Friend of the program Jonah Keri landed a heck of an interview for his podcast today: Canadian prime minster/mega-hunk Justin Trudeau. Montreal-native Keri and the PM had an excellent conversation about politics and the Canadian identity (or lack of one), and how Trudeau managed to build a cabinet that is half women…
The United States women’s hockey team is world champions again after Hilary Knight scored ten minutes into overtime to defeat Canada, its opponent in the previous 17 world championship finals.
The U.S. women’s hockey team extended their run in the 2017 IIHF World Championships last night, trouncing Germany in the semifinals to set up a meeting in the gold medal game tonight against their old rival Canada, who they’ve faced in every final of the event’s 17-year history.
A week ago, the participation of the U.S. women’s hockey team in the IIHF World Championship was uncertain, as they were struggling through contract negotiations with USA Hockey in hopes of ensuring equitable pay and treatment. But two days before the tournament started, the sides reached an agreement. Now, after…
An excited dog got loose and bounded into a World Cup cross-country skiing race on Sunday in Quebec City, and it was exactly as cute as you’d think.
Ryan Dempster last pitched in a professional baseball game in 2013. He then decided to walk away and leave money on the table rather than keep playing, wrapping up a very respectable career at age 36 after 16 years in the majors. But now, nearing his 40th birthday, he decided to give the game a try one more time by…
While we’re sitting around arguing about exactly how fast we should descend into permanent decline, our hated neighbors to the north are busy doing all the things that we should be doing.
Last year, when I was invited to sing “O Canada” at the NBA All-Star Game, I was happy for the opportunity to represent the city I live in, Toronto, as it hosted the world’s largest celebration of one of my favorite sports.
Canada lost its Davis Cup tie to Great Britain 3-2 after Denis Shapovalov accidentally drilled the chair umpire in the face with a ball in reaction to losing a point.
This morning, a spokesman for Bell Media announced that the company would be laying off an undisclosed amount of workers at over two dozen locations. With over 6,000 employees, Bell is Canada’s largest media company. They are the parent company of Canadian sports giant TSN and they have broadcast partnerships with…
The U.S. beat Canada 3-1 at the World Juniors today to take Group B, and in doing so earned the raising of the Stars And Stripes. Alas, Canada was unable to complete that task either—and in doing so provided us one final cap-off of what was a stellar 2016 for this country.
Get your hot cocoa, put on your headphones, and prepare to be transported to a winter wonderland.
They might look cuddly, but polar bears are vicious predators, and when hungry, aren’t particularly choosy about what they hunt. But this polar bear, up in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, wasn’t looking for a meal when it nuzzled up to this sled dog. It just wanted to pet its soft, fluffy fur.
As news agencies called more and more states for Donald Trump Tuesday evening, Canada’s informational website on immigration and citizenship began experiencing repeated outages, presumably due to a surge in traffic. Wonder why.
Affable old blues man Jim Byrnes was in Vancouver last night to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” and “O Canada” before a game between the Blues and the Canucks, but everything went wrong right as he reached the end of the first song.
As much of a nightmare as this election season has been, we were at least able to take solace in the fact that we, as a nation, could sink no lower. But even that’s no longer true. Because now, Canada thinks they’re better than us. These are truly our darkest days.
World champion pole vaulter Shawnacy Barber tested positive for cocaine after winning the Canadian Olympic trials in July, but was allowed to compete in Rio after an arbitrator ruled that he inadvertently ingested the cocaine while kissing a woman he had solicited for sex on Craigslist the night before the trials.
To no one’s surprise, Canada are World Cup champs, besting Team (non-Swedish, non-Russian, non-Finnish, non-Czech) Europe in two straight finals games to lift the...trophy? Ribbon? Decorative gourd? Probably a trophy, right? But it was at least a little tougher than everyone figured.
Noted Canadian Drake has come out in support of Team United States in the Little League World Series.