F1 LEGEND MICHAEL SCHUMACHER FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE

The news has not been good about the skiing accident head injuries of multi-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher. The only good news, I guess, is that he wore a helmet — otherwise, he would definitely be dead after what happened. This is one of those things where we will simply have to wait for…

NOW A FEW WORDS ABOUT FOX SPORTS 1 AND OTHER NEW SPORTS CHANNELS

Been finding out more about this new Fox Sports 1 service that is starting up in August, and what they will be programming. According to MMA Weekly, the new channel’s lineup will be heavily concentrating on their current properties NASCAR and the UFC.  I suppose this should not be so surprising, since the main FOX network holds those…

THE TIMES TO WATCH F1 RACES IN NORTH AMERICA ARE ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS

Tonight during the wee hours of the morning, the Malaysian Grand Prix will race. I have to say, these hours make no sense for North American viewers. Last weekend, I tried watching the F1 season opener from Australia, which ran after midnight, but was so tired from a hard week of working that I went to bed. Tonight, this…

KESELOWSKI WINS SPRINT CUP IN EVENTFUL WEEKEND FOR AUTO RACING

Auto racing may be in the sink right across Canada — a place where fans much prefer hard-hitting sports like the UFC fights held in Montreal last night — but that didn’t stop me from following the goings-on in NASCAR this weekend as Brad Keselowski, that same guy who posts on Twitter from inside his #2 car, clinched the Sprint Cup title…

F1’S COMPLETELY BORING SEASON HAS A CHAMPION

I’m pleased to say we now have a new Formula 1 champion after the Japan Grand Prix race earlier today — Sebastian Vettel. As it turns out, he is the same guy who won last year. Honestly, is it any wonder why I tune into NASCAR and IndyCar so much these days when Formula 1 has…

THIS WEEKEND’S NEWS FROM NOWHERE IS REALLY ON THE BUTTON

Here once again is News from Nowhere, my semi-regular roundup of news stories and items that I didn’t get around to posting because of all the other things I have been doing. Well, Jenson Button of the Brawn GP team, pictured, has won the Formula 1 world title in Brazil, and his team also won the Constructor’s…

ALL THESE SPORTS ARE A MESS

You know, I think all sports are going to heck. All of them. It doesn’t matter whether it’s baseball (steroids, labour problems), hockey (worse labour problems, Jim Balsillie), football (Spygate, Terrell Owens) — it all sucks everywhere, and I wonder why I stay a sports fan. At least the movie fans don’t have to put…

FORMULA 1 FAST BECOMING A JOKE

Well, it’s been interesting times for auto racing fans as the Le Mans race ran last week, won by Peugeot which knocked off the Audi team. At least Le Mans is less of a gong show than Formula 1. F1 has turned into a disgrace with the feuding over a possible breakaway series, all because…

F1 IS HERE AGAIN

Well, it’s here — Formula 1 is back with Lewis Hamilton looking to defend his hard-won title from last year’s thrilling finish. The first race of the season is in Australia, in another hour. As far as North American fans are concerned, though, this promises to be a big “who cares” type of season, with…

ON THE CANADIAN GRAND PRIX

Well, great. Just when the world economy goes to heck, Formula 1 decides to nix the Canadian Grand Prix and kill the millions of tourism dollars it brings to Montreal. Instead, they claim they are putting a race into Abu Dhabi instead. And now people are clueing into F1’s game. Seems dropping the event is…

F1 CHAMP CROWNED

Well, Kimi Raikkonen came from behind in the points to win the Formula 1 drivers championship in Brazil in the final race of the season. I gotta say, it was a great finish to the season and a lot better than these Michael Schumacher blowouts. Raikkonen finished one point up on Lewis Hamilton, who was…

MY CHEATING HEART

PRO SPORTS TURNING INTO A BAD JAMES BOND MOVIE THESE DAYS It’s another big sports weekend everywhere and the question now on everyone’s mind is what the F is going on with all this cheating?!? It was bad enough that we had all the steroid nonsense going on in baseball. But then again, the fans…