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.
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.
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.
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.