In the this edition of our new micro-podcast, The Quickie where we break down everything you need to know about any given topic in 12 minutes or less editor-in-chief Tim Livingston and staff writer Joey Livingston break down the 2017 MLB Trade Deadline.
In the first edition of our new micro-podcast, The Quickie - where we break down everything you need to know about any given topic in 12 minutes or less - managing editor Matt Keller and editor-in-chief Tim Livingston break down Bones Jones' beating of Daniel Cormier and look forward to a possible match with Brock Lesnar.
Over the weekend in Cooperstown, NY ex-Montreal Expos leadoff hitter extraordinaire Tim Raines was finally inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (along with a few others). It is almost a certainty that the often overlooked and incredibly patient Raines would have never been inducted (in his 10th and final chance) if it weren't for [...]
As the Kyrie Irving drama continues into its second week, most of the discussion continues to center on why he's leaving, who the Cavs can get for him, where he'll end up, and what LeBron thinks about all of it. There has been very little discussion about Kyrie the player. The most important question that [...]
Caeleb Dressel won seven gold medals at the world championships, and by all accounts is the next Michael Phelps, but the 20-year-old prodigy got a terrible arm tattoo in college. Check this out: We get that he loves America, but the shoulder eagle is so...Florida. Here's his arm now: Thank god for lasers. If you're [...]
Everyone dies eventually. The beginning of our physical disintegration usually begins in our late 20s. Our bodies get stronger and stronger until we turn 29, at which point we gradually weaken until we perish. Life, man. It sucks... For whatever reason, those rules don't apply to LeBron James. He looked almost as explosive last season [...]
On the latest episode of the Going Deep podcast, Managing Editor Matt Keller and Editor-in-Chief Tim Livingston are joined once again by ex-NBA player Scot Pollard to discuss Kyrie Irving, the rest of a wild summer in the NBA, and Scot's movie The Profit, which recently screened in Sacramento. They then wrapped up the episode [...]
MLK Jr. (and Theodore Parker and, more recently, President Obama) told us that "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." The line can be interpreted many ways, but the way the 44th president - and I - understand it is that while the cost to get there may be [...]
The NFL issued their response to the damning CTE report unveiled by Boston University and as expected, sincerity, remorse, and answers were distant afterthoughts. We learned Tuesday that the cover-up was already underway, and with cover-up comes foundation, if you go to Sephora's 2-for-1 Summer Sale! JK, we're not sponsored by a makeup store...yet. With [...]
Just when we thought the NBA offseason was finally ready to simmer down, Kyrie Irving came out of nowhere and demanded a trade from the Cavs. This isn't one of those half-serious trade demands either, where the team humors the player but never really intends to pull the trigger. By all accounts, the Cavs appear [...]
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Hello Again, whilst researching for a book i am writing i came across this little article in a Winnipeg newspaper from 6/12/1912 it reads: RINK OPENING IN TORONTO DELAYED. An ice making expert W.J. McGee arrived from New York Monday and after a thorough examination declared that the piping at the Arena would all have to be taken up and relaid.
This meant that the ice already formed would have to be thawed out and hot water was forced through the TWELVE MILES of pipe with that end in view. The pipes will have to taken up and relaid properly. This will delay the skating and hockey practices for another week at least.
Above: The Arena. Right: This is the programme from the final game at the Arena Gardens in 1930 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Maroons.
My love of hockey started many moons ago, I suppose my brother David is to blame, he used to take me to watch football first and Sunderland were our team, after the game we headed back into town to the leisure centre and watch some Ice-hockey. The home team were the Crowtree Chiefs and one of my first games were against the Billingham Bombers it was a local derby and quite a feisty game I remember. Although I seemed to enjoy watching the Chiefs I definitely saw a big difference in quality when we visited our other local team the Durham Wasps (O`Conner, Brebant, Smith`s, Crapper etc....). The best matchups had to be against the Whitley Warriors many a time we went to see a fight and a hockey game broke out. These were memorable times and i loved travelling around the country visiting other rinks. But my love for the game cranked up a gear when Channel 5 started televising live NHL games. I was in total awe of what I was seeing, so began my fascination for this breath taking sport. I had to find out more about all of the different uniforms, logos and nicknames. I have read masses of books and magazines and will not be getting involved in where it began or who started this game. I am interested in the hockey logo and what it represents to the fans that follow it, hence the blog. I wanted to show people the interesting logos and try to find out about other ones that could end up lost through time. Hopefully with my readers help I can gather enough information to fill a book perhaps. I know through my research their are some great works out their already ( SIHR Sweater museum, and logo database). I want to find out about the grass roots of hockey the amateur leagues [...]