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Jim Flannery (calgaryjimbo)

Location Calgary, AB, Canada
Member Since Jan 30, 2012
Last Visit Mar 03, 2014
Stadium Reviews 31
Stadium Ratings 0
Comments 14

About Me

Jim has been a sports nut since way back and has seen most of the sports played in North America at one point or another. He spent several years back in his university days in the 90s as a sports writer for the University of Calgary's student newspaper. Since 2012 he has gotten back into writing at BleacherReport.com, h4-entertainment.com, InLacrosseWeTrust.com and of course right here. Jim has coached 25 years of high school age baseball, is completely obsessed with watching box lacrosse (BEST SPECTATOR SPORT. EVER.), and finds it amusing to refer to himself in the third person.

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  • Re: No Brainer (Could Halifax Be the Next Location for a CFL Franchise?) on Mon Mar 03 01:21:32 EST 2014 - "Jason, there is a significant football presence on the east coast at the university level, so the interest is there, I'd say. At least in principle. I
  • Re: Doubleheader (Scotiabank Saddledome) on Sun Mar 02 16:40:52 EST 2014 - "Meg, Edmonton just had a doubleheader yesterday (March 1) with the Oilers playing in the afternoon and the junior hockey Oil Kings playing in the even
  • Re: ABA vs NBADL (Trojans Gymnasium) on Sat Jan 04 18:50:02 EST 2014 - "Meg, I'd say the current level of play in the ABA (at least in the game I attended) is more on par with maybe a strong NCAA Div II team or a weak Div
  • Feeling Blue (cont'd) (Investors Group Field Continues To Be Plagued By Serious Problems) on Mon Dec 09 17:43:15 EST 2013 - "Ha ha! Well, on the upside, I've heard that IGF is a pretty nice facility, aside from all the problems.
  • Construction is underway (Medicine Hat Regional Event Centre Construction Underway) on Mon Oct 21 13:14:41 EDT 2013 - "Update: Following the groundbreaking ceremony in September (http://www.mheventcentre.ca/#!photos/c1mcz) work is officially underway on the MHREC.
  • The 'Dome will be ready for the fall (Disastrous Floods Hit Calgary, Cause Major Damage in Scotiabank Saddledome) on Sun Jun 23 23:36:08 EDT 2013 - "Flames President and CEO Ken King expects repairs to the Saddledome will be finished before the start of the NHL schedule and, in fact, the plan is to
  • East Stands Are Complete (Clarke Stadium Seating Expansion Ongoing) on Sun May 12 01:11:52 EDT 2013 - "According to the FC Edmonton website, the new east stands will be ready for the May 12 game against Atlanta. http://www.fcedmonton.com/news/Clarke-Sta
  • Follow-up word on the subject (Could the Edmonton Rush be on the Move to Saskatchewan?) on Sat May 04 14:58:43 EDT 2013 - "Rush president Dave Jamieson commented on the rumoured move in an interview with Marisa Ingemi of In Lacrosse We Trust: http://inlacrossewetrust.com/o
  • It's been awhile (Dom Cardillo Arena at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium) on Fri Feb 01 13:53:30 EST 2013 - "I'm OLD, man! So old I can't even type 1986 properly!
  • It's been awhile... (Dom Cardillo Arena at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium) on Fri Feb 01 09:46:59 EST 2013 - "The last time I saw the Rangers was back in the early 80s when Scott Stevens was still on the team. The last time I was in the Aud was to watch the Br
  • Pictures/Logo (Scotiabank Saddledome) on Mon Oct 29 10:48:54 EDT 2012 - "Paul, removing a logo from under the ice means taking the ice out of the arena and repainting the surface, so it is a pretty big production. So that H
  • New arena deal is dead (Edmonton's New Arena Faces New Delays, Cost Concerns) on Fri Oct 19 15:16:36 EDT 2012 - "As of this week, the deal between the City of Edmonton and the Katz Group has fallen apart, with city council voting to walk away. More details here:
  • Gridlines (Clarke Stadium) on Sun Oct 14 00:55:33 EDT 2012 - "Jim Willis, I found the football gridlines distracting for the first few minutes, but after awhile I didn't really notice them any longer. Your mileag
  • Katz playing dangerous game (Edmonton's New Arena Faces New Delays, Cost Concerns) on Mon Oct 01 16:25:42 EDT 2012 - "Oilers owner Daryl Katz has had to issue a public apology following the news that he has been shopping the team to Seattle, should the new Edmonton Ar
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