Your “I’ll Pluck You!” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: It might be early, but the Packers defence is already half-done for the year: Jake Ryan is out for the season with an ACL tear. Immediate replacements are rookie Oren Burks, the team's third-round pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, and second-year pro Ahmad Thomas. They may also wait

CFL Beat: Week 7

Big week here! Lots of news to talk about! In the interest of brevity (and due to the fact that I've been busy with summer coursework currently), I'll get right to things and jump in with the most obvious thing to kick off this week's column. On Monday, Hamilton traded

CFL Beat: Week 6

The problem with summertime in your twenties is that it seems like every weekend gets booked up with stuff. I've got a wedding to attend this weekend, a family retreat next, and another wedding after that. Whatever happened to sitting on your couch in your underwear, drunk at 4:30 PM

CFL Beat: Week 5

Well, I'm back from vacation... and off on another vacation tomorrow. Isn't summer strenuous for teachers? I barely have time to catch my breath from twelve days of relaxing before I'm forced into three more days of relaxing. It's tough out here! I kid, of course. Despite an excellent trip, I'm

CFL Beat: Week 4

I am on vacation! Things are pretty splendid. I'm hoping next week I won't have to be finishing this column on the morning of publication, but such is life when you've been busy drinking blueberry beer and having fireworks on the beach. Remains to be seen how much of each

CFL Beat: Week 3

As we head into week 3 matchups, I'm going to be headed east to Nova Scotia for another summer holiday; in addition to seeing family and loved ones and consuming copious amounts of beer, seafood and donairs (check out the immaculate conception that is the Halifax-style donair; seriously, you won't

CFL Beat: Week 2

With classes having wrapped up at long last for me, I finally have time to devote to this column! It's just as well - hard to binge-watch this league when you're drowning in emails from kids who are two months late in submitting assignments and still hoping to get above

Your “So Much Sports Action” Saturday Evening Open Thread Oh God, I love everything about the World Cup except the 3:00AM Best Coast start time for games. DAMN YOU PUTIN! Tonight's sports: CFL: Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Calgary Stampeders - 7:00PM | ESPN2 / TSN Montreal Alouettes at BC Lions - 10:00PM | ESPN2 / TSN Beisbol: MLB: Red Sox at

Your “Shut Up – It’s Live Football!” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Not quite on bent knee, but the Chargers have reached out to Antonio Gates about a possible return. The ACL tear to Hunter Henry is forcing the Chargers to reconsider the decision to cut Gates. If Mark Davis were half the man his father was, he'd sign Gates

CFL Beat: Week 1

We've finally arrived at Week 1 of the regular season! Buckle up with a few Molsons and a bag of all-dressed chips and make yourself comfy for the summer of 2018, folks. A few key differences in scheduling for the CFL this season - while the regular season remains 18