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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 8

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 11

June 10, 2018 4:12 PM Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dead at 68

Musician joined iconic band in 1968, inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fleetwood Mac's former guitarist Danny Kirwan has died at age 68, according to the band's official Facebook page. Mick Fleetwood paid tribute to the musician Friday, saying he received the "sad news" that Kirwan had died in London, England. "Danny's true legacy, in my mind, will forever 21

June 9, 2018 10:59 PM Justify captures Triple Crown with Belmont Stakes win

1st to achieve feat since American Pharoah in 2015 Justify and Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith captured the Triple Crown after successfully winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Justify became horse racing's 13th Triple Crown winner and second since 2015. With the win, Bob Baffert became just the second trainer to win the Triple Crown twice. He did so in 2015 with American 18

May 30, 2018 10:49 PM Ex-NBC staffer says he helped Cosby pay off women

NEW YORK — Frank Scotti, a 90-year-old former NBC employee, is the latest to go public with stories of Bill Cosby’s past. Variety reports Scotti, who worked as a facilities manager for the Brooklyn NBC Studio where The Cosby Show was filmed, told the New York Daily News that he arranged for monthly payments and more for eight women during the sitcom’s 22

May 25, 2018 10:30 AM Lynn Crosbie’s novel Chicken takes over where Clockwork Orange left off

Parnell Wilde is a has-been actor who had his fleeting moment of fame four decades ago (somewhat like Malcolm McDowell himself) in Ultraviolence, a follow-up to A Clockwork Orange. Now in late middle age, paunchy, balding, often drunk and living in a rented dump, Parnell is reduced to taking gigs such as wearing a chicken costume for a budget TV commercial 21

May 23, 2018 3:37 PM As retirement approaches, will Danica Patrick’s next road lead to the Hall of Fame?

DETROIT—As Danica Patrick prepares for her farewell at this weekend’s Indianapolis 500, another big event on the auto racing calendar looms earlier in the week: The vote for the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Jeff Gordon is the big name among the nominees for Wednesday’s vote, but as Patrick’s retirement approaches, her own candidacy for an honour like that has become 11

May 10, 2018 5:14 PM Rafael Palmeiro back on diamond at 53 with hopes of MLB comeback

The 53-year-old is going the independent route after not getting a non-roster invite from an MLB team during spring training. He says his goal is to get back to the big leagues, and that is the only reason is he playing again. CLEBURNE, TEXAS — Rafael Palmeiro knows there are people who think he is too old and has lost his mind in wanting to make a major 10

April 18, 2018 3:55 PM Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish and Daily Show's Trevor Noah coming to Montreal for Just for Laughs

The comedy festival runs from July 11-29 Tiffany Haddish and Trevor Noah are among the comedy stars in the lineup for this year's Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. Organizers say Haddish, who skyrocketed to fame in last year's film Girls Trip, will host a gala featuring comedians and special guests on July 28. The festival will have galas over five evenings 21

April 13, 2018 1:17 PM Andrea Constand to confront Bill Cosby after parade of women take aim

Cosby spokesperson slams accusers' testimony as 'poetic licensing, better known as alternative facts' Bill Cosby's chief complainant is set to testify today at his sexual assault retrial in suburban Philadelphia, making for a climactic courtroom showdown after five other women told jurors the man once revered as America's Dad is a serial rapist who harmed 21