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Fans can interact with NBA refs during games
The NBA’s referee association is bringing back a program in which officials interact with fans on social media during games.


Sources: Yankees, Ottavino reach 3-year deal
Free-agent reliever Adam Ottavino, who was the setup man for closer Wade Davis with the Rockies last season, has agreed to sign with the Yankees, sources told ESPN.


‘Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere’ approach ends now for Cerrone

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has been lauded for his willingness to fight anyone, anytime, anywhere. Now in the final stages of his career, he’s stopping that in pursuit of finally winning a UFC belt.


Wooden Watch: Can anyone catch Zion Williamson?
Zion Williamson still leads the pack, but consistency from RJ Barrett and Grant Williams will be players to watch as the race continues on.


‘Egg Is Just an Egg,’ Says Man Who Photographed World’s Most Famous Egg

Credit to Author: River Donaghey| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:07:07 +0000

“My goal was to take a simple picture of an egg. For fun. Never ever I could think that it would be a sensation like this.”


Extremely Incompetent Canadian Tire Terror Attack Was Inspired By ISIS

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:56:05 +0000

Rehab Dughmosh attacked the paint section of a Canadian Tire with an arrowless bow and a golf club. It didn’t go well.



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‘Egg Is Just an Egg,’ Says Man Who Photographed World’s Most Famous Egg

Credit to Author: River Donaghey| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:07:07 +0000

“My goal was to take a simple picture of an egg. For fun. Never ever I could think that it would be a sensation like this.”


Extremely Incompetent Canadian Tire Terror Attack Was Inspired By ISIS

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:56:05 +0000

Rehab Dughmosh attacked the paint section of a Canadian Tire with an arrowless bow and a golf club. It didn’t go well.


Marc Emery, Canada’s ‘Prince of Pot,’ Responds to Sex Assault Allegations

Credit to Author: Manisha Krishnan| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:49:32 +0000

Emery admits he’s a “touchy guy” who would give back rubs to adult women or men at the Cannabis Culture store, but denied that he “sexually aggressed” anyone.


Immigration

How to be self-employed as a consultant in five steps

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:00:27 +0000

Looking for a way to become self-employed in Canada? Become a consultant! Consulting is one of the best business models on the planet. I don’t think there is any other business that can beat consulting, considering the benefits it offers. It gives you an opportunity to add value to other people’s lives and businesses. It […]


It’s time to change the way we teach English

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:50:31 +0000

As we move into 2019, the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages, it’s time to consider not only how we think about Canada’s linguistic identity but also how we might develop best practices for learning and teaching languages. Since 1969, Canada has recognized two official languages, English and French, but many people who live […]


Canada’s goal of 1 million new permanent residents turning heads worldwide

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:11:54 +0000

Canada’s goal of admitting more than a million new permanent residents by the end of 2021 is gaining new attention internationally.   Recent reports by the BBC, CNN and others have highlighted how the three-year target is setting Canada apart on the global stage. As CNN reported, “Canada’s friendly stance towards new residents comes as many other Western […]


Sports

MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.


Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.


UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.


Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.


‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.


Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.