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Mall shooting victim targeted: Police Eaton Centre killing. Family mourns Ahmed Hassan, 24, one of the victims of a lone gunman who opened fire in a busy mall food court As investigators continued a manhunt Sunday for the suspect in the shooting rampage at the Eaton Centre, friends and family of the young man gunned down gathered at a downtown home to mourn him. Groups of young women in brightly-coloured head scarves idled around the compound as the sun set; older women could be seen inside. “I just can’t (talk) right now … I’m sorry,” a visibly distraught young woman said as she stood in the doorway. She identified herself as the sister of Ahmed Hassan,
Kieron Tierney, who lost a family member to gun violence, writes a message on a poster outside the Toronto Eaton Centre before a vigil on Sunday for the people injured in Saturday’s food-court shootings. Michelle Siu/the canadian press
the 24-year-old man killed in Saturday’s bloody shooting. Detectives have since said that Hassan was known to police and that the shooting was targeted. He was believed to have gang ties. Hassan was killed instantly when a gunman opened fire at Eaton Centre’s food court around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Seven others were injured, including a 13-yearold boy who was visiting from Port Hope. The shooting also triggered pandemonium inside the mall as hundreds ran for their lives. The shooter is now the subject of one of the largest manhunts in Toronto’s history, which includes dozens of homicide detectives spanning many divisions. Detectives spent all of Saturday night and Sunday at the Eaton Centre trying to piece together the sequence of events. They watched surveillance footage. They interviewed eyewitnesses.
Gang links explored
“Whether this is a gang-motivated shooting has not been definitely determined, but I can say that it is closely being looked at given that at least one of the victims has known gang associations.” Det. Sgt. Brian Borg Acting Deputy Chief Jeff McGuire said multiple teams of investigators are involved, including homicide, the Guns and Gangs Task Force and several divisions. “We have pulled in all the resources we have at hand,” McGuire said. What police did not do is release a description of the suspect and details such as the type of weapon used and how the shooter escaped the mall. torstar news service
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Business goes on near scene of shooting A day after the downtown Eaton Centre food court erupted in a flurry of gunfire, leaving one man dead and two critically wounded, the bustling scene at Yonge Street and Dundas Street West returned to some semblance of normalcy. Groups of tourists posed for pictures in the pedestrian plaza adjacent to Sears, and dinner-goers dined at open-air restaurants, unconcerned with the brazen act of violence that occurred metres away 24 hours earlier. “There does seem to be a lot of activity,” said Abigail Gamble, communications manager for the Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area. “Police did such a good job of managing the situation; that is what’s giving people the confidence to come back out on the street. They realize that this isn’t something that happens every day.” Several area businesses reported fewer patrons Sunday, which they attributed to the mall’s closure. “This is more of a shock to the community, than a shock to the business,” said Jason King of Salad King, on Yonge north of the Eaton Centre. TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE
“It was instant panic. It was almost as if you stepped on an anthill and everyone just flooded right out of the whole place.” Toronto Blue Jay Brett Lawrie, who was at the mall when the shooting occurred. An avid Twitter user with 128,691 followers, he was among the first to tweet reports of the shooting from the scene.
‘It’s a sad day for the Eaton Centre’
Downtown. Residents gather at Yonge and Dundas to hold vigil Sasha Valentine was shoe shopping at the Eaton Centre when she heard the shots. “I heard shooting, saw people screaming, running to our levels,” she said. “I was freaked out, shaking and crying.” Yet one day later she was back, standing at Dundas and Yonge, joining Torontonians in an effort to reclaim the space they know as their own. “You know what? I’m still going to the Eaton Centre,” she said. “I’m not going to stop because of one stupid act.” A sheet of white paper with pink flowers scrawled with messages in black pen was taped to the centre’s rotating glass doors. “I wish that was the last,” said one message. “Peace is on the way,” said another. Across the street, a vigil was taking place in YongeDundas Square. There was a small crowd of people, some holding clear plastic cups with tea candles inside. Four policemen on bikes stood close by, casting long shadows in the evening sun. “There is a feeling of helplessness,” said vigil organizer Karen Ho. “The person who died was very close in age to myself.” Cheri DiNovo, MPP for Parkdale-High Park, said earlier in the morning at church she prayed for the shooter to turn himself in. “It’s shocking and it’s sad,” she said. “It’s our community’s hurt.” Jennifer Wiechen used to work in the Eaton Centre, a place she describes as home. “I know a lot of people
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Samuel Getachew lights candles during a vigil at Yonge-Dundas Square on Sunday for the people injured in the Toronto Eaton Centre shooting. The investigation into the deadly rampage that set off a mass panic at the shopping centre focused Sunday on the shooter, as police and local authorities reassured the public that Toronto remains a safe city. MICHELLE SIU/THE CANADIAN PRESS
there,” she said. “It’s a sad day for the Eaton Centre, it’s a sad day for Toronto.” Many people, like Spencer Hotton, a 21-year-old welder, were calling for an end to violence. “We have the right to be safe, we have the right to be happy,” he said. The mall will reopen Monday, but the food court is expected to remain closed. TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE
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Update on victims Police suspect one victim, a 23-year-old man who suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the neck and chest and remains hospitalized in critical condition, may have been a target and also have gang ties. At Sick Kids, police said a 13-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the head was still critical “but better.” At St. Michael’s Hospital, Moniruz Zaman said his
niece Tasnia Mahmood, 25, was recovering well after being hit in the left leg. A 28-year-old pregnant woman, who went into labour after she was knocked down in the stampede following the shooting, was released from hospital Sunday without having the baby. St. Michael’s spokesperson Cyndy DeGiufti couldn’t say how many months pregnant the woman was. Two women and a man injured in the shooting have been released from hospital. TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE
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Mixed martial arts hits T.O. mats Amateur tournament. AMMA event on the weekend, the city’s first heather Buchan
Four months after the Ontario government gave its stamp of approval to amateur mixed martial arts matches, the province’s firstever such event took place at the Toronto Pro Supershow in downtown Toronto over the weekend. Sixty-eight amateur athletes, including kids as young as 10 from across the country
went head-to-head in the full contact combat sport that combines techniques from boxing, kickboxing, wrestling, jiu jitsu, Muay Thai, taekwondo, karate and judo. Daniel Kechego made history on Saturday, winning the first bout at Ontario’s firstever sanctioned amateur MMA tournament. Kechego, who grew up on the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, near London, and now trains fulltime in Cambridge, says that despite the sport’s notoriety for violence, he always feels very positive energy. “We all have the same goals and dedication, so we’re all family,” said the 18-year-old. Kechego along with his
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first amateur fight for me and I’d like to get at least five more fights before turning pro,” said a disappointed Kippenhuck. Muzammal Nawaz, president of the Council of Amateur Sport Kickboxing, now tasked with governing amateur MMA, credits the televised Ultimate Fighting Championship with the recent surge in popularity of MMA, saying that since February’s announcement, interest from clubs across the country has been huge. “Now that it’s sanctioned, there is going to be a gradual growth rate of the industry maturing the way other sports do,” says Nawaz.
Daniel Kechego and Matt Kippenhuck go head-to-head in the first bout at Ontario’s first amateur MMA tournament at the Toronto Pro Supershow on Saturday. HEATHER BUCHAN/FOR METRO
Cyclists ride into the heart of the city
More than 13,000 cyclists took part in the 25th anniversary of Becel Heart and Stroke Ride for Heart Sunday along the Gardiner and Don Valley Parkway in support of heart disease and stroke research. The Heart and Stroke Foundation says a Canadian dies every seven minutes from heart disease or stroke. This year, Ride for Heart raised $5 million, the highest amount ever raised during the ride and a $1.1-million increase from 2011. COLIN MCCONNELL/TORSTAR news service
Good neighbours. Funds raised for orphaned boys Four young girls sat on a bench, cheering on runners and trying to make sense of something a young girl — or boy — never should. “I think it’s good for the boys to be here because it kind of gets their mind off what happened,” said 10-year-old Bailey McLaughlin. What happened shocked a tight-knit community in Oakville and devastated the family and friends of 43-year-old Katherine Newman, who was found stabbed to death last January in her Treetop Terrace townhome. Her estranged hus-
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“No one can replace this emotional trauma, but we can just show we care.” Neighbour Klaudia Thibeault
band Kyle Newman was later shot dead by police, a matter now in the hands of the provincial Special Investigations Unit. Many people were affected. But three lives changed the most — those of the Newman
boys: Thomas, 12, Joshua, 10, and eight-year-old James. “It’s just been awful,” said Liz Benoit, one of Newman’s close friends. On Sunday, a walk/ run fundraiser, “Strides for Friends,” was held at the boys’ old school, Mother Teresa in Oakville, to raise money for their education. It was organized by Newman’s circle of girlfriends, a 20-woman coffee group. “It was all about let’s have fun and let’s have a good day for Katherine,” said organizer Barb Crawford. “And let the
boys know the community is always here. They’re always welcome.” Some 400 people participated in the five- and 10-kilometre events, including the brothers themselves. The total amount raised won’t be known for a couple of days — but relatives say it will surely help. “I’m so grateful,” said Walter Stayshyn, Newman’s father. The boys are now in the care of Newman’s brother, Ted Stayshyn, who lives in Dundas with three kids of his own. torstar news service
Cricket. No washout for high school tourney Cricketers wouldn’t let the rain bog them down Saturday as teams faced off in the CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament finals at Sunnybrook Park. The tournament, in which Metro is a partner, saw York Memorial High School win the CIBC Trophy in the girls tournament, beating George Harvey CI. Lester B. Pearson CI beat last year’s champ Woburn CI for the CIBC Trophy for high school boys and Valley Park Middle School beat Lambton
A player takes part in the tournament Saturday. CONTRIBUTED
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Manhunt continues after Magnotta spotted in France Body-parts case. French newspaper reports police were able to trace suspect’s itinerary through cellphone activity
The suspect in the gruesome killing and dismemberment of a Chinese student in Montreal was spotted in France over the weekend but police aren’t ruling out the possibility he could still be on the move. Montreal police confirmed Sunday that Luka Rocco Magnotta was in the European country as recently as Friday. “The man was seen in France, that’s what French authorities told us,” police spokesman Ian Lafreniere told reporters. Lafreniere cautioned that Magnotta may no longer be in France, and wouldn’t rule out the possibility he had since returned to Canada or headed elsewhere in Europe. “He’s someone who has been known to travel, so we’re not taking any chances and we want to keep an open mind,” Lafreniere said. “We’ve received more than 360 tips — it’s huge, people really want to help.”
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Magnotta, 29, is wanted in the slaying of Jun Lin, 33, who was a student at Montreal’s Concordia University. Lin’s torso was found in a suitcase that had been left out for garbage collection outside Magnotta’s Montreal apartment last week. Other severed body parts, including a hand and a foot, were mailed to the offices of political parties in Ottawa. French media reported Sunday that personal belongings of the porn actor were found in a hotel in suburban Paris. The reports said police discovered pornographic magazines as well as air-sickness bags from the flight he took to Paris from Montreal. Police believe Magnotta fled to France on May 26. the canadian press
Military. Tories redraw defence spending plans The Harper government is redrafting its extensive, multi-billion shopping list of equipment for the Canadian military in an exercise many observers believe will set more sober expectations in a time of austerity. The revision to the Canada First Defence Strategy is slated to be complete and ready for public consumption by fall, multiple sources have told The Canadian Press. Although Defence Minister Peter MacKay describes the hallmark plan as a “living document,” the reset comes at a time when the government has been hammered politically
over the F-35 stealth fighter, an issue that tarnished the fiscally responsible image that the Conservatives try to project. Defence sources say there is a baseline expectation that the promises made in the original 2008 document will be mostly kept, but whether the government will be buying in the quantities outlined at the height of the Afghan war is another matter. Insiders believe that a redrafted wish list will take some of the bite out of opposition attacks and restore public confidence rattled by the F-35.
A surveillance image provided by Interpol shows a man who authorities believe is Luka Rocco Magnotta at a security checkpoint area. Police are investigating two claimed sightings in France of the Canadian wanted in connection with a gruesome murder in Montreal. interpol/the associated press Federal politics
Liberals prepare for leadership race The federal Liberals may be looking for a new interim leader within a few weeks, as the party starts putting events in motion for the next leadership contest. The current interim leader, Bob Rae, is widely expected to be a candidate if the Liberal party executive OKs his candidacy at a meeting to be held in about 10 days or so. Other hopefuls are likely to take the summer to consider their options. torstar news service
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Zimmerman back in Florida jail George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood-watch volunteer charged with murder in the killing of an unarmed black teenager, surrendered to police Sunday and was booked into jail after having his bail revoked two days earlier. The shooting of 17-yearold Trayvon Martin sparked protests across the U.S., and spurred debate about whether race was a factor in Zimmerman’s actions and in the initial police handling of the case. Martin was black; Zimmerman’s father is white and his mother is from Peru. Zimmerman’s legal team said in a tweet that he was in police custody. Zimmerman’s bail was revoked because the judge said he and his wife lied to the court about their finances so he could obtain a lower bond. On Sunday afternoon, about 40 minutes before the posted deadline to surrender, Zimmerman was listed as an inmate on the jail website. He was listed as being held without bail and having $500 in his jail account. Seminole County Sheriff Donald Eslinger said Zim-
After his bond was revoked, George Zimmerman, right, returns to jail in Sanford, Fla., on Sunday. Joshua C. Cruey/ Orlando Sentinel/the associated press
merman turned himself in to two sheriff’s office employees around 1:25 p.m. near the jail, and was then driven to the jail. Attorney Mark O’Mara announced earlier Sunday on his website that Zimmerman had arrived in Florida late Saturday evening ahead of his surrender. Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Martin, was ordered by a judge Friday to return to jail. the canadian press
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Queen celebrates Diamond Jubilee on River Thames London. More than one million spectators line the London river in the rain to salute Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the throne The River Thames became a royal highway Sunday, as Queen Elizabeth II led a motley but majestic flotilla of more than 1,000 vessels in a waterborne pageant to mark her Diamond Jubilee.
In a colourful salute to the island nation’s maritime past, an armada of skiffs and sailboats, rowboats and paddle steamers joined a flowerfestooned royal barge down an 11-kilometre stretch of London’s river. With a crowd of rainsoaked spectators estimated by organizers at 1.25 million, the pageant was the largest public event in four days of celebrations of the monarch’s 60 years on the throne. Monday, the queen will join thousands of revellers at an outdoor concert beside Buck-
ingham Palace, headlined by pop royalty including Paul McCartney and Elton John. With any luck, the weather will improve. Sunday was dismal and damp, with rain scuttling plans for a ceremonial flypast, but that didn’t stop Union Jack-waving spectators forming a red, white and blue wave along the pageant route. The queen travelled down a river transformed during her reign, from the commercial and industrial heart of London to a tourist’s playground. the associated press
Tension building in Egyptian election race An Egyptian presidential candidate, Ahmed Shafiq, who was the last prime minister in the regime deposed by last year’s popular revolution, lashed out at his Islamist rival Sunday, warning he and his fundamentalist group would monopolize power and take Egypt back to “the dark ages.’’ It was a sign that the runoff race between Shafiq and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi was turning into a bitter contest over who could frighten the voters of his rival more. The two face off in a June 16-17 vote. “The Brotherhood repre-
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Jet crashes into crowded Nigeria neighbourhood, killing 153 Deadly accident. Challenges of life in Nigeria underscored — not enough water available to douse smouldering wreckage A commercial airliner crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in Nigeria’s largest city, killing all 153 people on board and others on the ground in the worst air disaster in nearly two decades for the troubled nation. The cause of the Dana Air crash was unknown Sunday, as firefighters and police in Lagos struggled to put out the flames around the wreckage of the Boeing MD83 aircraft. Authorities could not control the crowd of thousands gathered around to see the crash site, with some crawling over the plane’s broken wings and standing on a still-smouldering landing gear. Harold Demuren, the dir-
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Onlookers stand on a wing of a commercial plane that crashed in Lagos, Nigeria, on Sunday. Sunday Alamba/the associated press
Turks protest plan to curb abortion Thousands of demonstrators on Sunday staged the largest protest yet against plans by Turkey’s Islamic-rooted government to curb abortion, which critics say will amount to a virtual ban. Around 3,000 women, ranging from around 20 to 60 years old, gathered at a square in Istanbul’s Kadikoy district. Some carried ban-
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Police and staff at the Capilano Suspension Bridge are extending their condolences to the family of a St. Catharines, Ont. tourist who fell 60 metres to his death Saturday. The 30-year-old man, whose name has not been released, apparently climbed over the railing of the suspended Cliff Walk feature at the North Vancouver park but slipped and fell onto the canyon floor below around 5:50 p.m. The victim had been on vacation with extended family. North Vancouver RCMP say
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Putting the cat in the bag A man wrestles with a leopard as a forest official tries to catch it with a net near Dibrugarh in Assam state, India, on Sunday. The animal, which was found hiding inside a residential campus, was captured by forest officials. The man was injured, but not fatally. The Associated Press
Not cricket. Actor says he’s sorry for calling sport ‘gay’ Actor Jason Alexander has apologized for joking during a TV talk show that he considers cricket to be a “gay” sport. In a blog post, the former Seinfeld star explained Sunday what led to his remark on CBS’s Late Late Show. He writes that he at first didn’t grasp why some might object to the comment, but subsequent conversations with his gay friends led him to realize his insensitivity. Alexander’s remarks came
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in Friday’s show in which he tells host Craig Ferguson that aspects of cricket make it a “gay game” compared to other sports. The actor’s 1,000-word-plus “message of amends” says that the joking remark plays into “hurtful assumptions and diminishments” about people. He also writes that as an actor with many gay friends, he “should know better.” THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Investigators are braving dangerous avalanche conditions while removing the wreckage of a helicopter crash in northwestern, B.C. Three people were killed Friday when the A-Star 350 helicopter went down on Sleeping Beauty Mountain near Terrace, B.C. Police say investigators encountered a small snow slide during the recovery of the bodies Saturday.
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Sexy safe-driving ads crash, burn with women’s advocates ‘Bridget’. Face of Halifax Harbour Bridges’ ad campaign offending feminist organizations Some say she’s a confident, crime-fighting avenger, devoted to protecting drivers in Atlantic Canada’s largest city. Oh, and she does it while looking good in heels. But others say “Bridget” — the fictional face of a sexy, safe-driving ad campaign in Halifax — is an offensive stereotype that succeeds only in insulting men and degrading women. In particular, the campaign has crashed and burned with women’s rights advocates, who argue women have for too long been objectified in advertising and the media. “We were quite surprised
and disappointed with the approach,” said Irene Smith, executive director of the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre, a feminist organization in Halifax. “It just seems to me that it’s offensive to many, many women who’ve experienced any form of sexual violence or harassment or been subjected to sexist jokes and innuendoes.” Halifax Harbour Bridges launched the campaign May 14 to raise awareness of speeding, tailgating and texting while driving on the two bridges that span the city’s harbour. “We wanted to have a campaign that’s a little humorous, tongue-in-cheek, and we also wanted the messages to come from a person and not an organization,” said communications manager Alison MacDonald, adding the commission wanted to get people’s attention with “a strong, female character.” The canadian Press
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General Motors is going ahead with plans to close its consolidated plant in Oshawa in what its union calls a “disgusting” move. The closure, the union says, will eliminate 2,000 jobs directly and more indirectly. The plant, which produces the Chevrolet models, was originally scheduled to close in 2008. the canadian press
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Is the next move for Mark Carney to cut interest rates? The question would have seemed unthinkable a few weeks ago given that the Bank of Canada governor’s last pronouncement on the subject was to issue a wink and a nudge about coming hikes. The signal-sending language — “some modest withdrawal of the present considerable monetary policy surplus may be appropriate” — contained in the April interest-setting statement sent markets into speculation hyper-drive that rates could be heading north as early as the summer. Tuesday’s upcoming announcement was never in play and isn’t in play now. Economists are as unani-
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Bus driver hailed as hero after controlling vehicle despite deadly wound Chinese are hailing a bus driver who maintained control of his vehicle and ensured passengers’ safety despite being struck by a chunk of iron that smashed through his windscreen while driving a bus near Beijing last week. Wu Bin ultimately died of his injuries from Tuesday’s freak accident, but not
before braking, shifting gears and telling passengers not to wander onto the highway. His hometown of Hangzhou in eastern China has praised him as a hero and a role model. Dramatic security camera footage broadcast Sunday on state television showed the object hitting Wu and his calm handling of the situation, despite being in obvious pain. Wu died Friday. China has a history of praising acts of selflessness and courage to inspire responsibility in an increasingly competitive and sometimes callous society. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
toronto. One hundred camp enthusiasts strapped canoes to their backs and embarked on a grueling 40-kilometre paddle and portage over the weekend for the fifth annual Canoe Heads for Kids event, which raised $60,000 to send kids from low-income families to summer camps through Amici Camping Charity. metro
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‘Little angels’ rush to senior citizen’s side after fall on subway platform News Worth Sharing Media will always have to report on the tough stuff. But we know that Canada is full of compassionate individuals, inspiring projects and stories worth celebrating. Here’s just one. Fay, a senior citizen, has been living in Toronto for more than 30 years — plenty of
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Remix. Sunglasses at Night singer gets inspired to remake Truth Will Set You Free and bring its gay-positive message to the forefront When Corey Hart included Truth Will Set You Free on his 1988 album Young Man Running, few among his legions of fans likely realized that the song was intended as a gaypositive anthem of affirmation for anyone struggling with his or her sexuality. For one thing, the Montrealborn pop star wanted it that way. He was intentionally cryptic in the lyrics of the soaring tune, couching the true meaning of its be-yourself-at-all-costs mantra in subtext. The reason for the secrecy? Hart wanted to protect the close friend who had inspired the song, someone whose sexuality was a source of self-doubt and pain. Now, Hart is issuing a dance floor-friendly remix of the tune, one which swaps the contemplative soft-rock of the original for an icy club groove and pulls those themes that coursed under the original’s surface to the fore with new lyrics inspired, in part, by the 1998 murder of gay university student Matthew Shepard. And to make positively sure those newly prominent themes resonate, Hart — who willingly receded from the musical spotlight to raise his children — will mark his first Canadian performance in a decade during Toronto’s Pride festival. “The gay aspect of this song was an important message that I wanted to send out there, especially being a straight man — I thought it was important to say this,” he added. “It was important for me to be at a gay pride event and to go out there and sing the song, and spread the message of the song.” But it certainly wasn’t a typ-
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ical journey to get to this point. The idea to re-record his 24-year-old song began with an unsolicited email request from a DJ whom Hart had never heard of. Since launching an official website last year, Hart receives dozens of pitches each week from people who want to remix or sample his tunes, and he almost always says no. This request was different. For one thing, 1Love — whose real name is Paul Todd — wasn’t writing in regard to either Sunglasses at Night or Never Surrender. Hart was intrigued, but it wasn’t until he got to know Todd that he became persuaded to revisit the track. Todd wasn’t a “successful Donald Trump-type” running some big production company, as Hart puts it, but a music lover from Kingston, Ont., who was driving a cab at night to support his four kids. Even though Hart was initially a “little put off” with Todd’s first attempt at tackling a new version of the song, their personalities clicked. By then, Hart had made up his mind to issue his first single in 12 years. “I became attached to wanting the song to come out, wanting the song to be heard — and also wanting to help him.” Hart felt that Todd’s early remix didn’t have enough musicality to it, so he sent it to musician friends in Toronto and Montreal who added textures until the gleaming song found its pulse. Perhaps more important to Hart was the opportunity to re-record his vocals with new lyrics. “I felt (it was) necessary to take the song much further than I had in 1988,” Hart said. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Canadian singer-songwriter Corey Hart poses with his protégé Marie-Christine as she promotes her album in Toronto last month. Hart is planning his first performance in a decade. CHRIS YOUNG/THE CANADIAN PRESS
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Andy Samberg has wrapped his seven-season run on Saturday Night Live, a spokeswoman for the actor-comedian said Friday. Samberg won’t return as a cast member next season, according to his publicist, Carrie Byalick. Samberg’s exit follows that of SNL cast mem-
ber Kristen Wiig. Like other Saturday Night Live alumni, Samberg will be seen on the big screen. His new movie with Adam Sandler, That’s My Boy, is out this month. Samberg’s SNL highlights reel would feature his satiric rap videos in-
cluding Lazy Sunday and a memorable one with Justin Timberlake about an X-rated gift in a box. Wiig, Samberg and Jason Sudeikis, all of whom became cast members in the 2005-06 season, have been rumoured to be leaving. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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William Shatner’s weird world Where no man has gone before. The 81-year-old icon gears up for another season of Weird or What? From hosting the Junos in Ottawa to a multi-city U.S. tour of his Broadway show, William Shatner has been a man on the move for much of 2012 with a red-hot career that leaves little time for respite. The week ahead is no exception as the Canadian pop culture icon prepares to head to Johannesburg for work with plans to eke out a few days for a photographic safari in the interior. “I’m really excited by that. What I’m not excited about is a 22-hour airplane ride,” the affable actor said candidly from his home in Los Angeles. Despite his stacked schedule, the tireless 81-year-old
continues to have a hands-on role with William Shatner’s Weird or What? which is back for a third season beginning today at 10 p.m. ET on History Television. Shatner is host and executive producer of the series which explores truelife tales of the unknown and unexplainable, and features first-person accounts, expert commentary and reconstructions of the mysterious events in question. In addition to narrating Weird or What? and delivering tongue-in-cheek quips onscreen, Shatner said he’s active behind the scenes, consulting on stories and looking at scripts. “It’s more than just a couple of weeks of working on the show as the wraparound. I’m intimately involved in the show, so there’s no telling how much time that takes,” he said. Tonight’s spine-tingling episode chronicles real-life accounts of human encounters
William Shatner’s back for another round of Weird or What?
with beastly creatures, including a New Jersey mother and son seeing the fabled Jersey Devil. The “massively interesting” stories featured on Weird or What all pique the interest of the inquisitive Shatner. Even as he peruses scripts, Shatner said he tries to seek out his own explanations for unusual happenings. He’s also fascinated by the notions of multiple
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and alternate universes and the bending of time. “Since we know nothing and everything is mysterious, the explanations for mysterious events assume an even more unknown quantity,” said Shatner. “So we try to explain scientifically what may have happened in a mysterious event, but we can’t be sure that that is the explanation.” The Canadian Press
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Pining for poutine William Shatner, a Montreal native, admits he hankers for poutine while away from his hometown, and said he’d relish the chance
to take on more work in Canada. “I love to work in Canada. It’s beautiful, and the people are great and the crews have become wonderful,” he said. “I hope to work in Canada a lot.”
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Reading in the time of the digital age: Oprah’s Book Club goes 2.0 Latest Version. Winfrey’s project will feature memoir Wild in special e-edition format that includes comments from Oprah herself Oprah Winfrey is back in the book club business, updated
for the digital age. Oprah’s Book Club 2.0, a joint project of Winfrey’s OWN network and her O magazine, begins Monday with the popular memoir Wild, Cheryl Strayed’s story of her 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail in California and Washington. Besides the traditional paper version, featuring the circular Oprah book club logo, special
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of her last picks, a combined volume of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations, was in part a victim of the e-book market as many readers simply downloaded free, public-domain versions of the novels. The initial response to Friday’s announcement was slow compared to Winfrey’s peak, when her choices topped bestseller charts within hours of her revealing them. As of Friday night, “Wild,” had received a mild bump on Amazon.com’s list, from No. 175 before Winfrey’s pick to No. 97. “Wild” ranked No. 244 late Friday on the Kindle ebook charts. Wild was published in March by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Inc.
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Brooke Mueller has landed herself back in rehab, but the situation might not be as bad as it seems. Despite a history of drug abuse and saying “I do” to Charlie Sheen, the sometimes-actress’ lawyers say the stay is a perfectly routine “pre-planned event,” and that reports of a crack-cocaine binge with her ex-husband are entirely false. For his part, Sheen doesn’t know who he agrees with just yet — but that doesn’t mean he won’t attempt to talk about it. Here’s his statement on the matter to TMZ: “I can’t speak to anyone’s opinion or judgement. I was there, they were not, their tepid hearsay is a baseless static drone. “A mantra, their theme. I refuse to be held hostage by their ‘constitutional’ privilege, to judge those who can and who do. nabobs. CS” It took a while, but we
are finally confused by the choices of Charlie Sheen. This man is a professional Drunkest Guy Last Night, and yet this is the statement he releases? Charlie, this is familiar territory: sleep in, take a shower, throw on a little bronzer and surface in gym clothes with a leafy bag from Whole Foods. This showingup-to-breakfast-in-sunglasses stuff is for amateurs. Has he learned nothing? When asked who will play him in the inevitable biopic, Bill Clinton generously settled on George Clooney during an interview on Piers Morgan Tonight. Now, as for Hillary? He’d like to cast Meryl Streep. We think this was a compliment, but Bill, trust us: assuming you’re still around for a next time, the answer you are looking for here is “Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron or a young Heidi Klum.”
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Caesarean births linked to child obesity New research published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood claims that C-sections may double the risk of childhood obesity. Big news, considering that around one in three babies are born this way in Canada. The study followed 1,255 mothers and babies between 1999 and 2002. The babies were weighed at birth, six months and age three. Around one in four were C-sections, and those babies tended to weigh more than those from vaginal births. According to researchers, there is the “difference in the composition of gut bacteria acquired at birth between the two delivery methods.” Apparently babies born by C-section have more Firmicutes bacteria and fewer Bacteroides bacteria in their guts. (Obese people have higher levels of Firmicutes bacteria.) It is believed that gut bacteria influences insulin resistance, inflammation and fat deposits. Another good reason to avoid elective, non-emergency Caesarean births. JULIE GREEN YUMMYMUMMYCLUB.CA
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outgrows it. Sacrifice glitter and ribbons for a good hand-me-down situation. Have your babies close in age. This year, I had three kids on the SAME hockey team. This means only one rink at one time. Don’t cheap out on big-ticket items. If you buy your first kid a cheap bike, it’s not going to get through the rest of your clan. You’re better off buying top-quality baby products and sports equipment. JULIE COLE/YUMMYMUMMYCLUB.CA
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When yes is better than no First response. Saying no comes naturally when children ask for anything outside of the master plan, but it can stifle development JENNIFER KOLARI
“Mommy, let’s have a picnic lunch under the dining room table. “Why would we do that when we have a table?” I said without even looking up from my emails and piled-up paperwork. “Why not?” asked my daughter. I tore myself away from the screen to look at her. She was flushed with excitement. Even the ends of her hair seemed to be electrified as she bounced from foot to foot, imploring me with her cockeyed smile “Sure, let’s do it!” I said. She was surprised by my answer. We ate, played games and giggled, and I was a much happier woman than I would have been had I remained hunched over my computer. “Thank you,” I said to my daughter. “For what, Mommy?”
“For taking me on a picnic,” I said. “Well, you should thank yourself, too. You’re the one who said yes.” Parents usually go to “no” as a first response when their children ask for anything outside the master plan. “No, I don’t want you to build a cushion fort in the living room right now; it makes a huge mess.” I’ve done it. But if a child wants to build a fort or engage in any other activity that promises a transient mess, why not let him or her? Your little one has an idea and exploring ideas is such an integral ingredient of our kids’ development. How else are they going to figure out what works or how to solve their own problems? Saying “no” comes naturally because we think doing so is without consequences. We’re wrong. Not only do we limit our children’s personal possibilities, we also compromise many opportunities to bond with them and to show them a different side of ourselves. So, next time, consider going straight to “yes.” I guarantee the experience will be as satisfying and memorable for you as if you had planned the whole thing yourself. YUMMYMUMMYCLUB.CA IS AN ONLINE RESOURCE TO HELP BUSY WOMEN SURVIVE MOTHERHOOD
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The folks at Nameberry compiled the hundred wackiest monikers from the last year. We’re talking weird — from the future troublemakers Capone and Juvenal, to Mother Nature’s son, Cougar, Fox and Bear. Not to mention the badasses, Tank and Notorious, Marvellous, Famous and Tupac. For cultural trends, it’s Mad Men all the way, with six Draper kids released into the world. Homage to the late Dirty Dancer, Swayze. And Elvis is back (if he ever went
away), as are the corresponding names Graceland, Presley and Memphis. The Royal wedding appears to have left its mark, as the absurdly conjoined Princewilliam, Princemichael and Sircharles will attest. While the calendar has historically provided baby name inspiration (April, June), it saw some new twists, including Tomorrow, Evening and Future. Oh, and intoxicants featured, too: Tequila, Chardonnay and (I kid you not) Abeer. JULIE GREEN/YUMMYMUMMYCLUB.CA
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Hearty halibut is a perfect match for spring veggies
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1. Place quinoa in a rice cook-
er with 750 ml (3 cups) of water. Cook until tender and fluff with a fork.
Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and prepare a bowl with ice water. Blanch asparagus, snap peas and sweet peas by placing them into the boiling water for about 1 minute for each batch. Strain and remove to ice water for another minute to stop the cooking.
Drain and set aside.
quinoa from rice cooker, place in a large bowl and mix with oil, chives, tarragon and lemon rind. Season with salt and pepper.
Season halibut with salt and pepper and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Place a sprig of dill on each piece of fish; layer each with 3 to 4 lemon slices and top with 5 ml (1 tsp) of the
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Brown remaining butter in a pan over medium-high heat. Add lemon juice and blanched vegetables and toss quickly. Season to taste and add toasted almonds to vegetables. To serve, arrange quinoa and fish on a plate and spoon vegetables around and over the fish.
• 500 ml (2 cups) yellow quinoa, rinsed • 500 g (1 lb) asparagus, stalks cut into 6 pieces on bias • 1 l (4 cups) sugar snap peas, each cut into 4 pieces on bias • 500 ml (2 cups) shelled green sweet peas • 90 ml (1/3 cup) olive oil • 30 ml (2 tbsp) finely chopped fresh chives • 30 ml (2 tbsp) finely chopped fresh tarragon • 2 ml (1/2 tsp) grated lemon rind • Salt and pepper • 6 halibut fillets (each 150 g/5 oz) • 2 sprigs fresh dill • 2 lemons, thinly sliced • 125 ml (1/2 cup) unsalted butter • 50 ml (1/4 cup) white wine • 30 ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice • 250 ml (1 cup) toasted crushed whole almonds News Canada/Adapted by Emily Richards, cookbook author and TV celebrity chef. For more, visit emilyrichardscooks.ca
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Smoothies are a natural choice when the mercury starts to rise. But make sure what you’re choosing to help you cool off isn’t fattening you up.
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1. In 12-inch (30-cm) non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Sauté mushrooms and onions for 3 to 5 minutes or until starting to brown.
wine, tomatoes, salt, pepper and 1/2 tsp (2 ml) herbes de Provence; bring to boil. Arrange salmon in single layer on top; sprinkle remaining 1 tsp (5 ml) herbes de Provence evenly on salmon.
3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. 4.
Spoon mashed potatoes onto dinner plates; flattening slightly. Top with salmon and spoon mushroom sauce over top. Sprinkle with parsley. News Canada/Adapted by Emily Richards, cookbook author and TV celebrity chef. For more, visit emilyrichardscooks.ca
Ingredients • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil • 12 oz (375 g) mixed mushrooms (crimini, white, shiitake), thickly sliced • 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped onion • 1/2 cup (125 ml) dry white wine or chicken broth • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped • 1/4 tsp each (1 ml) salt and freshly ground black pepper • 1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) herbes de Provence • 4 salmon fillets (5 oz/150 g each) • 2 cups (500 ml) mashed potatoes • Chopped parsley or pea sprouts (optional)
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Seeking sustainability — in space Space mining. Harvesting minerals and other substances from near-Earth asteroids a new possibility
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The number of mineral-rich asteroids close to Earth that spacecraft can reach using less energy than a trip to the moon.
It’s a fact of life in the space age. As vital resources become depleted on Earth, an infinite, inexhaustible treasure trove awaits us — from beyond. Space mining, the harvesting of minerals and other substances from nearEarth asteroids, has traditionally been the realm of science fiction. But now, an innovative company of opportunists is actually trying to make this happen. “Everything is science fiction, right up to the point where it’s science fact,” says Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources. “Our approach is to keep
Asteroids contain huge amounts of iron and water, as well as valuable rare metals like platinum.
our eye on the goal of space resources, and the development of an economy off the planet. There are a number of things that really have only coalesced in the last few years that I think make this a great time to be considering this challenge.” Fuelling this is the dis-
covery of literally thousands of near-Earth asteroids in the past decade. These space-borne hunks contain huge amounts of iron and water, as well as valuable rare metals such as platinum. “These asteroids have only a very slight amount of
gravity,” Lewicki explains. “You don’t really orbit them as much as you dock with them — like a space craft visiting the International Space Station. The ability to leave that asteroid also doesn’t take much energy.” Space exploration requires metal and water
in abundance. But they’re heavy, and it costs tens of thousands of dollars to lift even one pound of material from Earth into space. The short-term goal of asteroid mining is to reach for the stars with materials that are already out there.
“We can take something as basic as water, and turn it into rocket fuel. And the ability to refuel in space will be critically important for travelling around the solar system. And the iron you find in space is so pure, it has many of the properties of stainless steel.” This is a whole new level of sustainability — a long-term future built without relying on Earthbound resources. “We’re looking to make space exploration common place,” Lewicki says. “We’ll end up with a prospecting spacecraft in Earth’s orbit — maybe as soon as five years from now.” For more info: sources.com
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Become employable by the fall School’s out and finally you can catch up on all your favourite soaps, take long naps throughout the day, and read up on the latest celebrity gossip. It sounds like a great plan and is definitely deserved, but you may want to look into activities that will boost your chances of securing a job this fall. Make the most of the summer with these suggestions. Participate in a new activity Interesting facts about your-
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self on your resumé will make you stand apart from the crowd and can provide some friendly banter in the midst of an intense job interview. Find a mentor Get in touch with a professor, relative, or friend who is working in a field that you’re interested in. Then ask lots of questions about their career journey to learn how they got to where they are. It will inspire you to take steps in the right direction.
Make a difference Think outside the box and see if there is a way to use your skills to help others. Are you good at directions? Volunteer to drive and deliver meals to seniors and shut-ins. Are you great at planning events? Host a fundraiser for a cause you’re passionate about. Though volunteering may not contribute to your sports car fund, it will pay off in the long run as employers look fondly on individuals who show initiative and work hard. News Canada
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The houses that Elio built Giving something back. Generous entrepreneur one day decided to use wealth to aid those stricken by poverty
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“We work a lifetime to acquire wealth. Then we look back and say, ‘Is this all there is to life?’” All this experience, talent, skill and knowledge is now wasted on the golf courses of the world.” Elio Madonia
Visit: thesamaritanfoundationdr.com Elio Madonia, seen here on the far left, presents a house to a family in need along with a group of donors who helped to build it.
“I pointed my finger at God saying, ‘Why do you allow this to happen?’ At one point I heard a voice speaking to me. ‘If you are really concerned, why don’t you do something for them?’”
Elio was a pillar of the Italian community in Toronto and had recently sold his interest in several beverage companies. He was also newly retired. The mayor of the town do-
nated a piece of land and Elio went to work, building 25 new homes for the families he had met. That was in 1990. Today, Madonia and The Samaritan Group have built and donated
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to life?’All this experience, talent, skill and knowledge is now wasted on the golf courses of the world. “Help those in need and leave a legacy that will influence the world.”
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Better to skip break room and skip to the loo Germs. ‘High degree of contamination’ found on 75 per cent of faucets in the rooms where workers go to take a breather CASSANDRA GARRISON Metro World News
Hold on to your lunches and get ready for some nauseating news — a study ‘Dr. Germ’
Desks are dirty, too Professor Charles Gerba of the University of Arizona’s Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science is a fellow lucky enough to be nicknamed Dr. Germ. His studies of germs in the workplace have shown that the average office desktop has 400 times more bacteria than the office toilet seat. Gerba’s researchers found that a person can leave a nasty trail of viruses on every surface he or she touches — and viruses can live on surfaces for up to three days. They also noted that people who reported cleaning with a disinfectant had 25 per cent fewer bacteria in their offices than those who didn’t. This prompted Dr. Germ to recommend using disinfecting wipes daily on surfaces in the office. New Canada
that looked at germ counts in communal office break rooms found that the popular sites of co-worker lunch hours actually happen to be filthier than the average toilet seat. The research was conducted by Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a company that manufactures cleaning and disinfectant products, and consulted on by University of Arizona microbiologist Charles Gerba, according to Health Day News. Researchers collected more than 5,000 swabs from office break rooms and their findings will make your skin crawl: 75 per cent of break room faucets, 48 per cent of microwave handles, 26 per cent of refrigerator handles, 23 per cent of water fountain buttons and 21 per cent of vending machine buttons have “high degree of contamination.” That makes the break room the dirtiest hot spot that workers touch in a day at the office. The study didn’t specify on the what types of germs were found in break rooms, but in Gerba’s earlier work studying office desk tops, he found germs like diarrhea-causing norovirus, parainfluenza, and drugresistant staph (MRSA). “The two things you spread in a break room are office gossip and germs,” Gerba said. How do these germs keep finding their way into the break room? Through common, everyday occurrences that you probably don’t think twice about, like using a dirty sponge to wipe out your coffee cup. “You’re really
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“It’s all about the horse. As long as the horse is going great, we’re all doing good. If he was battling and then I was getting a lot of stuff from other areas, it would be difficult. As long as he’s doing good, everything else is just talk.” Doug O’Neill, the trainer of Canadian-owned I’ll Have Another, is learning just how difficult it is to avoid all the roadblocks as he prepares his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner for a chance to become the first Triple Crown champion in 34 years. The 44-year-old trainer shrugs off — at least publicly — the criticism thrown his way for numerous drug and medication violations, including a 45-day suspension issued last week in California. But ever since the colt was put on a van to New York, there have been a number of bumps on the road to the Belmont Stakes, such as a traffic jam on the New Jersey Turnpike. I’ll Have Another will not be able to wear the nasal strip he wore when he won the Derby and Preakness. The horse also went without regular exercise rider Jonny Garcia until a week ago because of visa issues. THE CANADIAN PRESS
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Bruins goalie taking year off
Canada holds U.S. to a draw in friendly
Woods matches Nicklaus for wins
Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas says he’ll sit out next season. “At the age of 38, I believe it is time to put my time and energies into those areas and relationships that I have neglected,” Thomas said on his Face-
book page Sunday.
Facing CONCACAF powerhouse United States in a friendly at BMO Field Sunday night, the Canadians adopted a defence-first stance to keep a clean sheet in a 0-0 draw before 15,247 fans.
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Tiger Woods picked the right place to match Jack Nicklaus for career PGA Tour wins, and with a shot that even left Nicklaus amazed. Two shots behind with three holes to play, and his ball in an impossible spot
Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas WINSLOW TOWNSON/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
behind the 16th green, Woods holed a flop shot from 50 feet away that turned bogey into birdie and sent him on his way to a stunning comeback Sunday in the Memorial. It was his fifth win at Muirfield Village, and the 73rd of his PGA Tour career to match Nicklaus at No. 2 all-time. Sam Snead won a record 82 times. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Doughty living his dream with the Kings NHL. Ontario native has been key in Los Angeles’ 14-2 record on run to Stanley Cup The seed was planted in Drew Doughty’s mind long before he got this close to the summit. As a kid who grew up worshipping the Los Angeles Kings, the slick defenceman always envisioned himself helping lead the organization to a Stanley Cup. “Before I was even drafted I had a ton of meetings with the L.A. Kings staff,” Doughty recalled Sunday at the Kings practice facility. “Every single one of those meetings, Dean always brought it up to me: ‘Are you going to be that guy to help us win that first Stanley Cup in franchise history?’ My answer was always ‘Yes.’” The Kings are oh-so-close to making it a reality. With a pair of 2-1 overtime victories over the New Jersey Devils to open the championship series, Los Angeles flew back across the continent with an opportunity to wrap it up at Staples Center. This is bordering on fantasyland stuff for Doughty, who grew up in
London as a Kings fanatic and owned small black-and-silver replica sweaters bearing the names “Gretzky” and “Hrudey.” Those two men were key players in the Kings’ only other previous trip to the Stanley Cup final, which ended with a fivegame loss to Montreal in 1993. The current group has gone further than any team in the franchise’s 44-year history. Doughty’s contributions have been impossible to ignore throughout the playoffs and he’s taken it to another level at the most important time — logging a team-high 32 minutes of ice time in Game 2 and scoring a highlight-reel goal to boot. These are exciting times for a Kings team that has steamrolled its competition and only dropped two games since the regular season ended in early April. It would take an upset of historic proportions for New Jersey to win the series. Of the last six Stanley Cup finals that began with the road team winning the opening two games, five ended in sweeps. The other was over in five games. “We really believe we can win a game tomorrow night,” Devils coach Peter Deboer said. “If we do, it’s a different series.” THE CANADIAN PRESS
Drew Doughty celebrates after scoring a goal during Game 2 Saturday in Newark, N.J. JIM MCISAAC/GETTY IMAGES
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Scott Podsednik, right, steals second base as Yunel Escobar covers the bag Sunday in Toronto. AARON VINCENT ELKAIM/THE CANADIAN PRESS
Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista gave Toronto starter Drew Hutchison an early lead by blasting a three-run homer in the first inning. It was more than enough support for the rookie righthander, who held the Boston Red Sox to five hits over seven innings as Toronto avoided a sweep with a 5-1 victory Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre. “Hutch continues to mature right in front of our eyes,” said Blue Jays manager John Farrell. “Staked to a five-run lead, he kept going out and putting up zeroes and keeping the momentum on our side.” The Blue Jays added two
Hutchison (5-2), allowed one earned run, walked one and struck out five. It was his fourth win in five games and lowered his earned-run average to 4.35.
more runs in the second inning to chase Daniel Bard. Toronto (28-26) ended a twogame skid with the victory and moved into a tie with fourthplace Boston (28-26). Both clubs are three games behind the first-place Tampa Bay Rays in the tight American League East.
“Once again I was able to find my arm slot and get into a good rhythm out there,” Hutchison said. “The offence did a great job putting numbers on the board early. I just stayed with (catcher) J.P. (Arencibia) really and the defence was playing great so it was another good outing.” Bautista connected on a 3-2 pitch for his 14th homer of the season. “When he stays with a consistent approach and he has an understanding of what the strike zone is going to be, he’s one of the most feared hitters in baseball,” Farrell said. THE CANADIAN PRESS
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Ricky Ray embraces Argos’ high-tempo training camp CFL. 75 players look to win one of 46 spots on Toronto’s roster under new head coach
QB Ricky Ray throws to a receiver on the first day of practice before cuts begin. The team gathered at the upper practice field at University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus. RICK MADONIK/TORSTAR news service
There was a lot of huffing and puffing on Day 1 of the Toronto Argonauts training camp and no one appreciated the high-tempo pace more than quarterback Ricky Ray. “This has been pretty new for me. This is my 10th year and I’ve never been around a head coach who preaches this kind of tempo in a system that is pretty complex like this one,” Ray, 31, said on Sunday. About 20 minutes into first of two practice sessions, head coach Scott Milanovich had Ray running a no-huddle offence with scrimmages soon following. It looked as if the Boatmen were in a mid-season session instead of the first day of training camp at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus. But that’s the way things operated in Montreal where Milanovich ran the offence for
the past four years, and the 75 players looking to win one of the 46 spots on the Argos better get used to it quickly. “I think it’s definitely going to benefit us in the long run,” said Ray, the team’s undisputed No. 1 QB, who was traded in the off-season from the Edmonton Eskimos where he threw for 24 TDs and 4,594 yards in 2011. “We’ve seen how Montreal has gotten off to hot starts almost every year and I think it has a lot to do with the tempo they have in their practices, which we’re using now. “The biggest strength of Scott is his communication skills. He’s so direct. He lays everything out in front of you. He doesn’t like to leave anything up to guess work. We know exactly what to expect when we come out here and guys aren’t surprised.” As training camp progresses, one of the big things that will emerge is who will be Ray’s No. 1 target as the team tries to rebound from a lastplace 6-12 finish from a year ago in the East.
“Jim Barker (GM) and his staff have done a great job getting people in here to compete and try to take jobs. That’s the nature of pro football. The veterans and rookies better be going full speed on every play.” Head coach Scott Milanovich
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32 MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE W 31 30 29 28 28
L 23 24 24 26 26
Pct .574 .556 .547 .519 .519
GB — 1 11/2 3 3
W 31 28 25 23 20
L 23 25 29 29 33
Pct GB .574 — .528 21/2 .463 6 .442 7 1 .377 10 /2
Cincinnati Pittsburgh St. Louis Milwaukee Houston Chicago
W 32 28 24 23
L 22 27 32 31
Pct .593 .509 .429 .426
Los Angeles San Francisco Arizona Colorado San Diego
Washington Miami New York Atlanta Philadelphia
W 30 31 30 29 28
L 22 23 23 25 27
Pct .577 .574 .566 .537 .509
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23 26 26 30 31 35
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WEST DIVISION Texas Los Angeles Seattle Oakland
BLUE JAYS 5, RED SOX 1
CENTRAL DIVISION Chicago Cleveland Detroit Kansas City Minnesota
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EAST DIVISION Tampa Bay Baltimore New York Boston Toronto
WEST DIVISION GB — 41/2 9 9
Yesterday’s results Toronto 5 Boston 1 Chicago White Sox 4 Seattle 2 Kansas City 2 Oakland 0 Minnesota 6 Cleveland 3 N.Y. Yankees 5 Detroit 1 Tampa Bay 8 Baltimore 4 Texas 7 L.A. Angels 3 Saturday’s results Boston 7 Toronto 4 Baltimore 2 Tampa Bay 1 Detroit 4 N.Y. Yankees 3 L.A. Angels 3 Texas 2 Minnesota 7 Cleveland 4 Oakland 9 Kansas City 3 Seattle 10 Chicago White Sox 8 (12 innings) Tonight’s games — All Times Eastern Minnesota (De Vries 0-1) at Kansas City (W.Smith 1-1), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 6-4) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 2-6), 10:05 p.m. Texas (Feldman 0-3) at Oakland (J.Parker 1-2), 10:05 p.m. Tomorrow’s games Cleveland at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Texas at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.
N BA P L AYO F FS CONFERENCE FINALS (Best of 7) EASTERN CONFERENCE
MIAMI (2) VS. BOSTON (4)
(Miami leads series 2-1) Last night’s result Miami at Boston Friday’s result Boston 101 Miami 91 Tomorrow’s game Boston at Miami, 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s game x-Miami at Boston, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9 x-Boston at Miami, 8:30 p.m.
SAN ANTONIO (1) VS. OKLAHOMA CITY (2)
(Series tied 2-2) Saturday’s result Oklahoma City 109 San Antonio 103 Tonight’s game Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 9 p.m. Wednesday’s game San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. Friday, June 8 x-Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 9 p.m. x — played only if necessary.
Yesterday’s results Arizona 6 San Diego 0 Atlanta 3 Washington 2 Colorado 3 L.A. Dodgers 2 Houston 5 Cincinnati 3 Miami 5 Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 6 Milwaukee 5 San Francisco 2 Chicago Cubs 0 St. Louis at N.Y. Mets Saturday’s results Arizona 4 San Diego 2 Cincinnati 12 Houston 9 L.A. Dodgers 6 Colorado 2 Miami 5 Philadelphia 4 Milwaukee 5 Pittsburgh 1 N.Y. Mets 5 St. Louis 0 San Francisco 2 Chicago Cubs 1 Washington 2 Atlanta 0 Today’s games — All Times Eastern St. Louis (Lohse 5-1) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 4-3), 1:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 5-3) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 3-2), 3:45 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 4-3) at Philadelphia (Worley 3-2), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (Friedrich 3-1) at Arizona (Saunders 3-3), 9:40 p.m. Tomorrow’s games L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 10:05 p.m.
HO CKE Y AHL PLAYOFFS CALDER CUP FINAL (Best of 7)
NORFOLK VS. TORONTO
(Norfolk leads series 2-0) Saturday’s result Norfolk 4 Toronto 2 Friday’s result Norfolk 3 Toronto 1 Thursday’s game Norfolk at Toronto, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9 Norfolk at Toronto, 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10 x-Norfolk at Toronto, 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 x-Toronto at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m. Friday, June 15 x-Toronto at Norfolk, 7:30 p.m. x — played only if necessary.
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E—Punto (2). DP—Boston 2. LOB—Boston 8, Toronto 6. 2B—Ad.Gonzalez (20), Cooper (3). HR—Shoppach (3), Bautista (14). SB— Podsednik (3), Punto 2 (2), K.Johnson (6), Lawrie (8). CS—Cooper (1). Boston Bard L,5-6 F.Morales Atchison R.Hill Toronto Hutchison W,5-2 Oliver Cordero Janssen
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TENNI S FRENCH OPEN At Paris Yesterday’s results
Singles — Fourth Round Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Andreas Seppi (22), Italy, 4-6, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3. Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. David Goffin, Belgium, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (5), France, leads Stanislas Wawrinka (18), Switzerland, 6-4, 7-6 (6), 3-6, 3-6, 4-2 (susp., darkness). Juan Martin del Potro (9), Argentina, leads Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 6-3 (susp., darkness). Doubles — Third Round Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Daniel Nestor (1), Toronto, def. Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram (15), U.S., 6-2, 6-4.
Singles — Fourth Round Dominika Cibulkova (15), Slovakia, def. Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, 6-2, 7-6 (4). Sam Stosur (6), Australia, def. Sloane Stephens, U.S., 7-5, 6-4. Angelique Kerber (10), Germany, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 6-3, 7-5. Sara Errani (21), Italy, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (26), Russia, 6-0, 7-5.
Boy’s Singles — First Round Filip Peliwo (5), Vancouver, def. Laslo Djere, Serbia, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Girl’s Singles — First Round Francoise Abanda, Montreal, def. Belinda Bencic (15), Switzerland, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4). Carol Zhao, Richmond Hill, Ont., def. Justine De Sutter, Belgium, 6-0, 6-1. Olga Doroshina, Russia, def. Erin Routliffe, Caledon, Ont., 6-3, 6-0. Saturday’s results
(Best of 7)
NEW JERSEY (E6) VS.LOS ANGELES (W8) (Los Angeles leads series 2-0) Saturday’s result Los Angeles 2 New Jersey 1 (OT) Tonight’s game — All Times Eastern New Jersey at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Wednesday’s game New Jersey at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9 x-Los Angeles at New Jersey, 8 p.m. Monday, June 11 x-New Jersey at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 x-Los Angeles at New Jersey, 8 p.m.
Singles — Third Round Juan Monaco (13), Spain, def. Milos Raonic (19), Thornhill, Ont., 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4. Doubles — Second Round Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Daniel Nestor (1), Toronto, def. Paul Hanley and Jordan Kerr, Australia, 6-1, 7-6 (0). Mixed Doubles — First Round Klaudia Jans-Ignacik, Poland, and Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, def. Nadia Petrova, Russia, and Daniel Nestor (6), Toronto, 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 (tiebreak).
SATURDAY KINGS 2, DEVILS 1 (OT) First Period 1. Los Angeles, Doughty 3, 7:49 Penalties — Greene LA (cross-checking) 2:54, Mitchell LA (cross-checking) 7:56. Second Period — No Scoring. Penalties — A.Greene NJ (tripping) 9:29, King LA (high-sticking) 13:38. Third Period 2. New Jersey, R.Carter 5 (Zidlicky, Bernier) 2:59 Penalties — Zubrus NJ (interference) 16:55, Doughty LA (hooking) 17:46. Overtime 3. Los Angeles, J.Carter 5 (Penner, Martinez) 13:42 Penalties — None. Shots on goal by Los Angeles New Jersey
9 6 11—32 9 10 3—33
Goal — Los Angeles: Quick (W,14-2); New Jersey: Brodeur (L,12-7). Power plays (goals-chances) — Los Angeles: 0-2; New Jersey: 0-4. Referees — Dan O’Rourke, Chris Rooney. Linesmen — Jean Morin, Pierre Racicot Attendance — 17,625 (17,625) at Newark, N.J.
SCORING LEADERS Kovalchuk, NJ Giroux, Pha D.Brown, LA Kopitar, LA B.Richards, NYR Parise, NJ Briere, Pha Zajac, NJ Doughty, LA Girardi, NYR J.Williams, LA Gaborik, NYR
G 7 8 7 7 6 7 8 7 3 3 2 5
A 11 9 9 9 9 7 5 5 9 9 10 6
AU TO RACING
PGA THE MEMORIAL
x — played only if necessary.
BB SO 6 2 0 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
NHL PLAYOFFS STANLEY CUP FINAL
PT 18 17 16 16 15 14 13 12 12 12 12 11
ATHLE TI CS PREFONTAINE CLASSIC At Eugene, Ore. Saturday’s results Men 100 1, Justin Gatlin, U.S., 9.90 seconds. 2, Nickel Ashmeade, Jamaica, 9.93. 3, Trell Kimmons, U.S., 10.04. 4, Walter Dix, U.S., 10.04. 5, Darvis Patton, U.S., 10.05. 6, Nesta Carter, Jamaica, 10.05. 7, Mike Rodgers, U.S., 10.07. 8. Emmanuel Callender, U.S., 10.14. Shot Put 1, Reese Hoffa, U.S., 21.81 metres. 2, Tomasz Majewski, Poland, 21.60. 3, Dylan Armstrong, Kamloops, B.C., 21.50. 4, Ryan Whiting, U.S., 21.13, Christian Cantwell, U.S., 20.98. 6, Daniel Taylor, United States, 20.16. 7, Justin Rodhe, Kamloops, B.C., 20.13.
NASCAR SPRINT CUP FEDEX 400
At Dublin, Ohio Par 72 Final Round Tiger Woods, $1,116,000 Andres Romero, $545,600 Rory Sabbatini, $545,600 Spencer Levin, $272,800 Daniel Summerhays, $272,800 Jonathan Byrd, $215,450 Matt Every, $215,450 Justin Rose, $192,200 Aaron Baddeley, $167,400 Ryo Ishikawa, $167,400 Greg Owen, $167,400 Luke Donald, $142,600 J.B. Holmes, $119,867 Bo Van Pelt, $119,867 Jim Furyk, $119,867 Davis Love III, $99,200 Vijay Singh, $99,200 Kevin Stadler, $99,200 Blake Adams, $72,540 K.J. Choi, $72,540 John Huh, $72,540 Dustin Johnson, $72,540 Hunter Mahan, $72,540 Charl Schwartzel, $72,540 Ricky Barnes, $40,777 Brian Davis, $40,777 Branden Grace, $40,777 Chris Kirk, $40,777 Stewart Cink, $40,777 Nicolas Colsaerts, $40,777 David Hearn, $40,777 Trevor Immelman, $40,777 David Mathis, $40,777 Pat Perez, $40,777 Kyle Reifers, $40,777 Scott Stallings, $40,777 Cameron Tringale, $40,777
70-69-73-67—279 69-73-72-67—281 69-69-71-72—281 67-72-69-75—283 69-71-74-69—283 71-70-72-71—284 69-75-71-69—284 73-72-71-69—285 69-72-73-72—286 72-70-71-73—286 72-71-76-67—286 71-73-75-68—287 72-75-74-67—288 73-69-75-71—288 72-68-75-73—288 74-72-71-72—289 72-73-69-75—289 72-73-71-73—289 69-77-71-73—290 74-71-77-68—290 71-74-76-69—290 71-71-73-75—290 72-73-77-68—290 73-72-73-72—290 72-72-76-71—291 73-72-74-72—291 74-72-75-70—291 75-70-75-71—291 71-73-73-74—291 72-74-73-72—291 70-75-70-76—291 71-70-75-75—291 71-71-74-75—291 74-73-72-72—291 71-70-73-77—291 66-73-75-77—291 72-74-73-72—291
At Galloway, N.J. Par 71 Final Round Stacy Lewis, $225,000 Katherine Hull, $134,854 Mika Miyazato, $86,752 Azahara Munoz, $86,752 Lexi Thompson, $50,821 Hee-Won Han, $50,821 Anna Nordqvist, $50,821 Alison Walshe, $34,701 Paula Creamer, $34,701 Eun-Hee Ji, $28,794 Ai Miyazato, $28,794 Jenny Shin, $22,272 Sophie Gustafson, $22,272 Na Yeon Choi, $22,272 Karine Icher, $22,272 Amy Yang, $22,272 Yani Tseng, $22,272
65-65-71—201 71-66-68—205 65-73-68—206 69-68-69—206 69-71-67—207 71-67-69—207 69-67-71—207 73-66-69—208 67-70-71—208 71-70-68—209 70-69-70—209 73-68-69—210 71-69-70—210 70-69-71—210 71-68-71—210 74-65-71—210 71-67-72—210
Maude-Aimee Leblanc, $9,920 Lorie Kane, $9,920 Alena Sharp, $2,843
68-75-71—214 73-69-72—214 75-71-74—220
CHAMPIONS PRINCIPAL CHARITY CLASSIC At Des Moines, Iowa Par 71 Final Round Jay Haas, $262,500 Larry Mize, $140,000 Kirk Triplett, $140,000 Fred Funk, $93,625 Tom Lehman, $93,625 Andrew Magee, $70,000 David Eger, $56,000 Jeff Freeman, $56,000 Kenny Perry, $56,000 Mark Calcavecchia, $40,250
66-65-66—197 66-68-68—202 67-73-62—202 70-67-66—203 68-67-68—203 68-68-68—204 69-71-65—205 68-70-67—205 68-69-68—205 68-72-66—206
Also Rod Spittle, $18,929 Jim Rutledge, $13,230
At Dover, Del. Yesterday’s results (starting position in parentheses) 1. (2) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 400 laps, 149.8 rating, 48 points, US$319,411; 2. (6) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 400, 114.6, 42, $250,001; 3. (5) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 400, 118.7, 42, $201,601; 4. (17) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 400, 107, 41, $142,340; 5. (4) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 400, 108.4, 39, $147,904; 6. (12) Aric Almirola, Ford, 400, 94.8, 38, $148,426; 7. (18) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 400, 93.1, 37, $140,204; 8. (11) Joey Logano, Toyota, 400, 95.1, 36, $115,465; 9. (13) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 400, 94.5, 35, $110,015; 10. (21) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 400, 79.7, 34, $128,598. 11. (7) Greg Biffle, Ford, 400, 87.9, 33, $106,205; 12. (16) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 400, 84.7, 32, $132,525; 13. (14) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 400, 117.9, 32, $139,591; 14. (1) Mark Martin, Toyota, 400, 108, 31, $101,480; 15. (3) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 400, 80.8, 29, $135,613; 16. (23) AJ Allmendinger, Dodge, 400, 75, 28, $134,280; 17. (20) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 400, 70.7, 27, $100,805; 18. (10) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 400, 78, 27, $133,121; 19. (24) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 400, 70, 25, $122,138; 20. (22) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 399, 62.8, 24, $117,788. 21. (28) David Ragan, Ford, 398, 63.2, 24, $105,938; 22. (15) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, engine, 364, 76.1, 22, $127,905; 23. (42) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 348, 48, 21, $115,738; 24. (9) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, engine, 338, 61.6, 20, $107,588; 25. (29) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 331, 41.7, 19, $137,705; 26. (19) Carl Edwards, Ford, 318, 80.3, 18, $129,846; 27. (26) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 306, 43.8, 17, $103,702; 28. (31) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 296, 40, 16, $115,496; 29. (8) Kyle Busch, Toyota, engine, 202, 87.3, 15, $129,563; 30. (38) Reed Sorenson, Ford, accident, 124, 34.7, 0, $94,705.
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Time of Race: Three hrs., 15 min., 23 sec. Winner's Average Speed: 122.835 m.p.h. Margin of Victory: 2.550 seconds. Caution Flags: Seven for 32 laps.
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EASTERN CONFERENCE D.C. United New York Kansas City Columbus Chicago Houston New England Montreal Philadelphia Toronto
GP W L 15 8 4 13 8 3 12 8 3 12 5 4 13 5 5 11 4 3 13 5 7 13 3 7 11 2 7 10 1 9
T 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 3 2 0
GF GA 28 19 26 18 17 10 13 13 15 17 12 12 18 18 15 21 8 14 8 21
WESTERN CONFERENCE Real Salt Lake San Jose Seattle Vancouver Colorado Chivas USA Portland Dallas Los Angeles
GP W L 14 9 3 14 8 3 13 7 3 12 5 3 13 6 6 13 4 6 12 3 5 15 3 8 13 3 8
T 2 3 3 4 1 3 4 4 2
GF GA 22 14 27 17 16 9 13 14 20 18 9 14 12 15 15 24 15 21
Saturday’s result New England 2 Chicago 0 Sunday, June 10 Houston at Vancouver, 7 p.m.
FRIENDLIES Last night’s result At Toronto U.S. 0 Canada 0
Pt 27 26 25 18 18 16 16 12 8 3 Pt 29 27 24 19 19 15 13 13 11
metronews.ca Monday, June 4, 2012
Top-seeded Djokovic shaky in French Open victory Rally. Top-seeded man survives scare to come back from two sets down
Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns in his fourth-round match against Andreas Seppi of Italy at the French Open on Sunday. Bernat Armangue/The associated Press
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Novak Djokovic won even though he felt like nothing was working. A much less-known player named David Goffin lost, but he walked out of Roland Garros feeling like the luckiest guy in the world. It was a strange, grey Sunday at the French Open that didn’t always fit the script — and even included an early exit by the top-seeded woman,
Victoria Azarenka. The top-seeded man, Djokovic, punctuated the weirdness, in need of his third career comeback from two sets down to post a fourth-round victory over 22nd-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy, 4-6, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3. “Today, I played a very poor match,” Djokovic said. Goffin, in the draw as a “lucky loser” after falling in qualifying, found himself with a one-set lead against none other than his childhood favourite, Roger Federer, before falling 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. At the end, the 21-year-old got a hug from the
16-time major champion that left him smiling. “I’ve had an extraordinary week,” he said. “I went through the quallies with a bit of luck. Then I played my best tennis. I played three great matches. The icing on the cake was to play here with Roger.” Other than the fact that he grinded it out and won, and that his hopes of winning his fourth straight Grand Slam tournament — the “Novak Slam” — are still alive, Djokovic conceded there wasn’t much to build on from this win, his 25th straight in the majors. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Canadian Daniel Nestor and Belarussian partner Max Mirnyi reached the quarterfinals of the French Open on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-4 defeat of American Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram. • The 39-year-old from Toronto will play in the semifinals against Australian Matthew Ebden and American partner Ryan Harrison.
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