1. How I follow sports without cable

    For the past few months (since mid-July), I've been without cable. The way I justified that is that I'm internet savvy enough to get all the television that I regularly enjoy through cable TV on the internet...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about almost 6 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  2. How I follow sports without cable

    For the past few months (since mid-July), I've been without cable. The way I justified that is that I'm internet savvy enough to get all the television that I regularly enjoy through cable TV on the internet...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about almost 6 years ago 2,072 reads 0 comments

  3. How I follow sports without cable

    For the past few months (since mid-July), I've been without cable. The way I justified that is that I'm internet savvy enough to get all the television that I regularly enjoy through cable TV on the internet...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about almost 6 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  4. Giving Your Fans the 1 Finger Salute

    So I came across this on thestar.com last week and man are Leaf fans screwed. The gist is that bascially Larry Tanenbaum said that instead of winning the Cup right away and then having ...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about almost 6 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  5. Fixing the NHL's Cap

    Now that the NHL's free agent season is a couple days underway, everyone is amazed at how much the league has regressed in terms of contracts. It seems like we've taken a step back in terms of getting players signed at a reasonable price...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about 6 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  6. We Shall See

    A boy is given a horse on his 14th birthday. Everyone in the village says, “Oh how wonderful.” But a Zen master who lives in the village says, “we shall see.” The boy falls off the horse and breaks his foot...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about 6 years ago 249 reads 0 comments

  7. The Closest the Oilers Get to Playing With Hossa

    So, it's been a 2 and a half month layoff, but I've finally posted something again. This is not to say that I haven't had any fodder to use since then, I've just been busy with life...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about 6 years ago 110 reads 0 comments

  8. The Two Minute Hate: How an Oiler Fan Made Amends with the Dallas Stars

    The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in.- George Orwell, 1984 The thing about having a beloved sports franchise is that there's always an enemy...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 392 reads 1 comments

  9. The Err Up Here: Toronto Blue Jays Sweep the Boston Red Sox

    The dome was closed today. I couldn't believe it. It was a sunny 14c, not a cloud in the sky and the dome was closed...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 296 reads 0 comments

  10. The Err Up Here: Toronto Blue Jays Opening Night

    So I hit Opening Night at the Ted with a couple of friends. We had our 08 Jays Season Pass and on our way in they gave us all stylish Jays Rally Towels...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 737 reads 0 comments

  11. The Err Up Here: Prologue

    I’ll come right out with it. I don’t follow baseball. I refer to baseball season only as the offseason for sports that matter—hockey, football, and basketball...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 1,225 reads 1 comments

  12. Kevin Lowe: Evil Genius

    So, there's been a LOT of talk about how Kevin Lowe has screwed up my beloved Oilers. Full blog posts have been dedicated to how he has mis-managed the team, going over point for point the ...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 620 reads 2 comments

  13. Tennessee Titans: Get Your Freak On

    Jevon 'The Freak' Kearse has agreed to terms with the Tennessee Titans and I couldn't be happier. Though he is 31, he shores up the Defensive End position for the Titans as Antwan Odom left in free agency...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 619 reads 0 comments

  14. Edmonton Oilers: The Woes of Being Good Shot Blockers

    In recent years, my Edmonton Oilers have been among the best in the league in faceoffs and shot-blocking. This has led to my brother screaming, "Why can't they be good at like goal-scoring, ...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 341 reads 1 comments

  15. Colorado Avalanche: Building For The Past

    Is there a team better equipped to win the Stanley Cup in 2001 than the Colorado Avalanche? They've got Sakic, Smyth, Theodore, Forsberg and Adam Foote. This team would be near unstoppable around that time...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 554 reads 1 comments

  16. Seattle SuperSonics: Unfair Move

    I don't know if you're following what's happening to the Seattle SuperSonics, but as a sports fan, it's down right deplorable...

    Mel Toliao Written by Mel Toliao about over 6 years ago 1,501 reads 2 comments