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Pittsburgh Penguins, Crosby show support for Humboldt Broncos

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Sidney Crosby

The Pittsburgh Penguins will sport Humboldt Broncos decals on their helmets at the upcoming playoffs, while Sidney Crosby has sent a custom jersey and signed photos to the community.

Tim Hortons apologizes for Humboldt doughnut ‘misunderstanding’ at N.S. store

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
Fall River Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons has apologized for a "misunderstanding" after a Halifax-area franchisee reportedly sold doughnuts in the Humboldt Broncos' colours without intending to donate the proceeds to the team.

Family excited as hockey brothers star in Game 7 wins for Q league rivals

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Nick, Matthew and Zach Welsh all play hockey. Zach (right) is the youngest, but also the tallest.

Chris and Christina Welsh of Halifax admit things have been a little crazy over the last two weeks. They have two sons who play in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and both of them are in the middle of playoff runs.

Sidney Crosby’s Cole Harbour pals wear all his old jerseys to Penguins game

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
Sidney Crosby

Two dozen of Sidney Crosby’s friends from Cole Harbour, N.S., were in the stands in Pittsburgh this Easter weekend to watch the NHL star, and they were easy to spot, each wearing a different Crosby jersey from all the teams he has played for since he was a child.

Nova Scotia’s Lindell Wigginton contemplating early jump to NBA

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Iowa St Oklahoma Basketball

Lindell Wigginton, who will turn 20 next week, recently completed his rookie season at Iowa State and led his team in scoring.

Proposed ‘Explosions’ name for Halifax CFL team touches off debate online

Monday, January 29th, 2018
Halifax Explosions

A fan art group that supports a bid for a CFL team in Halifax touched off a fiery debate online when it proposed naming the team after one of the country's greatest Maritime disasters.

Bid for Halifax CFL team steams ahead with Atlantic Schooners trademark

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
cfl-expansion

Documents formalized on Dec. 1 show the group behind the push to bring a team to Halifax would have the sole right to use the team name on a long list of souvenirs and others items.

Major junior hockey league apologizes 4 years after teen player’s death

Monday, December 4th, 2017
Jordan Boyd

The family of Nova Scotia hockey player Jordan Boyd, who died at 16 after suffering cardiac arrest on the ice, is welcoming an apology from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the introduction of changes aimed at improving player safety.

Business group looks to score CFL franchise for Halifax

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
FBO CFL West Semifinal 20171112

The Canadian Football League confirmed Thursday that it has been in touch with a group interested in having a franchise in Halifax.

Acadia defeats SMU in Loney Bowl after days of controversy

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
acadia protest sign

The Atlantic University Sport championship game was played Tuesday at Raymond Field in Wolfville, N.S., but only after a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge on Sunday overturned a decision by AUS officials last week to cancel the game.