Profile of Robin Short

Robin Short is The Telegram's Sports Editor. One of the newspaper's senior citizens (despite his youthful appearance), he has worked at The Telegram for 24 years. He is a two-time winner of the Atlantic Journalism Award for sports reporting and is author of Rock Stars: Team Gushue's Road to Gold. You can reach Robin at rshort@thetelegram.com

All articles of Robin Short

  • Going long: Football NL planning trip to Europe

    Now, Football NL is preparing for an ambitious new undertaking — a trip to Belgium and France next year to celebrate and remember the battles of ...

  • Rock finally dispels the Blues

    The St. John’s-based rugby team opened a new Canadian Rugby Championship (CRC) season with a long-awaited win over the Ontario Blues Saturday, a ...

  • Picks of the crop: Eight Newfoundlanders taken in QMJHL draft

    Goaltender Lucas Fitzpatrick, originally from Mount Pearl, was the highest to go, in the second round, 35th overall, to the Quebec Remparts. ...

  • True-blue to Pittsburgh's black and gold

    Just look for the ‘Go Pens Go!’ sign in front of the house on Main Rd., with the black and yellow pennants hanging from the roof and Stanley Cup ...

  • Always polished, but far from finished

    Now 39, Butt has quietly forged a pretty fine career, and he’s not done yet. Breaking into the senior circuit at 17, Butt later played pro ball ...

  • Goosney's got good stuff

    Rather, it’s a spinoff from his name, and when it comes to pitching, Scott Goosney uses finesse and smarts on the mound than raw, overpowering ...

  • A coast-to-coast kick-start

    That includes a group of young soccer players who were on hand for a news conference, with 17-year-old Felly Elonda among them. “I feel like I ...

  • Wendel Clark was tops in Toronto

    Then Clark proceeded to cut a swath through the National Hockey League. All this stuff about being the No. 1 overall NHL draft pick, and the ...

  • Do those guys ever look familiar

    Headlining the list are both starting goalies — the Sharks’ Martin Jones and Matt Murray of the Penguins. Jones played in St. John’s a bunch of ...

  • ‘We’re up against it’: Parfrey

    And like any struggling pro sports team, the key to turnaround is an infusion of young talent into the big club’s lineup. “I think our talent is ...