Archive for Toronto Maple Leafs

Hat Trick: Baseball, Bettman, & Burke

Ross Brewitt

The news coming out Wednesday concerning the firing of Brian Burke was the topper to a silly week in sports.

It was certainly goofier than the hammy backtracking of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, following the unanimous acceptance of the proposed CBA by the previously militant and pushy owners. Read more

Hard to Find a Silver Lining

November 23, 2012

Hard to Find a Silver Lining

Ross Brewitt

In the world of sport, misfortune turns out to be another’s good fortune. Occassionally.

The 100th Grey Cup is receiving the national attention it deserves. As it should be. Yes, Alphonse, I’ve heard all your arguments about the NFL being the best, but despite the mounds of stats pulled out to buttress your case, there’s something about the Canadian game that’s missing in the American version. In my opinion we certainly aren’t better skill-wise, but we’re more interesting. Read more