Archive for the ‘News/Trending’ Category

Crowd goes wild for NHL’s first gay kiss-cam moment

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
Staples Center kiss cam

The crowd went wild at a recent Kings-Leafs game in L.A., but it wasn't for the on-ice action.

Carolina Hurricanes ask Dallas Stars to ‘hockey and chill’

Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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NHL team in North Carolina might not have known what it was implying with its "hockey and chill" tweet, but after the internet chimed in, we're sure they do now.

Sports leagues’ love-hate relationship with social media

Friday, October 16th, 2015
Jose Bautista appears in Vine video

Athletes, major sports leagues and media have competing views about social media, what it brings to sports and its drawbacks.

‘Mini Bautista’ video steals hearts of Blue Jays fans

Thursday, October 15th, 2015
Mini Bautista

While Jose Bautista was making history with his seventh inning home run, Oliver Wood was swinging his way into internet fame.

Taylor Swift curse: Blue Jays fans fret over pop singer’s weekend concerts

Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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American chart-topper Taylor Swift is playing two sold-out shows at the Rogers Centre in Toronto this weekend, and this has some Blue Jays fans worried. Will the Jays fall victim to what some see as the Swift curse?

Blue Jays fever spreads across Canada

Sunday, September 27th, 2015
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After a 22-year drought, the Toronto Blue Jays have earned themselves a spot in postseason play, provoking a serious case of Blue Jays fever and congratulations from around the world on social media.

German soccer club set to hoist ‘Refugees Welcome’ banner at match

Friday, September 4th, 2015
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The German second-division soccer team St. Pauli will hoist a “Refugees Welcome” banner when they play host to opponents Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

WWE drops Hulk Hogan amid reports of racially charged recording

Friday, July 24th, 2015
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Hulk Hogan, one of the biggest stars in the history of professional wrestling, has been dropped by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) amid reports of racially charged comments in a recording.

Riley Curry upstages dad (again) after Warriors clinch West

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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It may have been the Golden State Warriors who won the game and the series to advance to the NBA finals. It may have been her dad who led all scorers despite taking a spectacular spill. But on Twitter, it was little Riley Curry who stole the entire show.

‘Disrespectful and degrading to me’: Reporter hailed for confronting hecklers at soccer game

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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A Toronto reporter is setting social media abuzz after she fought back against a group of men hurling obscenities at female journalists on the job, part of a controversial trend known as FHRITP heckling.