ESPN's John Saunders referred to the Buffalo Bills as "Canada's Team" during The Sports Reporters on Sunday.
A couple friends, through the magic of secondary ticketing, scored tickets to the Patriots-Bills game in late December for $75 US apiece. They're in the corner of the end zone, seven rows up from the field. In Toronto, 75 bucks US won't even entitle you to drive by Rogers Centre on Dec. 7, the day the Bills "host" the Dolphins.
Raptors coach Sam Mitchell is swearing off cursing. His next bit of self-improvement will be swearing off coaching, but that will come involuntarily.
The Seattle Mariners said over the weekend they'll be "color blind and gender blind" in their GM search -- instead of merely talent blind. (Seriously, Kim Ng will be the first female general manager in a major pro sport. How is awesome is that?)
This is what the Oakland Raiders have come to — trying something that only works in a video game if you have the right Madden cheat card. Raiders coach Lane Kiffin allowed Sebastian Janikowski to try a 76-yard field goal.
The Spokane Chiefs held a ceremony to commemorate their Memorial Cup championship. Kingston Frontenacs GM-coach Larry Mavety denied
Paul Newman was a kick-ass philanthropist, won an Academy Award, served in the Battle of Okinawa, made Richard Nixon's Enemies List and all some of you lot will remember him by is Reggie Dunlop ... you're selling him short ... Absence of Malice was a pretty damn good movie too.
(Epic Carnival, by the way, has a new look.)
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