Big test passed as Canada beats New Zealand in OT

Big test passed as Canada beats New Zealand in OT

These have been very important learning times for the men’s basketball team, great experience for what might await when things are real, and they continue to pass each test. They got into a knock-down, drag-‘em-out physical battle with New Zealand early this morning and survived quite well, winning 103-100 in overtime for their second successive […]

CIBC reports jump in bad loans even as profit beats estimates

CIBC reports jump in bad loans even as profit beats estimates

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is seeing an uptick in bad loans, providing validation to short-seller concerns that credit conditions are worsening. Investors and analysts have been watching for signs of deteriorating loans since short sellers earlier this year said that CIBC and other banks are ill-prepared for worsening credit conditions. CIBC’s soured-loan provisions totalled […]

Auger-Aliassime beats fellow Canadian Shapovalov, will play Nadal in Madrid

Auger-Aliassime beats fellow Canadian Shapovalov, will play Nadal in Madrid

MADRID — Felix Auger-Aliassime fought through a tight match on Sunday to beat fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov in the first round of the Mutua Madrid Open. Auger-Aliassime took the victory 6-2, 7-6(7) following a close second set that saw the long-time friends exchange leads multiple times. The win means the 18-year-old from Montreal will face […]

Comcast beats out Fox in auction for broadcaster Sky

Comcast beats out Fox in auction for broadcaster Sky

LONDON—Comcast Corp. made a knockout $ 39-billion (U.S.) bid for Sky Plc, putting the U.S. cable giant in line to acquire Europe’s largest satellite broadcaster after a months-long battle with 21st Century Fox Inc. Comcast’s final offer of 17.28 pounds a share exceeded the top bid of 15.67 pounds from Fox, which was backed by […]

Cleveland beats Angels, have now won 27 of 28 games

By Steve DilbeckThe Associated Press Thu., Sept. 21, 2017 ANAHEIM, CALIF.—It’s time for the 2017 Cleveland Indians to be introduced to the one and only . . . 1884 Providence Grays. They share some unlikely history, the two teams, which played a mere 141 years apart, as they are the only two clubs to have […]