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Gym won't want Sharapova as member

June
5
,
2016
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“Former Toronto Argos running back Ricky Williams has opened up a marijuana-friendly gym,” reports Bill Littlejohn, our South Lake Tahoe, Calif.-based correspondent. “I hear it's called Acapulco Gold's Gym.” . . ....

Baseball scrap has real Odor to it

May
22
,
2016
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Jim Craig, the goaltender on the U.S.’s gold medal-winning 1980 Olympic men’s hockey team, is selling a lot of his memorabilia. “Do you believe in fire sales?” asks Torben Rolfsen, the host of The Rolfsen Report on TSN 1040...

Curry really is in a league of his own

May
15
,
2016
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Starter Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets hit two homers against the host Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. According to ESPN Stats & Info, the Dodgers hadn’t surrendered two home runs to a pitcher in one game since Lew Burdette...

That's Orr, wearing No. 4, for Terriers

May
1
,
2016
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If you aren’t aware, you should know that the KHL — that’s the Russian version of the NHL — will almost certainly have a team in Beijing when next season arrives. . . . “The New York Jets now have drafted 11...

Bailey keeping us informed on Twitter

March
14
,
2016
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As you may have heard, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was welcomed to the White House last week by President Barack Obama. “Previously, to be invited inside the White House,” notes Vancouver comic Torben Rolfsen, “a Canadian had to...

Kamloops ref to work Rio Olympic Games

March
6
,
2016
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If you happened to watch the Oscars, you may have noticed Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers’ quarterback, decked out in a navy blue tuxedo. At the same time, his gal pal, actress Olivia Munn, was wearing an orange dress. Which led to this...

Is NHL commish in charge of Jeopardy?

February
28
,
2016
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You may have seen photos of Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who is looking rather, shall we say, portly. Comedy writer Alex Kaseberg saw them and suggested: “Looks like Sandoval spent the off-season in Una Mas Burrito, Venezuela...

Yes, The Great One really was great

February
14
,
2016
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After the Toronto Blue Jays signed Josh Donaldson to a two-year deal, former teammate Brandon McCarthy tweeted his congratulations like this: “Congrats on the deal. Now you can tip your barber so he'll stop doing what he does to you...

Olynyk: Man-bun or let it flow?

January
31
,
2016
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You may have noticed Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning speaking with New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick after last Sunday’s AFC championship game. Manning told Belichick that this season “might be my last rodeo...

Tyson wanting President Trump's ear?

January
24
,
2016
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An interesting note from Dwight Perry of the Seattle Times: “The Seahawks — in five road playoff games under Pete Carroll kicking off at 10 a.m. Seattle time — have trailed Chicago 28-0 (third quarter), Washington 14-0 (first),...