By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (July 30) – As part of my move from Thornhill to mid-town, I rummaged through bags of newspapers I have kept since my youth. This allowed me to consolidate the collection and re-store the papers for … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (July 22) – For those in command of the Blue Jays, this baseball season plummeted into futility a long, long time ago.Like after the first two weeks in April, when a winter of reckless hyperbole … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (July 18) – Undoubtedly, some fans of the Maple Leafs are bound to cringe at this suggestion, but here goes: If the hockey club is to make the playoffs over a full, 82-game schedule for the … Read More
MY FAVORITE BLOG SUBMISSION OF 2013 IS THE ONE I WORKED HARDEST ON – FROM MID-JUNE TO MID-JULY. IT WAS DESIGNED FOR SPORTS HISTORY BUFFS AND GENERATED A TON OF REACTION. IF YOU DIDN’T SEE IT – AND EVEN IF … Read More
By HOWARD BERGER
TORONTO (July 8th) – Scaaaaarrry!!
If you’ve been here in the Greater Toronto Area for the past hour (4-5 p.m. EDT), you’ve been party to our most intense thunderstorm of the summer. Happened to be wandering around… Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (July 5) – David Nonis, GM of the Maple Leafs, made a couple of good decisions on Friday, signing unrestricted free agents Tyler Bozak and David Clarkson. The moves came after his earlier acquisitions of Jonathan … Read More
Hockey/baseball reporter at THE FAN-590 for 23 years (1988-2011), and original from September 1992 launch of Canada’s first all-sports radio station. Covered Toronto Blue Jays 1992 and 1993 World Series victories. Started with Leafs full time in 1994. Enjoying life with my family (kids Shane and Lauren).