Previously, I listed my top six sports themed songs. With CBC‘s annual airing of Happy Gilmore upcoming on June 17 I thought I would try to list my top 10 sports movies. Unfortunately, I have seen very few of the many sports movies made, so this will be a top 10 list of what I’ve seen. (more…)
No jottings in the last 7 days. Here is a random jotting.
May 23, 2007 Argos Make $4 Million Donation to SickKids
$4 million over 5 years. To my knowledge. no similar contribution from any Canadian team in more prosperous leagues has ever been made. CFL owners really are a different breed. While the corporations running other teams in other leagues look to maximise ticket prices, here’s some owners giving back to the community. Sure, the press release doesn’t reveal the real accounting around this donation, but $800,000 a year, even after tax benefits, is pretty good for a team that can only be breaking even at best according to the Toronto media. #