Archive for the ‘News/Entertainment’ Category

‘Take a knee’: Athletes and celebrities call for protest after Donald Trump’s tweets

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Stevie Wonder, Kumail Nanjiani and LeBron James are just some of the high-profile figures speaking up in the developing sports feud with Donald Trump.

Bernie Casey, pro footballer turned actor, dies at 78

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as Revenge of the Nerds and I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, has died. He was 78.

Bobby Heenan, legendary pro wrestling manager, dead at 73

Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Bobby Heenan, the legendary pro wrestler, manager and colour commentator known by his nickname The Brain, died Sunday. He was 73.

Madden NFL 18: Sports games chase their Friday Night Lights moment with cinematic stories

Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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EA's Madden 18 is the latest big-budget sports video game to include a lavishly produced story mode, with the hopes of bringing in casual sports fans who may be intimidated by complex, competitive multiplayer games.

Shia LaBeouf film Borg/McEnroe to open Toronto film fest

Monday, July 31st, 2017
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A film revisiting an epic professional sports rivalry — between brash American star John McEnroe and Swedish legend Bjorn Borg — will kick off this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Canada’s SetToDestroyX e-sports team on the rise

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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While others have fallen by the wayside in the ever-changing world of competitive video gaming, the founder and owner of Canada's SetToDestroyX team keeps on keeping on.

Pro wrestler The Undertaker signals retirement at Wrestlemania event

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Longtime WWE wrestler The Undertaker appeared to signal his retirement after a nearly 30-year career in the ring at the end of Wrestlemania in Orlando Sunday night.

The hits, misses and messages of the Super Bowl commercials

Sunday, February 5th, 2017
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It's rare that you want to watch the commercials. Normally you want to change channels, go get a snack or fast forward through them — except during the Super Bowl. This was the first year Canadians could watch the commercials as they were aired.

Super Bowl commercials: Stunts, slapstick and some serious issues

Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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The goal of Super Bowl commercials has always been to stand out from the pack. But for 2017, companies are going even further with envelope-pushing live stunts and ambitious campaigns that extend beyond TV across social media and online.

Lady Gaga takes Super Bowl spotlight, but how will she use it?

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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As Lady Gaga prepares to take America's biggest stage at the National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday, much of country is speculating whether the outspoken singer will grab the opportunity to speak out on women's rights, immigration or U.S. President Donald Trump.