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Ticket Information Buy tickets on sale May 31st here! About the REDBLACKS The Ottawa RedBlacks (stylized by the Ottawa ownership group in all-caps as REDBLACKS)(French: Le Rouge et Noir d’Ottawa) are a professional football team based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, who play in the East Division of the Canadian Football League. The team planned to begin play in 2010, until cracks in the concrete structure in the south stands of Frank Clair Stadium led to the demolition of those stands; the league later set a date of 2013 for the team’sRead More
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Calling it right now, if the Heat don’t win the championship this year – he goes back to the Cavs! Charles Barkley thinks LeBron James and Cleveland are ready for a reunion. VIA ESPN: Cleveland’s lotto luck leads us back to LeBron’s future yet again, writes Brian Windhorst. Story   In an interview Wednesday on ESPN’s “SVP & Russillo,” Barkley advocated a return to the Cavaliers for James and, in the process, took a shot at Miami Heat fans.   “I’ve always thought he was going to go back toRead More
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Posted On May 20, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Sports

Mallory Edens Wins The 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

Many people guessed that Wes Edens or Marc Lasry or perhaps Giannis Antetokounmpo would sit behind the Bucks’ seat on stage on Tuesday, but this decision makes perfect sense. The lottery gods have been kind to the offspring of owners over the past few years (looking at you, Nick Gilbert), so let’s hope that Mallory can drum up some of that offspring magic in a less bowtie-y fashion (looking at you, Nick Gilbert).   Source: BrewHoop.com She went from 800 followers to 4,000 Twitter followers in less than 20 minutes. That’s the powerRead More
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Posted On May 20, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Basketball, Sports

NBA Draft 2014 Lottery – Preview & Results

When: May 20th 2014, 8 p.m. Where: Broadcasted on ESPN/TSN, prior to the start of the Miami Heat-Indiana Pacers game What is the Draft Lottery? The NBA draft lottery is an annual event held by the National Basketball Association (NBA) in which the teams who had missed the playoffs in the previous season, or teams who hold the draft rights of another team that missed the playoffs in the previous season, participate in a lottery process to determine the draft order in the NBA draft. In the NBA draft, the teams obtainRead More
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Posted On May 19, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Basketball, Sports, TV Shows

Andrew Wiggins Joins ESPN’s First Take

NBA Draft Prospect Andrew Wiggins joins the First Take Debate Desk to talk about living up to the hype, his 44-inch vertical, and the upcoming NBA Draft. High school career Wiggins dunking in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game Wiggins attended Vaughan Secondary School in Vaughan, Ontario for two years before transferring to Huntington Prep School in Huntington, West Virginia in 2011. Wiggins had been rated as the top prospect for 2014, but announced in October 2012 that he would officially reclassify into his original high school class of 2013,Read More
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Posted On May 14, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn cover, Hockey, Sports

The Jason Spezza Discussion

I was planning on writing a full-fledged article about Jason Spezza and the possible trade scenarios the Ottawa Senators have this Summer until the Nilsen Report staff  had the classic “Jason Spezza Discussion” over Facebook last night. There always seems to be different rumours ever year regarding Spezza, to recap here is your Spring 2014 edition of stories circling the web. Nick Kypreos: Sources say the Senators are shopping Jason Spezza to Western conference teams. Bruce Garrioch: Unlike Phaneuf, the return for Jason Spezza would be similar to a deadline rental: a NHLRead More
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Posted On May 13, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Football, Sports

Ottawa REDBLACKS Trade Kevin Glenn to BC Lions

Breaking: The Ottawa REDBLACKS have traded QB Kevin Glenn to the BC Lions for their 5th spot 1st round pick in the 2014 CFL draft. Details to follow. Earlier it was reported Glenn wanted a trade. Kevin Glenn doesn’t want to continue his CFL career with the expansion Ottawa REDBLACKS.   The veteran quarterback says he’s asked the REDBLACKS to be traded. Ottawa selected Glenn, 34, on Dec. 15 in the first round of the CFL expansion draft after compiling a 20-8 record as a starter the last two yearsRead More
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Posted On May 12, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Hockey, Sports

Vote Erik Karlsson for the NHL 15 Cover

‪ #‎NHL15Karlsson‬ Sens TV presents reason #11,920 you should be voting Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators on to the cover of NHL 15. VOTE: http://covervote.nhl.com/#/ballotRead More
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Posted On May 5, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Hockey, Sports

NHL 15 Teaser Trailer & Next Gen Info

Due Fall 2014.  Editors note: I’M SO EXCITED, AND I JUST CAN’T HIDE IT! I’M ABOUT TO LOSE CONTROL AND I THINK I LIKE IT!!!!!!!!!! Built to harness the power of next generation consoles NHL 15 allows you to experience the sights, sounds and feel of real hockey action like never before. The game features a new level of player likeness, intelligence and emotion, the most diverse and animated crowd of any sports game and an added level of control as you dangle opponents using the accessible Superstar Skill Stick. EarlyRead More
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This is another great gag from Jimmy Fallon, along the same lines as the Matt Harvey prank Fallon pulled on Mets fans. The setup here is pretty simple.A producer gets Yankees fans on the street to boo a large picture of Robinson Cano and after they boo and turn back to the camera, the producer tells them to give it one more try.   When they turn back around, the actual Robinson Cano is standing there. It’s great.The reactions to Cano are priceless—”listen, about that, right, here’s what happened”—but someRead More