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Gretzky Statues Vandalized in Ontario Hometown

(BRANTFORD, Ontario) — Two new statues of hockey great Wayne Gretzky have been vandalized in his hometown. Police in Brantford, Ontario, say they are studying a...

Wayne Gretzky: The Great One Skates Away

Mortality doesn't often present itself so obviously. Last Friday, Wayne Gretzky sat on a dais at Madison Square Garden, watching clips from his childhood and...

Sport: Hockey's Great Gretzky

A 20-year-old sensation rewrites the record books Two years ago, Hockey Legend Gordie Howe had some advice for Rookie Wayne Gretzky: "No matter how much you...

Sport: Good Grief, Great Gretzky

No. 99 gets No. 77 and No. 78 and No. 79 and. He would be the Great Something if not Gretzky. So even the soaring alliterative quality of his name is...

Call It the Independent Oscar Awards

The Independent Spirit Awards acted as a dress rehearsal for the Oscars, honoring worthy films that not many people have seen

A Friend of the Hockey Court

On June 1, I start shooting the biggest movie of my career. It's called A Couple of Dicks and stars both comic genius Tracy Morgan and one of my longtime...

Milestones Oct. 8, 2007

DIED In the art world, Canadian painter Ken Danby was more commercial than cool. But if some critics turned up their noses at his realistic images--of the...

It's Game On, Canada!

Just before the opening of the Torino Games, the two top officials of the Canadian Olympic Committee (C.O.C.), Chris Rudge and Michael Chambers, each talked...

A Devastating Defeat

Dany Heatley dribbled a soft pass to Jarome Iginla in front of the Russian net that the former leading goal scorer in the National Hockey League would normally...

It's Now or Never

Hockey players from the NHL know a thing or two about pressure. But how do they stay cool when the reputation--even the identity--of their country rests on...

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