Tuesday, 30 August 2016

RJ’s Groaner of the Week
Teenage ATP pro Taylor Fritz, 18, recently married fellow U.S. player Raquel Pedraza, also 18. I can’t see it lasting: when you play tennis, love means nothing.

Monday, 29 August 2016

A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers.
The U.S. 4x100 men’s Olympic relay team didn’t win their appeal. Ryan Lochte has certainly lost his.
Word is Tim Tebow has quickly ended a rumoured flirtation with springboard diving. Tebow lost his enthusiasm after missing the pool three times.

Saturday, 27 August 2016

A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers.
ZOOM ALERT
The coach of Wayde van Niekerk, 400-metre Olympic gold-medallist, is a 74-year-old grandmother. My grandma coached me, but all I'm good at is being seen and not heard.

Friday, 26 August 2016

The U.S. 4x100 men’s Olympic relay team didn’t win their appeal. Ryan Lochte has certainly lost his.
A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers!

Thursday, 25 August 2016

After Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell’s CFL career is over, he may have a future as a ref. He's already good at blowing the whistle.

A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers!
QB Tom Brady sat out the Pats-Bears preseason game after nicking his thumb with scissors. Most of his teammates are doing everything they can to avoid getting cut.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

How about Canadian sprinter Shawn De Grasse’s come-from-behind silver in the 200-metre race? You don’t need to be Wordsworth to recognize splendour in De Grasse.
A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers.
Saskatchewan heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton overcame a terrible Day 1 to win Olympic bronze. She stormed back by hurling the javelin like a Humboldt of lightning.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

RJ’s Groaner of the Week
Niagara Falls police arrested a man this week for setting fire to a boarding house. No one was hurt, but the roomers were flying.
A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers.
During his bronze-medal ride, did show-jumper Eric Lamaze remember to breathe?

Monday, 22 August 2016

A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers!
Websites Gawker and Vox slammed NBC’s Olympic announcers for an Americans-only bias. That’s harsh — although one suspects their favourite Christmas tune is Jingo Bells.
LeBron James said his goal is to own an NBA team. Up to now he’s settled for owning coaches.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Congratulations to Erica Wiebe for winning gold in wrestling. After not making Canada’s Pan-Am games team, the toughest opponent she wrestled with was doubt.


GOLD MEDAL WRESTLER ERICA WIEBE: UTTER JOY

A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers.
The jockstrap worn by Joe Frazier in the Fight of the Century sold at auction for $10,000. And Johnny Depp thinks he just paid a lot for support?

Saturday, 20 August 2016

A cheerleader pic from Sports Deke. Cheers!
Good riddance to Ryan Lochte from the Rio Olympics. Don’t let the bathroom door hit the back of your speedo on the way out.