• Unemployment drops again in Victoria, Statistics Canada
Unemployment drops again in Victoria, Statistics Canada

However, Statistics Canada says that was mostly from less people looking for work, as employment levels held steady from October. The unemployment rate in western Alberta dropped last month. Manufacturing employment rose 30,400 in the month, or the strongest one-month gain since February, 2002. The Bank of Canada raised rates twice earlier th...

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  • Amor thrilled with Dubai effort as England secure Sevens bronze
Amor thrilled with Dubai effort as England secure Sevens bronze

Defeat to New Zealand in the semi-final had spelled trouble for the England team but the resilience shone through when it mattered most, defeating Olympic champions Fiji in the bronze-medal play-off. Smith was named player of the final for his hard-working efforts but he was quick to pass the praise on to his teammates. "We want to focus on o...

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  • The Corvette ZR1 Convertible Lets You Hear 755 Horses Even More Clearly
The Corvette ZR1 Convertible Lets You Hear 755 Horses Even More Clearly

Two weeks after Chevrolet revealed "The King" Corvette ZR1 it has now unveiled a convertible version, only the second of its kind since the original launched in 1970. Thanks to an aluminum chassis that was designed from the start to be a convertible, the open-top ZR1 weighs just 60 pounds more than the coupe. Even though the ZR1 (either of th...

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  • Kate Winslet and Stephen Colbert Fix the Ending to 'Titanic'
Kate Winslet and Stephen Colbert Fix the Ending to 'Titanic'

And apparently neither can she because she and Stephen Colbert made a decision to finally fix Titanic's memorable ending on the late night TV show on Thursday night! Colbert quizzes her and says, "In the famous line, you say, 'I'll never let you go, Jack".

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  • Your complete guide to today's World Cup draw
Your complete guide to today's World Cup draw

Host Russia ended up in Group A , along with Uruguay , Egypt and Saudi Arabia. After speeches by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Gianni Infantino, the business of drawing the 32 balls from four pots began with eight World Cup greats, including Argentina's Diego Maradona and France'...

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  • Fisher resigns at Florida St to go to Texas A&M
Fisher resigns at Florida St to go to Texas A&M

The Register-Guard confirmed that OR did offer Taggart a contact extension last weekend, which Sports Illustrated reported as a five-year deal worth $20 million. Fisher made $5.7 million this season at FSU. Now, it appears that Oregon's Willie Taggart and Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente have both emerged as legitimate possibilities to fill Fi...

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  • Major League Baseball approves Japan deal, allowing Ohtani bidding to start
Major League Baseball approves Japan deal, allowing Ohtani bidding to start

His team in Japan, the Nippon Ham Fighters , will collect a $20 million fee. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. As a lefty hitter, he slashed.332/.403/.540 in 65 games last season, and on the mound, he went 42-15 with a 2.52 ERA with 624 strikeouts in 543 innings over his five-year career.

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  • Lukaku struggling with Ibrahimovic pressure at Man United, says Ferdinand
Lukaku struggling with Ibrahimovic pressure at Man United, says Ferdinand

Jose Mourinho has identified what striker, Romleu Lukaku needs to start scoring goals again. "He was brought in to score goals in the games which United were drawing last season". "I don't think Jose Mourinho will be anxious about Romelu Lukaku's lack of goals, but I think ultimately he's got two big games coming up", he told Sky Sports New...

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  • Arsenal v Manchester United
Arsenal v Manchester United

Raheem Sterling's goal six minutes into stoppage time earned a 2-1 victory over Southampton on Wednesday, three days after the same player had scored with seven minutes to spare to beat Huddersfield Town . "United have to be closer to Manchester City than they are now when we head into Christmas". Last May Arsenal won 2-0 against an admittedly...

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  • Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Supports Women Accusing Dad of Sexual Misconduct
Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Supports Women Accusing Dad of Sexual Misconduct

One of the women, Maddie Corman, was a 16-year old actor performing in one of Horovitz's plays Off-Broadway at the time of the alleged assault (1986). Horovitz - whom she had known since she was a girl - he kissed her hard and cupped her breasts, remarking how "large and beautiful" they had become. Later Thursday afternoon, after the New York ...

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  • Tennessee hires Phillip Fulmer as athletic director
Tennessee hires Phillip Fulmer as athletic director

Another person familiar with the meeting told the AP that Currie flew from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Los Angeles on Thursday, where he met one-on-one with Leach. Or you're a good coach; there's rumors you're leaving. Tennessee fired Butch Jones last month and was close to hiring Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano on Sunday as its...

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  • England to learn World Cup draw fate
England to learn World Cup draw fate

And Southgate has warned that underestimating teams heading into the tournament would not be wise. Walker said: "It feels like club football now". The England boss also did his coaching badges with Belgium's assistant coach Graeme Jones, the former Doncaster and Wigan striker who has been Martinez's right-hand man for the last decade.

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  • How Super Eagles Escaped Nightmare World Cup Draw in Russian Federation
How Super Eagles Escaped Nightmare World Cup Draw in Russian Federation

He gave the warning on Friday at the ceremony for the World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow. One sad note is that Nigeria's Super Eagles have never beaten Argentina in a competitive match or at any senior World Cup. "So, we can not surprise them like we did the last time (because) Lionel Messi will be here and Iceland is also a very good team...

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  • Sam Allardyce: Everton to name ex-England manager as boss
Sam Allardyce: Everton to name ex-England manager as boss

Allardyce signed an 18-month contract and takes over a side that has had a terrible start to the season and is five points off the relegation zone after 14 games. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. Sky Sports also revealed that Everton also engaged in talks with highly rated S...

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  • Woods opens with 69 at Hero World Challenge
Woods opens with 69 at Hero World Challenge

Showing no signs of limits in his swing, Woods had two birdies - the first by reaching the 572-yard par-five third hole in two and another at the par-three eighth - before closing with a disappointing bogey on the par-five ninth when he was greenside in two but struggled with his short game.

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  • NC State coach Dave Doeren turns down offer from Tennessee
NC State coach Dave Doeren turns down offer from Tennessee

NC State is No. 24 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. Contract negotiation talks between football coach Dave Doeren and athletic director Debbie played out publicly. According to a report from Football Scoop , Doeren has turned down an offer from the Vols and chose to remain at N.C. State. ESPN reported , citing a source, that Do...

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  • Conor McGregor Angers Judge After Late Arrival To Court For Speeding Charge
Conor McGregor Angers Judge After Late Arrival To Court For Speeding Charge

He was given two months to pay and could do so in instalments despite his huge cash-in from the Floyd Mayweather bout in August. "I'm getting nothing but fingers from Mr. Or some people who are related to some very, very heavy people that could pose a serious threat to his safety and maybe even his life - and I don't say that lightly.

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  • Rick Pitino sues Louisville for almost $40 million
Rick Pitino sues Louisville for almost $40 million

Pitino was first placed on administrative leave, then fired by Louisville on October 16 amid an FBI investigation involving corruption and alleged illegal payments to recruit Brian Bowen, who was cleared by the FBI but will not play for the Cardinals this season .

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  • BuzzFeed to cut jobs to focus on advertising
BuzzFeed to cut jobs to focus on advertising

An industry-wide slump in advertising in online media has prompted NY based media firm BuzzFeed to shed around 8 per cent of its workforce, resulting in the elimination of around 100 jobs, Bloomberg reported citing a person familiar with the matter.

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  • Hazard says Conte tactics left him isolated v Liverpool
Hazard says Conte tactics left him isolated v Liverpool

With all that in mind, we should be expecting rotation for tomorrow night's game against Swansea City, probably similar to the rotation we got against Qarabag last Tuesday. We take a look at some of the potential candidates to replace the 26-year-old. The topic of Eden Hazard not getting any protection from referees has become relevant once aga...

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