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This Sports Fan Has Streaked 518 Times

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2014 | 10:50 PM

There are so many things to experience at a live sporting event these days that boredom is out of the question no matter how your team is faring. In fact, thanks to the Jumbotron, the kiss cam, live music, halftime dance teams, marriage proposals, and the odd celebrity sighting, one...

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Ladies, Learn Why the FIFA World Cup Matters Right Now

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 12:50 PM

Soccer may not be the most popular sport here at home, but take in a game -- and give the fans a listen while you're at it -- and you'll see why the sport is steadily making strides in North America. In fact, the sport now boasts more fans than...

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We Need to Focus on Sports, Not Genders

(1) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 12:21 PM

Very few women hold positions of power in the sports industry, but things are beginning to change. Women in sport used to feel invisible, but they shouldn't anymore.

That's the word from a few of the women who work behind the scenes in the sports industry, making strides in...

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We Can't Wait For the Super Bowl... of Spelling

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2014 | 12:31 PM

There's a hair-raising intensity to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

There's extensive training, hours of preliminary competitions, the occasional medical emergency, and countless heart stopping, buzzer-beating moments. It's an event that has coaches, fans, and sponsors--and like any significant competition worthy of an audience, the finals are broadcast live on...

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BASE Jumping: The World's Most Dangerous Sport

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 12:30 PM

Risk management is key in one of the world's most dangerous sports

You don't have to look far to find BASE jumping in the news these days. Recently, four men were charged in relation to a jump from One World Trade Center, an adventure captured in a viral...

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NFL Cheerleaders Are Ra-Ra-Raging Over Labour Laws

(1) Comments | Posted May 6, 2014 | 12:25 PM

Lawsuits describe peanuts for pay, demeaning behaviour rules

Give me an F! E! D! and a U! and a P! They're a big part of the game day experience but NFL cheerleaders are no longer keeping to the sidelines when it comes to their treatment on and off the field....

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Home Run Hunger: The Most Outrageous Stadium Food

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 12:36 PM

The best ballpark foods from stadiums across the continent

There's a certain magic to live sporting events that tugs at fans' hearts. It's what packs arenas, produces smug season ticket holders, and encourages fans to wear pretty much the craziest get-ups sport has ever seen. But if the essence...

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Green With Envy: The Best Masters Finishes in History

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 12:46 PM

Golf season is in full swing. Although golf tournaments tend to be associated with long awaited excitement, followed by Sunday afternoon naps, there is one tournament each year that has sports fans buzzing: the Masters. A great tournament to kick start your golf knowledge, the Masters is one of the...

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Turn March Madness into March Rad-Ness With These Tips

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 12:35 PM

Get off of the bench and into the game this March

The remaining weeks of March and beginning of April can be either electrifying or like the electric chair, depending on which type of basketball fan you are. Some drink in the men's and women's NCAA March Madness tournament of...

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8 Things to Know About 2014 March Madness

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2014 | 12:42 PM

8 Things to know about the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

One of basketball's biggest months is upon us, and we're not talking about the NBA, but the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, or March Madness. Even if you haven't watched basketball in the past, this event...

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The 7 Weirdest Sports Terms and Where They Came From

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 7:46 AM

From nutmeg to love, there are some pretty odd sports expressions that, well, sound like they have nothing to do with sports. So how'd they get into our game vocabulary? We've got the low-down on each unique story, plus how the term is used in play.

Hat trick:

Today, we...

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How This Obscure Sport Roared Into the Olympics -- And Our Hearts

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 11:17 AM

For all of the exciting ice sports available to the cold arena addict, it's a wonder how the obscure sport of curling edged its way into popularity. Or is it? Curling is experiencing a rebirth; the reputation of the sport soared after the 2010 Olympic Games, where arenas overflowed, rivalries...

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Sochi 2014: Ten Canadian Athletes to Watch

(0) Comments | Posted February 6, 2014 | 3:57 PM

You won't want to take your eyes off of these talented Canucks!

Here we go, guys and gals! The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi officially kick off on Friday, and after a solid ride in Vancouver in 2010, Canadians have high hopes as we venture away from our home turf....

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Sochi Just Got a Little Bit More X-treme

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 10:04 AM

Winter Olympics take inspiration from the X Games to attract a younger crowd.

For years, the International Olympic Committee has sought to attract a younger crowd to tune in as the best athletes from around the world battle in sport. In the past, that's meant borrowing events from other competitions...

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Top Ten Super Bowl Halftime Shows

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 11:26 AM

Even if you're not a huge football fan, you're going to want to tune in to Super Bowl XLVIII this year. As one of the most watched TV events in North America, the Super Bowl is an iconic sporting event and for some, it's because of the halftime show.

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A Look Back at 2013's Year of Sports

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 11:13 AM

Wrapping up 2013 and Sinking your Teeth into the New Year!

2013 has been a year full of triumphs and tragedies, confessions and disbelief. There have been fantastic finishes, flourishing flops, and in some areas, seismic change.

2013 was recently dubbed, "The year of the Selfie," so let us...

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Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for the New Sports Fan

(0) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 11:07 AM

It's the morning of January 1 and you're trying to shake out the cobwebs from a fantastic New Year's Eve. You pour yourself a glass of water and catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror when it hits you like a tonne of bricks -- your New Year's Resolutions...

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Real Canadian Heroes: Extreme Winter Sports That Will Challenge You

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2013 | 11:21 AM

There are some very unique warm weather races available to anyone who would like to participate in something outside the norm, from the wife-carrying competitions (originating in Finland), to bathtub races, to cheese rolling contests and stiletto sprinting.

But what do we do in Canada when the landscape freezes...

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What's Hockey Night in Canada without the Cherry on Top?

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 11:31 AM

Don Cherry is an iconic Canadian figure. Co-host of Coach's Corner on Hockey Night in Canada, Don has sparked conversation in Canadian homes and communities regarding hockey for years. While causing many a debate, he has also become a unifying force among Canadians, providing dialogue even if it's just about...

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Learn the Lingo: 10 Sports Terms That Became Business Terms

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2013 | 10:39 AM

From The Locker Room To The Boardroom

While sports may seem like an insular world, the truth is that sports terminology has invaded almost every aspect of everyday life. We all know that it means to "get your head in the game" or have an idea from "out of left...

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