Editors Note: Today we have a special treat for you, especially if you bleed the Blue and White emblematic of Canada’s largest city. From out of the blue (and white), IL Indoor received the following column from Chris Smith, of the Toronto Smiths. Okay, we’re having a little fun, but this is a fun column. It’s also an interesting take on the resurgence of athletic success in Ontario’s capital, something that has been in short supply outside of Rock circles for quite a while. Enjoy.
The 2012 Argos may have kicked off a change in Canada’s largest city when they won the top prize in Canadian Football, the 103 year old Grey Cup. It was only the second championship for the team in 15 years, after a period of perennial powerhouses claiming the cup. Without even leaving the same building, the Toronto Blue Jays are set to be a powerhouse this summer after as series of surprise moves in the off-season have made them significantly better. Fans are more excited about the ball club this year than at any time since Joe Carter was instructed to touch ‘em all because he’ll never have a bigger moment. Even the Leafs might make the playoffs, however the Surgeon General is warning against the adverse health effects of Leaf Nation holding their collective breath on Lord Stanley being paraded down Yonge St. READ MORE »