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July 21, 2018 11:43 PM Jordan Spieth a cut above at British Open

Whatever it cost, the haircut didn’t hurt. With the new style under his golf cap, Spieth went out and shot a 65 to share the lead going into the final round of the Open. And on Sunday he’ll be more than happy to take the hat off for all to see if it means he’s won his second straight Open. Seven players had a share of the lead at one point on Saturday 6

July 17, 2018 8:13 PM Ten golfers who might win the Claret Jug this week

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND—Narrowing down a list of top-10 contenders for the 147th British Open is as demanding as hitting a tee shot into the wind on the 499-yard closing hole at Carnoustie. It makes you wish David Letterman would have rolled out top-25 lists. It wasn’t easy to keep defending champion and three-time major winner Jordan Spieth off the list. Even tougher 7

July 12, 2018 12:31 AM There’s no tally of close calls on Toronto streets. So pedestrians are turning to #NearMissToronto

Abigail Pugh had just dropped her 9-year-old daughter off at school in Dufferin Grove when she witnessed a near miss. A driver didn’t see a boy crossing at a pedestrian crosswalk and slammed on the brakes, narrowly avoiding another headline-making tragedy. The experience spurred Pugh to create the hashtag and ensuing campaign #NearMissToronto. “I just decided 9

June 21, 2018 4:51 PM ‘Gutless’: Video shows car striking teen cyclist in Mississauga hit-and-run

Police are seeking the driver of a silver Volkswagen after dash cam video shows the car hitting a teenage cyclist in Mississauga and then taking off. The 18-year-old girl riding the bike was hospitalized with facial injuries after she was struck by the car around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, on the QEW on-ramp at Hurontario St. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt 14

June 20, 2018 6:10 PM Genesis, Kia and Hyundai 1-2-3 in new vehicle quality, J.D. Power survey says

“Avoiding problems with safety and driver assistance technology is critical,” he said in a statement. “Otherwise automakers will not easily overcome consumer resistance to fully automated cars.” Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury brand, had only 68 problems per 100 vehicles, while Kia had 72 and Hyundai had 74, according to the survey. Land Rover had 160 problems 12

June 15, 2018 7:09 PM Police call for witnesses to hit and run that killed motorcyclist early Thursday

Police are searching for witnesses after a hit-and-run collision killed a 55-year-old motorcyclist in Scarborough Thursday morning. The incident occurred just before 6 a.m. at St. Clair Ave. E and Danforth Rd. Police say that a Hyundai Accent was proceeding east on St. Clair, and attempting to turn left onto Danforth. The Hyundai and the motorcycle collided 14

June 12, 2018 8:16 PM 10 players from SJHL teams heading to Humboldt for upcoming season

First time this has happened in the history of the league, says Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League president Ten players from around the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League are heading to the Humboldt Broncos, after the league's board of governors voted unanimously to provide players to the team. The Humboldt Broncos lost 10 players in a tragic collision 17

June 12, 2018 3:54 PM Sens assistant GM to miss start of NHL draft due to court date

Randy Lee faces charge of 2nd-degree harassment after alleged incident in Buffalo The assistant general manager of the Ottawa Senators will miss at least part of next week's NHL draft because he is due in court on a harassment charge. Randy Lee's lawyer told The Associated Press on Tuesday he expects his client to be in court June 22, the day the league 18

June 2, 2018 1:00 PM New questions about old Canadian study foreshadowing opioid crisis

U.S. documents reveal Purdue officials discussed street value of opioids: New York Times This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. More than 20 years ago, a team of Vancouver doctors discovered disturbing signs of a future opioid 15

May 31, 2018 9:17 PM Police release new video of Bombay Bhel bombing suspects fleeing blast

Surveillance footage shows suspect nearly getting hit by vehicle, police say Peel Regional Police have released more surveillance video of two suspects fleeing the scene after last week's explosion at a popular Indian restaurant in Mississauga, Ont. Police say the short 28-second black and white video also shows one of the suspects nearly being struck 23