Saturday, February 17th, 2018

September 2017

Catalans' wish to vote unstoppable: Carles Puigdemont

In an interview with Al Jazeera, the president of Catalonia discusses a looming referendum to break away from Spain. Source: Aljazeera

More From September 2017

Maritime rowers race down St. John River in Head of 4 Bridges Regatta

More than 100 rowers made their way across Fredericton via the St. John River in the Head of 4 Bridges Regatta. Source: ...

Nova Scotia ordered to pay Mi’kmaq band $75,000 for court costs in gas storage dispute

A provincial Supreme Court judge awarded the band the $75,000 it was seeking in court costs for its successful appeal. Source: Globalnews

82-year-old umbrella business to close in Vancouver

The iconic Granville Island store has already closed down, with the rest expected to follow suit by the end of the ...

California music teacher accused of giving flutes tainted with semen to students

The flutes were likely given to children as part of the Flutes Across the World program, in which painted flutes are ...

University of Toronto college apologizes for racial slur by faculty member

The head of a prestigious graduate college associated with the University of Toronto is apologizing for racist statements made by a ...

Danny Trevathan Suspended Two Games For Crushing Hit On Davante Adams

The NFL has suspended Danny Trevathan two games for his brutal helmet-to-helmet hit on Packers receiver Davante Adams Thursday night:Read more... Source: ...

Aspiring pro basketball players test their skills at NBA Jr. clinic in Montreal

It was a special day for a group of young Quebec high school athletes, who spent Saturday honing their basketball skills ...

Sawed-off shotgun found after man throws bicycle at police

Winnipeg police arrested a man in possession of a sawed-off shotgun and methamphetamine during a bizarre incident Friday evening.  Source: Globalnews

Verdun residents clean up alleyway after animals reported poisoned in borough

Residents in Verdun gathered in an alleyway to clean up and weed out dangerous items, after reports that animals were being ...

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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 ...