Ryerson Rams basketball offers sports fans the opportunity to see a great sports property and a significantly low price in a truly iconic venue. Even Leafs fans who are not into OUA sports need to take the pilgrimage to the Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens to see how well Ryerson has done in preserving this heritage site. Coca-Cola Court screams, go for the Gardens, stay for the Rams.
To wrap up their first season of the Stadium Journey Podcast, the team tackles the concept of Club 123. Join Dan Colacicco, Paul Baker, Marc Viquez and Dave Cottenie as they welcome special guest, Andrew Kulyk as he shares his experiences with the Ultimate Sports Road Trip and Club 123.
Scotiabank Arena is as good an arena as anywhere in the NBA. A premium location combined with a fan base that has re-written expectations regarding fandom in the playoffs, Scotiabank Arena gives the Toronto Raptors a solid fan experience. Even with all of the changes in Raptorland, Raptor fans will still loudly proclaim that “We (Still) the North!”
With the World Series on in the background and celebrating Joe Carter Day, the Team takes on the NFL Experience. An analysis of the interesting NFL rankings on the Stadium Journey website show that there are some curious rankings out there. Is the NFL on the way down? Is it even affordable anymore? How expensive can a stadium be to build? Join Dan Colacicco, Paul Baker, Marc Viquez and Dave Cottenie as it is all NFL.
Since the beginning, the home for Toronto FC has been BMO Field. Originally built as the National Soccer Stadium as well as home for Toronto FC, BMO Field has seen a ton of changes since the early days. The popularity of Toronto FC has demanded a significant expansion in capacity to the over 30,000 that it currently boasts. Owned by the City of Toronto and operated by Toronto FC parent company, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, BMO Field has taken the next step to make it more functional for events other than just soccer while maintaining the intimacy that has made Toronto FC a success story at home. In less than two full months, BMO Field played host to the CFL Grey Cup, MLS Cup, and the Centennial Classic outdoor hockey game. It seems the days of BMO Field being a small purely soccer stadium are long gone.
The McMaster Marauders have put a consistently competitive team on the field. In Les Prince Field at Ron Joyce Stadium, the Marauders have one of the best football facilities in the conference and easily one of the most comfortable for fans. It is clear that the Marauders are continuing to build their football legacy. The future continues to look bright.