Lou Marsh Award

Wayne Gretzky, Patrick Chan, Steve Nash, and Christine Sinclair.  Besides being Canadian, what do each of these world-class athletes have in common? They are all previous winners of the Lou Marsh Award.  This prestigious honour is given annually to Canada’s best athlete, as deemed by a committee of Toronto sports writers.  Marsh was a highly regarded journalist with the Toronto...
Via The Sideline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Canada must perform well at U20 women’s World Cup

Canada’s head coach Andrew OlivieriFor some, the memories will linger a lifetime. Robin Van Persie’s gravity defying-flying header, James Rodriguez’ sublime volley, Brazil’s inexplicable meltdown, and Mario Goetze’s defining moment in football history.We will debate, disagree and treasure the 2014 World Cup for many years to come. However, it is time to move on.  It is...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Breakers Jazmine Reeves Named NWSL Week 8 Player of the Week

Reeves scored the first hat trick of the 2014 NWSL season (via Boston Breakers). Boston Breakers forward Jazmine Reeves earned NWSL Player of the Week honors following Boston’s Week 8 triumph over defending champions Portland Thorns FC. Reeves was the star of the match last Wednesday, scoring the first hat trick of the 2014 NWSL season to go along with an assist as Boston shocked...
Via Grandstand University
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

USA-Canada will live up to hype

Sometimes friendly games don't live up to their name. Don't expect the one on Friday to, when the United States women's national team takes on Canada ( live, Friday, FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET ). Because the last few times around, things were tense. Historically, the Americans have towered over their northern neighbors. A 46-3-5 record hardly leaves room for debate on that front. But...
Via Fox Soccer
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

US women face Canada again in 2014 opener

Sydney Leroux gets emotional each time the U.S. women play Canada. There was that incredible comeback victory in the semifinals of the 2012 Olympics before the U.S. team won its fourth gold medal. Then in Toronto last summer, Canadian-born American citizen Leroux got booed after scoring a goal in stoppage time of a 3-0 victory and then popping the team logo on her jersey. Leroux...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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