Month: July 2018

Air Force football player comes out as gay, in first for a service academy

Several Air Force Academy football players and the team’s coach have expressed support for Bradley Kim.  (Facebook) A defensive back for the U.S. Air Force Academy’s football team came out Friday as the first openly gay football player to play for one of the three major U.S. service academy teams. Sophomore Bradley Kim announced his…



The Best Formula One Driver Might Be A Guy Who Hasn’t Won Since 2013

Spaniard Fernando Alonso sealed his place in the highest echelon of Formula One drivers with his back-to-back world championships in 2005 and 2006, ending Michael Schumacher’s five-year reign atop the sport. His subsequent accomplishments behind the wheel have only added to his legend. But a more recent glance at Alonso’s F1 results might suggest that…



Local truck show all about helping the community

CACHE CREEK, B.C. – In a small town in the interior of B.C. a local truck show has been running for eight years now and has become a valuable part of the community of Cache Creek. Scott McKenzie organizes the Cache Creek Working Truck Show, but not because he or his family are in the…



Alleged victims in story about Leslie Moonves, CBS were ‘terrified’: Ronan Farrow

The reporter who broke the New Yorker story about CBS executive Les Moonves allegedly engaging in sexual misconduct described the women in his exposé as being “terrified” and “intimidated.” Ronan Farrow appeared on “Good Morning America” on Saturday to discuss the shocking allegations of sexual misconduct laid out against Moonves. “We’re really careful not to…



Amazon, Netflix changing the way we watch football

“All or nothing: Manchester City” is being released on Amazon Prime on August 17 as an eight-part behind-the-scenes documentary, allowing viewers inside the usually highly-private dressing room, as well as providing a glimpse into the players’ personal stories. Football has long straddled the line between sport and entertainment, with fans’ appetites no longer satiated by…



Atmore weigh station one of the most advanced in Canada

ATMORE, Alta. – A new Alberta weigh station is setting the bar when it comes to technology. At the top of its class in Canada, you’d have to travel south of the border to find a commercial truck weigh station comparable to the Atmore location, which opened a year ago this September to the tune…



“BlacKKKlansman,” story of Colorado Springs black cop infiltrating KKK, hits big screen

EL PASO — There’s a reason Ron Stallworth remembers everything in detail: the hate in their voices. Their constant use of racial slurs. The way they described, with heated anticipation, plans to terrorize black and Jewish people in Colorado Springs with cross burnings, marches and threats of violence, even as they sought to put a…



Athletics: Integrity unit backs new IAAF anti-doping rules

(Reuters) – The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has welcomed new anti-doping regulations in the sport that put greater responsibility on national federations. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is seen in Monaco, March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Picture Supplied by Action ImageS/File Photo Following an International Association of Athletics…



Mullen reports record trucking/logistics revenue

OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group reported record revenue for its trucking/logistics segment in the second quarter, up 19.8% year-over-year to $219.4 million. Its total revenue was $295.7 million, an increase of 8.1%, but its oilfield services revenue was down $14.1 million. Net income was $13.9 million Murray Mullen, chairman and chief executive officer, said the…



Assessing the potential impact of Colorado’s two newest bullpen acquisitions

After dedicating more than $100 million in guaranteed money to relievers in the offseason, a sketchy first-half showing by the middle bullpen led the Rockies to believe more had to be done. General manager Jeff Bridich, who made a couple of key moves at the deadline last season to help spur Colorado’s wild card run,…