The Toque Podcast Talks CFL with The Blue Bastard

This week I’m a guest on The Toque Podcast with hosts Matt and Andres!  We covered many of the issues presently challenging the CFL: attendance, TV viewership, game day experience, moving the season up and expansion.  It was a blast! Check it out at http://www.toquepodcast.ca!   bbblllllLLLLUUUUUEEEEEE!!!!!

A Hoser’s Review of the 105th Grey Cup

My review in four words: You nailed it Ottawa! Commissioner’s Address (2/5) I have been to a few of these now and it’s starting to seem like the same questions keep getting asked by fans year after year. Some of them really can’t get to the point because they don’t have one.  Half the time their…

The Hoser’s Guide to the 105th Grey Cup

Ladies and gentlemen, back by popular demand, THE authoritative guide to a guaranteed good time on Grey Cup weekend and your yearly lesson from 2-4 Academy! The Hoser’s Guide to 105th Grey Cup Introduction This guide will take you through every important watering hole the 105th Grey Cup in Ottawa has to offer while avoiding the sobering pitfalls of bad…

Division Final Weekend Picks

Week 20 Picks Well I don’t think there were any surprises last week but that doesn’t mean people aren’t upset. Saskatchewan @ Toronto: Sunday, November 19 (1:00pm EDT) Pick: Toronto I remain steadfast in my belief that Saskatchewan is not making it to the cup.  Ricky Ray still has it and everyone seems to have…

Semi-Final Weekend Picks

Week 20 Picks Wooohoooo!  Playoffs! Playoffs! Playoffs! Saskatchewan @ Ottawa: Sunday, November 12 (1:00pm EDT) Pick: Ottawa Many of you seem to think Saskatchewan is going to be the first western team to cross over and make it all the way to the Grey Cup.  I’m not one of you.  Both teams played relatively well…

Week 20 Picks

Week 20 Picks I have to admit, two fortnights ago I didn’t think this week would matter but here we are! Montreal @ Hamilton: Friday, November 3 (7:00pm EDT) Pick: Hamilton OK, so this game doesn’t mean anything except to the guys playing for jobs next season.  Hamilton for sure. Winnipeg @ Calgary: Friday, November…