Author: Harley Kock

Tiger’s comeback was extraordinary

Tiger Woods went 14 years between wins at the Masters

AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 14 2019: Tiger Woods celebrates after sinking his putt to win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club

By Harley Kock

Tiger Woods clinched his fifth Masters and 15th major title on April 14th, 2019, becoming one of the greatest comeback stories in sports, after overcoming career-threatening back problems.

The 43-year-old muscled his way through a tightly packed leaderboard to win by one shot at Augusta for his first major title in 11 years and first Masters win since 2005.

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Virginia bounced back

The Cavaliers won the NCAA title following one of the most disappointing showings of all-time

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – April 8th 2019: Virginia head coach Tony Bennett rests his head on point guard Ty Jerome during the trophy presentation

By Harley Kock

A redemption story for the ages.

Just one year after suffering a historic defeat in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the Virginia Cavaliers became champions for the first time in school history.

De’Andre Hunter scored 27 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer near the end of regulation.

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Dirk Nowitzki quietly said goodbye

The Dallas Mavericks Legend retired after 21 seasons in the NBA

DALLAS, TX – June 16 2011: Dirk Nowitzki waves to fans during the Dallas Mavericks NBA Finals Victory celebration

By Harley Kock

While some guys like Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade went on a year long retirement tours, Dirk Nowitzki didn’t say goodbye until his final game in Dallas.

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Hamilton’s top ranked offence pushes Tiger-Cats to the 107th Grey Cup in Calgary

Ticats will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in their third attempt for a Grey Cup this century

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The Tiger-Cats defence celebrating after beating the Edmonton Eskimos 36-16 in the Eastern Final 
Photo credit Johany Jutras/CFL.ca

By Harley Kock

It all started in December 2018 when the Hamilton Tiger-Cats hired Rookie Head Coach Orlondo Steinauer. Steinauer came with an excellent resume, a 13 year CFL career as a Safety and 10 years in various coaching positions. Those included a Grey Cup victory as the defensive backs coach in 2012 with the Toronto Argonauts and two Grey Cup losses as the defensive coordinator for the Tiger-Cats in 2013 and 2014.

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The NBA should cut ties with the China

Adam Silver ruined his original response to the Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s tweet on Hong Kong

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey has since deleted his infamous tweet supporting Hong Kong democracy protests
By Harley Kock The thing about the NBA and China situation is that it’s not a basketball issue. It never has been and never will be. The problem is sports writers and sports TV analysts are commenting on a situation that they have little to no knowledge of. Continue reading “The NBA should cut ties with the China”