Todd Saelhof, Calgary Sun

Todd Saelhof

Calgary Sun

Calgary, AB, Canada

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Recent:
  • Calgary Sun
  • Athlon Sports
Past:
  • The Vancouver Sun
  • Ottawa Citizen
  • Toronto Sun

Recent articles by Todd:

College Football Frenzy: Harbaugh, Michigan can’t handle Wiscy shot

They’re dialling 9-1-1 for all kinds of reasons these days in Ann Arbor.Fans want a search party sent out to find the offence — any kind of offence, please — of the Michigan Wolverines. → Read More

Derek Ryan feeling comfy, confident heading into second season with Flames

Derek Ryan’s feeling a little more grounded these days.That’s because life’s not skating circles around him.Having a contract secured heading into the NHL off-season will help a guy in that way. → Read More

College Football Frenzy: The SEC can handle the hate

Pretty much everybody hates the SEC.Hands up if you don’t, NCAA football fans.Thaaaat’s what we thought.Non-SEC fans are quick to pick apart the high-profile conference whenever they can, making a mountain out of the tiniest molehill while choosing to ignore the success at hand. → Read More

Calgarians gather at ActiveCITY Summit to push ‘active economy’ vision

Calgary is known as ‘The Stampede City.’A world-class moniker, to be sure.But a group of some 300 Calgarians who gathered Wednesday at WinSport hope to improve even more on the heralded nickname. → Read More

Roughnecks get their men in NLL Draft

The Calgary Roughnecks went looking for a solid defender and a right-handed shooter in Tuesday’s National Lacrosse League Draft.They got both, using the seventh- and eighth-overall picks to pluck d-man Liam LeClair and shooter Haiden Dickson.Check …And check. → Read More

Saskatchewan junior hockey goalie remains positive despite on-ice KO

He got flattened — steamrolled really — landing hard on his backside and banging his head on the ice.He was knocked out, suffered a concussion, was left with a gash in the back of his noggin and chipped his two front teeth. → Read More

Entry draft on tap for champion Roughnecks after busy summer

There was more to the lacrosse off-season for Mike Board than basking in the glow of a championship …Although that was mighty nice in itself.“Didn’t mind the shorter summer,” said the Calgary Roughnecks general manager, referring to the briefer-than-usual off-season after hi... → Read More

College Football Frenzy: Day making hay as new head Buckeyes coach

Plenty of pundits figured it might be night and day.That is … the difference in success of the Ohio State Buckeyes with a new coach following in the big shoes of the ‘Urban Legend. → Read More

College Football Frenzy: Stepping back in time through transfer portal

Rewind the fast-forward.That’s what a few teams would likely welcome just a few weeks into the NCAA season.We’re talking about do-overs here, as in programs wishing they could transfer back in time, stepping back through the transfer portal that’s dramatically changed the college f... → Read More

I Got Mind ups arsenal to battle mental health issues in sports

One year is in the books.Sure, it had its challenges.But long days, arduous travel and logistical hurdles aside, the I Got Mind tour is hailing its 10-stop trip throughout Western Canada a success — or at least a solid first step — in the ongoing battle with mental health challenges amon... → Read More

College Football Frenzy: Week 1 gave us plenty to ponder

Week 1 is in the books.So what did we learn from the opening games of the NCAA football season?That the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide are every bit the powerhouses we expected them to be again.Ho hum. → Read More

Stamps cautiously optimistic after solid Labour Day victory

Embrace the chase.That should be the motto for the 2019 Calgary Stampeders.Because it’s an uphill climb like never before for the defending Grey Cup champions.At least, it’s as challenging of a Canadian Football League campaign as they’ve faced in the last decade. → Read More

Cavalry explodes for eight in easy victory over host Valour

It was Labour Day.And Cavalry FC came to work.Valour FC? Not so much.Calgary’s professional soccer crew strapped on the hard hats and brought lunch buckets, and it was all too much for host Valour to handle in Monday’s Canadian Premier League matinee. → Read More

College Football Frenzy: Hubbard not bare at Oklahoma State

Chuba Hubbard didn’t just step into the NCAA spotlight on Friday night.He sprinted into it …Through the massive holes created by his offensive line so that the Canadian running back could put up monster numbers in what was his first game as the feature man in the offence of the Oklahoma... → Read More

Stamps react to surprising NFL cuts of former teammates

Alex Singleton would look good in Calgary Stampeders silks.Heck, he already has …Which is why the 2017 Canadian Football League’s top defender tried his hand in the National Football League this year. → Read More

Micheel hoping to rekindle major magic amid pressures of life, tour

Shaun Micheel is battling more than just the jitters of being a first-year player on the tour.There’s finding his way along a learning curve.There’s finding time to balance life and golf, being a family man and a part-time PGA Tour Champions player. → Read More

College Football Frenzy: Kicking off 150th season of NCAA fun

So long … Urban Meyer, Kyler Murray and seven-OT marathons.Hello … Big Noon Kickoff, the transfer portal and the 150th anniversary of the greatest sport on Earth.And welcome back … Mack Brown, ‘The Mad Hatter’ and ‘Mr. Freeze. → Read More

Cavs ‘keeper Carducci gets call up to Canadian national team

Marco Carducci got the call to arms.The Cavalry FC goalkeeper is taking his hands to the Canadian National Team for the 2019-20 CONCACAF Nations League. → Read More

Forge FC assistant coach banned by CSA for discriminatory remarks

A Force FC assistant coach has been banned 45 games by the Canadian Soccer Association for alleged racial remarks made after a game June 4 against Cavalry FC.But Peter Reynders says he’s appealing the suspension, denying such allegations. → Read More

Kent State vs. Arizona State Prediction and Preview

Our college football experts predict, pick and preview the Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Arizona State Sun Devils game, with kickoff time, TV channel and spread. → Read More