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Eugenie Bouchard – 10 best replies to Aussie Twit’sa “give us a twirl” interview

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TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR – IDIOT SAVANT – BLOGGER Time says that Twitter blew up with accusations of sexism after the supremely awkward moment. Here’s what happened: Channel 7 reporter Ian Cohen was doing a quick post-match interview with Eugenie Bouchard (who’s ranked number 7 in the world for women’s tennis). And he had a …

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Seahawks ain’t harvin’ none of Harvin

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The Seattle Seahawks have simply decided that a cancer is a cancer. And that sometimes heavy surgery and not strategic chemo is in order. So they unloaded the bump that inspired a few lumps onto teammates crania. And so Percy reaps what he has sown. And with no apologies to Mr. Harvin who seems to …

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Ray Rice suspended indefinitely by NFL… and why it took so long

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Because the NFL hierarchy just do not give a shit… about women TERRANCE GAVAN — EDITOR From TMZ We’ve already shown you the aftermath outside the elevator … Rice dragging the unconscious woman on the floor.  But we’ve now obtained video of the punch that put her down, raising the question … What was the NFL thinking …

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Eugenie Bouchard advances to a possible quarter-final rematch versus Sharapova at Wimbledon

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Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons is a fan of the plucky Canuck from Westmount  TERRANCE GAVAN Canadian Press: LONDON — Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the quarter-finals of Wimbledon on Monday after defeating France’s Alize Cornet 7-6 (5), 7-5. Bouchard, the No. 13 seed from Westmount, Que., continued her romp through the 2014 Grand Slam draws …

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Biting in Sports? Suarez and Mike Tyson need to swap cannibalism recipes

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What’s better? Ear or Shoulder… Uruguay’s hopes in World Cup circling the drain as Suarez Bites Chellini TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR EMERITUS Aha Uruguay! You may have advanced into the true round of death in World Cup Brazil 2014… but you ain’t goin’ with your most productive striker Hannibal Suarez. My proof reader has just informed me …

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Pepe’s outburst in FIFA Portugal v Germany World Cup match was deplorable and selfish

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Portugal’s Pepe punctuates point with ponderous and unpardonable pug-nosed head butt TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR Pepe, Portugal’s witless defender let his ego get in the way of his country on Monday. The Portugal side was down 2-nil in a group of death first round match against Germany when Pepe unleashed his id against German striker Thomas …

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Netherland’s Van Persie’s flying header against Spain is golden goal of Brazil World Cup… thus far

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Watch this video of Dutch Striker Van Persie channeling Superman TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR The goal must be seen to be fully appreciated. So that’s what we’ve done. Filmed it. In this replay you will watch Netherlands striker Robin Van Persie score the most important goal of the match. The Dutch were down to defending champions …

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Sharapova versus Bouchard and Halep at French Open – Gruntus reducti

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Less grunting in the female game? Yes… it’s happening TERRANCE GAVAN Women’s tennis is become, of a sudden, suddenly, less stentorian. Which is just my alliterative way of saying that Maria Sharapova is thankfully becoming one of the last holdovers to an era in women’s tennis. We shall call that era the Decibel Epoch in the …

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Milos Raonic is first Canadian to reach quarter finals of a major

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Eugenie Bouchard also reaches quarters BY TERRANCE GAVAN – PTE TENNIS COLUMNIST PARIS (ONTARIO) – Not too shabby for a kid from the north country. Playing on a surface that a lot of big hitting North American hardcourters find inevitably perplexing, Milos Raonic chose simply to ignore the terre battues and utilize what got him to the …

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Hooligans disrupt play at the 2014 masters Golf tourney – Mickelson still in coma!

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AUGUSTA, GA—Gathering in large groups and vociferously chanting expletive-filled songs in support of their favorite players, several groups of rival PGA hooligans violently clashed at the Augusta National Golf Club during the final round of the Masters Sunday, sources confirmed. “They’re here every tournament waving banners and inciting trouble all over the course, but this …

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Why I read a charming book on autism… “The Reason I Jump” by Naoki Higashida? – Because I’m smart

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You’ve never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine.  Challenging lessons in life from the annals …

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Haliburton Hurricane Matty Duchene’s Olympic journey depicted in this Toronto Sun piece by Mike Zeisberger

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MIKE ZEISBERGER – TORONTO SUN – GOOD PIECE Seemingly impervious to the clouds of of bloodthirsty bugs buzzing around his head, young Matt Duchene stood in his driveway firing puck after puck, his dream of one day playing in the NHL and the Olympics never wavering. In the end, he wasn’t about to let these …

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The forgotten Highlander Cody Hodgson is thriving in Buffalo with NHL’s Sabres

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GAV ON SPORTS – TERRY GAVAN Most of us know that Matt Duchene (The Haliburton Hurricane) and Cody Hodgson both started their careers at the old Dysart Barn. We congratulate The Hurricane on his selection to the Olympic Team. Indeed… we congratulate the whole Duchene family, because guess who carried the skates and manned the …