Category Archives: Vice

Toronto Raptors’ Culture Shift Clear as Day in Playoff Opener

Title: Toronto Raptors’ Culture Shift Clear as Day in Playoff Opener
Date: April 15, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors’ culture reset and all the ways it manifested itself in a Game 1 victory over Washington.
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Carl English Is Still Balling Out and Building Up Newfoundland’s Hoops Scene

Title: Carl English Is Still Balling Out and Building Up Newfoundland’s Hoops Scene
Date: March 14, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the origin story of Carl English, his decision to return home to St. John’s in the NBL, and what he hopes to do for basketball in Newfoundland.
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What Four Years with the Raptors Taught Us About Bruno Caboclo

Title: What Four Years with the Raptors Taught Us About Bruno Caboclo
Date: February 12, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the end of the Bruno Caboclo experiment in Toronto and what it was like to cover for the last four years.
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Raptors’ You Can Play Game Is a Significant Night in NBA History

Title: Raptors’ You Can Play Game Is a Significant Night in NBA History
Date: January 17, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors hosting the NBA’s first You Can Play night to promote inclusivity in sport for the LGBTQ community, and why they felt it was important to do so.
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These Aren’t Your Same Old Raptors

Title: These Aren’t Your Same Old Raptors
Date: January 12, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about a rousing Raptors blowout of the Cavaliers, an important confidence-builder for their new system.
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Jericho-Omega Deliver on the Hype at a Near Flawless Wrestle Kingdom 12

Title: Jericho-Omega Deliver on the Hype at a Near Flawless Wrestle Kingdom 12
Date: January 4, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I reviewed New Japan’s Wrestle Kingdom 12 event, perhaps the company’s most important event to date.
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DeMar DeRozan Put Together a Masterpiece Against Milwaukee

Title: DeMar DeRozan Put Together a Masterpiece Against Milwaukee
Date: January 2, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about DeMar DeRozan’s masterpiece, a franchise-record 52-point night.
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Kenny Omega Is Trying to Make Pro Wrestling Bigger and Better Than Ever

Title: Kenny Omega Is Trying to Make Pro Wrestling Bigger and Better Than Ever
Date: December 29, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about New Japan star Kenny Omega, his dream match with Chris Jericho, and how he’s trying to put the company’s global expansion on his back.
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Ricky Romero Is Determined to Make an Improbable Comeback to the Majors

Title: Ricky Romero Is Determined to Make an Improbable Comeback to the Majors
Date: December 19, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Ricky Romero, whose injury struggles – mental and physical – are behind him as he attempts to make a comeback.
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Toronto’s Return to Relevance Has Healed the Vince Carter Wounds

Title: Toronto’s Return to Relevance Has Healed the Vince Carter Wounds
Date: December 18, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice Canada, I wrote about Vince Carter’s latest return to Toronto and the inevitability of an eventual reunion with the Raptors.
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