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27 February 2012

“Gym-Free and Ripped” by Nathan Jendrick

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Nathan Jendrick is a personal trainer who keeps things simple and to-the-point in this do-it-yourself handbook on how to exercise with no fancy or expensive exercise equipment.  As someone who …

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30 January 2012

Is Anthopoulos Over-thinking?

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Sometimes over-thinking can lead you to make mistakes. Certainly it does on multiple choice exams and it may have been the culprit in the two major trades Alex Anthropoulos, GM …

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19 August 2011

Alex Anthopoulos: Chess Master, Spin Master

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Alex Anthopoulos is one of the best general managers in major league baseball. I’ve often referred to him in previous articles as a “Chess Master”. He is someone who sees …

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14 June 2011

What Have We Learned?

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In baseball, it is often said that you really don’t know what you’ve got as a baseball team until at least 60 games into the season. Well, the Toronto Blue …

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24 February 2011

What’s Wrong with NASCAR?

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NASCAR held its biggest race of the season last weekend, the Dayton 500. Did anybody watch? Their biggest star, Jimmie Johnson, (Jimmie who?) has won the last 5 NASCAR season …

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18 February 2011

Mario Lemieux Speaks Out… alone.

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This past Sunday, former NHL superstar Mario Lemieux spoke up about the growing violence that has gripped the National Hockey League. An NHL Hall of Famer who now owns the …

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11 February 2011

Spring Training is Fun and A Time for Important Questions to be Answered

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The Toronto Blue Jays begin spring training on Monday in preparation for what hopes to be a “successful” 2011 baseball season. Success for the Jays this year can be defined …

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02 February 2011

Green Bay Should Have a Super Bowl

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Green Bay should have a Super Bowl. I don’t mean that they need to win a Super Bowl (they’ve done that already, 3 times), I’m saying they need to host …

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30 January 2011

The Chess Master Strikes Again

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Less than a week after the blockbuster trade of Vernon Wells, Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos (whom I’m now dubbing “the chess master”) was at it again. This time he …

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24 January 2011

Thoughts on the Vernon Wells Trade

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Alex Anthopoulos did what many people considered impossible, he traded Vernon Wells. The centre fielder is very talented but very expensive ($86 million over the next 4 years), aging (32) …

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03 December 2010

Heating up the Hot Stove… but not without consequences

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The Major League winter meetings are next week in Lake Buena Vista Florida and the Hot Stove League has been heated up as they approach. Detroit has been a major …

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18 November 2010

More Questions than Answers for the Toronto Blue Jays

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Alex Anthopoulos, has shown a golden touch in his first year as the general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays. The signing of John Buck as primary catcher was an …