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Kelly: Unsealed e-mails show an NHL in the midst of an existential crisis
After the unsealing of frank and provocative e-mails between top National Hockey League officials on Monday, the league has two problems. Or, fairer to say, two more problems.The 2011 e-mail chains,
Cathal_Kelly  NHL  crisis 
march 2016 by jerryking
Kelly: Why do we think Mike Babcock is the NHL's best coach? - The Globe and Mail
CATHAL KELLY
TORONTO — The Globe and Mail
Published Monday, May. 11 2015, 6:29 PM EDT
Last updated Tuesday, May. 12 2015
sports  journalists  NHL  Cathal_Kelly  best_of  coaching 
may 2015 by jerryking
Kelly: On the outside looking in, John Daly joins merchants outside Augusta - The Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Apr. 10 2015

Daly’s ruminating about his career.

“I wish I would’ve played better in that ’96-to-2001 window. I wish I would’ve practised on my game the way I do now,” Daly says. “My problem is I didn’t say no. Went everywhere. Took the money. Wasn’t able to sit back and take the time to practise for a whole week. I kind of let my game falter.”

For a few years, John Daly was probably the most typical American allowed through the Augusta gates. But that’s done now. Like most of the rest of them, he’s back on the other side of the fence.
Cathal_Kelly  golf  downward_mobility 
april 2015 by jerryking
Kelly: The future looks bleak for MLSE – and all its teams -
Aug. 21 2014 | The Globe and Mail |CATHAL KELLY.

After a couple of days of pointedly time-sensitive denials, the news that Tim Leiweke is leaving as president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment...Mr. Leiweke brought two things that cannot be pulled from the air by a new CEO, regardless of how competent – connections and a single-minded drive to put his personal stamp on every part of a business.
Tim_Leiweke  Toronto_Maple_Leafs  CEOs  MLSE  Drake  managing_up  sports  Cathal_Kelly  entertainment 
august 2014 by jerryking
Kelly: German juggernaut spoils samba party - The Globe and Mail
CATHAL KELLY
RIO DE JANEIRO — The Globe and Mail
Published Tuesday, Jul. 08 2014
soccer  FIFA  Brazil  Germany  Cathal_Kelly 
august 2014 by jerryking
Kelly: Sports scribes take themselves seriously at their own peril - The Globe and Mail
CATHAL KELLY
The Globe and Mail
Published Monday, Jul. 28 2014

Hitchens was a very good writer, but he was a truly great debater. He thought in logical arcs. He was ruthless. Most of all, he was preternaturally articulate.

Regardless of whether you were his target, it was very nearly a physical pleasure listening to him talk....There is a species of this debate that can be fun to take part in or listen to. Reasoned, friendly, inflected with humour and – crucially – the knowledge that none of this is actually very important. A good sports argument is the sort you have with a friend and, eventually, agree to disagree over.

A while ago, someone on the broadcast side of this business asked me how I would change sports radio if I could. I said I’d make it a little more thoughtful and a lot less angry. I think I mentioned This American Life. He looked at me with the sad solicitousness we reserve for the simple-minded....This is the ne plus ultra of where we’ve been heading – a culture of sports argumentation so divisive and compulsively contrarian, it no longer has anything to do with sports. It has no idea what it’s about. Its only requirements are brute force and volume.
agreeably_disagree  Christopher_Hitchens  sports  journalists  journalism  Cathal_Kelly  disagreements  argumentation  divisiveness  sports_journalism 
july 2014 by jerryking
TheStar.com | Insight | No ordinary Joe
Mar 22, 2009 04:30 AM | Toronto Star | Cathal Kelly
Article describes how Joseph Mimran of Joe Fresh fame reached pinnacle of Canadian fashion by going down-market
mens'_clothing  fashion  Mimran  serial_entrepreneur  Loblaws  Cathal_Kelly 
march 2009 by jerryking

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