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Patti Dawn Swansson

  • joined Jul 13, 2011
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
  • posts 41
  • comments 137

Patti Dawn Swansson is a journalist of 30-plus years who has written for a number of major Canadian dailies, including the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Winnipeg Sun and Winnipeg Tribune.
Her work has also appeared in many other dailies, including the Montreal Gazette, Toronto Star, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald and a handful of U.S. sheets.
She once hosted her own sports radio talk show on CJOB in Winnipeg.
Mind you, that gig only lasted about seven weeks, because she realized most of the people who call sports phone-in shows really need to get a life.
So she returned to writing about sports for newspapers, but only for another three years when she realized she needed to get a life.
She has a life now and often writes about the real world, but she still scribbles about sports...for kicks rather than a pay cheque.
(A word of caution: If you take her seriously and get your knickers in a knot over something she writes, she will not agree to pay for your psychiatric sessions.)

A Fan Of...

  • MLB St. Louis Cardinals
  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
  • NFL Green Bay Packers
  • NCAAF UCLA Bruins
  • NCAAB UCLA Bruins
  • NHL Winnipeg Jets
  • Golf Arnie
  • NASCAR The guy in the 48 car
  • MMA Ugh!
  • Boxing Floyd Patterson, Ali
  • Soccer Nil
  • Cycling Anyone without a syringe in his butt
  • Tennis Martina Navratilova, Bjorn Borg
  • FIFA Brazil
  • Serie A Nil
  • La Liga Nil
  • EPL Liverpool
  • MLS Nil
  • Winter Olympics U.S.S.R. National Hockey Team, circa 1960s/70s
  • Figure Skating Borje Salming and Bill Barber
  • Wrestling Kinji Shibuya and Mitsu Arikowa
Recent Activity
I'm glad it did.
Commented on Dion Phaneuf to the Jets? Thankfully they're talking about a different kind of Leafs statue on Aug 25 2014, 6:12p
The Sun has always had Napolean complex.
Commented on Winnipeg Jets: Evander Kane goes tree climbing and the local media doesn't notice—go figure on Aug 24 2014, 8:58a - 1 reply
Most sports scribes have extremely thin skin.
Commented on Winnipeg Jets: Evander Kane goes tree climbing and the local media doesn't notice—go figure on Aug 23 2014, 11:11a - 1 reply
It all started with the No. 9
Commented on Winnipeg Jets: Why is Andrew Kane's favorite a 'mishap' and Evander Kane's favorite is a 'scandal?' on Aug 22 2014, 8:40p - 1 reply
Winnipeg Jets: Why is Andrew Kane's favorite a 'mishap' and Evander Kane's favorite is a 'scandal?'
Posted on Aug 21 2014, 10:05a
It's extremely rare for newspaper media to comment on competing newspaper media.
Commented on Winnipeg Jets: Evander Kane goes tree climbing and the local media doesn't notice—go figure on Aug 19 2014, 6:24p - 1 reply
Winnipeg Jets: Evander Kane goes tree climbing and the local media doesn't notice—go figure
Posted on Aug 19 2014, 12:07p
Dion Phaneuf to the Jets? Thankfully they're talking about a different kind of Leafs statue
Posted on Aug 16 2014, 11:01a
As I wrote on July 22...
Commented on This Town: Once You're Here, It's Hard To Leave on Aug 6 2014, 6:26p - 1 reply
Sorry, but I don't buy the "trending upwards" argument.
Commented on Winnipeg Jets are good to go now that TJ No Dots is on board on Aug 2 2014, 1:23p - 2 replies
This is terrific.
Commented on Winnipeg Jets: Dog Day Afternoon on Aug 2 2014, 10:16a - 1 reply
Winnipeg Jets are good to go now that TJ No Dots is on board
Posted on Aug 2 2014, 10:15a
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