Sport

Pole vaulter Alysha Newman to miss track and field nationals with knee injury

Canadian-record holder Alysha Newman won’t be defending her pole vault title at this weekend’s track and field nationals in Ottawa because of a partially torn patellar tendon in her left knee. Newman, who hasn’t competed since being forced out of the Diamond League’s Prefontaine Classic by the injury in late May, would risk further damage […]

Georgia Ellenwood caps heptathlon win with 2nd place in 800m

Quintero’s hat trick powers Minnesota United past Toronto FC

Report: Sens offered Karlsson $80M; now deep in trade talks

Banned in Australia, controversial cricketer chosen to captain new Winnipeg pro team

Entertainment

Where GLOW fits among the 10 best sports TV shows

Ready, set, match. Or rather, ready, set, watch. Netflix’s GLOW returned for a second season in late June, bringing us 10 more episodes of Spandex-clad wrestling glory. The series, about female wrestlers in the 1980s, is one of the latest sports-themed TV shows that try to meld on- and off-the field drama. Not many have […]

TV producer found dating inspiration in The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

Titanic: A shipwreck of a romance movie thanks to ludicrous plotting

Vinay Menon: Do the tabloids know? Justin Bieber’s gotten boring

Health

Life on streets ‘a killer’: New hospice offers end-of-life care to the homeless

Pandora was raped at 15 and, ashamed to face her father, never went home again. Living on the streets, she struggled with mental health and addiction issues — and a medical condition that has been slowly killing her. Pandora was dying, homeless and alone. Then Dr. Naheed Dosani and a team setting up the new Journey […]

How much online porn do children see unintentionally? Less of it than 5 years ago

Twitter comedian Jonny Sun found his voice on the internet. Now he’s using it to talk about mental health

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce tied to tainted Arizona irrigation canal

Lifestyle

81-year-old man survives attack from hundreds of bees

An 81-year-old man in Texas is thankful to be alive after being stung by hundreds of bees. Fox 26 reports that Thomas Mizell, a farmer who lives in Liberty County, was clearing land for a fence line on his property when he was suddenly attacked by a massive number of bees. No one was around […]

Eerie ‘eye of God’ appears in the sky in the middle of nowhere

81-year-old man survives attack from hundreds of bees

The backwards link between social status and generosity

Weird

‘Precarious’ rescue as man gets stuck up 32ft lamppost

A man had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck at the top of a lamppost in Birmingham. The man scaled the 10m (32ft) lamppost at a junction near Handsworth, and then sat on the light fixture with his bare legs and feet dangling for around an hour. West Midlands Fire Service used a […]

Shark pulls woman into crocodile-infested waters

Trump fooled by prank call on Air Force One

A round of appaws for ‘world’s ugliest dog’ Zsa Zsa