The biggest story to come out of last night’s MLB All-Star Game had nothing to do with the game at all, but with a pregame performance of “O Canada.” Remigio Pereira, member of the Canadian singing group The Tenors, replaced some of the lyrics in the anthem with “all lives matter,” a favored political rallying cry of…
This only aired in Canada, as Fox went to commercial break in the U.S. All-Star Game broadcast, but what the fuck? These four Canadian men (known as The Tenors) decided to add one of white supremacists’ favorite phrases into “O Canada.” We have no idea what is going on here.
One Canadian legislator is demanding an apology from Dwyane Wade and Toronto city politicians are speaking out after the Miami star was caught on camera warming up during the performance of “O Canada” before Saturday’s Raptors-Heat game.
Dwyane Wade put up 38 points in a losing effort for the Heat against the Raptors yesterday, but it’s some shots that didn’t count that have him drawing the ire of an entire nation as the Miami guard continued warming up through the pre-game rendition of “O Canada.”
This week's dual tragedies in Ottawa and Montreal have understandably driven both remembrance and national pride in Canada. On the heels of Pittsburgh's display earlier this week, a pre-game ceremony in Ottawa was simulcast to Toronto and Montreal, providing fans in those arenas the opportunity to participate in…
Tonight's Capitals-Oilers game in Edmonton is the only NHL competition in Canada after the postponement of the Leafs-Senators game. We brought you how the U.S. performed "O Canada" earlier (viewable below); here's Samantha King's rendition at Rexall Place.
U.S.-based NHL teams generally eschew singing "O Canada" before the opening face off against a fellow American squad, but in light of today's events in Ottawa the Penguins added Canada's national anthem to Jeff Jimerson's program. (They provided Pittsburghers the lyrics to sing along.)
It's hard to say why Mark Donnelly was singing "O Canada" on skates, doing laps around the teams at a junior hockey game in Penticon. But he plows right through that hit like a Rich Peverly meme in a tuxedo.
Here are the Canadian women singing, crying, hugging, celebrating their way through "O Canada." Congratulations to them. But this video is really for Americans. Click play. Force yourself to watch all the way through.
The Ottawa Senators hired opera singer and judge of Canada's Got Talent Measha Brueggergosman to sing the anthems before tonight's home matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and got more than they bargained for—literally.
This introduction video, via KCKRS, is perhaps the greatest semi-official compilation of cheap Canadian stereotypes known to man.
Here are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge surveying the remains of empire at the Calgary Stampede. The Duchess, according to the indispensable (and endearingly capitalized) official website of The British Monarchy, "is a keen sportswoman, and has been involved in many different sports over the years." The list now…
Yesterday we brought you word that the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders, employers of one Chris Leak, had acquired negotiating rights to Columbus-area sports memorabilia dealer Terrelle Pryor. Today, Canada heard the bad news: Pryor is apparently not down with three downs.