Category Archives: Sport

Raptors stay out of market for second-round picks, land Rawle Alkins after draft

Title: Raptors stay out of market for second-round picks, land Rawle Alkins after draft
Date: June 22, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I tried to analyze the Raptors’ decision not to trade into the draft and the factors that may have gone into it. Read an excerpt!

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Jama Mahlalela’s energy, positivity a perfect fit as Raptors 905 head coach

Title:Jama Mahlalela’s energy, positivity a perfect fit as Raptors 905 head coach
Date: June 20, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about new Raptors 905 head coach Jama Mahlalela, of whom everyone speaks the world and who is a natural fit for the position. Read an excerpt!

Toronto’s Pro Rugby Games Are a Giant Party

Title: Toronto’s Pro Rugby Games Are a Giant Party
Date: June 20, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the return of the Toronto Wolfpack and their unique game-day experience that’s proving a fun addition to Toronto summers.
Read an excerpt!

Murphy: What might it cost the Raptors to move into the draft?

Title: Murphy: What might it cost the Raptors to move into the draft?
Date: June 15, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at possible ways the Raptors could move into the draft, since they are without a pick this year. Read an excerpt!

Nick Nurse Leading the Raptors Feels Like a Good Fit, Bad Optics Be Damned

Title: Nick Nurse Leading the Raptors Feels Like a Good Fit, Bad Optics Be Damned
Date: June 15, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors’ hiring of Nick Nurse and how it projects to be much better than the optics might suggest.
Read an excerpt!

Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, June 15 – Raptors’ pick-less draft preview

Title: Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, June 15 – Raptors’ pick-less draft preview
Date: June 15, 2018
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I hosted the latest edition of Raptors Weekly Extra, previewing the NBA Draft.
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The Raptors are trying hard to navigate the pre-draft process without a pick

Title: The Raptors are trying hard to navigate the pre-draft process without a pick
Date: June 13, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I provided a look inside the Raptors’ pre-draft process without a draft pick. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, June 12 – Sliding doors

Title: Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, June 12 – Sliding Doors
Date: June 12, 2018
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I hosted the latest edition of Raptors Weekly Extra, running through offseason scenarios.
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The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – S02E31 – Hello, Nurse

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – S02E31 – Hello, Nurse
Date: June 12, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss the Raptors’ hiring of Nick Nurse.
Read an excerpt!

Kenny Omega Beat Kazuchika Okada in One of the Best Wrestling Matches Ever

Title: Kenny Omega Beat Kazuchika Okada in One of the Best Wrestling Matches Ever
Date: June 11, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Kenny Omega finally winning the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at NJPW Dominion, the end of a two-year title reign for Kazuchika Okada, and the best wrestling match I’ve ever seen.
Read an excerpt!

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