Latest Headlines

Keeping Score

Vikings kicker really did break the pane

August
21
,
2016
Leave a comment.
Well, we learned one thing about Olympic race walking on Friday: You are permitted to appeal. And you are allowed to appeal the appeal. But you can’t appeal the appeal of the appeal, and that is something that may have cost Canada a bronze...

Seibel laying down law on Rio courts

August
14
,
2016
Leave a comment.
Steve Seibel, Kamloops’ favourite basketball referee, doesn’t get a lot of attention, which is just how he likes it. But it’s worth noting that he is in Rio working his third Olympic Summer Games. On Friday, he was on the floor as...

If someone should lose an oar in Rio . . .

August
7
,
2016
Leave a comment.
While in Montreal the other day, P.K. Subban was heard to say: “Can someone get me a beer? A good beer. Not that Molson stuff.” . . . You think he might have a chip on his shoulder as big as all outdoors? You think he might have a grand...

It's a sundae to top all sundaes

July
24
,
2016
Leave a comment.
If you missed it, the U.S.’s 2017 Olympic curling trials are to be held in Omaha, Neb. As Jim Barach of WCHS-TV in Charleston, W.Va., noted: “Officials say the event could pump as much as another $327 into the local economy.” . . ....

Can you afford a Grey Cup ticket?

July
17
,
2016
Leave a comment.
If you are thinking about going to the 2016 Grey Cup game in Toronto in November, you better start saving right now, or make an appointment with a loans officer. Here’s Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun: “I was offended to learn that my...

Diamondbacks had two Lambs in clubhouse

July
10
,
2016
Leave a comment.
Greg Cote of the Miami Herald can hardly wait for Aug. 5: “The Rio Olympics begin in one month. And, really, other than the threat of Zika virus and crime, the unfinished facilities, bacteria-riddled water, athlete withdrawals, doping...

Americans given reminder about July 1

July
3
,
2016
1 comments
ICYMI, Kamloops native Don Moores is back in town as the Blazers’ president, chief operating officer and alternate governor. This signals the start of a new marketing age with the local WHL franchise. Might I suggest that Moore’s first...

CFL getting media heat in Edmonton

June
26
,
2016
Leave a comment.
Hey, TSN, as you may be aware this is Vin Scully’s last season as the man on telecasts of Los Angeles Dodgers’ home games. You also may be aware that Vin is the best ever. You also may be aware that when you pick up Dodgers’ home...

Good idea not to bet with MJ

June
19
,
2016
Leave a comment.
It’s well known that Michael Jordan loves to win and he loves to have the odds in his favour. It seems that he and Chicago Bulls teammate Scottie Pippen would bet $100 on animated bull races on the big screen during games at Chicago Stadium....

Digging contest was grave business

June
12
,
2016
Leave a comment.
One fact about Gordie Howe’s NHL career stands out among all the rest. He had a run of 20 straight seasons in which he finished in the top five in the league’s scoring race. . . . Think about that for a moment or two. . . . Mr. Hockey...