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Out Of The Thaw Soccer Thoughts

The snow is finally leaving, the birds are chirping and footy in North America is in full swing. So I bring you my dear readers, my first edition of “Thoughts” in 2017 on some topics in soccer. The Octavio Zambrano […]

Before Serena and Venus, There Was Althea

By Avry Lewis-McDougall 23 Grand Slam titles. A mark finally reached by Serena Williams this weekend at the Australian Open to set the mark for the most all time in the Open Era of Tennis (1968 to Present) by defeating […]

A Move That No One Wanted

The San Diego Chargers going back to Los Angeles is a no win situation. Plain and simple. The move was something that many of us had anticipated at the end of the 2015 season but it didn’t happen as team […]

When Cascadia Met Ontario For All The Marbles

I’ve sat and reflected on this match up revised, and revised on the revisions but I finally know how I want to talk about this game. 90 minutes couldn’t settle it. 30 more didn’t do the trick. Penalty kicks were […]

Sunday, Sunday ,Sunday, Epic Grey Cup Sunday

By Avry Lewis-McDougall Wow. Canadian football has seen a lot in its 100+ year history but what went down at BMO Field on Sunday in Downtown Toronto with the Ottawa RedBlacks getting the 39-33 OT win over the Calgary Stampeders […]

The Week Of The Lord Earl of Grey’s Football Extravaganza Has Begun

Grey Cup Week. It’s here. Hope you’re ready. The Calgary Stampeders and the Ottawa RedBlacks are the final two teams standing after a long regular season and with the game on Sunday, the last bit of prep is finally underway […]

Before Ottawa, There Was Hamilton

Alright. I’ve finally digested the CFL’s Eastern Semi final and well, you couldn’t ask for much more in regards to what happened at Tim Hortons Field last week. Blown leads, wacky plays due to weather, the defending champs moving on. […]

Edmonton and Toronto In Playoff Land

By Avry Lewis-McDougall 1976 and 1981. Two important years in Canadian soccer history. They mark the last time a team from Toronto and a team from Edmonton won a top flight soccer league title in North America. In 1976, Toronto […]

A 3 Down Autumn

By Avry Lewis-McDougall Where the heck did the summer go?? Week 18 in the CFL just wrapped up and it’s deep into crunch time when it comes to the playoff race with jockeying for position or just looking to end […]

A Canadian Win or European Extension on Thursday Night?

By Avry Lewis-McDougall If only an early powerplay for Europe went a little differently we may have had a totally different game….. Instead of a story of Europe shocking the world in Game 1 and bringing the final countdown on […]