If you play high-level football, brain trauma is not a risk but a reality. And a helmet isn’t going to save you. In fact, it’s probably part of the problem. Nov. 23, 2010 Toronto Star Morgan Campbell Sports Reporter A good football helmet can withstand the force of a 35-pound weight dropped on it from eight … Read more
Dec. 3, 2010 By Morgan Campbell On a recent evening, a group of players from the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors strolled into a movie theatre at Square One mall and ran into something unexpected — a fan who recognized their faces. Before the lights went down, the fan approached the teenagers to praise them for … Read more
Oct. 26, 2010 Cain Velasquez’ win over Brock Lesnar was noteworthy, but not historic.
Morgan Campbell Sports Reporter Prime Minister Stephen Harper is Richview Collegiate’s highest achieving alum — at the moment — but you wouldn’t know it by touring the school’s phys. ed. wing, where everyday objects double as Joey Votto monuments. See the bent basketball rim in the boys’ gym? That’s where Votto, a former point guard, … Read more
Morgan Campbell Sports Reporter As training camps opened for Dominican league baseball teams last week, Santo Domingo newspaper La Nacion Dominicana trumpeted a major development for that island’s equivalent of the New York Yankees. “Tigres del Licey receive backing,” read the headline on a story that detailed a local businessman’s seven-figure sponsorship deal with the 22-time … Read more
Morgan Campbell Sports Reporter Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston has spent the last few months telling every reporter who asks him that he really, truly and honestly won’t miss much when this season ends and he retires from baseball. The travel? Nope. Once he retires he’ll see the world on his own time instead of … Read more
Orangeville is a small town with a big love for boxing, and on a Saturday in September natives Buzz Grant and Logan McGuinness squared off for their hometown’s unofficial crown. Sept. 25, 2010 Morgan Campbell Sports Reporter After 18 months of trash talk, the big rivals from the small town stood nose to nose at … Read more
“Definitely next year people will know (Joey Votto),” says Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder. “He’s always been good, but now he’s brought his game to a different level. To be at the level he’s at, he’s going to get recognized.”
Aug. 20, 2010 MMA legislation in Ontario brings haters out of hiding, even if they don’t know exactly what they hate.
Aug. 9, 2010 Was Anderson Silva toying with Chael Sonnen, or is he simply slowing down?