John Doyle: A Canadian obsession?

A man — me, in this case — figures out what obsesses people just and what is happening. In recent weeks, I have been getting, without inquiring, reader views on who should replace Pastor Mansbridge on CBC’s The National. People today take the matter. They write critiques of the candidates, outlining weaknesses and strengths. It … [Read more…]

Some could Visit Asia with MLB spending amateurs Restricted

With spending on global amateurs restricted, Major League Baseball may not be the No. 1 choice for most Latin American prospects. Teams in Japan and South Korea could be alternatives that are more rewarding. “That might be the case,” Colombian right-hander Luis Escobar, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh prospect, said Sunday in the All-Star Futures Game. “Individuals … [Read more…]

Canada advances to finals of FIBA U-19 world championships with historical victory over U.S.

Guard R.J. Barrett had 38 points and 13 rebounds to lead Canada to a stunning 99-87 semifinal win over america on Saturday in the world under-19 men’s basketball tournament. The six-foot-seven Barrett, 17, of Mississauga, Ont., is the son of Rowan Barrett, a former Canadian national team member who represented his country in the 2000 … [Read more…]

Microsoft thousands of jobs in sales shakeup

Microsoft is currently laying off thousands of workers in a shake-up geared toward selling subscriptions. The majority of the people losing their jobs work in earnings and are situated outside the U.S.. The Redmond, Washington, company confirmed that it began Thursday, sending the layoff notices, but declined to give particulars except that thousands of sales … [Read more…]