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Colby Cosh: Here comes Shohei Ohtani, the binomial man, baseball's newest mythical creature

One of the great things about baseball, a thing that still sets it apart slightly from other sports, is how often it presents you with things you’ve never seen before. 886 more words

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Former NHL enforcer Grimson believes people need to be smarter about concussions

Stu Grimson, who had a long career in the National Hockey League, was generally known as a tough fighter.

Grimson played in the NHL from 1989 to 2001 with Calgary, Chicago, Anaheim, Detroit, Hartford, Carolina, Los Angeles and Nashville. 33 more words

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Nelson: Yet again, our mayor is offended

Well that didn’t take long. Four weeks to be precise.

That’s the length of time it has taken Mayor Naheed Nenshi to once again be personally offended. 606 more words

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Jen Gerson: On Calgary's Olympic bid, economists say run away — fast

CALGARY — Calgary earned itself some dignity recently by refusing to kowtow to the Flames in the ongoing negotiations to build a new hockey arena, but whatever self-respect it may have earned risks being squandered as the city decides whether to move forward with a bid to host the 2026 Olympics. 715 more words

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Council Notebook: 'I can't force them back to the table' says Nenshi of Flames

The Council Notebook is a weekly look at tidbits from city hall.

THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

The ball remains in the Flames’ court when it comes to new arena negotiations, says Mayor Naheed Nenshi. 661 more words

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Liveblog: Minnesota beats Canadiens 3-0

Jason Zucker scored three times in the third period – the first time shorthanded, the last into an empty net – to end the Canadiens’ modest winning streak. 55 more words

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'I wanted one last fun adventure': Young B.C. climber joins elite group of 400 in completing global mountain trek

VANCOUVER — From Everest to Denali, a mountaineer from British Columbia has climbed to a record after spending more than two years scaling some of the tallest peaks on Earth. 645 more words

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