Archive for the ‘Professional Sports’ Category

Brian Burke Takes a Parting Shot at Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun in Closing Press Conference

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

I was watching the replay online of Brian Burke‘s final press conference with the Leafs and was caught a bit off guard with the jab he threw at the Toronto Sun’s Steve Simmons after Steve asked a question about the US Olympic team. Then again, it’s classic Brian Burke.
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Grey Cup 2012: What You Need To Know: Start Time, Online Streaming, More.

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

» When is 2012 Grey Cup?

Grey Cup 2012 (the 100th Grey Cup!) is taking place at Toronto’s Rogers Centre on Sunday November 25th.

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Sports Blog: Behind the Scenes of a “Real” Sports Blog

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Yeah, yeah, the sportaholik.com blog isn’t exactly the most updated or most informative piece of writing but what if you started a blog about your favourite Major League Baseball team — and then it got so big you could make a living at it? (more…)

Video: Ryan Miller Hit in the Face with the Puck

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres isn’t having the best of luck in net lately, from the Lucic hit to Jordan TooToo running him over. Now, Ryan Miller gets his mask knocked off by his own player and then stops the puck with his face. (more…)

Video: Saskatchewan Roughriders Too Many Men Penalty in Grey Cup (The 13th Man)

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Cam Cole has an article today talking about Paul LaPolice (current head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers) and the “too many men on the field” (the 13th man!) penalty against his team when he was the offensive coordinator with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 2009 Grey Cup. (more…)

Grey Cup 2011: Kick Off Time, Online Streaming, More Details

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Hey Canada! Your 2011 CFL season is coming to a grand finale. Next week, Sunday November 27, is Grey Cup 2011 in Vancouver, BC (BC Place Stadium). (more…)

Gretzky High Stick on Gilmour: Video Galore

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Last night over pub food and beer (pre Argos game tradition) we some how got on the topic of the 1993 Western Conference (sorry, Campbell Conference) Stanley Cup final between the Leafs and Kings. Leaf fans, of course, remember this for the “non-call” by referee Kerry Fraser (the one with the ‘good’ hair) when Wayne Gretzky high sticks Doug Gilmour in the face in overtime of Game Six (Leafs leading the series 3 games to 2) but neither him nor the linesmen claim to see the infraction. (more…)

Classy: Andrew Ference Gives Montreal Crowd Middle Finger Salute

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

There’s been some fantastic playoff hockey so far. Personally, I’m addicted to the Montreal / Boston and Vancouver / Chicago series. Tonight in the Canadiens / Bruins game, Andrew Ference scores a goal and displays a bucket full of class by saluting the Montreal crowd with the middle finger. (more…)

The History of Leaf Fans Throwing Waffles: Videos

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

There’s a new tradition in professional hockey: Fed up Toronto Maple Leaf fans throwing waffles on the ice. Are we finally seeing Leaf fans do something other than continually buy up expensive seats to watch a lack luster team? (more…)

FIFA Bribery Scandal BBC Documentary: Video

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

The BBC’s Panorama documentary ‘FIFA’s Dirty Secrets’ reports on alleged bribes paid to senior executive (and World Cup voting) FIFA officials in exchange for World Cup host votes. Sports marketing company ISL is at the heart of the corruption and its folding has shed more light on payments allegedly made to FIFA executive members. (more…)