By K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune (TNS) You can’t watch the NBA Finals without seeing a coach with Bulls ties. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and lead assistant coach Ron Adams are the obvious and high-profile ones when the best-of-seven series begins Thursday in Toronto. But in leading the Raptors to their first Finals berth in […]
May 27– May 27–BOSTON — A look at the Stanley Cup Final matchup between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues. BOSTON 49-24-9 Round 1: Def. Toronto 4-3. Round 2: Def. Columbus 4-2. Round 3: Def. Carolina 4-0. ST. LOUIS 45-28-9 Round 1: Def. Winnipeg 4-2. Round 2: Def. Dallas 4-3. Round 3: Def. […]
May 26– May 26–The shackles of history are mercifully gone. The long, dreaded shadow of LeBron James is no more. And the Toronto Raptors are the NBA’s Eastern Conference champs. It’s on to the Finals now, with the well-rested Warriors awaiting, and it seems fitting that Game 1 will be played Thursday in Toronto. The […]
Charlton ace Joe Aribo is wanted by Celtic and Rangers (Photo: GETTY) The South Londoners secured a memorable 2-1 victory over the Black Cats at the National Stadium. German defender Patrick Bauer scored the winner for Charlton in the final minutes after 90 minutes. There were several impressive appearances by Lee Bowyer's men – and […]
In August 1980, local lad Brian Fisher (13) as attracting international attention in the footballing world! Brian, of Helmsdale Avenue, Priory Bridge received a trophy from English FA coach Tony Heaney and finishing top player in a coaching squad of 40 youngsters who had recently visited Butlins. Brian, a John Ogilvie School pupil in Burnbank […]
It’s one of France’s most iconic images: a monastery with its slender spires and stout ramparts and rocky slope seemingly rises from the depth of the sea. Said by Celtic mythology to be a sea tomb to which souls of the dead were sent, Le Mont Saint Michel is rich in legend and history.
The Union Canal soars in on high, coming to an abrupt end at the Falkirk Wheel. There used to be a staircase of 11 locks which allowed boats to make their way from the Union Canal to the Forth & Clyde Canal below. It would take a day to battle your way through the watery […]
“Trebel trebel, your leg is a mess…”