Author: George Long

Health

Does CBD Muscle Recovery Balm Work?

The CBD industry has experienced remarkable growth in Canada in recent years. While many people still prefer oral CBD oils and edible gummies, not everyone enjoys the distinct taste of hemp. This is where CBD balms and creams come in. Imagine being a soccer player and having to deal with intense muscle discomfort, terrible, right? CBD balms come in handy in such situations. They have gained popularity among Canadians because they offer various …

Football

Unraveling the Link Between Vaping and Physical Performance

Athletes and smoking don’t typically go hand in hand. According to experts, professional athletes should steer clear of this harmful habit. Though some vape retailers argue that vaping is safer, its risks are mostly unknown due to its recent emergence.
The harmful effects of tobacco smoking are well-established through scientific research. Nicotine in cigarettes increases heart rate, narrows arteries, and raises blood pressure, negatively impacting an athlete’s physical performance.
But what about vaping?
Vaping and Smoking are Two …

Hockey

Back-to-Back Updates for Elias Pettersson of the Canucks

Here are back-to-back updates about your hottest NHL idol.
Vancouver Canucks‘ Rick Tocchet and Elias Pettersson criticize the NHL’s officiating after a game.
Rick Tocchet and Elias Pettersson of the Vancouver Canucks have criticized the NHL’s officiating after a game. They were noticeably frustrated with the officiating surrounding a penalty call that had gone against them. Tocchet …

Soccer

Vancouver Whitecaps Hit Their First Win

The Whitecaps trashed Montreal over 5-0 goals. Ali Ahmed scored a goal and had an assist for the Whitecaps (1-2-3), who also had goals from Brian White, Julian Gressel, and Javain Brown.
In his debut league start, striker Simon Becher tallied two goals and an assist as the Whitecaps thrashed CF Montreal 5-0. Their teammate Ali Ahmed also contributed a goal and an assist. Ahmed’s mother and three brothers traveled from Toronto to see him make his MLS debut.
“Years have gone into creating this. He put in a …

Soccer

Whitecaps Winless No More?

With Houston leading 1-0 late in the game, it appeared as though the Caps’ losing streak would reach six games. However, Becher came in for his MLS debut six minutes later and stepped in front of Lucas Cavallini to poke home an equalizer in the 88th minute. Three minutes later, Cavallini broke the tie to win at B.C. Place.
Becher and Ali Ahmed were promoted to the first team for a match against the Houston Dynamo in August, when the Whitecaps were buried in a five-game losing streak and subsequently saw their lineup ravaged by a COVID-19 outbreak for the …

Soccer

Tables are Turning in This Soccer Season

After losing its first three games in a row to begin the season, Montreal (1-3-0) defeated the Philadelphia Union on March 18 before entering its bye week. The Whitecaps (0-2-3) started the season with two losses, but they have achieved 1-1 draws in three of their past four league games, including an away stalemate last week against Minnesota United.
Vancouver outshot Minnesota 23-8 overall, with five of those attempts finding their targets compared to just two for the home team. But it wasn’t until the 98th minute that striker Simon Becher, who had just …

Football

Bobby Wagner Comes Back Home to the Seahawks

A one-year deal worth US$7 million gets Wagner to come back to the Seahawks after Seattle released him. Quandre Diggs and Tyler Locket, his teammates, announced this on Twitter, and it has been confirmed by the NFL Network and ESPN. According to a person with knowledge of the agreement, Bobby Wagner has signed a one-year contract to return to the Seahawks, the team where he first rose to prominence as a linebacker in the NFL.
After being taken by Seattle in the second round of the 2012 draft, Wagner played his first ten seasons of professional football with the …

Hockey

Women in Canada Rules in the World Hockey Cup

In Brampton, Ontario, the women’s global hockey championships have begun. The 10-team field began practicing at the CAA Center on Monday in preparation for opening day on Wednesday.
We’ll be prepared for all the teams we face because this group always wants to compete and win, but when the world title is at stake, they really step up, assistant coach Kori Cheverie told CBC Sports following Canada’s practice. With this bunch, the attitude is always positive, according to Cheverie. “The fact that we are so interconnected is one of our …

Football

Sports Fans Brace for the NFL and NBA Playoffs

No, it’s not April Fool’s Day for sports fans; it is the month of exciting baseball and football battles. The month of April is undoubtedly the most bullish on the sports industry calendar because of the opening week in baseball. With the start of a new baseball season, the upcoming week has become unparalleled. With all 30 clubs playing on Thursday, MLB launched one of the most optimistic opening days in its history while still basking in the light of the World Baseball Classic. This kind of confidence and good energy have seldom been present throughout Rob Manfred’s term as MLB commissioner….

Sports Betting

Things You Need to Know About Sports Betting Odds

Sports betting odds are basically the same as those for moneyline betting. The bettor will choose which player he or she thinks has the advantage in the odds over their opponent. Football, basketball, baseball, hockey, and soccer are a few of the popular sports for odd betting. Odds are expressed in many different ways depending on what country you are betting on.
In the US, odds are expressed in plus (+) or minus (-) signs. The stronger contender gets the plus sign, and the underdog gets the minus sign. For example, Florida is favored to win by -136. This …