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Wray Morrison: Raines in under the wire

By Wray Morrison January 19, 2017 - 12:01pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:15pm

I realize I echo what most of Canada is thinking, but I'll say it anyway: It was great to see Tim Raines be inducted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Thanks, Captain...

Wray Morrison: Canadian teams' emerging superstars could spell playoff win for NHL

By Wray Morrison January 18, 2017 - 10:48am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:00am

While those in the NHL's New York head office would never tip their hand on this topic, one would have to believe the league is thrilled with the prospect of a larger Canadian...

Wray Morrison: Buy the numbers

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:45pm

I passed by a Rider retail outlet earlier this week and wondered what the most popular number on jerseys may be for 2017.

Which player will light it up at the tills?...

Wray Morrison: The Great Hayley Wickenheiser

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 11:05am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:15am

What is it that makes Hayley Wickenheiser great? Her many fans would have many different answers to that question.

There are championships that point to her greatness....

Darell Davis: Screw you, NFL!

By Darrell Davis January 13, 2017 - 9:43am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 9:45am

This would be such a great time to be an NFL fan in Los Angeles. And not for the reason you may think.   If you lived in LA you could say: 'Screw you, NFL!'   Now that San...

Wray Morrison: N.F.L.A.

By Wray Morrison January 12, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: January 12, 2017 - 11:15am

All is right with the NFL universe again. In 2015, America's second-largest city didn't have a National Football League franchise. It now appears Los Angeles will have two...

Wray Morrison: The beautiful buck

By Wray Morrison January 11, 2017 - 10:49am Updated: January 11, 2017 - 11:00am

Money has trumped quality in soccer's worldwide showcase.

On Tuesday FIFA announced that the World Cup will expand from 32 to 48 nations in 2026. 80 matches, as compared...

Wray Morrison: CFL should branch out in next TV deal

By Wray Morrison January 10, 2017 - 10:31am Updated: January 10, 2017 - 10:45am

The Canadian Football League needs to be proactive when it comes to over-the-air television rights in this country. (Let's exclude social media and what it may or may not do...

Wray Morrison: Hockey's code of violence

By Wray Morrison January 9, 2017 - 8:43am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 8:45am

My facetious side comes to the forefront again today, as I am still pursuit of a hard copy of hockey's code.   Winnipeg Jets star Patrick Laine is out with a concussion after...

Wray Morrison: Pay The Man

By Wray Morrison January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm

Sportsnet's Arash Madani tweeted that the Riders extended a contract offer to Darian Durant earlier this week. As expected the report triggered varying opinions about Darian...

Wray Morrison: Shooting for victory

By Wray Morrison January 5, 2017 - 11:23am Updated: January 5, 2017 - 11:30am

Less than a month ago, after watching the MLS final between Toronto FC and Seattle, I stated that penalty kicks were no way to decide a championship.

The exact same...

Wray Morrison: Tortorella benefits from more than defence in Columbus

By Wray Morrison January 4, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: January 4, 2017 - 11:15am

What is the deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets?

The team finished six games below .500 and twenty points out of a playoff spot last season. Now, the Blue Jackets are...