Toronto Raptors clean out lockers after another playoff disappointment

Toronto Raptors clean out lockers after another playoff disappointment

TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors prepared to head into an off-season of uncertainty after suffering another playoff sweep at the hands of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Raptors cleaned out their lockers today after getting blown out 128-93...
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Woman wins US$1.2 million after betting $18 at Kentucky Derby

Woman wins US$1.2 million after betting $18 at Kentucky Derby

At this year’s Kentucky Derby, one woman placed a US$18 bet and came home with $1.2 million. The Derby, which took place Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the biggest horse races in the U.S. Margaret Reid of Austin...
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The ‘Mountain’ from ‘Game of Thrones’ wins world’s strongest man title

The ‘Mountain’ from ‘Game of Thrones’ wins world’s strongest man title

Hafthor Bjornsson, who plays The Mountain on HBO series Game of Thrones, was crowned the world’s strongest man on Sunday. Bjornsson came in second place in the competition for the past two years and now he has achieved the first place...
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Raptors look to stave off elimination in Game 4 against Cavaliers

Raptors look to stave off elimination in Game 4 against Cavaliers

CLEVELAND – As the Raptors‘ practice wound down Sunday, star guard DeMar DeRozan sat alone with his back to the wall and headphones clamped on his hoodie-clad head. One could only imagine the torrent of emotions whirling inside. After a...
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Bruins’ Brad Marchand licks another opponent, this time he gets Lightning’s Ryan Callahan

Bruins’ Brad Marchand licks another opponent, this time he gets Lightning’s Ryan Callahan

The Tampa Bay Lightning have a chance to get the last licks on the Boston Bruins at home. Dan Girardi scored 3:18 into overtime to give Tampa Bay a 4-3 victory over Boston on Friday night in a game that...
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Washington Redskins cheerleaders say they were not pressured to go topless in photo shoot

Washington Redskins cheerleaders say they were not pressured to go topless in photo shoot

Two former team captains for the Washington Redskins’ cheerleading squad are challenging a report from the New York Times that claimed their colleagues were forced to pose topless and serve as dates for sponsors. In the report, cheerleaders told the...
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‘Brazen union-busting’: Canadian Lacrosse Association threatens to use replacement players at world championships

An ongoing battle between the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and a newly formed players union has reached a tense standoff after the CLA broke off negotiations and threatened to use replacement players for the upcoming World Lacrosse Championship in Israe...
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5 Montreal stories guaranteed to make you smile this week: May 4

In honour of Greater Montreal Day on May 10, here are five stories guaranteed to make you smile this week: Cancer cure “I definitely want to keep doing this research throughout my university education and even in the future.” He...
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Halifax set to host 2020 North American Indigenous Games

Halifax set to host 2020 North American Indigenous Games

The North American Indigenous Games are coming to Halifax — known in the language of Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaw community as K’jipuktuk — and the province says it will be the largest multi-sporting event to ever be held in Nova Scotia....
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Family of Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki angry over fake Facebook account

It appears another fake social media account is making the rounds, pretending to be that of a Humboldt Broncos hockey player. A Facebook account, which only began posting content on April 16, appears to be tied to Ryan Straschnitzki. READ MORE: ‘Absolute ...
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