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

  • Man up, boys (and parents)

    Strange as it may seem, there’s a small, teensy part of me that understands the actions of a few Gonzaga Vikings high school hockey players the ...

  • No diamond in the rough

    Consider the great Edmonton Oilers teams of the 1980s and a host of players come to mind, not the least of which is Gretzky and Messier. And ...

  • Hey C.B.S., after Hockeyville get cracking on a new rink

    So it’s that time of year again when CBC’s plugging its Kraft Hockeyville, the gimicky money-maker and ratings booster designed to pit town vs. ...

  • Not meant to be a blood sport

    By now, everyone from the Zamboni driver to the prime minister, to the writers and TV talking heads, to the rec hockey players from Torbay to ...

  • And then there was one

    Four years ago, when Brad Gushue was being unfairly pilloried from all corners after gassing Jamie Korab from his team, the skip, only 12 months ...

  • ‘Golden goal’ remains a special memory

    For two weeks in February, a year ago, we were the best.Oh, we cried with Joannie Rochette. We shared the pain with Melissa Hollingsworth, a ...

  • For the love of the Games

    When the flame is doused and the book is closed on the Canada Winter Games next Saturday, you couldn’t blame Chris Morrissey if he hopped on a ...

  • A change in Games plan

    HALIFAX — It’s about this time every two years, during Canada Games, when we trot out the litany of excuses and reasons why Newfoundland and ...

  • This Glovertown teen is flipping good

    Halifax—Anybody who’s watched the movie will remember the scene. Gene Hackman takes his small group of wide-eyed, backwoods kids from tiny ...

  • A far-reaching concept

    Halifax — Given this is at least the fourth straight Canada Games that Newfoundland and Labrador curling has opted for an ‘all-star’ team concept ...