Tag Archives: Sean Avery

Dancing with Avery: Ejected from the Game

The “shocking” twist announced at the top of Dancing with the Stars last night was that there would be a double elimination. Usually these happen much later in the competition, but it was yet another attempt to shake up the … Continue reading

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Dancing with Avery: Clunky Contemporary

ABC’s Dancing with the Stars made its season 18 debut last night with 12 new stars arriving in the ballroom. From the moment former NHL player Sean Avery was introduced, he continued to look like he wasn’t thrilled to be … Continue reading

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Dancing with Avery: A Preview

As the season 18 cast for ABC’s Dancing with the Stars was announced this past week, former Red Wings / Kings / Stars / Rangers player Sean Avery made DWTS history as the first NHL’er to appear on the competition. DWTS has at … Continue reading

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Down Goes Avery

Sweet 16 We have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season: friends, family, a great team, and a very welcoming hockey community. Oh yeah, the Russian Mafia too…  As we head into our second year, we take stock of our … Continue reading

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The Best Game You Can Name

…Beyond the Name-Calling For perhaps the last word (at least in this news cycle), on the Simmonds-Avery conflagration, we look north of the border to Andrew, our Leafs correspondent. We’ve been cobbling together a stable of writers and are lucky … Continue reading

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Dropping the “F” Bomb

Why “Faggot” Does – and Doesn’t – Matter Here we go again. Another pro athlete was caught flinging a homophobic brick during a game.  Outrage followed by lame denials or scripted apologies.  Everyone distracted for ten minutes, until the next Miller … Continue reading

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First Line Right Winger

God Hates Loves Fags Westboro Baptist Church “pastor,” provocateur and noted miscreant, Fred Phelps, is at it again.  Taking some time off from his favorite outdoor sport of spreading his blasphemy at military funerals, he’s now chasing the headlines and is … Continue reading

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