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Happy Canada Day PK – Canadiens Sell Subban Down the River

Happy Canada Day PK – Canadiens Sell Subban Down the River

| July 2, 2016 | 1 Comment

Happy Canada Day PK. Wait. Maybe he doesn’t get to celebrate since he’s no longer a “Canadien”. In truth, after being traded a couple days before Canada’s 149th birthday to the Nashville Predators “straight up” for perennial Norris Trophy candidate Shea Weber, only one year after making a contractual commitment to the Habs that would […]

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When They Throw PK Under the Bus, The Bus Gets Crushed

When They Throw PK Under the Bus, The Bus Gets Crushed

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the lead up to PK Subban’s signing his massive 8-year, $72,000,000.00 contract with the Montreal Canadiens, I started talking to myself. [1] I repeatedly told …ah…me that, if I were PK, I would not sign with the Habs. It wasn’t entirely an internal conversation. I am pretty sure some others heard me spew that […]

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Sports, Cheating and Betting:  Thinking About the Court of Appeal Decision in R. v. Riesberry

Sports, Cheating and Betting: Thinking About the Court of Appeal Decision in R. v. Riesberry

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

If people vote with their dollars, then gambling (legal and illegal) has won the election by a landslide. In a dollar democracy that probably means sports betting is the leading candidate for president. Earlier this year Will Hobson wrote this in the Washington Post: America’s sports gambling prohibition has created what many consider (these things […]

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Demographic Snapshot: Canadian Sports Halls of Fame and the Black Athlete – Part 1

Demographic Snapshot: Canadian Sports Halls of Fame and the Black Athlete – Part 1

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sports halls of fame provide lots of grist for the debate mill. Dedicated baseball fans and even occasional observers are pretty familiar with the assertion that the hallowed halls in Cooperstown, New York are the most difficult to enter in all of professional sports. Hockey devotees commonly wrestle over the induction of 1,000 point scorers […]

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