Are you the 2020 FanSided Sports Fan of the Year?

Are you the 2020 FanSided Sports Fan of the Year?

Are you the best sports fan in the country? Prove it! FanSided is searching for our Fan of the Year and we’re giving away awesome prizes. We’re all fans of something. Here at FanSided, that fan spirit is what brings us to work every day, working to connect your fan communities with the stories that […]
Are you the 2020 FanSided Sports Fan of the Year? – Raptors Rapture – Raptors Rapture – A Toronto Raptors Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Author: Ian Levy / Raptors HQ

Scott’s Thoughts: Game 2 vs. Columbus Edition

The Maple Leafs had a lot to prove after Game 1. The highly skilled roster fell victim to Columbus’ offense-stifling system and saw a big goose egg under their name on the scoreboard as a result.
There were a lot of concerns going into Game 2. Would Keefe prove to us he’s not like Babcock and adjust after the first game? Could they solve the neutral zone clog? Would the big names show up? Could the Leafs beat Korpisalo? Another loss, and the team would probably find themselves under a lot of scrutiny down 0-2.
Well, they definitely adjusted
Yeah, Sheldon Keefe is not Mike Babcock. If Babs was still coaching, he’d just tell the pl’y’rs that they gotta be gud pros and keep steady on the rudder or some dumb slogan, and trot out the exact same roster and play the exact same way.
Instead, Keefe adjusted. I already talked about how Engvall drew into the lineup, but Keefe also swapped Marner and Nylander in the top six, and both paid off. Marner’s heavy focus on playmaking (and lack of a shot) complimented Matthews’ shot, while Nylander and Tavares& …

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Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation

Toronto Raptors: Fred VanVleet is the team’s point guard of the future

Fred VanVleet continues to prove doubters wrong. VanVleet has put the NBA and the Toronto Raptors on notice, he is a starting point guard in this league. The Toronto Raptors have played the last eight games without Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka. After both suffered injuries in a win over the New Orleans Pelicans, most […]
Toronto Raptors: Fred VanVleet is the team’s point guard of the future – Raptors Rapture – Raptors Rapture – A Toronto Raptors Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Author: Mark Birdsell / Raptors HQ

Is a Toronto Raptors fan the Fan of the Year?

Is a Toronto Raptors fan the best sports fan in the country? Prove it! FanSided is searching for our Fan of the Year and we’re giving away awesome prizes. Imagine Lou Gehrig giving his farewell speech to a vacant Yankee Stadium or Michael Jordan hitting “The Shot” in front of empty seats. Without the fans, […]
Is a Toronto Raptors fan the Fan of the Year? – Raptors Rapture – Raptors Rapture – A Toronto Raptors Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Author: Nathan Cunningham / Raptors HQ