1. Tomas Kaberle Rumor: Flyers Interested, Parting With James Van Riemsdyk?

    Brian Burke is on his way back to Toronto from a nice vacation spent mostly fishing and ignoring the cell phone. Even though trade talks with other teams have taken a break, the rumor mill was still stirring...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 7,018 reads 105 comments

  2. DeMar DeRozan, Sonny Weems Ready To Become Toronto's Latest Dynamic Duo?

    Taken 39th overall by the Chicago Bulls, Sonny Weems was never really thought of as a main cog in an offensive system in the NBA. First Team All SEC in 2008 and an All SEC Tournament member in 2007, Weems accumulated a very respectable college resume...

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  3. Philadelphia Phillies on the Cusp of Dealing Jayson Werth?

    It appears that Jayson Werth's days are numbered in Philadelphia. According to reports by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and others, the Phillies are discussing a deal that could see them land a top of the rotation starter...

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  4. Toronto Blue Jays Enter MLB Trade Deadline As Loaded Sellers

    The city of Toronto is in a state of flux right now with their beloved sports teams. The Maple Leafs appear to be trying to revive a team that's been in hockey's basement ever since the lockout of 2004...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 1,166 reads 17 comments

  5. The Budding Buds: Ranking the Toronto Maple Leafs' Top 10 Prospects

    For years it seemed, the Leafs opted to mortgage the future to win now. Under many GMs, the Leafs continually traded picks and prospects for win-now quick fixes. Most of the time, those quick fixes came back to bite them where the sun don't shine...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 5,238 reads 14 comments

  6. NHL Free Agency 2010: Are Russian Free Agents Becoming "Persona Non Grata"?

    The Russians were the Canadians' fierce and bitter rivals in the early 1970′s. The Canada-Russia Summit Series was the culmination of that bitter hatred...

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  7. Why the Miami Heat Are Better Off Without LeBron James

    On Thursday night at 9:22 PM Eastern, the face of the NBA changed and LeBron James jumped ship from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Miami Heat. LeBron said he made the decision that morning after consulting his mother and friends...

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  8. Burke's Vision Begins To Evolve: Grading the Leafs Offseason Thus Far

    Brian Burke’s philosophy for building teams has always been predicated on building from the goalie out. He won a Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks with a team built with a Conn Smythe Trophy winning goalie and two Hall of Fame defenders...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 1,884 reads 10 comments

  9. Three Toronto Blue Jays Named To American League All-Star Team

    On Sunday afternoon the Blue Jays finally got a bit of good news after a few weeks of utter despair. Outfielders Vernon Wells and Jose Bautista were odds on favorites to make the American ...

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  10. NBA Free Agency: Toronto Preparing to Sign and Trade Chris Bosh to Miami

    ESPN's Dan Labatard has reported that the Toronto Raptors are preparing to sign and trade superstar power forward Chris Bosh to the Miami Heat in exchange for Michael Beasley, Mario Chalmers, and center Joel Anthony...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 2,735 reads 5 comments

  11. John Mitchell and Phil Oreskovic Not Extended Offers by Toronto Maple Leafs

    A recent article by Toronto Sun writer Lance Hornsby reported that the Maple Leafs opted to not offer restricted free agent John Mitchell a qualifying offer, thus making him an unrestricted free agent July 1st...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 1,923 reads 24 comments

  12. Prospect Round-Up: Top 10 Blue Jays Prospects at the Halfway Point

    Under the control of J.P. Ricciardi, the Toronto Blue Jays never really accomplished what he set out to do: make the playoffs under a five-year plan. Ricciardi opted to try the free-agent approach to winning, and he failed pretty badly...

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  13. NHL Trade Rumors: Marc Savard for Tomas Kaberle?

    In recent reports by TSN's Darren Dreger, he's citing that the Leafs and Bruins have again opened up talks about a potential trade...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 7,391 reads 80 comments

  14. NBA Draft 2010: Avery Bradley Is the Answer To Toronto Raptors' Fans Prayers

    With the basketball world watching, the NBA Draft is set to kick off in New York City on Thursday night. This is the start of what is expected to be a very busy offseason for Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 1,360 reads 3 comments

  15. Cleveland Cavaliers Want Chris Bosh; Possible Sign and Trade Coming?

    According to Ric Bucher of ESPN, the Cleveland Cavaliers have called the offices of Bryan Colangelo and the Toronto Raptors about the availability of power forward Chris Bosh...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 7,892 reads 22 comments

  16. Hamhuis' Rights Acquired by Flyers; Maple Leafs in on Trade Talks?

    The Philadelphia Flyers acquired the rights to Dan Hamhuis earlier today from the Nashville Predators. These moves are very common in the NHL and is also a very common tactic the Flyers have employed in the past...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 2,114 reads 18 comments

  17. MLB Trade Deadline: Top 10 Starting Pitchers Available

    As we near the All Star Break, divisions begin to take shape and the contenders and pretenders begin to separate. At this time, general managers begin to look over their teams in search of what they may need for the stretch run...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 4,786 reads 13 comments

  18. Baseball: A Dying Sport That Needs To Be Fixed

    The game of baseball is rich in history and luster, but in the last two decades or so, the game has fallen out of favor in many baseball cities. Ever since the players strike in 1994, baseball moved into the "Steroid Era...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 2,072 reads 13 comments

  19. Filling Out the Roster: Cheaper Free Agent Options For the Toronto Maple Leafs

    The appointment of Dion Phaneuf as Captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs this past Monday may begin a change in the inspiration and the culture of the team...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 2,225 reads 56 comments

  20. Patrick Sharp Hogtown Bound?

    According to the Daily Herald, it appears the Chicago Blackhawks are preparing to trade forward Patrick Sharp. Sharp, who is still owed around 3.9 million over the next two years, and appears to be the first of a few cap casualties on the Blackhawks...

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  21. The Forgotten Man: An Homage to Mike Van Ryn

    The title says it all. Often injured and mostly forgotten about, Mike Van Ryn has had quite a tumultuous last few years in the NHL...

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  22. Sunshine State of Mind: Tomas Kaberle To Florida?

    In recent reports from TSN's Darren Dreger, it appears another two teams have entered the Tomas Kaberle Sweepstakes. The Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers have also emerged as possible suitors for Kaberle...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 1,886 reads 78 comments

  23. Dion Phaneuf To Be Named Toronto Maple Leafs Captain Next Week

    According to Sources, Dion Phaneuf will be named the Captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs next week when the club will unveil its new team uniforms...

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  24. Swamp Monster Deal: Tomas Kaberle To the Devils?

    The New York Post is reporting that the Devils are among the strongest bidders for Kaberle this offseason. Kaberle, who just may be the biggest trade commodity this offseason, is scheduled to make 4...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 4 years ago 1,916 reads 22 comments

  25. Rumor: Leafs To Make Major Moves Soon

    In a recent blog entry from none other than Eklund, he believes according to his sources, that the Toronto Maple Leafs are prepared to make some major moves at the upcoming draft in late June...

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