Jamie Nye

Jamie Nye: Money shouldn't be a factor for CFL promotion

By Jamie Nye April 25, 2017 - 7:55am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 7:55am

The precedent has now been set: compensation for giving someone a promotion in the Canadian Football League.

The Edmonton Eskimos and Ottawa Redblacks have had this...

Jamie Nye: Leafs playoff loss is just the beginning

By Jamie Nye April 24, 2017 - 8:06am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 8:06am

If you're a Leafs fan you should be waking up this morning feeling much better about the team you support than you have for a long, long time going into the summer.


Jamie Nye: Buffalo's lottery loss hurts more now

By Jamie Nye April 21, 2017 - 6:09am Updated: April 21, 2017 - 6:09am

The Buffalo Sabres vehemently denied a report Jack Eichel was trying to get coach Dan Bylsma fired.

A day later, it wasn't only Byslma out the door but General Manager...

Jamie Nye: Everything about Justin Cox makes me sick

By Jamie Nye April 20, 2017 - 7:49am Updated: April 20, 2017 - 7:49am

The Justin Cox news immediately made my stomach churn and then as the day went on my nausea got worse.

First, I never felt right that Cox was a Rider. It wasn't that he...

Jamie Nye: eSports will be in the Olympics, I won't like it

By Jamie Nye April 19, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 8:00am

This is truly a sign of the apocalypse.

Or maybe I'm overstating it, but at the Asian Games in 2022, eSports will be full-fledged medal, ahem, sport.

Just what...

Jamie Nye: Jays making changes? Don't hold your breathe

By Jamie Nye April 18, 2017 - 7:27am Updated: April 18, 2017 - 7:27am

You certainly can't win a World Series in April but you can most definitely lose it.

That is what looks to be happening to the Toronto Blue Jays with a 2-10 start. It's...

Jamie Nye: The fun police speak out and they're right

By Jamie Nye April 17, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: April 17, 2017 - 8:34am

The fans hate it, the players hate it, and now we find out the referees hate it too – I'm talking about the rule against excessive celebrations for touchdowns in the National...

Jamie Nye: CFL Board shares the failure of Jeffrey Orridge

By Jamie Nye April 13, 2017 - 8:50am Updated: April 13, 2017 - 8:50am

The news of Jeffrey Orridge being out as commissioner after two years in the CFL was met with the usual.

More criticism of the man in the job than the people who hired...

Jamie Nye: Go Caps Go

By Jamie Nye April 12, 2017 - 6:08am Updated: April 12, 2017 - 6:08am

The NHL Playoffs are here and, just like cheering for Sergio Garcia at the Masters, I'm cheering for Alexander Ovechkin to win a championship nobody believes he can win with...

Jamie Nye: North American World Cup should be a guarantee

By Jamie Nye April 11, 2017 - 8:23am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 8:23am

Soccer is growing in North America. You cannot deny that fact and FIFA has definitely noticed.

That's why a U.S., Canada, Mexico joint bid for the 2026 World Cup should...

Jamie Nye: Ed Hervey is a great example for CFL execs

By Jamie Nye April 10, 2017 - 8:13am Updated: April 10, 2017 - 8:13am

Friday's news of Ed Hervey being fired in Edmonton came as quite a shock.

Hervey was a successful general manager. The team improved, won a Grey Cup and the talent was...

Jamie Nye: From football to baseball, Tim Tebow gets my respect

By Jamie Nye April 7, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: April 7, 2017 - 7:58am

I don't know how long Tim Tebow's pro baseball career is going to last but I'm going to admire him for as long as he's a member of the Columbia Fireflies.

Tebow is...