Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

Doug is a passionate sports fan and has written extensively about breaking sports stories. Whether writing about hockey or American football, he will always give you the best highlights.

  • MLB Cancels Two Games Amid COVID-19 outbreak

    MLB Cancels Two Games Amid COVID-19 outbreak

    July 28, 2020
    The restart to Major League Baseball has hardly even begun before it was announced that a number of players with the Miami Marlins had contracted the coronavirus. Initially thought to be an isolated case involving a small number of players, the situation quickly spiraled out of control resulting in a sudden announcement by the MBL ...
  • Canadian Icon Eddie Shack Passes Away at 83

    Canadian Icon Eddie Shack Passes Away at 83

    July 27, 2020
    Eddie Shack, one of Canada’s most iconic hockey players, has passed away at the age of 83. The star forward, who was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario had a long and successful career in the NHL amassing 239 goals and 1430 plus penalty minutes in 1047 games over seventeen seasons. The news of his ...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins his Eighth Hungarian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton wins his Eighth Hungarian Grand Prix

    July 19, 2020
    Lewis Hamilton continues to break records after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday in Budapest, Hungary. The win put the six time F1 champion into first place of the driver’s championship, it also earned him his eighth win at the track to tie Michael Schumacher’s record. Max Verstappen was able to hang on for ...
  • Montreal Impact fall to New England Revolution as MLS Season Kicks Off

    Montreal Impact fall to New England Revolution as MLS Season Kicks Off

    July 11, 2020
    The Montreal Impact and New England Revolution headed to Kissimmee, Florida on Thursday to kick off the MLS season. The MLS is touting the weekend as its MLS is Back Tournament, but for the Impacts coach Thierry Henry, lost emotion as the game went on. New England’s Gustavo Bou put the New England Revolution ahead ...
  • Valtteri Bottas Win Season Opening Austrian Grand Prix

    Valtteri Bottas Win Season Opening Austrian Grand Prix

    July 5, 2020
    The start of the Formula One season for underway in Spielberg, Austria on Sunday, and for Lewis Hamilton, it was not the start he had hoped for. However, for his teammate Valtteri Bottas, the  was a day that him earning the win after watching nine drivers retiring from the race. In a race that saw ...
  • Phil Mickelson Jumps into First at the Travelers Championship

    Phil Mickelson Jumps into First at the Travelers Championship

    June 27, 2020
    Phil Mickelson recently turned 50 and if age is an indicator of what is to come, Mickelson is proving those in doubt he still has what it takes to get the job done. The five-time major champion took the lead at Travelers Championship after ending his round of Friday with a 7-under 63. Canada’s Mackenzie ...
  • Webb Simpson celebrates Father’s Day with a RBC Heritage win

    Webb Simpson celebrates Father’s Day with a RBC Heritage win

    June 22, 2020
    It was another Father’s Day that Webb Simpson will not forget after earning a victory today in the final round of the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, South Carolina. This was the second time that Father’s Day proved to bring good fortune to Simpson, the first was eight years ago at the U.S. Open. The ...
  • Kyle Busch and Harrison Burton both earn wins at Homestead

    Kyle Busch and Harrison Burton both earn wins at Homestead

    June 14, 2020
    It was a big weekend for NASCAR as the series gets into full swing after the suspension of its season due to CIVID 19. Kyle Busch earned his 58th career win on Saturday at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in the NASCAR Trucks Series race, while Harrison Burton won the Hooters 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Saturdays ...
  • Amanda Nunes Maintains Featherweight Title with Defeat of Canadian Felicia Spencer

    Amanda Nunes Maintains Featherweight Title with Defeat of Canadian Felicia Spencer

    June 7, 2020
    Amanda Nunes has cemented herself as one of the best female fighters in UFC history after her unanimous decision win over Canadian Felicia Spencer on Saturday night during UFC 250. Nunes was also the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles while defending a championship belt. Last night was the second UFC event ...
  • Brad Keselowski takes the checkered flag at the Coca-Cola 600

    Brad Keselowski takes the checkered flag at the Coca-Cola 600

    May 26, 2020
    The start of the Coca-Cola 600 was one that Brad Keselowski would have liked to see different, but as he weaved his way through the pack to the front at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, those feelings changed. Keselowski, who is on a one-year contract with Penske Racing, and his team opted not to pit during ...