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Stompin’ Tom’s classic The Hockey Song to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Stompin' Tom's iconic sports anthem The Hockey Song is being immortalized in the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. The catchy ditty celebrating "the good ol' hockey game" will be honoured on Saturday as the Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Winnipeg Jets.

WWE star Roman Reigns leaves the ring after leukemia diagnosis

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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WWE wrestler Roman Reigns is leaving the ring to focus on his health after leukemia diagnosis.

After Beatles and Michael Jackson, Cirque turns to soccer star Lionel Messi

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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The Cirque du Soleil announced Wednesday that it will launch a new show next year inspired by "the incredible talent and accomplishments" of soccer star Lionel Messi.

Alessia Cara to headline 2018 Grey Cup halftime show

Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Alessia Cara will headline the 2018 Grey Cup halftime show in Edmonton.

Support grows for Serena Williams’s sexism accusations at U.S. Open

Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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The discussion over a series of calls against tennis star Serena Williams on Saturday during the women's final of the U.S. Open against Naomi Osaka is provoking a heated debate among athletes, fans and celebrities about fair treatment, chauvinism and equal rights.

LeBron James adds Showtime doc Shut Up and Dribble to his small-screen portfolio

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is already busy in Hollywood. He's behind the three-part documentary series, Shut Up and Dribble, announced Monday by Showtime.

Virtue and Moir, Chris Hadfield, Seth Rogen to join Canada’s Walk of Fame

Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Movie star Seth Rogen, Olympic medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, and retired astronaut Chris Hadfield are joining Canada's Walk of Fame.

‘Clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended tone:’ Fergie sorry after U.S. anthem blowback

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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?Fergie is apologizing after trying something different with the U.S. national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game.

‘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.