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Sports classes

Posted on September 5, 2017

By Rob Ficiur As students start classes this week they marvel at the work before them. In their youthful enthusiasm, many only want to study… Read More »

Fighting cancer

Posted on August 29, 2017

By Rob Ficiur This week the Ottawa Senators and other hockey fans paid tribute to Bryan Murray. On August 12, the former coach and general… Read More »

Camping: A sport for the ages (and aged)

Posted on August 22, 2017

By Rob Ficiur One hundred plus years ago many of the first settlers in Alberta lived in soddies. Rather than building their homes of wood,… Read More »

Star Trek re-runs better than baseball

Posted on August 16, 2017

By Rob Ficiur Star Trek re-runs have become more engaging to me than sports this summer. My usual sports diet in July and August is… Read More »

There’s a lesson in Bartman episode

Posted on August 8, 2017

By Lethbridge Herald Perhaps now life can get back to normal for Steve Bartman. He’s certainly waited long enough. On Monday, baseball’s reigning champions, the… Read More »

Jays surprise stars first half of the season

Posted on July 18, 2017

By Rob Ficiur As the Toronto Blue Jays season passes the half waypoint – it is time for my third annual Blue Jays Surprising stars… Read More »

Free agency season

Posted on July 11, 2017

By Rob Ficiur The National Hockey League and National Basketball Association celebrated Canada Day. Free Agency is the time of the year when teams invest astronomical… Read More »

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