Imaging you are at the top of a ski hill looking down. All you see is a steep hill with a giant jump 2/3rds down. Then all of a sudden you take off down the ski hill at 60 kilometers an hour, and you launch yourself 50 feet into the air off the jump. While [...]
It is no secret that I am a fan of the Ottawa Senators, and after Saturday night’s game against the Montreal Canadiens, I can say that out loud. Actually I can go one step further and say that I am proud of Ray Emery, the Ottawa goalie, for making it into the news for something [...]
It has only been talked about thousands of times, but for the sake of my blog, we are going to talk about it one more time. So, for those you who somehow fell off the face of this earth, Super Bowl XLII was this past weekend. You know what that means: commercials.
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) unveiled this week their plans to create English and French amateur sport television networks. The purpose of these networks is to bring attention and funding to both Olympic and non-Olympic sports. Apparently, the COC believes that the networks would contribute more than $100 million to amateur sports within a seven-year [...]
Lets talk about tennis for a moment. The Australian Open wrapped up this weekend, inducting two new champions in both men and women’s singles titles. Novak Djokovic, who is ranked number three in the world, and Maria Sharapova, who is ranked number five, were both elated with their wins. I have to say that there is nothing more [...]
Professional athletes are no longer just competitors, they are walking billboards. Sports superstars like Michael Jordan, Jeff Gordon, and Phil Mickelson are plastered with logos and trademarks. Even Roger Federer at the Australian Open can be seen with a swoosh across his forehead. It is hard not to notice that these types of athletes are [...]
The tension between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Canadian national women’s ski jumping team continues to heat up, as the women fight for their inclusion in the 2010 Olympic Games. While the issue of gender discrimination has been widely discussed, one topic of debate that has failed to be addressed is the women’s [...]
In her first interview since being sentenced to six months in prison for lying to U.S. government prosecutors about her steroid use, former Olympic gold medalist Marion Jones appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss her regrets. Although many of Jones’ comments surrounded the shame she has placed upon herself and her family, little [...]