NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday afternoon’s match up with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Read on to hear what Phil says is some negativity on Coach Mike Benevides. This situation starts with Tim Brown and ends with Paul McCallum. The Lions will hope to amend the errors, and seek revenge on Edmonton as the Eskimos pay a Friday night visit to BC Place.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday nights match up with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Shawn Gore. You score two majors in a game, it’s hard not to put you at the top of the Love Em category. It’s quick to point out that Tim Brown took the ball back to house for his first score of the year, many kudos for that, but that’s his job. Run fast and elude tacklers.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 2 CFL preview for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Both of these offensive units are chocked full of talent with skill all over the field and we could quite possibly see these two teams meeting in the playoffs. Travis Lulay and his arsenal of receivers should go off for numbers equal to that.
NWSB Editor and Vancouver Whitecaps writer C-Mac brings us his report card for the Whitecaps FC during the first half of the MLS season. Goal of the year? Eric Hassli’s stunning volley to tie Toronto FC in the first leg of the Voyageurs Cup finals in the Canadian Championships was a spectacular indicator of the French forward’s ability. Best win? The 3-1 spanking of a talented Houston Dynamo side by Vancouver.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 1 CFL preview for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Fitting that the CFL`s 2012 50 best players had Travis Lulay at the top. So it’s no surprise that he is at the top of this game match-up. No title up for grabs in this week’s tilt but its still a 2011 Grey Cup rematch. Expect Geroy Simon to be great.
Vancouver Canadians Insider and Media Pass Holder Josh Hall reviews and previews the Vancouver Canadians of summer 2012. The NWL title is back up for grabs as 8 teams across BC, Washington State and Oregon duke it out for the bragging rights. Can Skipper Clayton ManCullough coach this squad to a 2nd straight Freitas Cup?
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a BC Lions CFL gameday experience personally the next time you are in Vancouver BC. BC Place is a truly inspiring place for the fans. Not even poutine and curling is as significantly Canadian as our brand of football says Phil. Whats better than watching the CFL MVP Travis Lulay do his thing on the fast track?
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a Vancouver Whitecaps MLS game personally the next time you are in Vancouver BC. BC Place is a truly inspiring place for the fans. For fans used to mundane cheering at BC Lions and Vancouver Canucks games, the element of songs to celebrate players and events provides a twist to fan participation.
Did you miss the Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup? NWSB Insider and Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us the Vancouver offence played reasonably fair but did not offer much on target, as the goals for the Caps’ came from defence and midfield. Despite allowing 2 goals Joe Cannon played well, making a couple of excellent stops.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater gives his 5 Fearless Predictions for the Lions 2012 CFL Season which will see them defend their Grey Cup…hopefully in Toronto come season’s end. The outlook is good as Phil says this could be the best O-Line in Franchise History. D-line love as well as 3 of the 4 Grey Cup starters return in Khalif Mitchell, Khreem Smith and Keron Williams.
Did you miss the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup? NWSB Insider and Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us this was the Whitecaps 4th overall victory in a row, 3rd in MLS League Play. Gershon Koffie was the man of the match while Eric Hassli seems to have activated beast mode this past week. He provided the late drama that secured the 2-1 victory.
Josh Hall breaks down what Canadian soccer fans can look forward to and be hopeful for headed towards the 2015 Women’s World Cup of Soccer. It was announced Friday portions of the tournament will be hosted in Vancouver including possibly the final. First, Christine Sinclair and company have to get through the London 2012 Olympics.