Canada Day!; Hacksaw Can’t Get Boise St. Gig?!

Our friend from the North, Canada, is celebrating birthday #141 today. In honor of that, watch this very cool, brand-new video celebrating the CFL.

I know, “very cool” and “CFL” don’t usually go together, but that vid is an exception. It’s part of an ad campaign llaunched today called “This is Our League.” Interesting slogan. Wonder if the NFL invasion into Toronto has something to do with it, eh?

The blog MIKE RESPONTS has the strange case of the longtime Boise State football and basketball announcer Paul Schneider getting blown out - and adds another chapter in the astonishing fall from broadcasting grace by Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton.

Lee Hacksaw Hamilton

(Best wig EVAR)

Schneider was let go after his Boise radio station lost the rights to broadcast the games. His designated replacement at the new station rightsholder, a young Boise buck named Dave Koehn, left before broadcasting a single game for the Univ. of Virginia gig (Game 1 - UVA vs. USC!).

Then the story gets weird: Read more…