Archive for November, 2010

Grey Cup Rematch: Alouettes vs Roughrider

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Damon Duval

On Sunday, the 98th Grey Cup will be played between two of the CFL’s biggest powerhouses. The Montreal Alouettes (12-6) will take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders (10-8). The game kicks off at 6pm ET at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.

The Alouettes, led by their quarterback and three time CFL Most Outstanding Player,  Anthony Calvillo, have maintained a dominating presence in the CFL. They have appeared in eight Grey Cups over the past 11 years. Meanwhile, the Roughriders are often referred to as “Canada’s Team,” because of their diehard fans that seem to be spread all across Canada.

Last year’s unforgettable Grey Cup was contested by these same two teams. (more…)

MLS Cup: FC Dallas vs Colorado Rapids

Friday, November 19th, 2010

MLS Cup Trophy

This year’s MLS Cup to be held in Toronto will be full of surprises, but the weather is not one of them.

For mid-November in Toronto a couple of degrees above 0 is not something to complain about, but for many players competing in Sunday’s MLS Cup, the weather will bring a shock to their system.

By the time the game kicks off at 8:30pm, the temperature should be far below the daily high of 8, but the FC Dallas and Colorado Rapids players have far more important things on their mind.

“I mean it’s the championship,” said Dallas player Atiba Harris originally from St. Kitts and Nevis. “I don’t think the cold weather’s going to bother us, especially when we’re competing in the most important game of FC Dallas history.” Dallas is led by the MLS Most Valuable Player, David Ferreira. (more…)

Harlem Globetrotters Bring 4 Times the Fun

Monday, November 15th, 2010
Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters

Celebrating their 85th season, the Harlem Globetrotters are embarking on a world tour set to begin on December 26 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

The 4 Times the Fun tour will take the traveling basketball team to over forty U.S. states and six Canadian provinces through April, 2011. Among the major Canadian listings are Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, and Toronto.

Since 1927, the legendary Globetrotters have entertained families all (more…)