Gord, Sheila, Graham and Beverley. These names are as Canadian as chesterfield and poutine. But are they just silly stereotypes? We dig into Canada’s name data to find out.
Sports curses have been dropping like flies in recent years. First it was the Cleveland Cavaliers, who exorcised their city’s sports demons with a dramatic come-from-behind series win in 2016 against the seemingly unstoppable Golden State Warriors. Later that year, it was the Chicago Cubs — perhaps the most sad-sack sports franchise of the 20th … Continue reading The Most Miserable Sports City – 2018 Edition
Despite the end of numerous streaks of futility, there is still plenty of misery to go around. Buffalo and Cincinnati top the 2017 edition of the most miserable sports cities.
Our 2016 edition of the most miserable sports cities see a familiar face at the top and some new entrants to the top 5.
It’s no secret that flying in Canada has become an increasingly aggravating experience. To see how bad life really is for the Canadian flier, we dug into the numbers to see how Canadian airlines, airports and routes stack up.
A look at the provincial data shows that not all Canadians show a similar fervour for beer, wine and spirits. So which regions are bringing up the average, and which consume more moderately?
We set out to design the Misery Score to rank those major sports cities where it’s most difficult to keep the faith year after year. We wanted to do this in a rigorous fashion — no punditry or judgment calls — and include all major sports cities in North America.