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Wheels … and fans … falling off Eskimos wagon in sixth-straight loss

Wheels … and fans … falling off Eskimos wagon in sixth-straight loss

The wheels haven’t just fallen off on what was once a promising season for the Edmonton Eskimos, fans have also begun jumping from the bandwagon that was previously packed on the way to a 7-0 start. On Saturday, a pick six by Chris Randle handed the Eskimos their sixth-straight loss. The 37-yard interception return for a touchdown with 2:46 left in the final frame blew open what had been a tight tilt as fans began filing out of Commonwealth Stadium on the way to a 28-19 Winnipeg win. Perhaps the writing was on the wall in a first half that saw the Eskimos get off to yet another slow start on the way to an 8-0 Winnipeg lead. Especially considering Edmonton has had trouble getting out of the gates on this losing skid, having failed to lead after 15 minutes in all six games by a cumulative score of 36-10


Still some concerns for Oilers this season

Still some concerns for Oilers this season

When you score 33 goals in eight exhibition games and you win more pre-season games (six) than anybody else in the NHL, maybe it’s a tad tacky to critique the Edmonton Oilers.


Hoarding – Milner Library Revitalization

102 Avenue, from 99 Street to 100 Street NW Ongoing through Thursday, August 1, 2019, 3pm


New Select Restaurant turns the page on the original Cafe Select

New Select Restaurant turns the page on the original Cafe Select

Reputation can be both a blessing and a curse in business as in relationships, no matter how much one struggles to reinvent oneself.


Cardinals snatch victory from 49ers in dying seconds of OT

Carson Palmer threw 19 yards to Larry Fitzgerald with 32 seconds left in overtime for the game’s only touchdown and the Arizona Cardinals escaped with an 18-15 victory over the winless San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.


Coyotes’ Domi calls for stricter immigration after Edmonton attacks

Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi called for stricter immigration controls on Sunday in the wake of a violent attack in Edmonton.


Brooke Henderson wins 5th LPGA title at New Zealand Women’s Open

Brooke Henderson won the weather-delayed New Zealand Women’s Open on Monday, finishing off a 3-under 69 for a five-stroke victory.


CBC Edmonton cancels Night at the Needle after suspected terror attack

CBC’s Night at the Needle event has been cancelled because of the acts of suspected terrorism in Edmonton late Saturday and early Sunday.


Bautista picks up an RBI in potential final game as a Blue Jay

Jose Bautista singled off the wall and hit a sacrifice fly in what was probably his final game with Toronto, and the Blue Jays edged the playoff-bound New York Yankees 2-1 in their regular-season finale Sunday.


Alberta chasmosaur fossil could shed light on the strange-looking horned beast

Two years after paleontologist Jordan Mallon of the Canadian Museum of Nature and his team discovered the skull of a chasmosaur while going through a dinosaur bonebed in Alberta, he finally got to see a helicopter lift it into the air.


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