MPs stand up for Toronto’s long-suffering sports fans

Jane Taber
Globe and Mail

The Centre of the Universe is under attack again – this time by ESPN – but its federal politicians have come to the rescue.

The sports network recently declared Toronto the worst city in North America for professional sports. It arrived at this finding by ranking and weighting team performance against fan commitment, including the amount of money and emotion fans invest in their teams without results.

Domi breaks his silence on hockey’s hottest issue

By STEVE SIMMONS, Toronto Sun

Tie Domi has avoided returning the barrage of phone messages, avoided commenting on Bob Probert’s damaged brain, has chosen not to consider his own mortality or even his future.

He won’t see a doctor. He won’t get his brain checked out. He doesn’t care to know what his future might look like.

Video: Islanders-Penguins And The Best Hockey Fights Ever

By David Matthews
www.ibtimes.com

Last Friday, the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins played knowing full-well that things were likely to turn dicey. What resulted was hockey mayhem.

Two weeks ago, during a different Islanders-Penguins game, Islander goalie Rick DiPietro was knocked out by Penguins goalie Brent Johnson. DiPietro suffered injuries as a result and is missing over a month of play. When the teams played again, the hockey code of honor called for retribution on the Islanders’s part. They delivered.