Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Hamilton’ Category

Tiger-Cats’ Banks out for rest of season with broken collarbone

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Brandon Banks will miss the balance of the season with a broken collarbone. He is second in the CFL this season in receptions and receiving yards.

Hamilton’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander off to great start in NBA career

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
Nuggets Clippers Basketball

In the Los Angeles Clippers' final pre-season game against Maccabi Haifa last week, Hamilton's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drove to the hoop from halfcourt before muscling through two opponents for an emphatic dunk. The 20-year-old rookie calls it the highlight of his young NBA career thus far.

Collector discovers 103-year-old letter about stolen Hamilton Tigers football jerseys

Sunday, September 30th, 2018
Ed Agopian, Hamilton

Collector Ed Agopian recently discovered a letter dated 1915 from a lawyer asking for a stolen football jersey to be returned. Now he's looking for answers.

Hamilton school to be named after Bernie Custis, pro football’s 1st black starting QB

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

One of Hamilton's newest high schools will be named for Bernie Custis, a local sports legend, longtime educator and the first black quarterback to play for professional football team in North American.

NASCAR Truck Series star from Niagara-on-the-lake comes north for playoff race

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
CAR NASCAR Trucks Friesen 20180822

Canada's Stewart Friesen has made big strides since adding full-time racing duties in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to his already busy calendar.

Former Raptor’s GM Glen Grunwald heading back to NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
Glen Grunwald

Glen Grunwald, the former director of athletics and recreation at McMaster University, has accepted a new consulting role with the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies.

Longtime CFL receiver Andy Fantuz retires after 12-year career

Thursday, July 19th, 2018
FBO CFL East Final 20141122

One of the most productive Canadian receivers in CFL history is calling it quits.

Ex-NHL goaltender Ray Emery drowns in Lake Ontario near Hamilton

Sunday, July 15th, 2018
Ray Emery

Hamilton police have confirmed that a man who drowned in Lake Ontario was former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray Emery.

Johnny who? Ticats QB Masoli earns top performer nod for second straight week

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli is a CFL top performer for the second week in a row.

Canadian point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander could be a top-10 pick in NBA draft

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Hamilton's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is expected to be a top pick in the first round of the NBA draft.