NBA: Toronto Raptors – Key’s to Success for Game 7

By: Rossy Pasternak The Toronto Raptors love making things hard on themselves. Throughout the days leading up to game 6 in Indiana, the Raptors said they were treating the game as if it was game 7. If so, Raptors fans should not have high hopes for the actual game 7. DeMar DeRozan was back to his…

MLB: What is Going on With the Blue Jays?

By: Adam Pasternak The MLB season is only a few weeks old, yet many are already skeptical about this year’s Blue Jays team. They currently own a 11-13 record, which is good enough for third in the AL East right now. A few years ago, people would have been pretty happy with that. Well, ever since…

Brother Banter: NHL 1st Round Reflection, and 2nd Round Preview

By: Rossy and Adam Pasternak Rossy: These playoffs have been exhilarating, with end-to-end action, amazing goaltending, terrible goaltending, and everything in between! The series I enjoyed watching the most was probably the one that had the worst TV ratings, the Islanders and Panthers. Unfortunately for my fantasy team, the Panthers bowed out in a heated 6-game series….

The New Era of The Los Angeles Lakers

By: Rossy Pasternak For decades, the Purple and Gold has been synonymous with basketball greatness. From Wilt to Magic to Kobe, from Pat Riley to Phil Jackson to Jerry Buss. Recently however, the franchise has come upon dark times. Overshadowed by Kobe Bryant’s grand finale were possibly the worst two seasons in franchise history. With…

NBA: Oh Raptors, Here We Go Again…

By: Adam Pasternak Three Aprils ago, my beloved Toronto Raptors made their debut in the madness that is the NBA Playoffs. The Raps surprised many by taking the veteran (veteran may be an understatement) Brooklyn Nets squad to seven games, where they eventually lost at the buzzer. By giving that Nets team a run for its…

NBA: Chuck Hayes All-Stars 2016

By: Adam and Rossy Pasternak  I recently saw a post on a Facebook page that I follow that asked who the best backup point-guard in the NBA was, and gave the options of Shaun Livingston, Dennis Schroeder, or Patty Mills. Instantly, as a Raptors fan, I thought “what about Cory Joseph?”. Of course, Joseph isn’t on…

Rams Splash into LA

By: Robbie Middlestadt Since the beginning of April, with the majority of the major free agent signings completed, NFL fans have been thirsty for blockbuster news that can shape teams’ futures, namely, the upcoming NFL draft. On April 14th at around 9:11 AM, ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news that will surely blow up every draft…

NHL: Playoff Predictions and Matchup Breakdowns

By: Rossy Pasternak Finally! The moment all Hockey fans have been waiting for, the Stanley Cup Playoffs have arrived! These Playoffs feature some of the best first round matchups in the past decade, as well as many interesting storylines. So much to talk about, yet so little time! The Playoffs kick off tonight, and I…

Brother Banter – Awards Season, Pt. 1: NHL

In this edition of “Brother Banter”, Adam and Rossy give their predictions for all of the major end of season awards – starting with the NHL.  Hart Trophy – MVP Rossy: Picking a Most Valuable Player in a season where so many players have excelled. Patrick Kane has by-and-large been the best player in the NHL,…

CBB: March Madness – National Championship Prediction

By: Adam Sussman The National Championship game, and the end of the Madness, starts in just under an hour and thus is the perfect time for my predictions!  The #2 Villanova Wildcats take on the #1 North Carolina Tar Heels tonight at 9:19pm. According to ESPN Bracket Challenge, more people picked Michigan State than any other…

CBB: March Madness – Final Four Predictions

By: Adam Sussman After taking last weekend off due to exams, I am back with my predictions for what looks to be a thrilling Final Four! The #10 Syracuse Orange will take on tournament favourite #1 North Carolina Tar Heels tonight at 8:49pm. UNC has had a relatively easy March Madness up until this point,…