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A brief history of Vancouver

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A brief history of Vancouver

By Jon Fucile
WickedGoodSports.com

Here on Wicked Good Sports we not only educate you on awesome sports topics but we also like to make your knowledge antennas tingle with sweet history lessons as well.

The Boston Bruins are facing off against the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup finals, and if youre like most people, you probably know next to nothing about Canada or this city. All you know is that Canada keeps Americas head warm and that the reason it always rains in Seattle is because Vancouver residents constantly cry about everything, in true Canadian fashion.

On that note, we thought wed give you a little history on the city to help you better understand this weird, weird city and the people that live there.

The city was founded by a couple of soulless ginger twins back in... well, no one knows because no one cares.

The city was initially discovered during a Swedish diving expedition involving the twins. The Swedes discovered the city under 200 feet of tears.

You see, there once was a tyrant named Colin Campbell who had a son name Gregory who live in a rival city and the citizens of Vancouver would often needlessly cry about conspiracy theories and say Colin was biased against them before any meetings between the two sides even happened.

By their nature, the citizens of Vancouver are a skittish bunch, easily frightened. They often fake injuries and run at the slightest sign of conflict to protect themselves, often hiding behind the native Zebras that roam the icy plains of Vancouver.

When grazed, the citizens of the city often fall immediately to the ground like they have been shot.

Their citizens also have ferocious appetites and have been known to feed on human flesh if they go more than 20 minutes without eating.

Despite evidence, citizens of the city will claim that no cannibalism took place and that any who thinks it did is an idiot.

They have a long history of letting greasy haired Jersey Shore looking men try to keep the peace however oddly enough throughout their history these very same peace keepers end up slipping on their greasy hair in big moments and choke or find the nearest bench and just sit there.

"Let your sooooooooooooooul gloooooooooooooooow," you greasy jerk.

The citizens go back and forth between wanting to impeach their greasy peace keeper and building monuments of his slicked back hear to honor him. He does do charity work, however, and lets the homeless citizens sleep under his nose whenever it rains.

These are just a few of the quirks this fine city has. Here at WGS, well be sure to keep teaching you how lame Canada is.

Padres to interview Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis for open position

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Padres to interview Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis for open position

BOSTON -- The coaching migration could begin soon.

Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis is to be in San Diego on Wednesday, a baseball source told NBC Sports Boston. They have an open hitting coach position that Davis will interview for. Davis' reputation in the game remains excellent, despite some offensive drop-offs for key Sox players in 2017.

Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said all the Sox coaches under John Farrell have permission to seek jobs elsewhere.

"I’ve  talked to all the coaching staff members," Dombrowski said last week. "They’re all signed  for 2018. What I told them  is, first  of all, I think very highly of  them. They’re good people. They’re good baseball people. I would recommend  to our new manager any of them, it’s not a problem for me, but I do believe a new manager needs to have his own coaching staff in place within approval of us and making sure that there’s proper areas coached within the club. 

"Would grant permission for any club to talk to our personnel. I know they’re signed, but I wouldn’t want to stand in their way of getting a job somewhere else if that opportunity came up. Some of them could come back, but again, I’m going to wait until we get a manager and I won’t  stand in their way of interviewing elsewhere." 

Davis could eventually land on the interview circuit for manager, as well. 
 

Have the offseason changes negatively affected the Patriots locker room?

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Have the offseason changes negatively affected the Patriots locker room?

The Patriots improve their record to 4-2 with a win over the Jets, but there are still a lot of concerning factors for New England. Mike Giardi and Dan Koppen talk about something the team isn't used to - close games.

Giardi also dives into whether there is a major problem with the locker room dynamic, and whether all the moves they made in the offseason were blown way out of proportion by the media and fans of the talent added, but didn't factor in the personalities they lost.

Koppen and Giardi also look at how the offensive line play has fallen off, despite the same personnel as last year. Finally, discussing the late scratch of Stephon Gilmore due to a concussion. Anything to read into the timing?