Captain Marvel's battle? Heroic expectations, toxic fans

Captain Marvel's battle? Heroic expectations, toxic fans

There’s a lot riding on Captain Marvel’s fiery shoulders. It’s the first Marvel Studios film led by a woman, which happens to be co-directed by a woman, featuring an original musical score by a woman, opening on International Women’s Day. After a decade of mostly dudes suiting up in spandex and flinging magic hammers, the mighty […]

Locals fans should hope for a quick WNBA resolution

Locals fans should hope for a quick WNBA resolution

How about a few little things to end the regular week before we get into the regular weekend and when will it ever end? Sounds good to me. – Read with great interest and absolutely no surprise yesterday that the WNBA players association will opt out of the collective bargaining agreement with the league after […]

Jets’ Laine thrills Finnish fans with hat trick in win over Panthers

Jets’ Laine thrills Finnish fans with hat trick in win over Panthers

Finland native Patrik Laine had a hat trick as the Winnipeg Jets took a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers in a regular-season game in the Finnish capital on Thursday. Laine scored in the second period and twice in the third, including an empty-netter, for the Jets, who opened the back-to-back series between the teams […]

Despite lack of fans and competitors, Canada’s NACAC success undeniable

Despite lack of fans and competitors, Canada’s NACAC success undeniable

TORONTO — This past weekend saw Toronto host some of the world’s top track and field athletes in the third edition of the NACAC (North America, Central America and the Caribbean) track and field championships at Varsity Stadium. Among the notables were Canada’s Aaron Brown, Jamaican sprint legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and 100-metre hurdles world record […]

That’s Kawhi, Raptors fans. Get used to it.

That’s Kawhi, Raptors fans. Get used to it.

It wasn’t much — then again none of us really expected much — so Kawhi Leonard’s departure note to the fans of the San Antonio Spurs was neither here nor there when it dropped the night before last. Get used to it, folks. If there’s one thing basically guaranteed for this coming season and who […]

Mailbag: Sports fans should learn to just enjoy the moment

Mailbag: Sports fans should learn to just enjoy the moment

I can, however, tell you with great certainty that the trickle down impact of a subscription service won’t help my bottom line. What it will do is allow me to keep doing my job well and perhaps better and that’s pretty important. – Q: Welcome back Doug — your return to duty is a “sight […]