Colin Kaepernick’s Protest: Good Cause, Bad Practice?

In the lead up to the 2016 National Football League season San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting much more attention for his sideline protest than for his performance on the field. As you have no doubt heard, Kaepernick is refusing to stand up for the pre-game playing of the American national anthem. HeContinue reading “Colin Kaepernick’s Protest: Good Cause, Bad Practice?”

Patriots vs Colts: A Blow Out But Not a Blow Up

There is a bit of family lore that has my now late father, as a young lad, playing soccer with a bunch of friends. During the course of the pick-up game he managed to collide with another player resulting in his shoulder being dislocated. Of course that was only diagnosed some hours later as myContinue reading “Patriots vs Colts: A Blow Out But Not a Blow Up”

NHL Tie-Breaking: How About Zamboni Races?

If you ask me, and no one has, just leave the damned game tied. Give each team a point and go home. It worked for donkey’s years. However, if you must decide a game, if a clear winner and loser is your desire, then please decide the game by playing the game, not just oneContinue reading “NHL Tie-Breaking: How About Zamboni Races?”

Dalai Lama To Replace NFL Commissioner Goodell? Close But Not Quite

With the league facing a huge backlash over recent legal problems, the NFL is in the main news more often than the sports these days. However the problems don’t seem to be affecting attendance and for an organization that is profit-driven, this doesn’t augur well for those who see a need for a change. …Continue reading “Dalai Lama To Replace NFL Commissioner Goodell? Close But Not Quite”

Historical Sports Tweets

    DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that. a dash of Yin and a soup├žon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DC on Twitter @DCMontrealContinue reading “Historical Sports Tweets”

Grey Cup turns 100, but not the same as a C-Cup, Justin Bieber at half-time

Tomorrow is the 100th Grey Cup, the championship game of the Canadian Football League. Unlike the Super Bowl we don’t use Roman numerals to indicate how many times the Cup has been played for – “Grey Cup C” just doesn’t work. Maybe “C-Cup in Grey” would be better as we lads are always fond ofContinue reading “Grey Cup turns 100, but not the same as a C-Cup, Justin Bieber at half-time”