A place to discuss all things sports and hockey related.
Feb 29th, 2008
10 minutes ago by Mowich
2018 CFL Season
I read in the Leader-Post that my Riders dropped their pre-season game to the Edmonton Eskimos and was a bit disturbed until I read further and found out that the majority of our veteran players did not make the trip to AB, including our two top QBs....
1 week ago by Hoid
The new nike commercial!
How amazing is that,i just can't stop watching it over and over again:D
2 weeks ago by Walter
The NFL Is a Product I Refuse to Purchase Any Longer
2 weeks ago by gopher
WWE fires Hulk Hogan over racist remarks
WWE fires Hulk Hogan over racist remarks GREG OLIVER, For Postmedia Network First posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 10:26 AM EDT | Updated: ...
Figured I would start a thread about golf. Just golfed Harbour Golf Course in Elbow Saskatistan. Shot an 80 which I was happy with considering there are lots of blind shots which make it tough the first time around. I'm here for the week and plan to play...
This is How You Spell Albacore
Fished the Tornado with a group from Alan Tani's reel repair board-great group of anglers, very experienced and the Captain & crew of the Tornado were outstanding in every way I can't imagine better service or more dedication to putting us on the fish...
(by bill barilko)
Nootka Sounds & Environs Report
Fished July 16, 17 & 18 mostly around Maquinna and the wash rock near there. Day One-quite slow over all a few small Hali in the blazing sun. Day Two-unbelievable bite Coho & Springs both in the same area-amazing numbers of Humpbacks feeding...
(by bill barilko)
Jul 15th, 2018 by Hoid
World Cup 2018
Pot 1 Russia Germany Brazil Portugal Argentina Belgium Poland France
Football, not rugby, is now the gentleman’s game
Most British sports fans are familiar with the maxim that football is a game for gentlemen played by hooligans, and rugby union is a game for hooligans played by gentlemen. It was coined more than half a century ago by Arthur Tedder, then...
Jun 30th, 2018 by Hoid
Fifa may be corrupt but it has done wonders for football
Jules Rimet would have been horrified by what the World Cup has become. A tournament that has funded the endemic corruption and racketeering within Fifa exposed by the FBI. A tournament whose dubious hosts Russia this year and Qatar in 2022 ...
Jun 18th, 2018 by Mowich
Toronto Blue Jays
NEW YORK, N.Y. - David Price and Troy Tulowitzki show up, and suddenly the Toronto Blue Jays start pulling off all sorts of fantastic feats. Like hitting a grand slam at Yankee Stadium, for once. Smoak's slam helps Price, Blue Jays crush Yankees -...
USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 World Cup
The 2026 World Cup will be held in the United States, Canada and Mexico after their joint bid beat Morocco's proposal to host it. The 'United 2026' bid was selected by Fifa member nations, winning 134 votes compared to 65 for Morocco. The 2026...
For France, the World Cup is about more than just football
Every president and prime minister would love their boys to win the World Cup but for Macron a victory inspired by Mbappé would be particularly timely. What political capital! Endless photo opportunities and references about the football team...
Scotland's cricketers beat England for the first time ever
Scotland's cricket side has today stunned the world of sport by beating England - the number one ranked side in the world - for the first time ever in a One Day International in Edinburgh... Scotland stun England as Calum MacLeod hits 140 not out in...
I’d love the World Cup even if it was in the third circle of hell
THE football fan who is tired of the World Cup is tired of life. How can anyone not feel giddy with excitement that it all kicks off on Thursday? Yes, the criticism aimed at Russia is all true from their thuggish fans, to their undemocratic...
World Cup 2018: Everything you need to know in seven charts
Are Germany really that good at penalties? How important is home advantage? And which Mexican defender has the same World Cup scoring record as Cristiano Ronaldo? As World Cup fever sets in, we answer all that and more... World Cup 2018:...
Well, we're going to have to start spelling it STANLEY CUP, because it's ALL CAPS!
May 17th, 2018 by Yo0
Football - Week ?
So, this week I'm 1-1-1. Saturday night the RougeBlacks lost to the Ti-Cats, 26-22. Boo. Sunday morning Hertha Berlin drew Werder Bremen, 1-1. Yay(ish) Sunday afternoon the Ravens crushed the Bengals, 20-0. Wahoo! All in all, not a bad...
England's over-60s walking footballers beat Italy to lift trophy
Tommy Charlton, the younger brother of 1966 World Cup winners Jack and Bobby has, like his brothers, helped England to lift a trophy - in the first ever over-60s walking football tournament. England beat Italy 3-1 at Brighton & Hove Albion's Amex...
Manchester City brush aside Arsenal to win Carabao Cup
Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City, arguably the best team in Europe right now, have won English football's first silverware of the season by brushing aside London giants Arsenal in the Carabao Cup Final. Manchester City brush aside Arsenal...
Commonwealth Games: Gold Coast to hand over to Birmingham
More than 2,000 dancers from Birmingham will be performing in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games closing ceremony to welcome the event to the Midlands in 2022. In 15 minutes, performers hope to "tell the story of a city that is young, diverse and...
Cricket ;-) Ok, Canadian-peeps, how many of you 1, have played organised cricket, either at school or in a team? 2, fully (NB: fully) understand cricket? 3, attended a professional cricket match in England? 4, ditto, in Canada? Most...
Cambridge win the 162nd University Boat Race
Cambridge University have beaten Oxford to win the 162nd edition of the Boat Race and end their rivals' recent dominance. The victory was their first in four years, and came after a run of six wins from eight for Oxford Cambridge cruise to first...
Mar 23rd, 2018 by Mowich
Kaetlyn Osmond wins figure skating worlds....
..........1st Canadian female champ in 45 years. Kaetlyn Osmond ended Canada's lengthy drought at the world figure skating championships. The 22-year-old from Marystown, N.L., won the women's singles crown...
Mar 18th, 2018 by Mowich
2018 Paralympic Games
Brian McKeever became the most decorated Winter Paralympian in Canadian history after winning Gold in the x-country event for the visually impaired. "The 38-year-old of Canmore, Alta., raced to his third straight ...
Mar 18th, 2018 by Mowich
Curling is a great game. I'm hammered.
2018 Six Nations Champions gets underway
The 2018 Rugby Union Six Nations Championship gets underway today. Defending champions England are looking to become the first nation in 135 years to win the title outright for three consecutive years. They have lost only once under coach Eddie Jones -...
1901 footage of rugby match is the world's oldest
Fascinating footage from more than a hundred years ago, believed to be the first ever game of rugby caught on film, has resurfaced ahead of the final week of the 2018 Six Nations. The video, which is just under a minute in length, shows a 1901...
Feb 20th, 2018 by gopher
fergie star spangled banner
Fergie It was sexy: Fergies NBA All-Star Game anthem confuses, amuses | Toronto Sun can't say i care for the jazz rendition of the star spangled banner.
Copa America 2016
Well, it's been a blast. Last night in the quarterfinals, the USA beat Ecuador 2-1 in a brutal match. But it was a Pyrrhic victory. Bobby Wood and Bedoya will be suspended for the semi-final due to two yellow cards in two games, and Jermaine Jones...