January 18, 2018

Articles by Kyle Buckley

Sports Highlight Reel: The Old Misdirection

By Kyle Buckley | December 13th, 2011
Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz battle it out, Canadian rugby and tennis teams do us proud, Spanish TV's obsession with lingerie football, and more news about Ron Artest 'cause we can never get enough.Read More

The Last of the Famous International Raptors

By Kyle Buckley | October 28th, 2011
Given that there's no chance the Raptors are going to contend for anything this year, the NBA season's likely cancellation might not be all bad for the team. But just what good would it do if the Raptors were given a mulligan? What if they were allowed toRead More

Highlight Reel: The Parenthetical

By Kyle Buckley | October 24th, 2011
The best from the weekend in sports.Read More

Did We Get Killed by the Cardinals?

By Kyle Buckley | October 21st, 2011
Supposedly 'spare parts' the Jays dealt to the Cardinals are part of the reason why the latter team is now enjoying its surprising post-season success.Read More

The Moment of David Stern

By Kyle Buckley | October 14th, 2011
The NBA's David Stern has been called the best commissioner of any major professional sports league. But the problems the NBA now faces seem beyond his ability to solve. Has the iconic commissioner's time passed?Read More

Alternate Realities: Dion Phaneuf is the New Dalton McGuinty

By Kyle Buckley | October 7th, 2011
Like it or not (four words that can and have been applied with regularity to both the Maple Leafs and Dalton McGuinty's Liberals) the Leafs bear a striking resemblance to the Ontario Liberal government.Read More

Highlight Reel: The Recreation

By Kyle Buckley | October 3rd, 2011
The best from the weekend in sports, including the Borg-McEnroe reenactment, playoff baseball, and some sports-related conversational cues to get you through Thanksgiving dinner.Read More

The Distance Between Boston and Toronto (in Sporting Terms)

By Kyle Buckley | September 30th, 2011
In which we measure the differing conditions of sports fandom in the two cities by turning to two distinctly different children's stories.Read More

Highlight Reel: Sports-like Symptoms

By Kyle Buckley | September 26th, 2011
The weekend in sports, from basketball being busy not stopping and Diana Nyad's marathon swim to the Blue Jays' collective limp to season's end.Read More
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    Society Snaps: Eric S. Margolis Foundation Launch

    Kristin Davis moved Toronto's philanthroists to tears ... then sent them all home with a baby elephant - Read More