Edmonton Eskimos 33 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30 It was the result we expected, in a binary sense. But this was far from the game anyone anticipated. Edmonton started the season widely believed (including by yours truly) to be the best team in the league. The Bombers entered week 1 believed by many (including yours truly) to basically be a lost cause after Matt Nichols … Continue reading CFL Conversations: Week 1
Conference Finals Retrospectives Western Conference Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 Winnipeg Jets Whatever. I don’t get these playoffs. I don’t get this team. It’s a good top line and one of the best post-seasons I’ve ever seen a goalie play. And they almost looked bored dispatching one of the best teams in the league. Eastern Conference Washington Capitals 4-3 Tampa Bay Lightning What a series. Tampa … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Conference Finals Retrospectives and Stanley Cup Final Preview
What’s more American than a nice refreshing Coca-Cola?
How about a giant Coke display in your local Walmart with a troop saluting the American and Texas flags that hand above it? And how about putting two more American flags on the side with fans behind them to make it look like they are flapping in the breeze? Continue reading This Coke display is the most patriotic thing you’ll see all day and definitely supports the troops
One of women’s hockey’s worst kept secrets came to fruition this morning in St. Paul Minnesota as the NWHL announced that it had acquired the Minnesota Whitecaps, an already existing barnstorming program based out of Minneapolis. The club will begin play in the 2018-19 season. It was suspected, and confirmed to myself and a few other sources that the NWHL had placed it’s 2018 All-Star … Continue reading NWHL Officially Announces Expansion to Minnesota
olks, if there’s one thing we love here at HST, it is obscure leagues seemingly popping up out of nowhere, and yesterday we were alerted to the HOTTEST news in roller hockey: That the Detroit-based National Roller Hockey League is set to hit the…concrete? Sport court? Whatever, in 2019! Continue reading Say hello to the National Roller Hockey League!
More than nine months since announcing the United Hockey League would return, we’ve heard ZERO from those behind the league. What in the world is happening with the UHL revival? Continue reading What in the world is happening with the UHL revival?
What’s to come for the future of the Dashers? Find out from their newly-appointed General Manager Diane Short. Continue reading State of the Federal (Address): The First Lady of Federal Hockey
It’s currently a sort of desolate scene for sports in the early May period, as basketball is on hiatus, baseball hasn’t really revealed a lot of thigs quite yet and hockey is lagard in figuring out its next round matchups. So that left the boys to a lot of their own devices. Check out the entire rundown below: BLOCK A (start to 12:50): The guys … Continue reading HOT SPROTS Podcast: Episode Two (May 10/11, 2018)
Well, that was better. Still not great though! Very few of these series lived up to the hype, but that’s okay! Still a long way to go! Round 2 Retrospectives Western Conference Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 San Jose Sharks That’s it. I give up on understanding the Golden Knights. Marc Andre Fleury has decided that he’s good again and it’s really tweaking me off. These … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Round 2 Retrospectives and Conference Finals Previews
As you can see, 176 yards on eight returns, including one for a TD is a pretty good week, especially when you average 22 yards per return in a league where the field is only 50 yards long. Continue reading OJ Simpson takes home CIF Player of the Week honors