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Chris Larson - Sep 23, 2020

2020 MLB: Home-Road Split Differences Every season, there are plenty of surprises. The 2020 MLB season is no exception and there have already been more than a fair share of surprises. On top of that, there have been a number of position players who have struggled to get their rhythm together at the plate. Just […]

A murder conviction was handed down to South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius today by the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein, South Africa. This represents the lowest point in Pistorius’ spectacular fall from grace since that fateful day on 14 February 2013 when he unleashed four gun shots into the bathroom cubicle at his Pretoria […]

Kimberly Evering - Nov 12, 2015

Spartan Race Experience: A Rookie and Trifecta Perspective I often wondered about the insight of Spartan Race from a newbie versus a seasoned competitor perspective, and while I was in Boston for the Spartan Sprint I met two such individuals. Rebecca Jackson, a Boston, Mass. native and college student, had the desire to compete in […]

Christopher Abbott - Aug 28, 2015

19.55 seconds was all it took to remind people of the human brilliance of sport. That his name is Usain Bolt and that he holds previous form, simply speaks of a greater legend. Athletics has had a tough run – if you’ll excuse the pun – of late. The expose of cover ups related to […]

Christopher Abbott - Aug 5, 2015

With the 2016 Rio Olympics now just one year away, the crescendo of media, marketing and public interest will dichotomise its veracious newsfeed, between stories of triumph and hope to the forbearing of poverty and pollution as the axiom of not mixing sport and politics is hung out to dry.   For as long as […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 24, 2015

Canadian Sprinter Andre De Grasse has won his second gold medal of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games.  Running in the 200 metres at York University, De Grasse ran a 19.88 seconds, a personal best and a Canadian Record for the distance to take home the gold.  He adds this medal to the 100 metres […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 24, 2015

It was a brilliant week for Damian Warner in the Men’s Decathalon at the Pan Am Games at York University.  The 25-year-old had personal bests in the 100 metres, the long jump, the discus and the 1,500 metre races, on route to putting up 8,659 points. The total was enough to set a new Pan […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 23, 2015

Andre De Grasse sent the crowd home happy, as the Toronto native took home gold in the marquee event of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games.

(Wednesday, July 22, 2015) – The following is a press release from the Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF). CONCACAF today announced that all tickets have been sold for the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015 Final, which will be played this Sunday, July 26 (7:30 p.m. ET) at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Jul 19, 2015

(Toronto, ON, Canada) – On a very hot Saturday afternoon, Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter, both of Richmond Hill, came out to a thunderous applause as thousands filled the stands at Chevrolet Beach Volleyball Centre —  a wonderfully constructed temporary home for beach volleyball. With expectations high, the Canadian contingent fell just short in a hotly-contested two-set match […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 15, 2015

Over the last several Olympics, Canadians haven’t seen a lot of success in the pool; but with a breakout performance at the Pan Am games on Tuesday, 21-year-old Chantal van Landeghem showed that could be about to change and that she is a threat in Rio. Van Landeghem beat the heavily favoured American swimmer Natalie […]

Jack Moon Perrin - Jul 5, 2015

LWOS NBA Time Traveler Series: Chicago Bulls’ Michael Jordan. Travel Back in Time to see Michael Jordan Play for NBA Chicago Bulls Again.

Mike Loveall - Feb 27, 2015

As The CrossFit Open 2015 begins, the business and brand of CrossFit finds itself at a crossroad. What does the 2015 Open tells us about the future of CrossFit?

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Eddie Davey - Feb 27, 2015

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Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Feb 27, 2015

It was announced on December 12th that nineteen-year-old Kaiden Guhle will represent Team Canada as its captain for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. The teenager is currently playing for the Edmonton Oil Kings in the Western Hockey League. Guhle was traded to the Oil Kings by the Prince Albert Raiders on the very same […]

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Matt Jarvis - Feb 27, 2015

Dean Mortlock knows more than a thing or two about the video gaming industry having worked on some of the best known magazines of yesteryear and especially when it comes to all things Sega. Now he decided that the time is right to bring print media Sega goodness back to the fans with the launch […]