The illogicality of sports fandom

Illogicality – “the quality of not being reasonable, wise, or practical” per the Cambridge dictionary. A funny example of illogicality is the toilet paper debate. Whether the roll is facing front or back or simply placed on top of something, the tickets back to cleanville work exactly the same way yet people argue. A specific example in sports fandom ofContinue reading “The illogicality of sports fandom”

I wonder if Commonwealth Stadium misses me too?

Turning the calendar page from 2020 to 2021 did not auto-correct the world. Ever the optimist, this sports fan hopes that as the spring flowers bloom, the plethora of Edmonton sports teams will be able to return to play in front of a percentage of their regular fan base. Let’s check in on one teamContinue reading “I wonder if Commonwealth Stadium misses me too?”

Naming woes, a hard name to spell, UWS signing

Naming Woes A not so crazy conspiracy theory – the Edmonton Football Team mindfully released their list of potential new team names the day before the Canadian Football League (CFL) free agency period officially started. This way, in case the team names were not well received, the Club could distract fans with their new playerContinue reading “Naming woes, a hard name to spell, UWS signing”