The SportsFathers Episode #33 (July 8, 2014): FIFA World Cup

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Image by Pumbaa80

Image by Pumbaa80

In today’s show we talk all about what is arguably the most popular sporting event in the world: The FIFA World Cup! Joining the discussion is Fr. Kyle Sanders (@colonel4God), Fr. Doug Vu (@VudatNation), and Fr. Darryl Millette (@frdarryl).

A couple of links mentioned during the show:

  • An article containing a photo of a rather theatrical dive.
  • #thingsTimHowardcouldsave
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    Our picks for the semifinal games:

    (Yeah, these were chosen before the Germany/Brazil game. Ouch!)
     
    Brazil vs. Germany:

    • Fr. Kyle: Germany
    • Fr. Doug: Germany
    • Fr. Darryl: Brazil
    • Chloe the Dog: Brazil

     
    Netherlands vs. Argentina:

    • Fr. Kyle: Argentina
    • Fr. Doug: Argentina
    • Fr. Darryl: Argentina
    • Chloe the Dog: Argentina

     

    Our choices for who will win it all!

    • Fr. Kyle: Germany
    • Fr. Doug: Germany
    • Fr. Darryl: Argentina
    • Chloe the Dog: Argentina

     
     
    What do you think of our picks? Who will win it all? Do soccer players dive too much? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #32 (June 16, 2014): The Spurs are a Humble Team

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Photo by K. Haugland, licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.

Photo by K. Haugland, licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.

The NBA has crowned its newest champion: the San Antonio Spurs! Here to talk all about the NBA playoffs is Fr. Kyle Sanders and Fr. Steven Gamez, with Fr. Darryl Millette chiming in every once in a while!

What did you think of the playoffs? How about that total team effort by the Spurs? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #31 (May 26, 2014): #Winning

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Stanley_cup_closeupWe hope you’re having a great Easter season and that you’re also enjoying these incredible NHL playoffs! In this show, Frs. Travis, Geoffrey, and Darryl talk about what’s happened so far. We also choose our picks for the Conn Smythe trophy as playoff MVP and make our final predictions for who will win it all!

Also mentioned in this episode: Ron Hextall goes crazy against Chris Chelios! Click here for the vintage video.

Our picks for the Conference finals:

West: LAK vs. CHI

  • Fr. Travis: LAK in 6
  • Fr. Geoff: LAK in 7
  • Fr. Darryl: LAK in 6
  • Chloe the Dog: LAK in 5.5

East: MTL vs. NYR

  • Fr. Travis: MTL in 7
  • Fr. Geoff: NYR in 5
  • Fr. Darryl: NYR in 6
  • Chloe the Dog: MTL in 8

Our choices for the Conn Smythe trophy:

  • Fr. Travis: Tokarski (MTL), Lundqvist (NYR), Toews (CHI), Quick (LAK)
  • Fr. Geoff: Subban (MTL), St. Louis (NYR), Crawford (CHI), Kopitar (LAK)
  • Fr. Darryl: Subban (MTL), St. Louis (NYR), Toews (CHI), Doughty (LAK)

And finally, our choices for who will win it all!

  • Fr. Travis: New York Rangers
  • Fr. Geoff: Los Angeles Kings
  • Fr. Darryl: Los Angeles Kings

What do you think of our picks? Who takes home the Cup? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #30 (April 16, 2014): NHL Playoffs

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Pepsi_Center_insideHappy Holy Week! In this episode, Frs. Darryl, Travis, and Geoffrey talk about the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Who will win? Will our brackets do better than that of Fr. Darryl’s dog?

Oh yeah, and…. BOBROVKSY!

Our picks:

West:

    • COL (1) vs. MIN (4)
      • Fr. Andrew: COL in 5
      • Fr. Geoff: COL in 6
      • Fr. Travis: COL in 5
      • Fr. Darryl: COL in 6
      • Chloe the Dog: MIN
    • STL (2) vs. CHI (3)
      • Fr. Andrew: STL in 7
      • Fr. Geoff: CHI in 7
      • Fr. Travis: STL in 7
      • Fr. Darryl: CHI in 5
      • Chloe the Dog: CHI
    • ANA (1) vs. DAL (4)
      • Fr. Andrew: ANA in 6
      • Fr. Darryl: ANA in 5
      • Fr. Geoff: DAL in 7
      • Fr. Travis: ANA in 6
      • Chloe the Dog: DAL in 2 (or was that 4?)
    • SJS (2) vs. LAK (3)
      • Fr. Andrew: LAK in 6
      • Fr. Geoff: LAK in 7
      • Fr. Travis: SJS in 7
      • Fr. Darryl: LAK in 7
      • Chloe the Dog: LAK in 6

East:

    • BOS (1) vs. DET (4)
      • Fr. Andrew: BOS in 5
      • Fr. Travis: BOS in 7
      • Fr. Darryl: BOS in 7
      • Fr. Geoff: BOS in 6
      • Chloe the Dog: BOS in 6
    • TBL (2) vs. MTL (3)
      • Fr. Andrew: TBL in 6
      • Fr. Darryl: MTL in 6
      • Fr. Geoff: MTL in 6
      • Fr. Travis: MTL in 6
      • Chloe the Dog: TBL in 1
    • PIT (1) vs. CBJ (4)
      • Fr. Andrew: PIT in 4
      • Fr. Travis: PIT in 6
      • Fr. Geoff: CBJ in 7
      • Fr. Darryl: PIT in 4
      • Chloe the Dog: PIT
    • NYR (2) vs. PHI (3)
      • Fr. Andrew: PHI in 6
      • Fr. Geoff: NYR in 6
      • Fr. Travis: NYR in 5
      • Fr. Darryl: NYR in 6
      • Chloe the Dog: NYR in 6

Stanley Cup Winner Predictions:

  • Fr. Travis: BOS wins. Total goals in series: 28
  • Fr. Geoff: BOS wins. Total goals in series: 38
  • Fr. Darryl: BOS wins. Total goals in series: 21

What do you think of our picks? Which teams will emerge victorious this round? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #29 (February 13, 2014): The Super Bowl Olympics!

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Sochi photo by Sam Churchill

Sochi photo by Sam Churchill

In this episode, Frs. Darryl, Kyle, Cory, and Andrew break down Super Bowl XLVIII (too bad only one team showed up). We also talk about the 2014 Winter Olympics taking place in Sochi, Russia: skating, skiing, sliding, hockey, curling, and much, much more… next!

What do you think of the Olympics so far? What are your hopes for the next week or so of competition? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #28 (January 10, 2014): Winter Classics

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IMG_1106In this action-packed episode, join Frs. Darryl, Travis, Kyle, and Cory as we discuss a bit of everything: the NHL, World Junior Hockey Championship, 2014 Winter Olympics, Baseball Hall of Fame, the NFL, BCS, and more… next!

(Fr. Darryl’s dog decides to make her presence known a few times, too.)

What do you think of the playoff run by the Saints? How about the Olympic men’s hockey rosters? Should the NHL play the Winter Classic until the last goal wins? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #27 (December 5, 2013): Grey Cup 101!

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Kick off after the Dressler TDThe Riders are your 2013 Grey Cup champions, winning it AT HOME!!

In this episode we talk about the 101st Grey Cup, and about the upcoming CFL expansion draft and free agency. We also discuss the Rogers megadeal for the NHL broadcasting rights, and even throw in a little of Ron Burgundy in Winnipeg. All that and more… next!

Here are some links to things we mentioned:

What did you think of the Grey Cup? How about the Rogers deal? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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Grey Cup Predictions

Kick off after the Dressler TDIt’s game day! Grey Cup 101 kicks off in Regina in just a few hours.

We’ll record a new episode after the game. Here are our predictions:

  • Fr. Geoff: Riders 36 / TiCats 27
  • Fr. Andrew: Riders 34 / TiCats 26
  • Fr. Travis: Riders 30 / TiCats 21
  • Fr. Darryl: Riders 33 / Ticats 20
  • Chloe the Dog: Riders!!

What are your predictions for the game?

The SportsFathers Episode #26 (November 14, 2013): A Long Term Rebuild

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Photo by Paul Keleher

Photo by Paul Keleher

Hello everyone! With the first round of the CFL playoffs all finished up, it’s time to talk about what we saw and make our predictions for the conference finals. (Go Riders!) We also talk about hockey: a major shakeup in Buffalo brings back Ted Nolan, Nazem Kadri gets suspended, and Patrick Roy is out of Montréal (in 1995). All that and more… next!

Our picks to win the CFL conference finals are:

  • Fr. Geoffrey: Hamilton and Calgary
  • Fr. Andrew: Toronto and Saskatchewan
  • Fr. Travis: Toronto and Saskatchewan
  • Fr. Darryl: Toronto and Saskatchewan
  • Chloe the Dog: Toronto and Calgary

What do you think of our picks? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #25 (November 7, 2013): The CFL Playoffs Begin!!

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BC at SaskatchewanIn this episode, Frs. Darryl, Andrew, and Geoffrey devote their time to talking about the CFL! The nominations are out for the all star teams and the player awards, and the playoffs are about to begin! All that and more… next!

Our picks to win the CFL conference semifinals are:

  • Fr. Geoffrey: Hamilton and Saskatchewan
  • Fr. Andrew: Hamilton and BC
  • Fr. Travis: Hamilton and Saskatchewan
  • Fr. Darryl: Hamilton and Saskatchewan

What do you think of our picks? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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