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August 7, 2018 8:30 PM Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita dead at 78

He was named one of the top 100 NHL players of all time by The Canadian Press in 2017. Mikita remains the only NHL player in history to win the Art Ross (scoring champion), Hart (MVP) and Lady Byng (sportsmanship) trophies in the same season, and he accomplished the feat in consecutive years in 1967 and 1968. He became the first player to have his jersey 13

August 5, 2018 11:00 AM Tabloids: Magazines manufacture Meghan Markle maternity

Cover: Summon the trumpeters and town criers, for Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is with child! You heard it here first — that is, if you didn’t read the same rumour when it ran in In Touch in July, Life & Style in June and, oddly, OK! previously, back last October. One company, American Media, owns all these mags now, so I guess they just take turns repeating 9

July 29, 2018 11:35 PM Dustin Johnson captures Canadian Open

A Canadian has not won the national title since Victoria’s Pat Fletcher accomplished the feat in 1954. Johnson entered the day in a four-way tie for the lead with Kim, Hun An and Kevin Tway but had seven birdies and a bogey to pull away from the group. A nearby lightning storm delayed play for an hour and 45 minutes and shrunk the massive crowd that usually 12

July 20, 2018 12:08 AM Jayna Hefford named as Canadian Women’s Hockey League’s interim commissioner

Five-time Olympian and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Jayna Hefford has been appointed interim commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. Hefford will officially assume the role on Aug. 1, but began working with former commissioner Brenda Andress on the transition process on Thursday. “I am honoured and excited to step into this role with the support 9

July 17, 2018 9:56 PM Alabama man’s 32-kilometre walk to work attracts praise, new car

PELHAM, ALA.—An Alabama college student whose car broke down just before his first day of work made the 32-kilometre journey on foot, a feat that earned him fame — and a new car. News outlets report that hours before his first day working for Bellhops movers, Walter Carr set out from Homewood at midnight, making it to Pelham by 4 a.m. Friday. There 9

July 3, 2018 5:19 PM Canadian Open shifts to early June starting in 2019

Next year’s event is June 6-9 at the Hamilton Golf and Country Club, a week before the U.S. Open, and during the Stanley Cup final. The PGA Tour’s full 2019 schedule will be released on July 10. “For our organization, the professional game is at the top of the pyramid, because it drives substantial interest and it drives substantial economic impact for our entire 9

June 27, 2018 9:37 PM Season is over for Argonauts QB Ricky Ray

He left the field on a stretcher with his head immobilized and taken to a Toronto hospital. On Monday, the Argos said Ray was released from hospital and resting at home but that he’d “miss significant time this season,” as a result of the injury. Ray has been a model of resiliency during his Argos tenure, successfully overcoming knee injuries, a partially 15

June 26, 2018 7:35 PM Willie O’Ree, Martin Brodeur, Gary Bettman top Hockey Hall of Fame class

O’Ree was the first Black player in the NHL and will be the third Black player in the Hall of Fame, joining Edmonton Oilers goalie Grant Fuhr and Canadian women’s national team captain Angela James. Playing for Boston, he had four goals and 10 assists in 45 NHL games during the 1957-58 and 1960-61 seasons despite being 95 per cent blind in his right 8

June 13, 2018 11:12 PM Accountant from St. Catharines a World Cup referee

The World Cup is a favourite tournament for Fletcher, who called his experience in Brazil “incredible.” “I got an absolute appreciation for how much the world stops for soccer when that tournament is on,” he said. “Because news and stuff comes in from every part of the globe. Different to any other tournament I ever go to, the World Cup’s the one where 15

June 12, 2018 5:01 PM B.C. Lions’ Buono says he’s not thinking about end of Hall of Fame career — at least not yet

The 2018 season will be the last of Buono’s Hall of Fame career, but the B.C. Lions’ venerable head coach says that fact hasn’t sunk in yet. “No because there’s way too much to do and focus on,” Buono said. “If I stop focusing then I shouldn’t be here because I’m already gone. “If this was us going into the Grey Cup in Edmonton and it was going to be my last game, yes, I would 19