NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 17 CFL preview for the Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. Due to a racial slur on his Twitter account, the BC Lions have benched DT Khalif Mitchell for one game. Lions QB Travis Lulay has been so accurate he could make the BC Place beer vendors look like All-Stars.
New NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Bryan McFarlane after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Andrew Harris who had a nice game with two missing stand-outs Geroy Simon and Arland Bruce. Lions veteran CB Dante Marsh earns this week’s game ball.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his analysis of Khalif Mitchell’s dirty play on the Edmonton Eskimos Simeon Rottier. Phil pours us up a big glass of “get over yourself Mitchell.” The punishment fits the crime, now shut it and take your suspension like a man, no whining “It’s a football play!” Appeal or not, Phil Slater believes that Mitchell should just take the suspension now instead of postponing the inevitable.
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 Edmonton Eskimos. Read on to hear what Phil says about Khalif Mitchell. A nasty player, playing a nasty position where extreme attitude and aggression is often rewarded. He suspects he will get a call from Commissioner Marc Cohon. The Lions found a way to lose this game.
NWSB Insider and blogger Alistair Corp talks about the BC Place Whitecaps FC experience. For him the best part is towards the end of the pregame excitement, Whitecaps players, from the Men’s, Reserves and Woman sides come out for an autograph session. If you’re lucky enough this year, you may have already collected an Omar Salgado, Barry Robson and Kenny Miller autograph for your man cave!
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 4 CFL preview for the Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions from BC Place in Vancouver. The Lions need to shore up their tackling on D, stiffen up the coverage on specials, and find some rhythm on the offence. It’s Brent Johnson night. Be there as #97 gets enshrined in the Ring of Honour.
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?