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March Madness Widow Survival Guide 8.0

Every year basketball enthusiasts sit in their favourite chairs or in their most comfortable spot on the couch to enjoy hours and hours and hours of college basketball. It’s amazing, it’s enjoyable, it’s all of the best moments that you could hope for in 3 weeks of action. But, if you aren’t that person, you … Continue reading March Madness Widow Survival Guide 8.0

March Madness Widow Survival Guide 7.0

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

The March Madness Widow(er) Survival Guide 6.0

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

2014-15 NBA Season Preview!

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!

What’s Next for the Toronto Raptors?

Maybe I should have waited a little bit before I started writing this post. Maybe just 2 hours after the end of game 7 and the 2013-14 Raptors season isn’t enough time to clearly look back and forward at the team. But here I am. Thinking and typing and posting. As I was watching today’s … Continue reading What’s Next for the Toronto Raptors?

NCAA March Madness 2014 – Meet The Canadians!

March Madness tips off tomorrow and as a Canadian basketball fan there is reason to celebrate. We know that Canadian players have been making a name for themselves in the NCAA and the NBA over the last few years – heck, we’re producing lottery type talent in the NBA. But this year I am more … Continue reading NCAA March Madness 2014 – Meet The Canadians!

2014 March Madness Bracket and Rankings

We are only 2 days away from the start of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament – and that means it’s time to fill out your bracket and hope for the best! I will be honest, I haven’t finished my bracket yet because I’m still not ready to commit to the picks that … Continue reading 2014 March Madness Bracket and Rankings

The March Madness Widow Survival Guide 5.0

It’s that time of year again! Selection Sunday is here, and just a few minutes ago 68 teams confirmed that they are headed to the biggest, best basketball tournament in North America. This is also your 2 day warning before the action gets under way and your significant other settles themselves into the couch and … Continue reading The March Madness Widow Survival Guide 5.0

What Could Have Been For The Toronto Raptors

This post was inspired by Michael Grange’s piece in the most recent SportsNet Magazine, “It’s Time To Forgive Vince” and conversations at work with Chris and at the bar with Erik. It’s a “what-if” post which means that I need you to allow for some hypotheticals – ie. things happening or not happening. However, I’m not … Continue reading What Could Have Been For The Toronto Raptors

What’s Going Right For The Toronto Raptors

On the heels of a successful #DrakeNight at the Air Canada Centre, I would like to take a look at  the Toronto Raptors for the first time since Sean and Allegra helped me with the 2013-14 NBA Season Preview. As Raps fans can tell you, this season didn’t start out very well. It was slow … Continue reading What’s Going Right For The Toronto Raptors

2013-14 NBA Season Preview: 10 Questions To Start The Season!

The NBA season starts tomorrow night with 3 games on the schedule before the rest of the league gets into action on Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors included. And since the season has a chance to give us some pretty interesting storylines, I recruited Sean and Allegra to talk ball with me before things get underway. … Continue reading 2013-14 NBA Season Preview: 10 Questions To Start The Season!

My 2013 NCAA March Madness Bracket Is Busted!

Yup, so is yours. Admit it. Technically I guess I’m still in the game because I’ve got Kansas to win the National Championship – and they made it through their 1st game. But man, there’s no way I can even lie to you and say that I had any of the upsets that have come … Continue reading My 2013 NCAA March Madness Bracket Is Busted!

My 2013 March Madness Bracket – TSN Tournament Challenge

It’s a wonderful and stressful thing. I’m talking of course about filling out your NCAA March Madness Bracket. This morning I sat down and stared at the grid. Thinking about sure things and upsets and “what ifs” and “is that what I really want to do” and I agonized over decisions. I tried 3 times to … Continue reading My 2013 March Madness Bracket – TSN Tournament Challenge

The March Madness Widow Survival Guide 4.0

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come once again! Today is Selection Sunday. The glorious day when 68 teams of young men will learn that they are going to be playing in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament – and who they’ll be playing in the first round. It’s also the start of a 2 day … Continue reading The March Madness Widow Survival Guide 4.0

It’s Game 7 Season!

It’s Game 7 Season… and if you don’t believe me, check this out.
We’re wrapping up Round 1 of the NBA playoffs and Round 2 of the NHL playoffs and we’re hitting 6 game 7’s so far. I love it.
Game 7’s make dreams come true and break hearts.