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February 15, 2018 3:32 PM Happy-go-lucky Hudec gets ready to ski off into the sunset

Veteran downhiller who won bronze for Canada in Sochi to make super G his final race — as a member of the Czech team PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Manny Osborne-Paradis, the Canadian downhiller, was spinning a yarn about his old friend Jan Hudec. At a World Cup ski race years ago, the story goes, Hudec was late going to the hill. “He came running into my room. And he’s like, ‘I can’t 6

January 16, 2018 5:32 PM NASCAR driver Danica Patrick confirms relationship with Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers

Patrick and Rodgers have been linked romantically since the start of the new year. Patrick, a Chicago Bears fan, confirmed Monday she is dating the Green Bay Packers quarterback. Rodgers split from actress Olivia Munn in 2017 after three years of dating. Patrick in late November ended a five-year relationship with fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse 13

January 15, 2018 1:36 PM U.K. construction company Carillion’s collapse puts 43,000 jobs worldwide at risk

Carillion Plc filed for compulsory liquidation after failing in a last-ditch effort to shore up finances and get a government bailout. Carillion Plc, a U.K. construction company with government contracts in everything from hospitals to the HS2 high-speed rail project, filed for compulsory liquidation after failing in a last-ditch effort to shore up finances 14

January 3, 2018 10:15 PM NASCAR champ Martin Truex to appear at Toronto fundraiser to help family of crew chief’s pal

The racer will be at the Hockey Hall of Fame on Friday to support his crew chief’s friend, who died suddenly in August with a bacterial infection. The year 2017 was a year of the highest high and the lowest low for Cole Pearn of London, Ont. Crew chief for the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota Camry driven by Martin Truex Jr., Pearn quarterbacked the car and driver 18

December 8, 2017 5:05 PM Some 25 racehorses killed in Southern California wildfire

State racing board praises heroic actions of workers, who saved lives of other thoroughbreds The California Horse Racing Board says approximately 25 racehorses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training centre in northeast San Diego County. Horses that were in surrounding pastures remain unaccounted for. A board statement says nearly 32

December 2, 2017 6:19 PM American Mikaela Shiffrin earns 1st World Cup downhill victory in Lake Louise

Lindsey Vonn placed 12th after crashing a day earlier Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States won her first World Cup downhill Saturday in Lake Louise, Alta. Racing in just her fourth downhill, the reigning Olympic and world champion in slalom posted a winning time of one minute 27.55. Viktoria Rebensberg of Germany was second in 1:27.68 and Switzerland's 19

November 22, 2017 1:15 PM Small plane crash-lands on rural Ottawa road

A small single-engine plane crash-landed near Ottawa, dodging power lines and striking a street sign on the way down before coming to a stop at the side of a rural road. The pilot was the only person on board, and managed to walk away without injury. The aircraft suffered heavy damage. Tirique Mayers said he spotted the plane in the air before arriving 27

November 3, 2017 1:38 PM Police: Rapper Fetty Wap caught drag racing, charged with DUI

NEW YORK - Rapper Fetty Wap has been arrested and charged with DUI and other counts after police say he was caught drag racing another vehicle on a New York City highway early Friday morning. New York Police Department spokesman Sgt. Thomas Antonetti tells The Associated Press that Fetty Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, was spotted speeding on the Gowanus 25

November 1, 2017 12:39 AM Mark Zuckerberg's Big Blind Spot And The Conflict Within Facebook

In July 2016, the aftermath of a police shooting of an African-American man was broadcast live on Facebook. Instantly, Americans of all stripes used the platform to step up the race wars and attack each other. Across the world, in India this past summer, a post of a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on Facebook sparked mob violence in which one person 25

October 30, 2017 7:29 PM Motorstorm developer's On Rush ANNOUNCED, watch first gameplay trailer HERE

PlayStation has revealed On Rush - a new racing game from Evolution Studios, which is part of Codemasters. The game features all-terrain vehicles such as off-road cars and dirt bikes, and sees the player jostling for the best position in a variety of different track types. The first trailer features a supercut of loads of different types of vehicle 70