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Wray Morrison: Canadian teams' emerging superstars could spell playoff win for NHL

By Wray Morrison January 18, 2017 - 10:47am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:48am

While those in the NHL's New York head office would never tip their hand on this topic, one would have to believe the league is thrilled with the prospect of a larger Canadian...

Wray Morrison: N.F.L.A.

By Wray Morrison January 12, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: January 12, 2017 - 11:13am

All is right with the NFL universe again. In 2015, America's second-largest city didn't have a National Football League franchise. It now appears Los Angeles will have two...

Wray Morrison: The beautiful buck

By Wray Morrison January 11, 2017 - 10:49am Updated: January 11, 2017 - 10:49am

Money has trumped quality in soccer's worldwide showcase.

On Tuesday FIFA announced that the World Cup will expand from 32 to 48 nations in 2026. 80 matches, as compared...

Wray Morrison: CFL should branch out in next TV deal

By Wray Morrison January 10, 2017 - 10:31am Updated: January 10, 2017 - 10:31am

The Canadian Football League needs to be proactive when it comes to over-the-air television rights in this country. (Let's exclude social media and what it may or may not do...

Wray Morrison: Hockey's code of violence

By Wray Morrison January 9, 2017 - 8:43am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 8:43am

My facetious side comes to the forefront again today, as I am still pursuit of a hard copy of hockey's code.   Winnipeg Jets star Patrick Laine is out with a concussion after...

Wray Morrison: Pay The Man

By Wray Morrison January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm

Sportsnet's Arash Madani tweeted that the Riders extended a contract offer to Darian Durant earlier this week. As expected the report triggered varying opinions about Darian...

Wray Morrison: Tortorella benefits from more than defence in Columbus

By Wray Morrison January 4, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: January 4, 2017 - 11:13am

What is the deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets?

The team finished six games below .500 and twenty points out of a playoff spot last season. Now, the Blue Jackets are...

Wray Morrison: What in the World?

By Wray Morrison January 3, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: January 3, 2017 - 11:09am

I couldn't help but notice some empty seats at the Bell Centre for last night's World Junior Hockey Championships quarter-final between Canada and the Czech Republic.   There...

Wray Morrison: BT racked up more than wins

By Wray Morrison December 20, 2016 - 1:50pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 1:50pm

Success in competitive sport is measured in wins and losses. The "What have you done for me lately?" slogan also comes to the forefront from the time to time. It's a strategy...

Wray Morrison: Leaf land

By Wray Morrison December 19, 2016 - 12:15pm Updated: December 19, 2016 - 12:15pm

The only coach to take the Toronto Maple Leafs to the playoffs in the last decade is Randy Carlyle. He returns to the Air Canada Centre tonight as coach of the Anaheim Ducks....

Wray Morrison: Finding a balance

By Wray Morrison December 14, 2016 - 12:28pm Updated: December 14, 2016 - 1:14pm

NHL referee Ian Walsh's call on what should have been a non-call in last night's Blue Jackets/Oilers game has brought back the replay debate.   Walsh gave Jack Johnson of...

Wray Morrison: Not-so-beautiful game

By Wray Morrison December 12, 2016 - 9:43am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 9:43am

Full disclosure. Soccer is not "must see TV" for yours truly. I didn't grow up with much exposure to the world's most popular sport.   Born and raised in the province of...