horse Racing Virgin

    I’ve plunged into many a baseball pool and I’ve spilled a keg’s worth of quarters into a one-armed bandit’s money sucking lips but I’ve never bet on the ponies before...

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  18. Burning Rubber with Jordan-Suzuki's Aaron Yates

    I caught up with the cool and collected five-time AMA national champion (four-time at the time of our interview) Aaron Yates to find out what gets his motor humming...

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  19. New Names for the Phoenix Coyotes If the Belly-Up Franchise Lands in Ontario

    Blackberry billionaire Jim Basillie wants to bring the Phoenix Coyotes to Southern Ontario. Head over to www.makeitseven.ca if you want to show your support. Sure, there are territorial probs with the Leafs and all—but these things can be overcome.

    Mike Dojc Written by Mike Dojc about over 5 years ago 164 reads 3 comments

  20. Reffing Kiddie Soccer No Easy Task

    With the DOW Jones back where it was a decade ago, and with stories like South Carolina Gamecock QB Stephen Garcia getting tacked by a referee sure to make oddest plays of year highlight reels, ...

    Mike Dojc Written by Mike Dojc about almost 6 years ago 255 reads 1 comments