Daydreaming about the Month of May

The five Canadian provinces in the National Hockey League have signed off on allowing their respective teams to travel throughout Canada therefore enabling the magical words of “game on”. With each provincial government enforcing different levels of the words “lock down”, no fans will be allowed in attendance…for now. But what about the month ofContinue reading “Daydreaming about the Month of May”

Once an Eskimo, Always a Football Team

With or without a pandemic, the Green and Gold were going to succumb to the pressures of changing their team name. Whatever “normal” looks like when the Calgary Stampeders visit Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday May 29th, they will be playing against a team with a new name. Gone will be the mantra of “Once anContinue reading “Once an Eskimo, Always a Football Team”

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”

Edmonton’s beloved Canadian Football League team is getting more news headlines in a summer without football than they would have received game coverage. The topic is their nickname. It’s been a topic of discussion for as long as I can remember which goes back to before the internet. With the internet making the world smallerContinue reading ““A rose by any other name would smell as sweet””