Newspaper Fronts 1963-2003

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (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

2013 Blue Jays: Ownership’s Mess

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (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

Would Leafs Trade Their Captain?

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (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

Sports Time Machine – Summer 2013

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

Weather Today… Hockey Tomorrow

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

Maple Leafs: More Depth, Same Talent

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (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
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