Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Windsor’ Category

Women’s sledge hockey team holds tryouts as group looks to gain national recognition

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Jessica Matassa

Windsor, Ont. athletes Jessica Matassa, Ashley Goure and Dani McPhee are gearing up for another season of sledge hockey with tryouts this weekend. But what the players really want is to take their sport to the next level.

Predators’ Austin Watson got 3 months probation for domestic assault case

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Nashville Predators athlete Austin Watson entered in a no contest plea to a misdemeanour domestic assault charge Tuesday.

Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Doctor Sexual Assault

Michigan State University has reached a $500-million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.

Canadian NFLer Luke Willson to play for Detroit Lions

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Super Bowl Football

In a message posted to Twitter, the tight end thanked the Seahawks for the past five years, which he said left him feeling full of gratitude.

1st male athlete sues Larry Nassar over alleged sexual abuse

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Jacob Moore was named as a plaintiff Wednesday in a federal suit filed by hundreds of women and girls against Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and other for alleged sexual abuse by former athletic director Larry Nassar.

Nassar victims help unveil sweeping child abuse legislation in Mich.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar helped unveil what they described Monday as a sweeping rewrite of Michigan laws related to childhood sexual abuse, saying the changes would make it easier to stop abuse and bring justice to survivors.

Michigan State University president resigns amid Larry Nassar scandal

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
Michigan State Trustees Meeting

Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon has announced that she is resigning.

Hayley Wickenheiser says female hockey players losing dressing room to boys’ team is ‘crap’

Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Hayley Wickenheiser, regarded as one of the best female hockey players in the world, thinks it's "crap" girls at an arena in Ridgetown, Ont., got bumped out of their dressing room to make room for an all-boys team.

Windsor man faces lifetime ban for tossing first octopus at Little Caesars Arena

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Nick Horvath

Red Wings Superfan Nick Horvath smuggled an octopus into the Little Caesars Arena with the hope of claiming his place in history. Instead, he received a lifetime ban.

Town of LaSalle dedicates special day to Olympic swimmer Kylie Masse

Friday, August 18th, 2017
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The Olympic medal-winning swimmer met with fans at the LaSalle outdoor pool following a parade along Front Road that started at 4 p.m.