NFL owners adopt new anthem policy requiring players to stand on field

NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by U.S. President Donald Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner but requiring them to stand if they come to the field. Commissioner Roger Goodell said the change was approved […]

Stay off the field if you want to protest

AMERICA’S National Football League teams have agreed to fines if their players do not stand on field during the national anthem. Those who want to protest by kneeling during The Star-Spangled Banner must stay in locker rooms and out of the spotlight. During a meeting in Atlanta overnight, NFL team owners voted in favour of […]

Alysha Newman excited to test new poles vs. elite field at Prefontaine Classic

​Pole vaulter Alysha Newman wonders if having her equipment destroyed during a recent Air Canada flight followed by a strong performance in Qatar on little sleep and with borrowed poles has made her a more effective athlete. "It might have made me a better athlete knowing I was able to handle the adversity and perform […]

Pokemon Go update LIVE: New Field Research and Mew release news

Release news has arrived on the launch of the Pokemon Go Research feature. As confirmed by the Pokemon Company earlier this week, the new features are set to go live on March 30. Fans are reporting that their iOS devices are seeing the new Pokemon update arriving, meaning everything is being put in place for […]

The Army is getting ready to field thousands of its new squad marksman rifle

Heckler and Koch The US Army will begin fielding roughly 6,000 Heckler & Koch G28E rifles as the service’s new Squad Designated Marksman Rifle before the end of fiscal 2018. A directed requirement, based on the needs of US Army Forces Command, will ensure that every squad in infantry and other combat units will be […]

Strange phenomenon under Africa threatens to flip Earth’s magnetic field

Earth’s magnetic field is decaying at such a rapid rate that scientists think the poles may flip. New research shows the most significant weakening is happening under Africa, in an area called the ‘South Atlantic Anomaly.’ As well as giving us our north and south poles, the magnetic field blankets the Earth, protecting it from […]

Damian Warner in medal position at indoor track and field worlds

Damian Warner attained personal and season bests and sits second ahead of Friday’s final event in the two-day heptathlon at the world indoor track and field championships. The London, Ont., native began the day in Birmingham, U.K., with a season-best 6.74-second clocking to win his 60-metre heat and match his PB from the Athletics Ontario […]