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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 »

Sports report cards

Posted on June 30, 2015

By Rob Ficiur On the last day of school, children race home to share their marks with their parents (sometimes they race sometimes they might… Read More »

My one-minute interview with an NHL father

Posted on June 23, 2015

By Rob Ficiur My first personal encounter with a NHL Father – Son combination was in 1974. After an Old Timers hockey game in Lethbridge… Read More »

2015 Toronto Blue Jays exceeding expectations

Posted on June 17, 2015

By Rob Ficiur Friday June 12, I said to myself “I have time to watch the Blue Jays game tonight. They are on an eight… Read More »

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