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  1. NHL Grab Bag: Hail Canada!

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: The mum...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Songs of the Week: O Canada, You Have Pretty Good Bands

    Steven Hyden

    Sometimes quintessentially American music is best performed by Canadians. Just as Neil Young and the Band in many ways define Americana in spite of hailing from north of the United States, Alvvays has made one of 2014's best SoCal pop r...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  3. About Last Night: Oh Canada!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy cutting Miguel Olivo for reasons other than his inability to play baseball, here are the top four stories you missed in sports on Thursday: Montreal reserve goalkeeper Dustin Tokarski kept pace with Henrik Lundqvist through...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. About Last Night: Whoa, Canada

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wishing that Dallas Keuchel played for the Rangers instead of the Astros, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Monday: With Carey Price out, the power play working, and Henrik Lundqvist in top form, the New Y...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  5. About Last Night: Habs Have Last Laugh

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy telling James Dolan that it's not him, it's the Straight Shot, here are the six biggest stories you missed in sports last night: Goalkeeper Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens, Canada's lone...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  6. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Toronto Goes Up Like a Crescendo

    netw3rk, Andrew Sharp and Danny Chau

    (GIFs by Jason Gallagher) netw3rk: The Raptors beat the Nets, 115-113, at the Air Canada Centre to take a 3-2 series lead in a wildly disjointed affair that was more a collection of weird vignettes than a coherent game. Vignette no.&...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  7. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Air Canada and 'Survivor: Indiana�...

    Chris Ryan, Danny Chau, netw3rk and Robert Mays

    (GIFs by Jason Gallagher) Danny Chau: DeMar DeRozan is nothing if not a worker (and ridiculously athletic). You can see it in his steady year-by-year improvement. On good nights, you can see it in the improved vision and court sense to go with his...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  8. Pero Antic and the Biggest Macedonian NBA Fan in the World

    Charles Bethea

    Bone Temelkov does not smile for photographs here in the upper deck of Air Canada Centre at the start of the Raptors-Hawks game, though he is wearing a gold-lame-and-red-feather-plume helmet that is an Alexander the Great imitation but makes h...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  9. The Canadian College Basketball Dynasty You’ve Never Heard ...

    Jordan Conn

    It might not surprise you to learn that the best college basketball team in Canada plays its home games before crowds of about 500 people, in a gym almost as nice as the one at your nearest suburban high school, on a campus filled with students who d...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  10. Come in From the Cold

    Katie Baker

    The finest book on Russia I've ever read is Ian Frazier's Travels in Siberia, in which Frazier explains, and then indulges in, what he refers to several times as his "dread Russia-love." Frazier penned a profile of an artist who h...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  11. Miracle Off Ice

    Ken Dryden

    "Do you believe in miracles?" Al Michaels shrieked, as the U.S. beat the Soviet Union in the 1980 Lake Placid Games. "Yes!" Sitting next to him in ABC's broadcasting booth, all I could come up with was, "Unbelievable.&qu...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  12. NHL Grab Bag: Even When He's Not Playing, Ben Scrivens Wins

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. Th...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  13. NHL Grab Bag: The Bobby Ryan Truth War that Destroyed America and...

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. Th...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  14. My Argument in Favour of CanCon Funding: Orphan Black

    Tara Ariano

    Now more than ever, pop culture is about the small stuff — an obscure TV show, a few notes in a pop song, a tweet. To celebrate a year of micro moments, every day a new Grantland writer will highlight one specific thing — a Big Little Thi...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  15. NHL Grab Bag: AL-BERT! AL-BERT! AL-BERT!

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the NHL personalities from around the league this week (and last week) who produced the most come...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  16. The Weekend in Hockey: Basically, Canada Is So Sad Right Now

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. The Stats Guys Are Happy, So the Leafs Must be Losing Early in the season, we presented the 2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs as the canary in the ad...

    Blog | December 02, 2013