Michael Distefano

The Rest of the Tour: The Winnipeg Jets Toronto Maple Leafs The Calgary Flames The Ottawa Senators The Oilers The Edmonton Oilers had a span of three seasons in a row where they had the #1 pick in the NHL entry draft. With these three picks they chose Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and Nial Yakupov […]

  Michael Distefano

The Rest of the Tour: The Toronto Maple Leafs The Winnipeg Jets The Calgary Flames The Senators Other than maybe Vancouver, there is no other team in Canada that has endured more than enough of their fair share of roster changes and different leadership roles than in Ottawa. Just one year remove from the devastating […]

  Michael Distefano

The Rest of the Tour: The Toronto Maple Leafs The Winnipeg Jets The Ottawa Senators The Flames The next stop on our tour will be in Alberta. The Calgary flames exceeded expectations last season despite finishing 4th last in the standings. The Flames ended the year with a 35-40-7 record. That was 10-points more than […]

  Michael Distefano

The Rest of the Tour: The Toronto Maple Leafs The Calgary Flames The Ottawa Senators The Jets The next stop on our Canadian tour is in Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Jets are the newest edition to the National Hockey league since moving from Atlanta just four years ago. The Jets have not endured much success since […]

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The Rest of the Tour: The Winnipeg Jets The Calgary Flames The Ottawa Senators The Edmonton Oilers The Leafs We’re back to Hockey in Leaf Land and plenty of skepticism still remain in the biggest hockey market in the world. Will Kadri stay consistent? Will Clarkson bounce back? Will Carlyle make it through the entire […]

  Michael Distefano

Well it’s February football, this can only mean one thing, Superbowl Sunday. This Sunday February 3rd the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will battle it out to see who claims their spot atop the NFL and become world champions. Peyton Manning and the Broncos pulled out victories over San Diego and New England. While on […]

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With Superbowl implications at hand this weekend, the NFL conference championships surely will not disappoint.  In the AFC we have Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos who will welcome Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to town­. With these two future Hall-of-Fame quarterbacks this game is going to be a shootout and could come […]

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With Super bowl implications at hand this weekend, the NFL conference championships surely will not disappoint.  In the NFC championship there is a couple of division foes ready to battle it out for the third time this season as the Seattle Seahawks will host the San Francisco 49ers. Defence wins championships. The NFC match-up will […]

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Masai Ujuri was already a recipient of the NBA Executive of the Year award when Toronto lured him out of Denver, and since coming to Toronto he has made a couple of huge trades to shed some cap off the Raptors’ books by dealing away bad contracts former GM Bryan Colangelo had given out. Yes, […]

  Michael Distefano

The NFL has developed into a quarterback-driven league; to win, a team must have a special quarterback. Every year there are some shoe-ins who have the starting job for their team; however, for some teams, every new year brings with it a quarterback competition at training camp. The biggest quarterback battle this year  is Mark […]

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After an offseason which built a significant amount of hype for the Toronto Blue Jays, the first half of the summer did not really live up to expectations. The acquisitions of R.A. Dickey, Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Melky Cabrera and company had the baseball world buzzing; however, injuries and inconsistencies have the Blue […]

  Michael Distefano

Just days before the trade deadline, Calgary Flames all-star veteran Jarome Iginla had been generating a lot of heated trade discussion around the league. There were seemingly four teams in the running for the all-star winger: Boston, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and Detroit. Then, on the eve of March 27th, it seemed evident that the Boston […]

  Michael Distefano

It has certainly been a long time coming but finally the New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed upon terms of a deal that will send Darrelle Revis to Tampa. In return the Buccaneers will send their 13th pick in this weeks’ NFL draft, along with a conditional 3rd rounder in next years’ […]

  Michael Distefano

The “Offensive Tackle” position seems to be the dominant theme in this year’s NFL entry draft. With the Chiefs holding the first overall pick, most seem to think that they will take Luke Joeckel, tackle out of Texas A&M with that pick. However, the rising stock of Eric Fisher and Lane Johnson just might be […]

  Michael Distefano

With the April 3rd trade deadline just around the corner, let’s take an in-depth look at who could potentially be on the move and where they would best fit. There has not been much activity on deadline day the past few years; last year only fifteen transactions were completed at the deadline and only seventeen the […]

  Michael Distefano

Alex Anthopoulos had an off-season that has the city of Toronto and the baseball world buzzing. Spring training is underway in Dunedin, Florida, and the Jays are ready to begin a 2013 season that is full of hype and hope. The Jays had a disastrous season last year with a club record of 73-89, by far […]

  Michael Distefano

There’s a lot of big name running backs hitting the open market this year and running happens to be a big need for a number of teams. All in all, this could be an exciting free agency period. Steven Jackson- longtime Rams running back- headlines the crop of RB’s set to hit the market. Not […]

  Michael Distefano

There has been an overwhelming spotlight on where quarterback Alex Smith will end up come the 2013 NFL season. Many teams, such as the Chiefs, Cardinals, Jets, Browns, and Jags, all have shown interest in the former first overall pick from the 2006 NFL draft, but which team will win the Alex Smith sweepstakes? Realistically, […]