Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Hamilton’ Category

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
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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
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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.

Hamilton acquires top pick in CFL draft in trade with Alouettes

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have acquired the top draft selection in Thursday's CFL draft in a trade with Montreal involving two players and multiple picks.

After hosting 1st games in 1930, should Hamilton bid for the 2030 Commonwealth Games?

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
British Empire Games 2030

2030 will mark 100 years since Hamilton hosted the first version of the games, then known as the British Empire Games.

Ticats tarnish brand — ‘there will be consequences’ for hiring Briles: PR expert

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

In the wake of the internationally condemned hiring of disgraced football coach Art Briles, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have undoubtedly damaged their reputation in the eyes of some fans, a public relations expert says.