Monthly Archives: February 2012

TSM* NHL trade deadline news breaker

LATE breaking story! Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment trade coach Ron Wilson for a 1999th round pick in the 2020 draft.

Reached at her home, where family and friends were glued to Maple Leaf TV, his mother confirmed to TSM speculation that the coach had still not twittered the news. “If it’s not been tweeted, it can’t be true.”

Meanwhile, as of the 3:00 p.m. trade deadline today, reports that more than fifty other hockey players were to be traded by nineteen paid pundits along with four ex-general managers gathered by The Sports Network and Rogers Communications (owned by Bell Media and Rogers Sportsnet respectively, co-owners of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment) were proven to be false.

A number of the highly-paid pundits have since been diagnosed with “an upper body injury” and will be assigned to the Toronto Blue Jay’s spring training complex in Dunedin, Florida for a refresher course in selling hope.

* Toronto Sports Media

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

‘Iran ninjas athletes, not assassins’

IRANIAN female ninjas have rejected recent Western media report describing them as assassins, saying that they are training as regular athletes and martial artists, Press TV reports. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

London 2012: Illegal betting threatening Olympic Games

By ALFONSO NACIANCENO

THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to continue its battle against the threat of mafia elements controlling illegal betting invading the London Games.

Concern is growing that athletes could become involved in fixing results or segments of various competitions, in complicity with or under pressure from betting networks with no qualms over extorting athletes’ families to achieve their objectives. Those involved in this battle have stated that these actions are very difficult to uncover, and thus will have to be on the alert at the scene of events themselves. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Olympics – London

More ex-NFL players sue league over concussions

“WANTING their players on the field instead of training tables, and in an attempt to protect a multibillion dollar business, the NFL has purposefully attempted to obfuscate the issue and has repeatedly refuted the connection between concussions and brain injury…,” the lawsuit charges.

A 2000 survey of more than 1,000 former NFL players found that more than 60 per cent had suffered at least one concussion, while 26 per cent had suffered three or more during their careers, according to the lawsuit. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

In Buffalo, hockey history survives (barely) in what was the Broadway Auditorium

With the closing of the Windsor arena, there’s still standing a building in Buffalo that may be the world’s oldest extant building to have hosted hockey, though much of the building has been altered to the point where it is unrecognizable. It was also a centre for the Mohawk Six Nations and the sport they excelled in – lacrosse. Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

In Ontario, the barn faces its end as a home for hockey

Since its inception, Windsor Arena has been steadily used for hockey, hosting pickup games, youth leagues, junior hockey and even the N.H.L. Boxing matches, lacrosse games and concerts took place here, too.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Football as humanity: Zambia 2012

A final of great spectacle, great emotion and heart-warming sportsmanship – Zambia gains redemption to stun Ivory Coast in Africa Cup of Nations

“After watching horrified over the weekend as my beloved Liverpool lurched from one PR disaster to the next, Zambia’s victory last night and the spirit in which the game was played restored my faith in the beautiful game. A tale of two handshakes – the one that never was between Suarez and Evra and the one between Mweene and Barry during the penalty shoot out – highlighted the gulf in class between events in Libreville and planet Premiership. A poignant, fitting tribute to those who perished in 1993 and I hope that the homecoming celebrations pause and remember at Heroes Acra in Lusaka.” – Paul Darby Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized