Daily Archives: January 18, 2013


This video comes up under a YouTube search for “cricket fights” (don’t ask what we were doing playing around with those search terms…) But its true focus is a remarkable catch made by Pakistan’s wicketkeeper Akmal off Aussie batsman Ricky Ponting. The reflexes are incredible as Ponting’s bat barely touches […]

Video: brilliant Akmal catch on Ricky Ponting



A thoughtful two-part article on minor hockey ran in The Toronto Star recently. Written by journalist and hockey dad Don Gillmor, the piece’s first installment examines the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) – its exorbitant fees, its insistence on forcing 11-year-old boys to play contact hockey, and its ridiculous aping […]

Minor hockey – worth it?