When it comes to the traditional major leagues in North America, Canada often finds itself underrepresented. With the exception of the National Hockey League, Canada has just a combined five teams in the MLB, NBA, MLS and NFL, with Toronto making up three of those teams and no Canadian team in the NFL. While we… Continue reading Adding a Canadian Team to Each Major North American League
Dating back to the start of June, the Toronto Blue Jays have won just four of their 10 series, going 17-16 in those games (including May 31st, the first game of a series against the Chicago White Sox). After the first 80 games of the season, the Blue Jays have a record of 44-36, sitting… Continue reading Are the Blue Jays Really World Series Contenders Right Now?
It's June 27th, 2022, and we’re well into the MLB season. The Toronto Blue Jays are hosting their American League East rivals, the Boston Red Sox. Boston and Toronto are almost inseparable in the sports world. Not only do they play each other in three major sports leagues, but they are also in fact in… Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Toronto Vs. Boston
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
The Cincinnati Reds are off to their worst start in franchise history, after losing a game 10-1 at the hands of the Colorado Rockies on Sunday afternoon. The Reds sit with a 3-19 record, 11.5 games back of the Milwaukee Brewers for first place in the National League Central. Their start to the season has… Continue reading Reds Need to Start Trying to Trade Joey Votto
The Toronto Blue Jays are 23 games into the season, and already, 11 of those games have been decided by just one run. They have had three additional games decided by two runs, and still, they have a record of 15-8. Looking into the standings, however, this leaves them second in the American League East,… Continue reading Are the Blue Jays’ Close Games Concerning?
On June 23rd, 2016, the Toronto Argonauts played their season home opener against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Since 1989, the Argos' home games had been played at Rogers Centre (better known as the Skydome) but this time round they were playing in a new home, BMO Field. The Argonauts had a lot of success in the… Continue reading The Strange and Infamous History of Exhibition Stadium
It's July 2021, and Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, a 56,040 capacity stadium was announced as no longer being in the running to host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches. This is just one of the many times the stadium that greeted the world in 1976 has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Opened in 1976, the Olympic… Continue reading The Strange and Expensive History of Olympic Stadium
Just months after the Atlanta Braves took home a World Series title over the Houston Astros, the baseball scene in North America has gone quiet. The rush on free agents as teams look to stock their cupboards for another run at the World Series in 2022 has stopped and things have come to a grinding… Continue reading MLB’s Lockout Is a Stain on Baseball
It’s May 2021; the National Hockey League playoffs are about to begin. It’s been a season like no other. A global pandemic has kept fans away from arenas in Canada, and the teams, unable to cross the border, have been forced to square off against themselves in an all-Canadian division. It's been a tough year… Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Toronto Vs. Montreal