TORONTO—Party anthem “Let Your Backbone Slide” helped usher in Canada's early hip-hop movement, and now the influential track by Maestro Fresh Wes will become the first rap song inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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TORONTO—Children's entertainers Sharon and Bram wrapped their farewell tour over the summer, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're slowing down entirely.
HOUSTON—Max Scherzer was taunted over his eyes as a kid. Now he treasures them.
Washington's Game 1 starter in the World Series against Houston has baseball's most unusual orbs: blue on the right, brown on the left, a condition known as Heterochromia iridis.
The NHL could be on the way to its version of “Are You Ready For Some Football?”
The league is announcing a two-year partnership with Green Day that includes an opening song for NBC Sports' “Wednesday Night Hockey.”
Why train your dog with food rewards? A growing body of research says it’s the easiest and most effective way to train.
“Using treats during training is the best way to guarantee that your dog will repeat the behaviour you want,” says the American Kennel Club.
Other methods don’t work as well, experts say, and can even harm your dog and the pet-owner relationship.
NEW YORK—A new venture backed by many of video gaming's biggest publishers is unveiling a network that hopes to be to esports what ESPN has been to traditional sports.
VENN is set to launch in 2020 and aims to give the fragmented esports scene a home base for content with higher production value than gamers are used to with online streaming.
LOS GATOS, Calif.—Move aside, “Friends" and "The Office.” Netflix now has a new gem—a show about nothing.
The company announced yesterday it would start streaming all 180 episodes of “Seinfeld” in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library as the battle for viewers heats up.
NEW YORK—Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like “Just What I Needed,” was discovered dead yesterday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.
TORONTO—A Toronto gallery was deliberately elusive in proving the authenticity of a painting purportedly by the renowned Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau, Ontario's top court said Tuesday as it awarded tens of thousands of dollars in damages to the Canadian musician who bought the piece.
NASHVILLE — A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school’s priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits.
In an email obtained by The Tennessean , the Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville’s St. Edward Catholic School said he consulted exorcists in the U.S. and Rome who recommended removing the books.