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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 19:42:03 GMT
Nic Harris on Talk-Sports

Nic Harris of the NFL Carolina Panthers sent us a video acknowledging his Talk-Sports fans, which we used to replace his girlfriend forum.

This is part of a program where we replace the girlfriend forums for players who are concerned about the content on their girlfriend forums. Please see the link for more details.

Thu, 16 Sep 2010 21:04:10 GMT
Emily Oldfield's Photographer to Sue

More fun every day. Emily Oldfield is pushing her photographer to sue for copyright infringements. She also claims that I almost killed her. She's been harassing me with emails for the last week.

Emily is another one of out famous Talk-Sports cyber-bullies.

Thu, 01 Apr 2010 19:38:13 GMT
NBA All-Star Team

Announcing Talk-Sports' 2009-10 NBA All-Star Team.

The starters are...

The bench includes...

Thu, 08 Oct 2009 14:33:34 GMT
Pete Hunter Shutdown

Pete Hunter became the 2nd athlete to take us up on our latest program to shut down his girlfriend blog.  Check out the message he left for his Talk-Sports fans. Pete is a retired NFL player.

Wed, 23 Sep 2009 04:14:03 GMT
Kamau Peterson Shutdown

Kamau Peterson became the first athlete to take us up on our latest program to shut down his girlfriend blog.  Check out the message he left for his Talk-Sports fans. Kamau plays in the CFL and was outstanding Canadian in 2008.

Wed, 29 Jul 2009 14:47:08 GMT
Don Cherry's in Bobby Orr Country

On July 23rd, we visited Parry Sound, a.k.a. Bobby Orr country. We stayed at the Parry Sound KOA. Parry Sound is a great day trip for the hockey enthusiast. Don Cherry's restaurant, the Bobby Orr Community Centre and the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame are all within walking distance of each other. I recommend parking at the community centre and walking to Don Cherry's and driving to the Hall of Fame.


Don Cherry's is a regular sports bar with a lot of Bobby Orr and Don Cherry memorabilia. It's worth a stop, if you like hockey.


The Bobby Orr Community Centre is a hockey rink. Again for the hockey crazy, you might like this.


The Bobby Orr Hall of Fame is very good. It's $8 for adults and $6 for kids. They have games and lots of jerseys and trophies on display. It's not big, but well worth the cheap price.


Tue, 21 Jul 2009 13:22:01 GMT
Anthem and Flyover at Daytona

The national anthem and flyover prior to the 2009 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona. Sorry, my kids and I were singing along and my awful singing was closest to the mic.

Tue, 16 Jun 2009 01:53:17 GMT
Courts to Slow for the Real World

The Phoenix courts have admitted they are too slow to rule in a reasonable amount of time to allow the relocation of the Phoenix Coyotes. They, of course, present the argument as two months is not enough time to present all the argument. Truth is, they ajourn for several days at a time and don't move fast enough.

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 18:04:58 GMT
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Mon, 08 Jun 2009 02:17:23 GMT
God Calls Mike Ford Number

Yesterday, published an article where Denny Hamlin's crew chief, Mike Ford, disputes Denny Hamlins claim of bad luck. God himself disputed Mike Fords claim, as 24 hours later Hamlin's engine folded when he geared up on lap #1 at Pocono. He returned to the track a few laps into the race and his engine folded once again when he geared up. If Denny Hamlin isn't the unluckiest racer on NASCAR, then I don't know what luck is. BTW, Joe Gibbs, you might want to fire Mike Ford for created a rift on his team and looking like an idiot.

Mon, 01 Jun 2009 02:59:57 GMT
Clutch and Grab Hockey Sucks!
I hate the hockey in the 2009 NHL playoffs. It's a complete return to pre-lockout clutch and grab hockey. And how do you know? Don Cherry is complimenting the refs again for calling absolutely nothing all game. Absolute stupidity, I call it. Do people really want the winning team to be the team that gets away with the most penalties? That game tonight (game 2 of the finals) was a complete joke. Never mind the missed penalty that led to the winning goal, but what about two games in-a-row that Zetterberg covers his hand on the puck in the crease and there's no penalty shot? WTF was Bill McCreary looking at? He was standing right above Zetterberg when he did it. Well, it's Bill McCreary. He's long been associated with stupid reffing.
Sun, 24 May 2009 02:37:21 GMT
LeBron's Shot

Amazing does happen. Possibly one of the greatest shots of all-time.


Fri, 22 May 2009 02:18:30 GMT
Daytona International Speedway

This summer, I'm going to the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. We are parking in the infield RV parking on turn 4. We'll leave Brampton at noon on Sunday June 28th and return July 11th. We'll likely stop by Hersheypark on the return trip. Here's the racing schedule that weekend. It's gonna be awesome!

Coke Zero 400 Weekend Powered By Coca-Cola Schedule

Thursday, July 2
2 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.:  NASCAR Nationwide Series practice
4 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.:  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice
5:30 p.m. - 6:25 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series practice
6:35 p.m. – 8 p.m.:  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice


Friday, July 3
1:05 p.m.:  NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying (all positions)
4:10 p.m.  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying (all positions)
5:30 p.m.  NASCAR Nationwide Series autograph session (Sprint FANZONE)
8 p.m.   Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Nationwide Series race (120 laps, 250 miles)

Saturday, July 4
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Grand-Am Rolex Series practice 
11 a.m.  - 11:15 a.m.:     Grand-Am Daytona Prototype qualifying
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Grand-Am GT class qualifying
Noon – 12:30 p.m.:     Grand-Am final practice
2 p.m.       Brumos Porsche 250 Grand-Am Rolex Series race (70 laps, 250 miles or 2 ½ hours)
8 p.m.       51st annual Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race (160 laps, 400 miles)

Fri, 01 May 2009 13:31:39 GMT
Hello Blackhawks?

The game winning goal for the Canucks over Blackhawks last night looked like a game of shinny hockey. Note, all five Hawk players rush to the top of the circle, four of them, including one defenseman, goes for a skate behind the goalline. Vancouver doesn't immediately turn the puck up ice, there was plenty of time for the four Hawks to recover, but it appears only one of them decided to make an effort to get into the play. Is this an NHL team?

Let's start with the pass. With all four Blackhawks deep, Versteeg passes it backwards, then proceeds to leisurely skate into the corner. Havlat and Barker crash the net, which is fine, but Havlat had all day to try and come back and is nowhere to be found. Barker is a defenseman, he shouldn't be going to the net and engaging the d-man. Oddly, Barker was the only Hawk deep that was engaged with another player. Barker skates all the way back but fails to pick up the Canuck standing right beside him who scores the easy goal. What is the point of skating back, if you aren't gonna try to stop them. All three other Hawk forwards made no attempt to backcheck. Kane missed the pass, which causes the turnover, but the puck goes to the far boards and it takes several seconds to turn up ice. Where is Kane? Walker was the only Hawk on this play that played any defense, but he fails to take the guy with the puck and allows him to make a pass thru the middle.

Question. How did these guys beat the Flames? Or worse, were they trying to lose?

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 01:43:27 GMT
NHL Playoff Predictions

Here's my 1st round predictions for the 2009 NHL Playoffs.

Wed, 08 Apr 2009 18:41:35 GMT
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