Top 5 Most Heartbreaking Losses in Houston Oilers History

There’s a tendency to focus on the winners in sport. With good reason. Winners bask in the glory and adulation of fans and media. But in sport, there are always two sides. With winners, there are losers. Every team has lost a big game at some point. Sometimes it’s a matter of the opponent being better. But there are some losses that are so painful, they crush the soul of the players, coaches and supporters. This series of articles focuses on the deep pain of sport. Bring tissues if your team is featured.

Confession. I miss the Houston Oilers. I miss the Columbia Blue jerseys and the oil derrick that adorned their helmets. I miss the great players such as Earl Campbell and Warren Moon. I miss the colourful coaches like Bum Phillips and Jerry Glanville. I miss the run ‘n’ shoot offence. I even miss the Astrodome. The franchise should have won a Super Bowl. Instead there was only heartbreak. Here are the 5 most heartbreaking losses in Houston Oilers history. Continue reading

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Top 5 Most Heartbreaking Losses For Canada At The World Juniors

There’s a tendency to focus on the winners in sport. With good reason. Winners bask in the glory and adulation of fans and media. But in sport, there are always two sides. With winners, there are losers. Every team has lost a big game at some point. Sometimes it’s a matter of the opponent being better. But there are some losses that are so painful, they crush the soul of the players, coaches and supporters. This series of articles focuses on the deep pain of sport. Bring tissues if your team is featured.

Christmas in Canada is always a special time of year. It’s like everywhere else. The merriment. The good cheer. The presents. The parties. The egg nog. (With a splash of Bailey’s.) But there is one event that makes Christmas a bit more Canadian. The World Junior Hockey Championships. Continue reading

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50 Best Moustaches In Sports

It’s November which means many men will grow a moustache in support of men’s health. Movember as it’s called is a great way to raise awareness for men’s health such as prostate cancer research, testicular cancer research, mental health and suicide prevention. You can learn more about it hereContinue reading

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