Archive for the ‘News/Arts & Entertainment’ Category

Rogue Tenor has ‘no regrets’ 2 months after anthem stunt

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

When Remigio Pereira replaced a section of O Canada with his own lyrics at the July 12 MLB all-star game, he knew it would 'ruffle some feathers.' But he never expected the ensuing fallout.

South Park tackles NFL players’ U.S. anthem protest

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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South Park has taken on the controversy over San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest.

Lena Dunham apologizes to NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. for comment

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham has been praised for her candid comments about feminism and body image, but this time her typically charming and unfiltered 'insecurities' are backfiring.

Canadian James Hinchcliffe, Ryan Lochte to compete on Dancing with the Stars

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Canadian race car driver James Hinchcliffe will appear on the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars against an assortment of athletes, actors and other celebrities, including controversial swimmer Ryan Lochte.

Darryl Sittler added to Canada’s Walk of Fame

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
Canada's Walk of Fame

Actor Jason Priestley, hockey great Darryl Sittler and filmmaker Deepa Mehta are among the latest inductees to Canada's Walk of Fame.

‘It’s been a living nightmare’: The Tenors apologize for O Canada fallout

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Two members of The Tenors said Wednesday night they are still in shock over the national anthem controversy that erupted 24 hours earlier at baseball's all-star game.

Ron MacLean: Why Hockey Night in Canada’s comeback kid can’t fix everything

Monday, June 27th, 2016
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When the veteran broadcaster returns to Hockey Night in Canada, his many fans will be vindicated. But the battle for elusive new audiences is far from won.

Ben Affleck swears, slurs in lively Deflategate rant

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Ben Affleck rant on HBO

Ben Affleck has a problem with the Deflategate football scandal and let the world know about it in a profanity-filled rant that aired on the premiere episode of HBO's new talk show Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons.

Bat flips, buzzer-beaters and trick shots: fans are seeking more sports videos online

Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Dude Perfect

Move aside recipe demos and movie trailers, sports fans are increasingly searching for buzzer-beaters, bat flips, game highlights and amazing athletic feats online.

LeBron James signs on for Space Jam 2

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

The 1990s-era cult favourite Space Jam is set for a sequel, with basketball star LeBron James and director Justin Lin teaming up for the new project.