Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

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

  • NFL Launches Player Community Activism Program

    NFL Launches Player Community Activism Program

    November 30, 2017
    The NFL came up with the idea of establishing and funding a player-community activism program that will enable players to use these funds to support campaigns, communities and issues that they are passionate about. The NFL and its franchises are expected to donate between $90-$100 million from the launch of the campaign till 2023 and ...
  • NFL Hit With Collusion Grievance Lawsuit From Colin Kaepernick

    NFL Hit With Collusion Grievance Lawsuit From Colin Kaepernick

    October 16, 2017
    The NFL announced last week that team owners will be meeting this week in New York to discuss a number of issues and one of the key topics that will be discussed is the controversy surrounding NFL players kneeling or sitting during the national anthem. US President Donald Trump has called on NFL owners to ...
  • US VP Pence Walks Out Of NFL Game After Players Kneel During Anthem

    US VP Pence Walks Out Of NFL Game After Players Kneel During Anthem

    October 9, 2017
    U.S Vice-President Mike Pence made his intentions clear on Twitter that he intended to visit the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts on Sunday as he wanted to see Peyton Manning’s jersey get retired. Pence, the former governor of Indiana and a strong Colts supporter did not stay and watch the game ...
  • Vancouver Canucks & L.A Kings To Play In China As Part Of NHL Promotion

    Vancouver Canucks & L.A Kings To Play In China As Part Of NHL Promotion

    September 19, 2017
    The National Hockey League (NHL) is looking to break into the Chinese market and has scheduled two exhibition matches to take place this week between the Vancouver Canucks and the Los Angeles Kings. The first match takes place on Thursday and will be held in Shanghai while the second match is fixed on Saturday and ...
  • Toronto’s Iconic Air Canada Centre Will Be Renamed Scotiabank Arena

    Toronto’s Iconic Air Canada Centre Will Be Renamed Scotiabank Arena

    August 30, 2017
    Air Canada bought the naming rights to Toronto’s brand new stadium in 1999 and ever since then locals have been accustomed to the Air Canada Centre. The iconic stadium which is home to the Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors has also hosted hundreds of popular concerts and entertainment shows in the last 18 years. ...