October 2, 2007

York Football Article @ Excalibur

Despite close win, game changes nothing

The game clock slowly ticked down till it finally reached 0:00. The York football players ran on the field and celebrated by jumping in the air and hugging each other. In a thrilling game, the York Lions defeated the University of Toronto Varsity Blues by a score of 21-20 (and extending the Blues’ longest losing streak in the nation to 46). While the Lions celebrated their ‘big’ win over the weekend, one must look back and question what there was to celebrate over.

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May 2, 2007

Discrimination of Canadian High School Football Players by NCAA scouts

I am an NCAA Football addict. Despite the fact that I live in Canada, I follow everything in NCAA football from the games, the systems teams run, the pitches recruiting coordinators give to prospects and I even watch the highlight tapes of athletes in their sophomore and junior year of high school. Call me cocky or passionate, but I don’t think there are many people that have followed Casey Clausen, Cedric Benson and Cedric Houston since High School. With years of observing the football scene, you begin to notice trends that occur often – everything from Florida having the best ‘athletes,’ to Clemson securing many top South Carolina recruits (a rarity for a non-top programs to get recruits to choose them over Florida ect) to the more recent trend of the emergence of Arizona prospects. However, one thing has been bothering me for well over 1 year…it is the OBVIOUS discrimination of top Canadian Football players by American universities – specifically Division 1 universities and colleges.

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April 5, 2007

Goan Soccer 2008 All Star List (Unofficial)

This is an unofficial list for the 2007 Goan Intervillage League season and its 1st and 2nd team All Stars (it is NOT a prediction for the 2008 season). It does not represent the league in any matter and it was created by the author for entertainment purposes only, so please do not take it personally. My apoligies if certain pictures were taken without permission (it was a suprise)

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