Archive for April, 2011

Stingers baseball paves way for Scarborough talent

Courtey Google Images

With the grudging end to the hockey season, April brings with it a new sport for Canadians to anticipate. For many Torontonians, baseball is just as exciting as the nation’s favourite sport.

But the growth and support of baseball in Toronto has been lethargic. Sports like soccer, basketball and even cricket seem to gain more support every year while baseball’s popularity declines.

It’s not all doom and gloom, though. Eight years ago, the Scarborough Stingers were formed and have grown ever since.

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A Playoff Preview from Your Future Reporters

A Playoff Preview from Your Future Reporters

No need for an introduction! You know what this is. James Wattie will take the East, I will take the West:

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Toronto streets ‘sluttier’ than ever

Toronto Stars Heather Mallick protests during Slutwalk outside Toronto Police Headquarters

When a large group of people protest for a righteous cause it’s hard to describe the feeling, but arguably no protest was more ineffable than Toronto’s SlutWalk this Sunday.

Thousands of every race, colour, gender status and identity gathered outside Old City Hall to “take back” the word slut. The male presence and support was unmistakable, and LGBTQ’s plight was never more obvious.

The cause for Sunday’s gathering confused many outsiders. But any confusion was diluted quickly into the protest.

“We are here because we’ve had enough. Enough of being told that we should be ashamed of ourselves, ashamed of our appearance, ashamed of our pleasure and ashamed of being victimized,” said Sonya Barnett, one of SlutWalk’s co-founders.

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NHL Standings Based on Every March Since the Lockout

It’s been six years since the lockout, and for Leafs fans, every single one has been just about the same. Toronto sits five points back of the Rangers, who has a game in hand with five games to play. Chances for a playoff berth are slim, and as all of you already know, it will most likely be the sixth year in a row we piggyback another team so we have something to cheer for. (I assume most of us will cheer for Vancouver, since they’re Canadian and not the Habs or Sens). Anyways, back on track! Let’s talk about March, Toronto’s dream month. 31 days of the best hockey we see every year. I’m not going to waste your time talking about why, but I will rock your world with some stats.

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