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Sam Allardyce – What’s not to like?

It’s been a quiet week at Upton Park after West Ham’s excursion to White Hart Lane last weekend. The match in question, a 2-2 draw with fierce rivals Tottenham, led me to one of my most enjoyable ongoing debates with a friend who supports Man United. 857 more words

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Joe Montana, Cal Ripken Jr., Eddie Murray and Ron Kittle

I did quite a bit of spring cleaning today, gathering a pile of things to donate and rediscovering things that I have long since forgotten. I found some baseball cards and football cards, and immediately was transported to a time when I was just learning to speak English and falling in love with baseball and football. 557 more words


I am blessed to have received an offer from South Dakota State University. #SDSU pic.twitter.com/x6WcpZ1VIg

— Dirion (@DirionHutchins9) March 1, 2015

Thanks to Twitter, we find out pretty quickly when a student-athlete has received a college scholarship offer, but when we saw this one, from Francis Howell’s Dirion Hutchins, it struck a chord because it was his first offer.

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A Tale of Two Empires

For the first 29 years of BC Lions 61 years in the CFL, the team played at Empire Stadium, an outdoor venue at the PNE site at Hastings Park. 623 more words


Lions add to QB depth with Greg McGhee

“I swear I heard someone call you the QB whisperer the other day”

Lions head coach Jeff Tedford laughs that one off. He’s sitting in his office Friday afternoon, the day after signing Howard QB Greg McGhee.  562 more words


Willie "The Wisp" Fleming

It’s hard to put into words the dynamic style and personality of Willie Fleming and what he means to fans in BC.

A former halfback at the University of Iowa, Fleming came to the Lions for the 1959 season after winning the Rose Bowl with the Hawkeyes in January. 309 more words


Rookies Came to Play

“Honestly, the prices.” Torri Williams is sitting in a chair in the front offices of the BC Lions training facility, and I’ve just asked him the question he gets in every interview: what’s the biggest difference between Canada and the U.S.?  999 more words