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Muhammad Ali remembered as boxer who transcended sports world

June 4, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. The death of Muhammad Ali, the former heavyweight champion known as much for his political activism as his boxing brilliance, triggered a worldwide outpouring of affection and admiration for one of the best-known figures of the 20th century. Ali, who had long suffered from Parkinson’s syndrome which impaired his speech and made...
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7 Ways Graduating From College Is Just Like Entering A Pro Sports Draft

May 18, 2016

The annual NFL Draft concluded in April, and the NBA Draft begins its annual event June 23. What happens between those two major professional sports events? For many college seniors, graduation occurs between the NFL and NBA Draft. That means you seniors begin your post-college career at the same time many amateur athletes turn professional. In...
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Canada does nothing while U.S. acts on sports betting

May 4, 2016

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a three-part series of stories on sports betting in Canada. Here, we examine how other governments in North America are handling the industry in comparison to the hands-off approach in this country. While the Canadian government does little, if anything, to address online sports betting, its neighbour to the south...
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Subaru may go big on a BRZ-based hybrid, mid-engined, all-wheel drive sports car

March 11, 2016

We’ve been waiting a while to hear whether Subaru will in fact make an STi version of the BRZ sports car, but if the latest rumors prove true, we’re in for something far better than just a jazzed-up BRZ. Car and Driver is citing insider sources that say the Japanese automaker is testing a...
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Year in review: Our favourite sports moments of 2015

December 29, 2015

As part of our look back at 2015, we look at our favourite sports moments from the year: Improbable recovery Neisy Dajomes Barrera had just clean-and-jerked 121 kilos to remain in medal contention during the women’s 69-kilo weightlifting competition at the Pan Am Games. Then the 17-year-old Ecuadorean collapsed on stage. Quickly, games volunteers...
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