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Digging Up the Time Capsule: Revisting a 20-year-old Assessment of the Canadian Sports Media’s Approach to Basketball

Digging Up the Time Capsule: Revisting a 20-year-old Assessment of the Canadian Sports Media’s Approach to Basketball

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in 1994, on the eve of the Toronto Raptors’ birth, basketball coverage in the Canadian sports media was something less than copious and not exactly vigorous. In the denouement of Toronto’s 2016 N.B.A. All-Star Weekend coronation, we can definitely say, “What a difference a couple of decades make.” Arguably, back in 1994, there were […]

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N.B.A. All-Star Weekend in Toronto: A Post-Script on a Love-In

N.B.A. All-Star Weekend in Toronto: A Post-Script on a Love-In

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

By essentially every account, the 2016 N.B.A. All-Star Weekend in Toronto was an unequivocal success. Fans had great opportunities to engage with league present-day stars and legends of the past. Cool events and venues emphasized why the N.B.A. and related player brands are a robust force in the sports business universe. Core All-Star Weekend features […]

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Wildman720 on Police Street Checks and Carding on CBC Radio’s “Ontario Today”

Wildman720 on Police Street Checks and Carding on CBC Radio’s “Ontario Today”

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Ontario government’s proposed regulatory response to concerns about racially discriminatory policing, arising from indiscriminate police stops and carding, is expected to be finalized soon. CBC Radio One’s Ontario Today tackled the topic of carding and racial discrimination and featured Ontario’s Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi as a special guest. Immediately […]

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Toronto Football Club Post-Game Street Panel (Oct. 17, 2015) – Giovinco Manhandles the MLS; Is Europe Poised to Grab Him Back?

Toronto Football Club Post-Game Street Panel (Oct. 17, 2015) – Giovinco Manhandles the MLS; Is Europe Poised to Grab Him Back?

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Now that Sebastian Giovinco’s hit the MLS, is he gonna quit it just as fast? Toronto FC’s deadly striker has just completed the greatest offensive season in MLS history, breaking the league record for combined goals and assists. To go along with his aggregate single-season scoring record, Gio, a.k.a. “La formica atomica”, secured the Golden […]

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