Author: Ben Browne

Andreescu Caps off 2019 The Only Way She Knows How

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Canadian tennis phenom Bianca Andreescu kisses the U.S. Open trophy after defeating Serena Williams in the 2019 Final (Courtesy: AP)

By: Ben Browne

Winning.

That’s what Canadian tennis phenom Bianca Andreescu does best.

So, it’s only fitting she closed out a banner season for not only herself, but the sport of tennis itself in Canada by, well, winning.

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Blues Cup Run the Epitome of ‘The Year of the Improbable’

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St. Louis Blues superfan Laila Anderson poses with the Stanley Cup next to her favourite player, Blues defenceman Colton Parayko (Courtesy: NHL)

By: Ben Browne

2019 had no shortage of spectacular sporting storylines – Tiger Woods’ Masters victory, the Washington Nationals first World Series, the Raptors first NBA title, and many others.

The St. Louis Blues were one of those “other” storylines, as, on June 12, St. Louis captured its first ever Stanley Cup with a dominant 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins at the ever-hostile TD Garden in Boston.

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The “Drought Bowl” An Intriguing Matchup of Longtime CFL Underdogs

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Dane Evans will make his first Grey Cup start for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday in Calgary.

1999.

That was the last time the Hamilton Tiger-Cats won the Grey Cup.

1990.

That was the last time the Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup.

One of those droughts will come to an end Sunday in Calgary when the two teams tangle in the 107th Grey Cup from McMahon Stadium.

The other will continue for at least another year.

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U Sports Football Deserves Our Attention

Negotiating a New National TV Contract Non-Negotiable


Queen’s Gaels wde receiver Chris Osei-Kusi is tackled by Toronto Varsity Blues defensive back Paul Kozachuk in a game in 2017. (Courtesy: U Sports/Martin Bazyl.

What do many football fans on both sides of the border spend their late-summer-to-early-winter Saturdays doing, you ask?

Watching U.S. college football.

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