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He'll return to court on June 28.
If you're going to feature the city's baseball team, do it properly.
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Iceland's President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson told a group of high school students that he was "fundamentally opposed" to pineapple on pizza. Well, President Not-Björk, I would not want to live in a country where the elected leader prefers seafood over pineapple on pizza.
I have enjoyed living and working in Toronto for the past 35 years, calling Blue Jays games across our great country. But I have also enjoyed just as much sharing my story during the month of Movember in hopes of helping other men realize how valuable early detection is in fighting prostate cancer at the most treatable stages.
That Toronto Blue Jays fans can act like British football hooligans is bad enough, but this bad behaviour becomes far worse when fans resort to racism. Now maybe the Blue Jays didn't want to deal with their own racist fans just before they had to face off against a Cleveland team with a racist name and mascot. But now that the post-season is over for the Blue Jays, this needs to be addressed, and it needs to be addressed immediately.
The Blue Jays still trail the Indians three games to one in the best-of-seven series.
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"Mr. Cardinal, who has long fought for the rights of Indigenous Peoples, has simply had enough."
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Game 2 is on Saturday afternoon.
Thing is, it's not just about Cleveland. It's about dehumanizing and objectifying indigenous people, turning them into insulting caricatures and inaccurate stereotypes. It's about fans putting on redface and headdresses, doing tomahawk chops and war whoops. It's about clinging to the racist past instead of progressing into an equitable future. But change is happening...
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The change comes after a beer can narrowly missed a Baltimore Orioles player during the seventh inning of Tuesday's wild-card game in Toronto.
Even other cities are getting involved!