Category: Opinion

5 Player Predictions for the 2022 CFL Season

5 Player Predictions for the 2022 CFL Season

Oh, predictions. Everyone's favourite thing. The motto of the CFL has always been "expect the unexpected," and of course, it's typically a difficult league to predict, especially when it comes to player stats. That's why I've compiled a list of five predictions for players around the league. As always with these kinds of things, it's … Continue reading 5 Player Predictions for the 2022 CFL Season

The Possible Fallout From a Tough Few Weeks for Canadian Soccer

The Possible Fallout From a Tough Few Weeks for Canadian Soccer

It just wasn’t meant to be it seems. After the debacle of arranging a friendly against Iran and then cancelling it, the game against rearranged opponents Panama has now also been cancelled due to a player's strike. The players and the governing body, Canada Soccer Association (CSA) failed to reach an agreement regarding how World … Continue reading The Possible Fallout From a Tough Few Weeks for Canadian Soccer

Canadian Ratio Needs to Continue for CFL to Find Success

Canadian Ratio Needs to Continue for CFL to Find Success

It's time for some serious reflection if professional football is going to survive and thrive in Canada. The realistic question, which few want to really grapple with is this, "how do we make the CFL sustainable long term?" Of course, it is accompanied by a concern with short-term profitability. Red ink can sink a ship before … Continue reading Canadian Ratio Needs to Continue for CFL to Find Success

CFLPA Strike Hurts Everyone, But Not Equally

CFLPA Strike Hurts Everyone, But Not Equally

For the first time since 1974, the CFL is looking at a player's strike. Late on Saturday night, the CFLPA sent a memo to its players to initiate a strike in seven of the nine cities, with Edmonton and Calgary being the exceptions, thanks to labour laws that only leave them in a legal strike … Continue reading CFLPA Strike Hurts Everyone, But Not Equally

Zimmer’s Defence Isn’t Worth Keeping His Bat

Zimmer’s Defence Isn’t Worth Keeping His Bat

In early April, the Toronto Blue Jays made a trade with the Cleveland Guardians, sending Anthony Castro to Cleveland, in exchange for a speedy outfielder, Bradley Zimmer. At the time, it was expected that Zimmer would be nothing more than depth, but with Teoscar Hernandez going down with an injury, he has been forced into … Continue reading Zimmer’s Defence Isn’t Worth Keeping His Bat