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Canada: 101 Most Influential Canadians in Baseball

Bob Elliott’s 101 most influential Canadians in baseball… Adnan Virk is # 47 1 By Bob Elliott, Toronto Sun http://www.torontosun.com/2015/01/06/bob-elliotts-top-101-most-influential-canadians-in-baseball First posted: Tuesday, January 06, 2015 03:12 AM EST | Updated: Tuesday, January 06, 2015 04:43 PM EST Russell Martin (DAN HAMILTON, USA Today)  The Kansas City Royals were winning […]

World Cup final pits pope against (former) pope

First, there were humanitarian efforts from Brazil’s churches. Then, official World Cup prayers published by the Church of England. And, most recently, Buzzfeed’s promotion of goalie Tim Howard to the position of America’s “Savior” (in spite of a U.S. team loss.) And now, just days before the tournament’s end, the World Cup has […]

World Cup is against Islam: Scholar

With the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, users of social media were exasperated by a fatwa (religious edict) describing the event as haram (against Islam). An Egyptian scholar appeared in a video clip circulated on social media to announce that soccer matches are haram. He claimed […]