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During the dog days of summer, a relative veil of silence falls upon the four major professional sports leagues: Major League Baseball (MLB) is in the thick of their season, but the National Football League (NFL) is in pre-season stages; games in the National Basketball Association (NBA) seem far away; and no one wants to think about the cold winter season associated with the National Hockey League (NHL). Although it may be a slower time of year, there are always storylines being played out on the field.

NHL franchises in Quebec and the maritimes are a viable option Of the four major professional leagues in North America, three have franchises in Canada: seven NHL teams, one NBA team, and one MLB franchise. Although the NFL doesn’t have a team north of the border, the Buffalo Bills do have an agreement to play …

Moussa Sangaré-Ponce defends patriotism and a sports fan’s right to choose You can question a person’s choice of their favourite sports team, but please don’t question that person’s love of their country. Of the four major professional leagues that dominate the sports scene in North America, the NFL is the only one that does not …

Franchise will surprise many on way to playoffs this season Photo credit: Paul Gorbould (CC) The look on Jose Reyes’ face on April 13 last year after awkwardly sliding into second base summed up the Blue Jays’ highly anticipated season: agony. The severe ankle sprain limited the shortstop to only 93 games for the season, …

An inside look at all the happenings in professional sports as spring approaches Every year, the president of the United States addresses the nation and gives a status update on the happenings in the country called the State of the Union I’m not the president of the U.S. But I am a sports reporter, and …

Canadians should be outraged with this purchase. It signifies the end of competitive hockey programming in this country, furthers the monopolization of the entire Canadian sports and television industries, and effectively ends the relationship millions of Canadians have developed with HNIC since it began on the radio in 1931.