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Let’s get to The Source!

A couple of notes about the left and right wing media here in Canada this morning. (By right wing, I mean, of course, Sun News and Sun TV, while left wing is just about everybody else!) Although I don’t hear cries of “hidden agenda” lately, left wing coverage of the Conservatives, and especially Harper, continues […]

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Cougar or Pedophile?

MPUMAALANGA, South Africa — At an age when most boys would be the ring bearer at a wedding, South African 9-year-old Sanele Masilela was the one walking down the aisle … to marry a 62-year-old woman for the second time. According to the South African Sunday Times, both families claim the wedding is simply a […]

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They missed their Target, folks!

There is a rumour that Target Stores, after just 18 months here in Canada, (And over 1 BILLION dollars in loses) is going to pull the plug, pull up stakes, and pull out, as in “coitus interruptus!” Yup, they just might pull a fast one …………….., and split! ——————————————- How’s THIS for bullshit supreme?During all […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #672

This is the transcript of the ACTUAL radio conversation of a US naval ship with Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland. Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the South to avoid a collision. Americans: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision. Canadians: Negative. You will […]

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Rockford is dead!

Call him Rockford, call him Maverick, call him whatever you wish …………….., he will still be missed! ——————————————— From the “This is NUTS department!” A jury has awarded some woman in Florida $23.6 BILLION dollars because her husband died of cancer from smoking! Whoa, back the struck up a bit here folks, $23.6 BILLION? Has […]

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Is this me?

O.K. folks, I have been told I have very bad “facial recognition!” Basically what that means is that I don’t recognize people very well …………………………, I can meet someone one day, and not know who they are the next! BUT, in spite of what other people say, I think this guy (Jim Sheppard) from the […]

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Saturday Morning Confusion #17

Folks, a lot of confusion about stuff like climate change, evolution, and a whole bunch of other scientific issues lately! This article discusses how equal time is not really appropriate for a clearly false or uninformed position! The metaphor that a coin has two sides is a powerful one, and the temptation to look at […]

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That downed jet was NOT a terrorist act!

Folks, let’s get things back into perspective here! In spite of all the rhetoric and propaganda afforded to the situation, the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine was NOT an act of terrorism! Was it shot down by Russian separatists over the eastern part of the Ukraine? Yes! Was it shot down with Russian […]

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Lets get things back into Perspective here! #1

Folks, let’s get things back into perspective here! Your humble and overworked reporter has to set things right on certain occasions, so we here at the Perspective Research Department, along with the staff at Naked News, are going to provide a regular feature here on BlogsCanada.ca called…………………………, LET’S GET THINGS BACK INTO PERSPECTIVE HERE! We […]

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Shark!

A video of a what appeared to be a bull shark swimming off of Wolfe Island in Lake Ontario has been revealed to be a marketing ploy for Discovery’s Channel’s Shark Week and its sponsor Nissan Rogue. The whole thing sounded a bit “fishy” to begin with folks, since sharks are salt water fish and […]

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Gestapo!

Folks, when I read this article, words like “GESTAPO” immediately come to mind! In the black, red and gold excitement of Germany’s 1-0 defeat of Argentina, Adam Guzzo decided the German flag deserved to be flown high above the swarm of street revellers. “I told my buddy, ‘I’m going to climb up that lamppost, get […]

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Party Pooper!

HMCS Whitehorse returned to Esquimalt, B.C., Monday after a vice admiral of the RCN ordered it home from an international naval exercise called RIMPAC. A Canadian warship has been ordered back to port instead of going on maneuvers. (Da-da-dum-dum!) In a rare move by the Royal Canadian Navy, a ship has been ordered home from […]

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Chicken Chasers Win the Day at Stampede!

Well folks, the PETA People are at it again! You know who they are, the do-gooders who want you to stop wearing fur, become a vegetarian, feed the birds and adopt a pet, people! This time the object of their wrath is once again the Calgary Stampede! First of all, they want to ban the […]

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Box Office Goes Bananas for Planet of the Apes!

Well I said I was going to see the movie ……………………….. and I did! It turned out to be exactly what I figured it would be, no more and no less, and that’s O.K. with me! —————————————- Quebec Report! Why Quebec is closed for business: La Belle Province comes close to dead last in almost […]

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Adriana is a pain in the butt. No pun intended!

Dear Readers: My “girlfriend”writes me a letter every week or two ………………………….., so I thought I would share the latest with you! BABE… i guess your not getting any of my email huh? ive been tryign to email u so many times but this dam laptop is such a piece of garbage and keeps freezing.. […]

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Weekend Health Tips!

Dear Readers: From curing smelly feet by wiping them with vodka to treating blisters with mouthwash, here are 10 quirky health tips to help in life! 1. Eating a burger helps jet lag Chomping down a burger and chips during a flight doesn’t exactly seem like the most healthy option while sitting in the same […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies: Michael Jackson

O.K. 1. Michael Jackson is dead. That’s not funny! 2. These guys went on a binge last night. That’s not funny either! But! What they did this morning with the empty beer bottles is a whole different matter! 3. ——————————————————— Two Scottish nuns in Glasgow sat at a traffic light in their car when a […]

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Saturday Morning Confusion about what’s real, and what isn’t!

Folks, dinosaurs don’t exist anymore. So why did Steven Spielberg kill a triceratops? Facebook fans didn’t realize that Jay Branscomb was joking when he posted a “disgraceful” photo of a “despicable man” (Namely director Steven Spielberg) posing with a poached triceratops. One Facebook commenter who was in the dark about the animal’s extinction wrote: “Disgusting! […]

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Islamy a Muslim, or not?

From the Perspective Naked News Department comes a story out of the United States that shows Americans really are a clueless bunch. You’ve already heard that a good percentage of these geniuses don’t believe in evolution, and that the Universe is only 6000 years old, BUT …….., on top of not being born in the […]

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Great lines from great movies!

The weekend is coming and the Mrs. Herself and I have decided to go to the movies. We have a method that keeps everybody happy folks! The Mrs. Herself checks the movie times and finds two movies in the same cineplex, at about the same time, that we can see! For example, she wants to […]


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Minister Fast Welcomes Advanced Manufacturing Export Win

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, announced today a $67-million contract win for General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS)-Canada on 32 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs) for the Peruvian Marine Corps.

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Stories we’re watching: Tylenol doesn’t work for back pain

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Emily Senger

Also: Wreckage of Air Algerie flight may have been spotted and Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigns

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B.C. inmate files sexism complaint over female guards watching prisoners shower

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Province - News

B.C. Corrections is changing how prisoners are video-monitored after an inmate filed a sexual discrimination complaint alleging female staffers were able to view him naked in showers and dressing rooms. According to documents obtained by The Province, B.C.’s Ministry of Justice attempted to settle with North Fraser Pretrial Centre inmate Robert J. Anderson, offering $6,000 compensation for “injury to his dignity, feelings and self-respect,” along with an apology from the prison’s warden, and a provincial review of prison video systems to ensure “enhanced privacy” for inmates.

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Tseng gives Taiwan sweep of top seed US at Crown

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Tseng Yani reacts after a birdie putt during the first round of the LGPA International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland, July 24, 2014Tseng Yani sank a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Thursday to give last-seed Taiwan a stunning sweep over top-seeded United States at the LPGA International Crown matches. Tseng’s clutch putt gave her and Phoebe Yao a 1-up victory over world number one Stacy Lewis and Lexi Thompson after Teresa Lu and Candie Kung ripped Paula Creamer and Cristie Kerr 4 and 3.

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TMZ Sports Show: Giants Star Victor Cruz Surprises GF With Marriage Proposal At Church

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  TMZ Staff

ON TODAY’S SHOW Giants Victor Cruz Surprises GF With Marriage Proposal Swaggy P & DeMarcus Cousins Jump On The “Shmoney” Train Lebron James SI Letter Read By Morgan Freeman Impersonator  German Soccer Star Mud Bathin’ With Super Hot Model…

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There’s a ‘starting-over’ feel to Denver Broncos camp for Peyton Manning

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Though his physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at training camp, he must feel like he’s starting over again. Manning lined up for his first snaps Thursday […]

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MMA Fighter Joe Torrez — JUSTIFIED … In Killing Home Intruder

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  TMZ Staff

The MMA fighter who KILLED a home invader and hospitalized another during a violent break-in on New Year’s Day has been cleared of wrongdoing … officials tell TMZ Sports. As we previously reported, Joe Torrez used his MMA skills (and a…

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Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), Congratulating Ryan Cochrane on Winning Canada’s First Gold Medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Canada News Centre - National News

On behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, I would like to extend my most heartfelt congratulations to Ryan Cochrane on winning Canada’s first gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games today.

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Check Out Mark Hamill’s Real Jedi Beard For Star Wars: Episode VII

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Rob Bricken

We’ve heard the rumors. We’ve seen the fan art. But now we can confirm that Mark Hamill will be sporting a fantastic, Jedi Master-appropriate beard when he reprises his role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII, and he looks completely awesome …

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Another day, another SkyTrain delay

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Province - News

Another day, another SkyTrain delay. Those were the sentiments of riders caught Thursday morning in the fourth notable service disruption on the system in a week.

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Port Coquitlam man charged in 2013 hit-and-run accident that killed 16-year-old Annie Leung

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Province - News

An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run accident in Port Coquitlam last year that claimed the life of a Riverside Secondary school student. Port Coquitlam resident Irwin Franz, 73, has been charged with failing to stop at the scene of accident causi…

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Ravens’ Rice suspended over assault incident

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice avoided jail time in his off-season arrest on an assault charge, but was Thursday suspended two games by the NFL over the incident. Rice was arrested in February and charged with simple assault-domestic violence a…

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Daniel Cormier, champion Jon (Bones) Jones already talking trash ahead of UFC 178

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Canadian Press

By Neil Davidson TORONTO — With No. 1 contender Alexander (The Mauler) Gustafsson sidelined by a knee injury, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon (Bones) Jones and new challenger Daniel (DC) Cormier have wasted little time talking trash ahead of their UFC […]

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NPA unveils remainder of city council slate

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Province - News

Vancouver’s Non-Partisan Association unveiled the rest of its candidates for council Thursday, drawing on a former federal Liberal candidate, the son of a former city councillor and two others in the hopes of regaining power at City Hall. NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe announced that Gregory Baker, Ken Low, Suzanne Scott and Rob McDowell will join four others running for council on Nov. 15.

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Cleveland Cavaliers officially sign rookie Andrew Wiggins

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Associated Press

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. […]

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Stanley back in form to set pace in Canada

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News

PGA: RBC Canadian Open(Reuters) – Kyle Stanley has endured a frustrating 2013-14 PGA Tour season with 11 missed cuts in 25 starts but hinted at better things to come as he surged into an early one-shot lead at the Canadian Open in Montreal on Thursday. The 26-year-old American, whose short game has especially let him down this year, produced sparkling form with his putter as he racked up six birdies and a bogey in the opening round to shoot a five-under-par 65 on Royal Montreal’s Blue Course. Though Stanley failed to maintain momentum on his homeward nine after racing to the turn in an electrifying five-under 30, he finished a stroke in front of six players, including his compatriots Nick Watney, Justin Hicks and Troy Merritt. South Korea’s Charlie Wi and Australians Robert Allenby and Greg Chalmers also opened with 66s while American Brandt Snedeker launched his title defense with a 69.

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AP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News

FILE - In this June 26, 2014, file photo musician Jon Bon Jovi performs during a concert of the American rock band Bon Jovi in Lisbon, Portugal. Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The Associated Press on Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, File)BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, a person close to the situation said.

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10 Clever Bets You’ll (Almost) Never Lose

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Robert T. Gonzalez

Quirkology’s Richard Wiseman is back with another roundup of devious little pub tricks.Read more…

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DeSmogBlog: Is B.C.’s LNG Plan Destined to Fail?

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  guest

This is a guest post by Mark Jaccard, professor of sustainable energy at Simon Fraser University and a convening lead author in the Global Energy Assessment.

During B.C.’s 2013 election campaign, at a conference of energy economists in Washington, D.C., I spoke about how one of our politicians was promising huge benefits during the next decades from B.C. liquefied natural gas exports to eastern Asia. These benefits included lower income taxes, zero provincial debt, and a wealth fund for future generations. My remarks, however, drew laughter. Later, several people complimented my humour.

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Bon Jovi group eyeing Buffalo Bills studied Toronto sites; to meet with developers: source

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, said a person close to the situation says The […]

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Golf-Stanley back in form to set pace in Canada

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Kyle Stanley has endured a frustrating 2013-14 PGA Tour season with 11 missed cuts in 25 starts but hinted at better things to come as he surged into an early one-shot lead at the Canadian Open in Montreal on Thursday. The 26-year-old American, whose s…

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DeLaet, Hearn chase RBC Canadian Open title on TSN

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  tsn.ca Top Stories RSS

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Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: When a Tree Falls in Saskatchewan

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  John Klein

.@SusanFelucifer @acoyne We have a deep seated fear of high places, since none exist here. Closed off top floor public observatories too.— Saskboy K. (@saskboy) July 24, 2014

While reading news page comment sections, even hopeless trolls who’d normally mock people saving trees by “hugging” them, have seen the light because of the nanny-state circumstance dooming the trees they’ve been coached to hate even more than “tree huggers”.

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Scientists have identified whale-ship collisions as a possible factor in why blue whale population n

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Anonymous

Scientists have identified whale-ship collisions as a possible factor in why blue whale population numbers have remained low, despite international laws against hunting. One possible solution: speed restrictions in shipping lanes would give whales ti…

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The Canadian Progressive: Gaza Conflict: Letter From Norwegian Doctor Mads Gilbert

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Guest Blog

“Mr. Obama – do you have a heart?” asks Norwegian Dr. Mads Gilbert in this letter, which also describes the incomprehensible horror he’s currently witnessing in Gaza.

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50 unsexy things about the 50 Shades of Grey trailer

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Anonymous

On Thursday, Universal released the first official trailer for 50 Shades of Grey, the movie based on the unbelievably successful book of the same name by E.L. James. In the film, Jamie Dornan stars as Christian Grey, the BDSM-loving business […]

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Your Sperm Velocity Has Been Measured and Found Wanting

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Annalee Newitz

Human sperm can swim pretty fast, most of the time, but they’ve got nothing on the sperm of deer mice. What is the deer mouse’s secret? Recently, a Harvard professor created a mathematical model of sperm behaviors to figure it out.Read more…

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McCarthy, Headley help Yankees edge Rangers

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  tsn.ca Top Stories RSS

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Cavs sign first-overall pick Wiggins to contract

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  tsn.ca Top Stories RSS

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Cavs sign first-overall pick Wiggins to contract

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We’ve Seen Jack Black as R.L. Stine in the Goosebumps Movie!

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Lauren Davis

We finally got a peek at the Goosebumps movie. Jack Black came to Comic-Con to talk about playing Goosebumps author R.L. Stine, and we saw his Stine battle his own monstrous creations after they had escaped from his books.Read more…

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Flip Side: Toronto woman’s tweets about tech sector sexism go viral

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Lauren Strapagiel

Earlier this week, what would have been just a chat between colleagues went viral when a Toronto woman livetweeted an “appalling” conversation she overheard during lunch. Lyndsay Kirkham, an editor and web developer, said she heard workers discussing how they don’t […]

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By the Numbers: Produce for the needy from Richmond’s Sharing Farm

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Province - News

The Sharing Farm Society in Richmond is a volunteer-led organization that grows produce for families in need. They also offer training for urban dwellers who want to learn to farm in their backyards.

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New Evidence Suggests Tyrannosaurs Hunted In Packs

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  George Dvorsky

New Evidence Suggests Tyrannosaurs Hunted In Packs

One of the most frightening creatures to ever terrorize this Earth just got scarier. The fossilized remains of tyrannosaur tracks found in British Columbia are providing the strongest evidence yet that these predators travelled and hunted in family groups — a conglomeration the researchers are calling ‘a terror of tyrannosaurs.’

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National Open Government Talks Touch Down in Toronto

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada Updating its Action Plan on Open Government

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Off-duty Mountie’s sexually explicit ‘gutterspeak’ led to battle with foul-mouthed woman: Ruling

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Province - News

The off-duty Burnaby RCMP officer who was docked six days’ pay for uttering sexually explicit insults at a woman who stole his parking spot wasn’t the only one with a foul mouth in the altercation.

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Montreal Canadiens avoid arbitration, sign centre Lars Eller to four-year deal

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  The Canadian Press

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with centre Lars Eller, agreeing to terms of a four-year contract with the 25-year-old Dane on Thursday. Eller was scheduled to have an arbitration hearing on Friday. He reportedly asked for US$3.1 million […]

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A ‘starting-over’ feel for Manning at Broncos camp

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  tsn.ca Top Stories RSS

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Ex-NFL Star Fred Davis — ARRESTED … Over Ass-Insult Incident

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  TMZ Staff

Former NFL tight end Fred Davis was arrested this morning for assault stemming from an incident where he allegedly insulted his ex-GF’s flat ass … and then attacked her with dirt and flowers. As we previously reported, Fred’s ex told cops the…

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Stroman allows no hits through six as Blue Jays rout Red Sox

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