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.

  • Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in 40 second in UFC 246 Main Event

    Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in 40 second in UFC 246 Main Event

    January 19, 2020
    It took Conor McGregor only 40 seconds to prove to the world he is back to his old form and still the best fighter in mixed martial arts. After a flurry of punches and a kick to the head, Cerrone was in trouble, and that saw referee Herb Dean called an end to the fight. ...
  • Calgary Flames Jump into First in the Pacific Division

    Calgary Flames Jump into First in the Pacific Division

    January 12, 2020
    The Edmonton Oilers rolled into Calgary on Saturday night hoping to continue their five game winning streak. However, after the two went back and forth in the first and second periods, it was the Flames who scored the winning goal early in the third to earn the victory. Calgary, who twice fell behind against the ...
  • Serena Williams Honoured with AP Female Athlete of the Decade Award

    Serena Williams Honoured with AP Female Athlete of the Decade Award

    December 30, 2019
    Serena Williams has been a dominant force in the game of tennis, both on court and also off. In the last decade, no other player has Williams has won as many Grand Slams, 12 to be exact, nor has any women in tennis spent over three years as the No. 1 ranking WTA women’s player. ...
  • Toronto Raptors Make Historic Franchise Comeback to Beat the Mavericks

    Toronto Raptors Make Historic Franchise Comeback to Beat the Mavericks

    December 23, 2019
    Sunday night looked like the Toronto Raptors were going to suffer the worse loss so far this season only to turn it around and record one the best comebacks in the history of the franchise. It was one that saw Kyle Lowry scoring 20 points in the fourth quarter alone to lead the Raptors to ...
  • San Jose Sharks End 6 Game Losing Streak with Win Over Canucks

    San Jose Sharks End 6 Game Losing Streak with Win Over Canucks

    December 15, 2019
    The San Jose Sharks brought an end to their six game losing streak on Saturday night after some excellent goaltending by Aaron Dell defeating the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Logan Couture, Evander Kane, Timo Meier and Tomas Hertl each scored for San Jose, while Couture, Kane, Barclay Goodrow, ...
  • Tottenham Hotspurs fire Mauricio Pochettino

    Tottenham Hotspurs fire Mauricio Pochettino

    November 20, 2019
    It was a mere six months since Mauricio Pochettino helped manage his team to the Champions League Final, but it will be his last after it was announced on Tuesday the Argentinian, along with his staff have been terminated by the Tottenham Hotspurs. The reason for the termination was blamed on the poor performance of ...
  • 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 ...