Archive for November 30, 2012

Skating Down the Slippery Slope

 

Ross Brewitt

Finally, the people supposedly running the best hockey league in the world went to the mattresses. Considering the fools in charge it made sense.

In the convoluted logic that governs opposing camps it must appear plausible as a face-saving measure to demonstrate exactly what lengths they will stoop to in order to save the season. If it wasn’t so lame it might be comical. 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