Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

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

  • Auston Matthews Settles Legal Issues – Promises to Do Better

    Auston Matthews Settles Legal Issues – Promises to Do Better

    November 16, 2019
    Auston Matthews, the star forward for the Toronto Maple Leafs, has come forward and apologised for his actions after reaching a settlement with the security guard who filed a police report that ultimately led to criminal harassment charges being filed in Scottsdale, Arizona where Matthews has a home. Auston Matthews, now the legal issues are ...
  • Maple Leafs Lose in shootout to the Flyers

    Maple Leafs Lose in shootout to the Flyers

    November 9, 2019
    The Toronto Maple Leafs welcomed the Philadelphia Flyers at the Scotiabank Arena on Saturday, and after the third period buzzer, it was the Flyers coming away with a victory after Sean Couturier scored the winning goal. Claude Giroux, the Flyers captain, also scored during the shootout while Toronto’s William Nylander scores the Leafs only goal. ...
  • Andreescu Loses Opening Match at WTA Finals

    Andreescu Loses Opening Match at WTA Finals

    October 29, 2019
    Canadian Bianca Andreescu suffering from a lower back injury lost her opening match in the WTA Finals on Monday to Simona Halep in three sets and will now need to fight to advance or decide if she is healthy enough to stay in the tournament. The Mississauga native lost to Simona Halep 3-6, 7-6 (6), ...
  • Bryan Little Scores in OT To Give Winnipeg win Calgary at Heritage Classic

    Bryan Little Scores in OT To Give Winnipeg win Calgary at Heritage Classic

    October 27, 2019
    The Annual Heritage Classic proved to be a winning night for the Winnipeg after the Jets and Flames ended the third period tied and heading into overtime. For Bryan Little, it will be a night to remember after the Cambridge, Ontario native scored the winning goal to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory in ...
  • Columbus Crew Suffer 1-0 Loss to Toronto FC

    Columbus Crew Suffer 1-0 Loss to Toronto FC

    October 6, 2019
    The Toronto FC scored an important victory on Sunday in their last home in the regular season that will see them earn a first round home game in the playoffs. Toronto earned the win thanks to a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew after reliever Alejandro Pozuelo scored during a free kick. TFC went into ...
  • Ash Barty and Dominic Thiem Advance to China Open final

    Ash Barty and Dominic Thiem Advance to China Open final

    October 5, 2019
    Australia’s Ashleigh Barty ranked No.1 in the world has advanced to the China Open finals on Saturday after the defeated Kiki Bertens in three sets. Also advancing to the finals on Saturday is Dominic Thiem who came away with a victory over Russia’s Karen Khachanov. Thiem, who is from Austrian will face Stefanos Tsitsipas on ...
  • Naomi Osaka ends Brings End to Andreescu’s Win Streak

    Naomi Osaka ends Brings End to Andreescu’s Win Streak

    October 4, 2019
    Naomi Osaka brought an end to the winning streak Bianca Andreescu was enjoying on Friday after gaining an advantage over the Canadian and U.S Open champion at the China Open quarterfinals. Andreescu, who had won her previous 17 matches lost to Osaka 5-7, 6-3, 6-4. The loss could have an impact on her expected jump ...
  • Bianca Andreescu to face Naomi Osaka in China Open Quarterfinals

    Bianca Andreescu to face Naomi Osaka in China Open Quarterfinals

    October 3, 2019
    Mississauga’s Bianca Andreescu brought an end to the hopes of American Jennifer Brady at the China Open defeating her in two sets to advance to the quarterfinals. It was the 17th match in a row that the Canadian superstar has won, and that will see her facing Japan’s Naomi Osaka on Friday Andreescu managed to ...
  • Bianca Andreescu returns to play at China Open

    Bianca Andreescu returns to play at China Open

    September 30, 2019
    Bianca Andreescu returned to action this weekend at the China Open, her first tournament since winning the U.S. Open almost three weeks ago. The Canadian sensation was on hiatus following her win while making a tour of the talk show circuit in Canada and the United States before returning home to Mississauga for a hero’s ...
  • Lewis Hamilton Wins his Fifth Straight Russian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton Wins his Fifth Straight Russian Grand Prix

    September 29, 2019
    After a week where Lewis Hamilton stated Mercedes would struggle to catch Ferrari on the straights, Hamilton earned his fifth back-to-back victory at the Russian Grand Prix with teammate Valtteri Bottas following behind in second place. The win extends the lead by Lewis Hamilton in the driver’s championship as he fights to win his sixth ...