Mark Hebscher

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WIL-NER!!
Full disclosure: Many years ago, I hosted the pre and post game shows on the Bluejays radio network.  I know what it's like to have to talk to angry callers after a Bluejay loss.  I

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OF MILOS, TIGER, PK AND THE WENDY'S HAMBURGER GIRL.
I hope it never happens again.  While history was being made in Washington yesterday, yours truly had a real problem with two Canadians playing in the final of the Citi Open tennis tournament.  I didn't

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THE GAME THAT NEVER ENDED
How can a Tuesday night baseball game in July featuring two last-place teams turn into a 6 hour and 27 minute spectacle of high anxiety, missed opportunities and the emergence of a most unlikely hero?

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AN OPEN LETTER TO JASON WHITLOCK
Dear Jason.  Your comments about Canadians not "wanting it as much" as Americans or Europeans when it comes to basketball were ridiculous and ignorant.  However, they were not offensive.  I think I can speak for

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Tue, September 02, 2014
WIL-NER!!
Mon, August 04, 2014
OF MILOS, TIGER, PK AND THE...
Wed, July 30, 2014
THE GAME THAT NEVER ENDED
Wed, July 23, 2014
AN OPEN LETTER TO JASON WHITLOCK...
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On: 02/09/2014

Full disclosure: Many years ago, I hosted the pre and post game shows on the Bluejays radio network.  I know what it's like to have to talk to angry callers after a Bluejay loss.  I used to hang up on many of them.  The others I would engage in airy badinage.   I wish Mike Wilner would do the same on his radio show.

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On: 04/08/2014

I hope it never happens again.  While history was being made in Washington yesterday, yours truly had a real problem with two Canadians playing in the final of the Citi Open tennis tournament.  I didn't know who to root for.  Or against.  I wish only one of them had reached the final.  Then I would've watched.

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On: 30/07/2014

How can a Tuesday night baseball game in July featuring two last-place teams turn into a 6 hour and 27 minute spectacle of high anxiety, missed opportunities and the emergence of a most unlikely hero?    Because it's the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field, home of the world's most lovable losers, the Chicago Cubs.  Anything can happen.

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On: 23/07/2014

Dear Jason.  Your comments about Canadians not "wanting it as much" as Americans or Europeans when it comes to basketball were ridiculous and ignorant.  However, they were not offensive.  I think I can speak for most Canadians by saying that few of us  had ever heard of Jason Whitlock prior to Tuesday, but now an entire nation knows what a knob you are, instead of just a few hundred thousand U.S. sports fans.

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Mark Hebscher has been a sports commentator on TV and radio for over 30 years. His on-air personality and attitude is unique and refreshing. Mark co-hosted the groundbreaking "Sportsline" on Global TV for 11 years from 1984-95 with Jim Tatti, and developed a weekly collection of sports bloopers known as the "Hebsy Awards". "Sportsline" now airs weekday afternoons at 5pm on CHCH TV.