No fooling, the Jays are looking okay

What have I done? The Toronto Blue Jays were preparing to open the new major league baseball season last week — just as April Fool’s Day pranksters were exercising their ancient custom of nabbing victims for their worn-out jokes, hoaxes and tricks. At about the same time, I was busy getting ready for the fantasy...

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The Canadian teams making it exciting

The National Hockey League, like everything else that matters in our world, couldn’t escape when COVID-19 swept across North America just over a year ago. The pandemic took on the 100-year-old league at centre ice and won. The repercussions disrupted the 2019-20 season far more than even a world war could 80 years earlier. It...

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Perfect game pitcher Larsen remembered

NEW GLASGOW – It was a not-so-perfect day last week for Clyde Macdonald. The retired judge and author learned that World Series perfect game pitcher Don Larsen died of cancer on New Year’s Day at his home in Idaho. He was 90. Larsen hurled the only perfect game in World Series history for the New...

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