Finally, the Jays have cut J.P. Arencibia loose. It's about time. I was hoping they would've done so back in the summer, when they might've been able to get something for him. Instead, it's the big "adios". Let's hope this Dioner Navarro can fill a role that desperately needs shoring up.
Having worked in the business for many years, I feel for the folks at TSN after their crushing loss to Rogers Sportsnet. Sports television is far different today than it was when I began in the 1980s. It's all about content. Give us hours and hours of programming. Well, TSN is already developing several shows to take the place of NHL games next spring.
After spending 5.2 billion dollars to secure NHL hockey rights for the next 12 years, the first thing Rogers Sportsnet has to do is find "wraparound" programming to support all those games. Yesterday we listed 5 new programs that TSN is working on. What does Sportsnet have up it's sleeve?
The Toronto Star has always been my number one source for information. It's been a part of my daily routine since I was six years old. Back then, it was a daily newspaper, printed every afternoon, six days a week. We used to get it delivered to our home every day. Not anymore.