The illogicality of sports fandom

Illogicality – “the quality of not being reasonable, wise, or practical” per the Cambridge dictionary. A funny example of illogicality is the toilet paper debate. Whether the roll is facing front or back or simply placed on top of something, the tickets back to cleanville work exactly the same way yet people argue. A specific example in sports fandom ofContinue reading “The illogicality of sports fandom”

I wonder if Commonwealth Stadium misses me too?

Turning the calendar page from 2020 to 2021 did not auto-correct the world. Ever the optimist, this sports fan hopes that as the spring flowers bloom, the plethora of Edmonton sports teams will be able to return to play in front of a percentage of their regular fan base. Let’s check in on one teamContinue reading “I wonder if Commonwealth Stadium misses me too?”

3 Questions with Brad Gatschene, President of the Edmonton Wildcats Football Club

Sunday August 8 the Edmonton Wildcats travel to Saskatoon to play the Hilltops. Date, location and opponent subject to change due to the ongoing pandemic. When the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) released their schedule, they were very clear with their intentions: “All games and dates are subject to change with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,Continue reading “3 Questions with Brad Gatschene, President of the Edmonton Wildcats Football Club”