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December 19, 2018 6:10 PM Mariners sign 25-year naming rights deal with T-Mobile

The Mariners’ ballpark has been known as Safeco Field since it opened in 1999 as part of a 20-year agreement. Safeco Insurance and the Mariners announced in June 2017 that the agreement wouldn’t be renewed following the 2018 season. The new naming rights deal runs the length of a new lease the team recently finalized with the public board that oversees 117

December 19, 2018 6:09 PM Olympic silver medallist Kevin Reynolds retires from competitive figure skating

He also won a gold medal in men’s singles competition at the ISU Four Continents Championships in Osaka, Japan, and bronze in the junior men’s event at the 2006 ISU Grand Prix Final in Sofia, Bulgaria. “Despite an encouraging start to the season with a new personal best short program, I was unable to maintain this form and my body has started to tell me it has had enough 165

December 18, 2018 11:07 PM Duke star Zion Williamson is stunning college basketball fans

At six-foot-seven and 285 pounds, he is not only Paul Bunyan-esque for the college ranks but also, the website FiveThirtyEight noted, heavier than all but one active NBA player. Williamson, however, is hardly earthbound. His 45-inch vertical leap is the highest since Duke started measuring its players, providing the foundation for his explosive moves 157

December 18, 2018 2:06 PM Yankees pay CC Sabathia the $500,000 bonus he missed when he was ejected for throwing at batter

At the time, Sabathia was praised for sticking up for his teammates when he plunked Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jesus Sucre in the bottom of the sixth inning. He was thrown out of the game and finished the season with 153 innings, two short of the number he needed to achieve his bonus. However, when the Yankees’ 2018 payroll was calculated for luxury tax purposes 128

December 17, 2018 10:42 PM Some fine-tuning should help Toronto Raptors get to the next level

Much of the confusion and disruption is the result of injuries and absences for a variety of reasons, but coach Nick Nurse is still doing a lot of experimenting with groupings at this point in the season. They’ve yet to come up with a consistent rotation that staggers the playing time of key components like Leonard and Lowry to ensure one of them is on the court 168

December 17, 2018 9:39 PM Garbage Truck Santa’s decorated rig rolls for 27th year in Whitehorse

WHITEHORSE—A familiar, if somewhat unconventional, holiday event resumes for its 27th season in Whitehorse but the man who’s better known as Garbage Truck Santa worries he’s celebrating on borrowed time. On Monday, Wayne Henderson began his annual rounds at the wheel of an old packer-style garbage truck decorated with thousands of Christmas lights and an intimidating 143

December 17, 2018 9:04 PM MLS shortens season by month, goes to all-knockout playoffs

The league expands to 24 teams with the addition of Cincinnati next year, and 14 teams will make the playoffs. Each of the two conference winners will get first-round byes and be joined in the conference semifinals by the winners of the three first-round series. The league will finish before the November international break — and before the start of the 2022 World 155

December 17, 2018 8:10 PM Holiday heartbreakers: These are the saddest Christmas songs

For a season that’s supposed to be all holly and jolly, many of our most time-honoured Christmas songs are anything but. “Christmas music” is less a genre and more an entire season these days, as the passing of Thanksgiving beckons the takeover of radio stations and businesses’ soundtracks by a familiar songbook of holiday classics. Turns out, some of those 153

December 17, 2018 7:24 PM Already exhausted the second season? Try reading the world of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

From the cafes of Greenwich Village to Harlem’s jazz scene, New York in the 1950s was a city with creative energy to spare. Wakefield’s history is crammed with the era’s larger than life personalities: Norman Mailer, Thelonious Monk, Jack Kerouac and so many more. The ultimate boundary pusher (and a force in the life of the fictional Midge Maisel), Bruce 150

December 17, 2018 1:05 AM Chicago Bears clinch NFC North with win over Green Bay Packers

The Packers are 1-1 since offensive co-ordinator Joe Philbin replaced fired coach Mike McCarthy on an interim basis. “The expectation is competing for championships,” Rodgers said. “It’s a good football team. But like I told some of the guys, I look forward to the battles over the years. I like our chances in this division moving forward.” Mack had 2 1/2 sacks 146