John Beilein out as Cavaliers head coach: Report

John Beilein out as Cavaliers head coach: Report

John Beilein is out as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers after little more than half a season in the position, ESPN reported Tuesday night. The two sides reportedly had been discussing plans to mutually part ways this week, with The Athletic reporting that Beilein met with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert on Monday to discuss […]

Dallas Stars fire head coach Jim Montgomery, citing ‘unprofessional conduct’

Dallas Stars fire head coach Jim Montgomery, citing ‘unprofessional conduct’

DALLAS—The Dallas Stars have fired head coach Jim Montgomery, citing “unprofessional conduct.” Rick Bowness, who has served as an assistant coach since June 2018, was named interim head coach. “The Dallas Stars expect all of our employees to act with integrity and exhibit professional behaviour while working for and representing our organization,” GM Jim Nill […]

Trump and Trudeau just resolved one trade dispute. Can they head off another?

Trump and Trudeau just resolved one trade dispute. Can they head off another?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau planned to take up trade disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Thursday and meet with congressional leaders on the proposed U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade pact. Trudeau was talking with Trump and U.S. cabinet officials at the White House before meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch […]

Oilpatch reps head east seeking allies among business, civic leaders

Oilpatch reps head east seeking allies among business, civic leaders

Representatives of Canada’s oil and gas industry are headed east this month as the sector looks to rally support among business and municipal leaders. A contingent of oilpatch officials will attend this weekend’s annual meeting of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), a gathering that attracts reps from more than 90 chamber groups across the province. The sector will also have a presence at […]

Orlando Magic hire Steve Clifford as head coach

Orlando Magic hire Steve Clifford as head coach

By Tim ReynoldsThe Associated Press Wed., May 30, 2018 Steve Clifford was there the last time the Orlando Magic were a playoff contender. He’s being asked to make them one again. Steve Clifford, pictured, is replacing Frank Vogel, who was let go after two seasons.  (Nick Wass / The Associated Press) Clifford was announced Wednesday as […]

Head coach among 14 killed in Sask. junior hockey team bus crash

Head coach among 14 killed in Sask. junior hockey team bus crash

Humboldt Broncos head coach Darcy Haugan has been identified as one of 14 victims who died when their junior hockey team bus collided with another vehicle on Friday. The RCMP confirmed 14 fatalities and 15 injuries in the collision in Saskatchewan on Friday.  Police say there were 29 people on the bus at the time of the crash, […]

Podcasts like puttering in a garden in your head

Podcasts like puttering in a garden in your head

By Mark CullenSpecial to the StarBen Cullen Sat., March 31, 2018 There is a way to squeeze more gardening into your life. Podcasts. Increasingly, during long drives, plane travel or even puttering around the house, we find ourselves tuned into them. (For the uninitiated, podcasts are audio productions that can be downloaded to your phone […]