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Are new arenas a must in the 21st century?

Posted on September 8, 2015

By Rob Ficiur A few weeks ago the Calgary Flames announced their plans for a new hockey arena / sporting facility. It is no surprise… Read More »

Classes for the sporting world

Posted on September 1, 2015

By Rob Ficiur As students joyfully go to school this week, one might wonder what kinds of classes would be held if the sporting world… Read More »

Dumb rules that make sports (and life) harder than it has to be

Posted on August 25, 2015

With 110 seats across the country considered too close to call by the pollsters, the Canadian federal election outcome is still very much up in… Read More »

Bandwagon jumping

Posted on August 18, 2015

By Rob Ficiur At the start of the 2015 baseball season most fans had little hope that the Toronto Blue Jays would be a playoff… Read More »

2015 Blue Jays or bust

Posted on August 4, 2015

By Rob Ficiur On Thursday July 30 my post office box had the latest copy of Sportsnet magazine. The title page had an article “Bombs Away!”… Read More »

Pan Am Games grab fans’ attention

Posted on July 28, 2015

By Rob Ficiur  Three months ago a friend told me he was going to Toronto this summer, but he scheduled his trip to avoid the… Read More »

Measuring fitness or increasing obsessive behaviour?

Posted on July 21, 2015

By Rob Ficiur I have long known that exercise and diet are the first steps to a healthy lifestyle. While I believe in exercise, I often… Read More »

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