We’re heading into Super Bowl LI with an eye on Lady Gaga. Yeah, it’s a big game but we’re not here to predict the game, we’re here to talk about the half-time show! Last year Gaga stepped up to sing the National Anthem and landed herself in the top 10 all-time performances. This year she’s … Continue reading Lady Gaga Takes On The Super Bowl LI Half-Time Show
It’s Time! March Madness is back baby, and I couldn’t be more excited. UNC has put themselves in good position for the tournament, we’re sure to see some awesome ball with some amazing finishes… and before this tournament is over we’re sure to learn the names of some new players who have primetime performances and … Continue reading March Madness Widow Survival Guide 7.0
With the NHL All-Star Game coming up in Nashville on January 31, we decided to have a little fun with some hockey loving country music stars and hold a fantasy draft of our own. There are 14 players on the board, 12 skaters and 2 goalies… all picked because of their experience on the ice … Continue reading Country Music All-Star Hockey Fantasy Draft
Hockey season is back and that means it’s time to make some ridiculous predictions for the 2015-16 NHL season. Have a look at this list of 20 and add your predictions in the comment section. Also, I tried to avoid the dreaded East Coast Bias – but ya, it’s probably there. 1. Phil Kessel score … Continue reading 20 Half – Assed Predictions for the 2015-16 NHL Season
The NHL season starts this week with Montreal in Toronto, Vancouver in Calgary, New York in Chicago, and San Jose in Los Angeles… and to get us all ready for hockey we recruited 10 of our own Canadian Country Music All-Stars to give us their preview! We asked each artist 3 questions (Favourite Team, Why/How … Continue reading 2015-16 NHL Canadian Country Music Season Preview
It’s here! It’s here! It’s here! The NCAA March Madness bracket has been set, and 68 teams are ready to hit the floor and fight for a chance to play in the Final Four and be called National Champion. And if you don’t care about any of that, this post is meant for you. This … Continue reading The March Madness Widow(er) Survival Guide 6.0
‘Twas month the before Christmas… and that meant kids were starting to eat chocolate from their advent calendars. But why should kids have all the fun? Since today is the 1st of December, and we’ve officially entered “Countdown to Christmas” mode, I decided to put together a Blue Jays Advent Calendar with a list of players … Continue reading 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Advent Calendar!
It’s early days of the 2014-15 NBA season, the Toronto Raptors are sitting at the top of the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference, and we’re excited for basketball. So to help me kick off the new season, here’s Allegra to answer some of my hardest hitting, and most random questions pertaining to the new season … Continue reading 2014-15 NBA Season Preview!
The NHL season starts tomorrow night with a marque match-up between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens… And so here we are, the same as every season, with my list of predictions for the new hockey season. Some of these predictions are more likely to come true than others. Some are pretty far … Continue reading 20 Half- Assed Predictions For The 2014-15 NHL Season
It’s Friday, September 12 and the Toronto Blue Jays have 17 games remaining on the schedule, including tonight’s series opener versus AL East rival Tampa Bay. So… what does this mean? Well, the Jays are currently 10.5 games behind the Baltimore Orioles for the AL East lead – but they are only 3.5 games behind … Continue reading Keeping The Faith – The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Final Push
Earlier this afternoon I was involved in an intense Facebook comment thread discussing Ray Rice’s domestic abuse case and the punishment he deserved from the NFL. Later in the afternoon the Baltimore Ravens announced that they had terminated the contract of Rice. In that thread the question of why sports leagues should be able to … Continue reading It’s About Accountability
Last season we had a special guest preview of the Dallas Cowboys season by Shannon Kelly. But this year it’s on me – which means you’re still going to get the passion, because I love the Cowboys, but you’re not going to get the in depth thoughts that Shan shared. The New Triplets 20 years … Continue reading 2014 Dallas Cowboys Season Preview
I spent my Saturday afternoon with the Markham Irish Senior Women’s Rugby Club. Today was a pretty big deal for them. They were fighting for a spot in the finals against the Peterborough Pagans and fight they did! It was a good game with plenty of action that ended with a 40-22 decision for the … Continue reading Markham Irish Women’s Rugby Club Makes the Finals!
It’s April 1988 in rural southern Ontario. David Peterson is Ontario’s Premier, Brian Mulroney is Canada’s Prime Minister, The Toronto Blue Jays are playing their last full season at Exhibition Stadium led by Dave Stieb, Jimmy Key, George Bell and Jesse Barfield, and summer is still 2 months away. None of that matters to this … Continue reading The Biggest Swing of 1988, a Story of Brothers and Baseball
If you’ve been paying attention to the world of baseball, particularly, you know that the Toronto Blue Jays are the hottest team in baseball right now. For a lifelong Blue Jays fan, it’s been a little hard to process. It’s been 21 years since our boys of summer made the playoffs. 21 years since they … Continue reading Learning to Believe in the 2014 Blue Jays