Quebec family, friends split $60-million Lotto Max jackpot

Michelle Lalonde, Montreal Gazette Jan 12, 2017 , Last Updated: 4:50 PM ET A peal of joyous laughter rang out, seconds before the 28 smiling winners, almost all members of the same extended family from the Montérégie region, filed into a news conference at a downtown Montreal hotel to claim the largest jackpot ever awarded…

Demise of Shomi takes bite out of Shaw

The Canadian Press  Jan 12, 2017 , Last Updated: 11:18 AM ET CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. saw its first-quarter profit cut to less than half what it was a year ago, hurt by the demise of Shomi — its video streaming joint venture with Rogers Communications. The companies shut down Shomi late last year,…

With head-coaching vacancies filling, Kyle Shanahan’s options fading

8:08 PM ET FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said interviewing for head-coaching opportunities wasn’t going to be a distraction leading into the playoffs. It will be even less distracting if no opportunities exist. The Los Angeles Rams have hired 30-year-old Sean McVay, the former Washington Redskins offensive coordinator, as their…

Suns’ Watson draws inspiration from his Mexican roots

Earl Watson was retained as the Suns’ head coach after serving as interim head coach for the latter half of the 2015-16 season.  8:35 AM ET Earl Watson attended the funeral of his brother on a Saturday in 2014. Two days later, he boarded a flight to San Antonio to interview for a coaching position…

8 Ways to Navigate the Student Loan Waters

Shortly after graduating from New York University with a Master’s degree, Melanie Lockert turned to food stamps, as she worked her way out of $ 81,000 in student loans. “There were a lot of emotions around carrying that debt. It caused a lot of stress and depression and anxiety for a long time,” she shared…