Floundering Marlins

My only lasting memory of the Montreal Expos is when my parents bought me a Florida Marlins baseball cap at a game. I kept badgering them for that nifty, teal-colored cap with the fish. I didn’t care for baseball as a child, but their cool logo gave the Marlins a[Read More…]

2012 MLB Awards

With playoff baseball underway, the MLB’s best individual performances from the season will be awarded in the coming weeks. A Tribune contributor  predicts who he thinks will take home the hardware.  National League MVP: Buster Posey The San Francisco Giants finished last season with a disappointing 86-76 record, having lost[Read More…]

The Boston Pizza Bruins? Not for my kid.

In parenthood, our primary concern will be raising our children properly, from ensuring their happiness and well-being to familiarizing them with the colours of division rivals. The proudest occasion of any sport-loving parent will be the purchase of his or her child’s first jersey. Picture the joy on their faces[Read More…]

Top Ten things to do during the NHL Lockout

The owners are crying poor, the players are rebelling, and the fans are suffering the most. What else is new? Here’s an ingenious list of activities that are bound to keep you occupied and distracted in ways which Grapes’s flamboyant suits could never do.  #10. Wash your jerseys. Sports fans[Read More…]

NHL Playoff Preview

The days are getting warmer, clothes are getting lighter, and starting Wednesday, news junkies will no longer be able to catch Peter Mansbridge on their local CBC stations: the NHL playoffs are upon us.  Eight teams from each conference and their fans begin their bearded quests, praying that they will find that magic elixir[Read More…]

NHL Playoff Preview

The days are getting warmer, clothes are getting lighter, and starting Wednesday, news junkies will no longer be able to catch Peter Mansbridge on their local CBC stations: the NHL playoffs are upon us.  Eight teams from each conference and their fans begin their bearded quests, praying that they will[Read More…]

Thrice is nice for Redmen

There is a saying that two is company, but three is a crowd. Fortunately, that logic doesn’t apply to trophy cases, as the Redmen triumphantly defended their Queen’s Cup title against the Western Mustangs on Saturday.  The victory marks a hat trick milestone for McGill as the Redmen are champions[Read More…]

And that’s how the cookie crumbled

Vermont’s gift to the world is undoubtedly their renowned Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. With a diverse line-up ranging from “Caramel Hat Trick” (a Canadian favourite) to “Chunky Monkey,” Ben & Jerry’s isn’t shy about experimenting with new and exciting combinations.  Recently, their franchise near Harvard churned out a limited-edition[Read More…]

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