NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Part Two

December 23, 2011 3:43 pm
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The shortened 2011-12 NBA season will begin on Christmas Day, with teams slated to play 66 games over the next four months. Here is Part Two of OLM’s NBA preseason power rankings: the playoff teams.

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NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Part One

December 21, 2011 9:02 am

The shortened 2011-12 NBA season will begin on Christmas Day, with teams slated to play 66 games over the next four months. Here is Part One of OLM’s NBA preseason power rankings: the non-playoff teams.

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Ottawa Senators Monthly Report: November

December 1, 2011 9:00 am

The Ottawa Senators have continued to play entertaining hockey through the month of November, posting a 12-10-2 record and sitting comfortably in the NHL’s middle tier. Here is the second monthly recap of the Sens’ ups and downs, as well as an important update on fan voting for the All-Star Game.

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Grey Cup Preview: BC vs. Winnipeg

November 24, 2011 8:36 am
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The 99th Grey Cup will feature a pair of unlikely foes: the East Division champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the West Division champion BC Lions. The Lions are hoping to win their first Grey Cup since 2006, while the Bombers haven’t celebrated a championship since 1990.

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The Moral Failure of Penn State

November 17, 2011 9:14 am

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is accused of sexually assaulting eight young boys over a period of 15 years. Legendary head coach Joe Paterno has been fired, along with the university’s president and athletic director. What went wrong, and what is next for Penn State?

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Flu shot or not? Bryce Wylde Talks to OLM

November 10, 2011 9:22 am
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Wylde is widely known as an alternative medicine expert and as the host of Wylde on Health. He also regularly appears on The Doctor Oz show, CTV’s Canada AM, The Marilyn Denis Show and Steven and Chris to name a few.

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Canada loses show jumping superstar

November 9, 2011 3:05 pm

Canadian and world equestrian enthusiasts were left shocked and saddened this Sunday after the death of show jumper Eric Lamaze’s legendary stallion Hickstead. The champion horse died shortly after he and Lamaze completed a course at the Rolex FEI World Cup in Verona, Italy, in front of an arena packed with horrified onlookers.

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Let Your Body Do the Talking with Ayurveda

November 7, 2011 1:46 pm
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For the uninitiated, Ayurvedic massage comes as a surprise. It’s not every day after all that your body – not you or the massage therapist – gets to decide what massage oils will be used. But ensuring that your body receives the right treatment at the right time in the right way is key to Ayurvedic treatments. And there is no better way to do so than by tuning into your body’s own wisdom.

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Ottawa Senators Monthly Report: October

November 1, 2011 2:39 pm

Through one month of the NHL season, the Ottawa Senators sit in 4th place in the Eastern Conference with a 7-5-0 record, a spot that no one could have foreseen before the year began. Here is the first monthly recap of the ups and downs of the Senators.

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Nature – the Antidote to Stress

October 26, 2011 2:33 pm

The fast pace of modern life can easily get us all wound up. Not so very long ago, humans, like all animals on our planet, moved through time at nature’s pace. Today, it feels like human’s relationship with time has been both disconnected entirely from the earth’s natural cycles, and dizzyingly fast-forwarded.

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No Brains Association: Dissecting the Lockout

October 12, 2011 12:46 pm

In the wake of its most enthralling regular season and playoffs in over a decade, the NBA has cancelled the first two weeks of its 2011-12 season as a result of the league’s ongoing lockout. With the schism between the owners and players seemingly widening by the day, it remains unlikely that any games will be played for the foreseeable future.

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Ottawa Senators 2011-12 Season Preview

October 4, 2011 8:30 am

The Ottawa Senators will kick off their 20th anniversary season with a game on Friday, October 7th against the Detroit Red Wings. With hockey season finally here, Ottawa Life present 20 points about this year’s Ottawa Senators.

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OUA Football Midseason Report

September 28, 2011 8:52 am

The first half of the 2011 Ontario University Athletics football season is in the books, with each of the conference’s 10 member schools having played four games. As we enter October, the race for the Yates Cup is set to heat up very quickly. Here’s a look at three of the key storylines that defined the first half of the OUA season.

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The Concept of the Franchise Player

September 21, 2011 1:06 pm

Roy Halladay earned numerous individual accomplishments during his 12 years with the Toronto Blue Jays, though the Jays never reached the playoffs. Will history remember Halladay as the greatest Jay of their post-World Series era, or will his time in Toronto serve merely as a prelude to his days on the powerhouse Philadelphia Phillies?

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Jose Bautista and the MVP Conundrum

September 16, 2011 12:45 pm

Unlike other leading MVP candidates in Major League Baseball, Jose Bautista’s season won’t continue into October; he’ll play his last game in 2011 on September 28th. It’s for this reason that despite posting the best numbers of his career, leading the majors in every relevant offensive statistical category and asserting himself as the best all-around hitter in the game, he stands little to no chance of being named AL MVP.

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Hockey’s Summer of Discontent

September 7, 2011 7:39 am

Wade Belak was found dead last week in Toronto. Only a few weeks ago Rick Rypien of the Winnipeg Jets committed suicide as well. In May of this year Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers was found dead in his home after consuming a toxic mix of drugs and alcohol. The death of three players in only a few months whose main role was to fight will invariably draw attention to this aspect of the game.

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Senate Reform, Part X: The End of the Beginning

September 5, 2011 10:01 am
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Over the course of the next few months, the Ottawa Life Sports Blog will be covering the ongoing rebuild of the Ottawa Senators franchise. This is Part X: the end of the beginning.

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