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Fear of an Urban Planet
2 years ago

Fear of an Urban Planet

The sweltering and unrelenting heat of the beautiful twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago juxtaposed itself as the backdrop of my Super Bowl weekend. The soundtrack: hard-driving, fast-paced Afro-Indo influenced soca music – the driving force of carnival season. Unlike hip-hop, soca is one genre seemingly oblivious to one of the most important sports weekends in North America. Read More

Three Things This Summer
2 years ago

Three Things This Summer

First things first, my apologies to my readers – I know you have been yearning for the latest release of your favourite column. After being thrust into the abyss affectionately known to me as my summer, I’ve finally been able to sit back, reflect and collect my thoughts on a number of events that have transpired in the sports and entertainment industry. Read More

The CFL’s Newest Hustler
3 years ago

The CFL’s Newest Hustler

It’s great to be pleasantly surprised.

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to cover the launch of the new CFL season. For those less inclined, and not aware of one of the oldest professional football league in North America, that acronym refers to the Canadian Football League.  Read More

Premature Coronations
3 years ago

Premature Coronations

The dawn of a new year is upon us. As a matter of fact, it probably hit you in the head like the effects of that fifth glass of sparkling …
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Elephant On The Field
3 years ago

Elephant On The Field

Disgruntled, dismayed, disillusioned. These are just a few of the discernibly appropriate terms that have scampered across my mind when faced with the many storylines of large-salaried, freakishly athletic, football …
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Major sports leagues need proactive approach to domestic violence
3 years ago

Major sports leagues need proactive approach to domestic violence

As a sports fan from a young age I’ve always been told about the good that comes from playing team sports: lessons in teamwork, responsibility, work ethic and so on. …
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