Saturday, February 17th, 2018

June 2017

Here’s what you can do in Halifax on Canada Day

Canada Day is on Saturday, and there are several free events happening in Halifax and Dartmouth. Source: Globalnews

More From June 2017

Heeman’s Berry Farm founder Bill Heeman passes away

Bill Heeman, the owner of the local Heeman’s Berry Farm, has passed away at the age of 83. Heeman grew up ...

Man Tasered in incident at Edmonton International Airport

The RCMP said officers responded to Edmonton's International Airport at 5:50 a.m. on Friday for reports of a man attempting to get ...

Uber customers to be charged sales tax starting Canada Day

As of July 1, sales tax – HST in Ontario and GST in Alberta –will be added on top of regular ...

Calgary Flames sign Michael Stone to 3-year deal

The Flames acquired Stone from Arizona before last year's trade deadline to add stability to their defence. Source: Globalnews

Wolves Trade Ricky Rubio To Jazz And The Point Guard Shuffle Has Begun

Are you ready for the point guard shuffle? The first domino is a trade sending Ricky Rubio to Utah in exchange ...

Drugs destined for Halifax found in kids’ backpacks, lunch bags & spools of fabric

RCMP say the heroin may have come in contact with Carfentanil and Methylfentanyl. Source: Globalnews

Patients of Guelph, Ont., dental clinic advised to be tested for hepatitis, HIV

Public Health says it's sending letters to patients of Guelph Dental Associates who had a dental procedure done between Jan. 21, ...

Sesquifest launches with opening ceremony in downtown London core

The long weekend kicked into high gear Friday, as politicians participated in an opening ceremony for a five-day festival celebrating all ...

Death toll in Bahawalpur oil tanker blast reaches 190

Sixteen more people have died in hospital following Sunday's oil tanker explosion on a main highway in Pakistan. Source: Aljazeera

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SOCCER

Auburn Loses Anfernee McLemore With Horrific Ankle Injury

February 17, 2018
Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore suffered a grotesque injury late in the first half of the Tigers’ SEC ...

How NBC Flubbed Its Coverage, Reported The Wrong Gold Medalist, Then Botched The Correction Of One Of The Most Stunning Upsets In Olympic History

February 17, 2018
When Ester Ledecká crossed the finish line of this morning’s run of the women’s Super-G a hundredth of ...

Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, Ray Allen Headline 2018 Basketball Hall Of Fame Finalists

February 17, 2018
The NBA announced Saturday the finalists for the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, and it’s ...

Dang, Bogdan Bogdanovic Can Really Let It Fly

February 17, 2018
Last night’s NBA Rising Stars Challenge was a laugher, and not even just for the usual reasons (no ...

Ha Ha, Look At These Two Chumps Who Got Picked Last For The NBA All Star Teams

February 17, 2018
Part of the discussion around the NBA’s new All Star format, where the teams are selected via a ...

Erin Hamlin Is Done, But She Changed Luge In The U.S. Forever

February 17, 2018
Chris Mazdzer’s silver-medal performance was the signature achievement for USA Luge in Pyeongchang, but no event better exemplified ...

U.S. Men's Hockey Team Thoroughly Dominated By Russia, 4-0

February 17, 2018
The U.S. Men’s Olympic hockey team, haver of plenty of NHL-caliber talent, was shredded by the awesome Russian ...

Failing In The Short Program Gave Nathan Chen The Best Long Program Of His Career

February 17, 2018
GANGNEUNG, South Korea—Recent Grand Prix champion and Olympic favorite Nathan Chen shocked the skating world earlier this week ...

Saturday's Best Deals: Foam Mattress, Echo Show, Switch Pro Controller, and More

February 17, 2018
The four knives you need from Victorinox, a certified-refurbished Echo Show, the best price on the Switch Pro ...

James Wisniewski Thinks Team USA Has NHL-Caliber Talent

February 17, 2018
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Without any NHL players participating in the Olympics this year for the first time since 1994, ...

Amazon's Running the Best Switch Pro Controller Deal We've Ever Seen

February 17, 2018
The Switch Pro controller isn’t just one of the best ways to control your Nintendo Switch, it might ...

Yuzuru Hanyu Is The First Repeat Olympic Men's Figure Skating Gold Medalist In 66 Years

February 17, 2018
For the first time since Dick Button in 1952, the reigning Olympic gold medalist in men’s figure skating ...

Czech Snowboarder Borrows Mikaela Shiffrin's Skis, Somehow Wins Super-G Gold

February 17, 2018
Weather postponements led American ski star Mikaela Shiffrin to skip today’s Super-G competition, leaving the event reigning champion ...

Nathan Chen Throws Down Massive Six Quads, Is Still Probably Doomed

February 17, 2018
Nathan Chen entered tonight’s free skate in 17th place thanks to a disastrous short program, but showed up ...

"Shut Up And Dribble."

February 17, 2018
Laura Ingraham says basketballers should stick to their sport and keep their opinions to themselves. Here, then, are ...

Jamie Foxx Is Not Here To Answer Your Questions

February 17, 2018
“Did we lose him?”Read more... Source: deadspin.com

The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating Is A New Yorker Who Lived During The 19th Century

February 17, 2018
Skating on ice dates all the way back to 3,000 BC. Or, anyway, the oldest pair of skates ...

We Made Olympic Fencer Daryl Homer Rank Things

February 17, 2018
Bronx-born fencer Daryl Homer won silver in the individual saber at the 2016 Olympics, but he’s watching the ...

Jezebel Olympics Day 3: Best 'Actually, I Get Along Better With Guys' Monologue

February 17, 2018
“I really like to fuck,” said Team Wings’s Julianne Escobedo Shepherd.Read more... Source: deadspin.com

Michigan State Trustee Once Asked To Reveal Names Of Child Sex Abuse Victims In Court

February 17, 2018
Michigan State trustee and defense attorney Dan Kelly, the man who apologized to victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual ...