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Sports Canada Change in Employment Falls for First Time Since July 2016
Author: 0 Canada Change in Employment Falls for First Time Since July 2016

Statistics Canada's latest jobs survey says the overall decline helped push the national unemployment rate up to 5.9 per cent in January, from a revised 5.8 per cent the previous month. The growth represents an increase of 2.8 per cent. Porter said there were some special factors in January including the minimum wage hike in Ontario, harsh winter weather which affected construction and an inevitable pullback after exceptionally strong job growth in 2017.

Sports Without NHL, Olympics open opportunity for amateurs
Author: 0 Without NHL, Olympics open opportunity for amateurs

Chris Kelly of Toronto, Ontario has been named the captain for Team Canada in men's hockey at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang . Canada bounced back with four straight victories in head-to-head competition against Team USA during December warm-up games for the Olympics.

Sports Arsenal can still compete for the Premier League title, says Mo Elneny
Author: 0 Arsenal can still compete for the Premier League title, says Mo Elneny

Still, the result left Liverpool FC in third place in the Premier League table and looking in a good position to secure Champions League qualification for the second season running under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield. "That's why we love football. I'm pretty sure we can beat them if we play together ". That's why football is special. One player who has been a constant for the past 5.5 years has been Eden Hazard .

Sports Vikings Tap Eagles QB Coach DeFilippo For OC
Author: 0 Vikings Tap Eagles QB Coach DeFilippo For OC

Press Taylor, the Eagles assistant quarterbacks coach, is another person to watch as the movement shakes out. Minnesota, though, is not releasing Stefanski from his coaching contract to pursue the opportunity in NY unless it is able to hire Philadelphia quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo away from the Eagles to replace Shurmur.

Sports Owner of Los Angeles Times to sell the paper
Author: 0 Owner of Los Angeles Times to sell the paper

Shiong is a major shareholder of Tronc and one of the richest men in Los Angeles. Tronc said Wednesday that Levinsohn would lead a new division within the company after an independent investigation found "no wrongdoing". He owns more than a quarter of shares in Chicago-based Tronc, the company formerly known as Tribune Publishing. "Newspapers in recent times have struggled to get [a purchase price of] 0.5 times revenue", said Jonathan Knee, co-director of the media and technology ...

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Author: 0 "So Disgraceful" That Colts LB Edwin Jackson Was Killed

Along with Jackson, the crash killed 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe. Friends and family of and have echoed similar sentiments. This is just one of many such preventable tragedies. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged Orrego-Zavala with illegal re-entry into the USA, a crime for which he could face 10 years in prison. He was convicted of driving under the influence in Redwood City, Calif., in 2005, Alberico said.

Sports Pochettino prepared for tough North London derby with Arsenal
Author: 0 Pochettino prepared for tough North London derby with Arsenal

Between 2012 and Pochettino's appointment in 2014, Spurs lost five of the six North London derbies, conceding five goals in two of the games. The forward ironically started his career for the Gunners , but was released at the tender age of eight - he eventually found his way to Tottenham .

Sports Conor McGregor marks his UFC anniversary
Author: 0 Conor McGregor marks his UFC anniversary

Back in August, boxing's richest man took on McGregor in a "money fight". The Notorious would surely fancy his chances against the former world champion, who will turn 41 before any potential fight happens. I can keep baiting him or what-not but he has the sparring video and that video is not going to come out so he's going to have the advantage over time.

Sports Jimmy Garoppolo is getting a record-breaking deal from the 49ers
Author: 0 Jimmy Garoppolo is getting a record-breaking deal from the 49ers

With plenty of cap space and a lot of draft picks to work with this offseason, the San Francisco 49ers can check one position off their wish-list for the long-term future. Garoppolo, who got his first start on December 3 against the Bears, set a franchise record for passing yards in his first five starts with the team (1,542), doing so despite having minimal time to absorb Kyle Shanahan's offense.

Sports Translation error leaves Norway Olympic team with 15000 eggs
Author: 0 Translation error leaves Norway Olympic team with 15000 eggs

At least that's what it seemed like when chefs for Norway's Olympic team put in an order for 15,000 eggs in Pyeongchang prior to the start of the Olympics. Ordering eggs in Korean turned out to be a lot more hard than expected for Norway's Olympic team. Johansen recalled the moment the delivery van arrived and the team began to unload pallet after pallet of eggs.

Sports Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence
Author: 0 Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence

Pence is leading the official US delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Olympian also pointedly refused an invitation to meet with Pence, USA Today reported , although the vice president's office denied that Pence had sought to meet one-on-one with Rippon.

Sports Maxwell stars in Australia victory
Author: 0 Maxwell stars in Australia victory

Hales was the first of two caught-and-bowled dismissals for Agar, and when Morgan went, caught by Warner off Maxwell , it sparked a middle-order collapse. It was deja-vu in the following six ball stint as another aggressive approach resulted in a further 15 runs off spinner Rashid as Australia threatened to run away with their chase.

Sports Nation's No. 1 offensive tackle commits to Ohio State
Author: 0 Nation's No. 1 offensive tackle commits to Ohio State

The native of Tampa, Florida also received offers and visited other top-tier schools such as Alabama , Notre Dame , Michigan , and Florida. Petit-Frere is not only a five-star tackle, he's also the third highest rated Ohio State recruit during the Meyer era, behind only Noah Spence (2012) and Nick Bosa (2016).

Author: 0 Virat Kohli smashes 160 no, India post 303

In total, he collected 12 fours and two sixes. Kohli's comments come after India thrashed South Africa by 124 runs in the third ODI in Cape Town on Wednesday. He was given out leg before wicket to Kagiso Rabada before he had scored. The umpire had given him out off Rabada, however, replays showed he had an inside edge onto the front pad.

Sports Mohamed Salah opens up about his relationship with Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah opens up about his relationship with Jose Mourinho

Salah again showcased his brilliance with an outstanding solo effort against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, and the former Coventry City and Bradford City defender stated that the Egyptian forward who joined the Merseyside outfit on a club-record transfer fee of £39 million has surpassed his valuation.

Sports Tax fraud deal sees Sanchez avoid jail
Author: 0 Tax fraud deal sees Sanchez avoid jail

Sanchez is the fifth player to have been on the books of Barcelona and involved in a tax case in the Spanish courts. Sanchez will not serve any time in jail because, under Spanish law, first time offenders given sentences of less than 24 months avoid prison.

Sports Tottenham ease past Newport into FA Cup fifth round
Author: 0 Tottenham ease past Newport into FA Cup fifth round

The gamble paid off for Pochettino - to the tune of 24 shots to 3, and 6-1 on target - thanks in part to a 26th-minute own goal which was forced, somewhat, by Moussa Sissoko . The state of their pitch received a lot of negativity in the game against Millwall - it had to be heavily sanded to ensure the game would go ahead following poor weather.

Sports Ozzy Osbourne Announces North American Farewell Tour Dates, Insists He Isn't Retiring
Author: 0 Ozzy Osbourne Announces North American Farewell Tour Dates, Insists He Isn't Retiring

Presale opportunities for Citi cardmembers on February 14 at 10 a.m. until February 16 at 10 p.m. "I'm not retiring from the music business; I'm just not doing world tours anymore". "I've been blessed with an fantastic life", Osbourne said in Live Nation's release about the tour. Produced by seven-time Grammy-winning producer Rick Rubin, "13" features original Sabbath members Osbourne, Tony Iommi , and Geezer Butler.

Sports Carlos Carvalhal talks up Sheffield Wednesday achievements
Author: 0 Carlos Carvalhal talks up Sheffield Wednesday achievements

Prior to the FA Cup fourth-round replay clash, the Chelsea loanee had not scored in his last 14 games, but put in an impressive shift as the Swans demolished the Magpies at the Liberty Stadium. Tammy Abraham and Nathan Dyer both netted braces, before Kyle Naughton , Wayne Routledge , Tom Carroll , and Daniel James scored to move the Swans into the next round with consummate ease.

Sports Marc-André Fleury tears up after touching tribute during Pittsburgh visit
Author: 0 Marc-André Fleury tears up after touching tribute during Pittsburgh visit

Early on it looked like it was going to be Fleury's night as the Golden Knights jumped out to an early 2-0 lead thanks to goals from William Karlsson and James Neal , one of the four former Penguins that now play for Vegas. Ryan Reaves , Ian Cole , and Jake Guentzel scored goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period. Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) makes a save against Penguins left wing Carl Hagelin (62) during the second period of Vegas' home matchup ...

Sports Chelsea coach Conte won't be sacked for now
Author: 0 Chelsea coach Conte won't be sacked for now

The Italian is believed to have irritated his squad with his demanding training schedule and intense personality. "It's naive to think the Chelsea players aren't impacted by all the speculation and uncertainty around Conte". The defeat against Watford left Chelsea fourth in the table, 19 points adrift of runaway leaders Manchester City with a clash against basement side West Bromwich Albion coming up on Monday.

Sports Charlotte Hornets acquiring a Knicks big man
Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets acquiring a Knicks big man

An NBA All-Rookie First Team selection, Hernangomez was originally selected by Philadelphia with the 35th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft before having his right traded to NY. In 26 games this season, Hernangomez is averaging 4.3 points and 2.6 boards a night. In June of 2014, O'Bryant was drafted 36th Overall by the Milwaukee Bucks .

Sports Alabama 2018 recruiting rankings: Where the Tide's class ranks nationally, in conference
Author: 0 Alabama 2018 recruiting rankings: Where the Tide's class ranks nationally, in conference

The Tigers were able to ink the commitment of standout Scotlandville defensive back Kelvin Joseph, who is likely to play cornerback for the Tigers next fall, as opposed to safety, due to the Tigers misses. LSU's class finished fourth in 2007 to No. 10 by Alabama. "I think it's great", Smart said, according to DawgNation.com . Since he's a walk-on, Braxton Barker will not count toward Alabama's 2018 recruiting class , which still has eight spots to fill by National Signing Day on ...

Sports National Basketball Association roundup: Magic come from behind to thump staggering Cavaliers
Author: 0 National Basketball Association roundup: Magic come from behind to thump staggering Cavaliers

He caught fire in the third hitting seven of eight shots. Minnesota is on a 2 game win streak, after they beat the New Orleans Pelicans , 118 - 107; Butler: 30 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists. So, the media was more interested in talking to LeBron about the trade rumors that floated around earlier in the day. However, he suffered an injury this season and left the team, acting like he was contemplating retirement.

Sports Knicks' Porzingis tears ACL
Author: 0 Knicks' Porzingis tears ACL

This injury most likely removes any playoff hopes for the team and the future of the franchise hinges upon how well Porzingis can come back from this injury. The New York Knicks season is over. He was selected last month for his first All-Star appearance. NY shipped third-string center Willy Hernangomez to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday for Johnny O'Bryant and two second-round picks, according to ESPN .com's Adrian Wojnarowski .

Sports 'Fantastic' Salah takes Liverpool's frontline to the next level: Wayne Rooney
Author: 0 'Fantastic' Salah takes Liverpool's frontline to the next level: Wayne Rooney

The current Everton striker has advised his former side to use the £89m Frenchman on the left of a midfield three in order to get the best out of him. Sanchez will be back in action for United this weekend when they travel to struggling Newcastle on Sunday. That is something I know. Writing in his personal blog One Hour Behind , Mata spoke in glowing terms about Manchester United's performance against Huddersfield .

Sports Detroit Lions officially name Matt Patricia new head coach
Author: 0 Detroit Lions officially name Matt Patricia new head coach

The organization announced the move on Monday, a day after Super Bowl LII. It's unbelievable how much the outcome of a Super Bowl can ultimately swing a fan base's emotions one way or another. Those are attractive numbers to the Lions, who have fielded a top-10 scoring defense just once during the past 20 years. New England has always been a team during this dynasty that was famous for its halftime adjustments both offensively and defensively.

Sports Ronald Koeman Appointed New Manager Of Netherlands National Side
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman Appointed New Manager Of Netherlands National Side

Koeman , sacked by Everton in October, replaces Dick Advocaat , who stepped down previous year. For a country with great worldwide pedigree-the Netherlands finished runners-up at the 2010 World Cup and in third place at Brazil 2014-Koeman will be eager to get them back to those great heights.

Sports Eli Manning says he's 'fine' with Giants drafting a quarterback
Author: 0 Eli Manning says he's 'fine' with Giants drafting a quarterback

Eli Manning had his streak of consecutive starts snapped, dealt with a coaching change, and faced rumors that his time as a New York Giant may be coming to a close. I want to go prove them right. "It's about me doing my job and that's playing quarterback". This past season he threw for 4,143 yards, with 26 touchdowns and had 13 interceptions.

Sports Olympics - Evidence against Russians strong despite CAS blow: IOC
Author: 0 Olympics - Evidence against Russians strong despite CAS blow: IOC

CAS said a hearing was likely to be held on Wednesday, two days before the opening ceremony of the Games. Coates didn't say whether those appeals included any of the 28 who had been banned from the Olympics for life over doping at the 2014 Sochi Games but had those sanctions overturned at CAS last week.

Sports Manchester City finally start to show the strain
Author: 0 Manchester City finally start to show the strain

Speaking ahead of this weekend's home game against Huddersfield , Mourinho says their objective is to finish behind City. The goal proved out to be the last of the game as Burnley continued to dominate in the concluding minutes of the game and didn't give any chance to City from there to score as the visitors went back with just one point.

Sports Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia will both coach against Patriots next season
Author: 0 Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia will both coach against Patriots next season

In Indianapolis , he inherits a situation with considerable question marks, such as Andrew Luck's (shoulder) health and a lack of talent on both sides of the ball. With his return to New England, McDaniels was able to help guide the Patriots to a Super Bowl win against the Seattle Seahawks in 2014. Congrats to Doug Pederson of the Eagles on beating almost 10 percent of the National Football League head coaches on Sunday.

Sports Mets agree to deal with third baseman Todd Frazier, sources say
Author: 0 Mets agree to deal with third baseman Todd Frazier, sources say

On the season, he hit a career-low.213. He was also the 2015 Home Run Derby champion. For sure, they'd have to dump a significant salary (reliever David Robertson? ) to sign Mike Moustakas , the top free agent third baseman available, and they may have to lose a lesser salary (reliever Dellin Betances?) just to sign Eduardo Nunez for one season.

Sports Adelaide Strikers edge out Melbourne Renegades to reach BBL final
Author: 0 Adelaide Strikers edge out Melbourne Renegades to reach BBL final

Scheduling and format complexities make it next to impossible for Cricket Australia to impose a set policy for player availability for the Big Bash League , the tournament's chief Kim McConnie has admitted. Earlier, Adelaide Strikers won the toss and chose to bat first. Hurricanes is Reardon's fourth BBL franchise after stints with the Renegades, Strikers and Brisbane Heat before he headed south.

Sports #INDvsSA: Five talking points from India's victory in 2nd ODI
Author: 0 #INDvsSA: Five talking points from India's victory in 2nd ODI

This situation does not aid South Africa's chances of getting back into a series India now lead 2-0 heading into the third match at Newlands tomorrow. The incident happen during the first innings of the match when South Africa were batting and Kohli fielding somewhere around the boundary line. So, would the match have been declared a no-result despite India being one hit away from amassive win? Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were in fluent touch and, at the scheduled lunch time, ...

Sports Lava Red OnePlus 5T Launched In Time For Valentine's Day
Author: 0 Lava Red OnePlus 5T Launched In Time For Valentine's Day

The 5T remains a favorite among many hardcore Android fans despite various privacy issues for which OnePlus has come under fire over the past years. If you pre-order the Lava Red OnePlus 5T before February 9, OnePlus says they will make it a priority order just so you can get your device in time.

Sports Brandin Cooks Leaves Super Bowl After Huge Hit from Malcolm Jenkins
Author: 0 Brandin Cooks Leaves Super Bowl After Huge Hit from Malcolm Jenkins

That's when Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins came up from behind and leveled Cooks with a shot to the head. Cooks was trying to make some extra yardage on the play and didn't even see Jenkins, who landed a devastating blow. Cooks found himself on the turf for a while at U.S Bank Stadium in Minnesota before having to head to the locker room for further evaluation. New England countered with a field goal to cut the lead to nine.

Sports Cody Garbrandt willing to step up, fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222
Author: 0 Cody Garbrandt willing to step up, fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Recently the March 3rd card lost its original headliner, as featherweight champ Max Holloway's been forced out of his bout with Frankie Edgar , due to an injury . It's the second time the bout has been cancelled. I know some surprises suck. The promotion has not made an announcement regarding the status of UFC 222 .