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August 11, 2018 1:36 AM Ex-Blue Jays pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

Loaiza attorney, Janice Deaton, declined to speak with reporters after leaving the courthouse. The hurler played for several professional teams between 1995 and 2008, including the Toronto Blue Jays, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox. He had a 21-9 record with the White Sox in 2003 and started in the All-Star 9

August 4, 2018 11:00 AM Famous legal defender Alan Dershowitz is back in the headlines at almost 80

Sample snark: “I had no idea that ‘McCarthyism’ meant not wanting to meet Alan Dershowitz for a glass of Crémant Rosé on Martha’s Vineyard. My sympathies.” Alas, speaking of Martha’s Vineyard, Dershowitz’s own dinner parties there in the past have — as he once shared with New York magazine — included guests ranging from Yo Yo Ma to Larry David to … Harvey 15

August 3, 2018 7:00 PM More than 100 goats invade Idaho neighbourhood, chew on everything they could find

Goats do not belong on West Summerwind Dr., a quiet residential area in Boise, Idaho. But do not tell them that. Goats roam where they please, and around 7:15 a.m. Friday, bewildered homeowners awoke to find more than 100 of the animals casing the neighbourhood, looking for anything they could munch on. “I just saw dozens and dozens of goats chewing 12

July 25, 2018 12:45 AM A day after failing to hustle, Sanchez goes back on 10-day disabled list

“It grabbed on me the first inning,” Sanchez said. “The play in the first inning. I didn’t say anything then. To me it was trying to get through it and keep helping the team.” Severino appeared angry as he spoke with Sanchez in the dugout after the inning, an encounter caught by a television camera. New York loaded the bases in the ninth when Sanchez 12

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 8

July 17, 2018 1:03 PM Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton in one of his final interviews, accusing him of ‘gropey’ behaviour

Anthony Bourdain’s suicide last month sent millions of the television host’s fans into tailspins of mourning. Much of the grief centred on how Bourdain’s voice — edgy and compassionate, candid and big-hearted — had been permanently and suddenly silenced. But now one of Bourdain’s final interviews has been released — a brief reappearance of the honest 9

July 13, 2018 10:29 PM Netflix subscriber growth faces new test after $46-billion rally

Netflix Inc. will get a chance Monday to validate the more than US$40 billion added to its market value since the company’s blowout earnings report in April. The main question hanging over Netflix’s second-quarter results — much like the first — is whether the company can add enough streaming subscribers to satisfy investors, whose bullish bets have made the stock 11

July 3, 2018 10:06 PM Stanley Cup visits the temporary Capital Gazette office

Craig “Woody” Leydig did an interview with the Capital Gazette about 2 p.m. last Thursday afternoon. Leydig, the assistant equipment manager for the Washington Capitals, spoke on the phone from the team’s headquarters at the Kettler Iceplex, in Arlington, Va. Shortly after hanging up the phone, Leydig walked into the laundry room and saw breaking news on television 15

July 1, 2018 10:44 PM Roseanne Barr wants to apologize to Valerie Jarrett but doesn’t have ‘the right words’

Roseanne Barr has been in damage-control mode ever since ABC cancelled her show after she sent out a tweet comparing Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser to president Barack Obama, to an ape. Her first mea culpa came in an interview with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach last week in which she wept and said, “I’m not a racist. I’m an idiot.” “I’m a lot of things, a loudmouth 11

June 28, 2018 11:01 PM Science fiction master Harlan Ellison dies at 84

His short story, I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream, is about the last humans, eternally tortured by a malevolent, godlike computer. It was made into a computer game, with its author providing the machine’s voice. Ellison disliked computers and worked on old manual typewriters, although he denied being anti-technology. Sometimes, for promotional purposes 16