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Jordan Procyshen tastes the big-time with the Boston Red Sox — On the morning of July 13, Jordan Procyshen strides reverently into Fenway Park's empty right-field bleachers. His destination - Section 42, Row 37, Seat 21. Which is precisely 502 feet from home plate. Which - courtesy of Ted Williams' bat in 1946 - is where Fenway's longest-ever homer had landed (hitting the straw hat of the gentleman perched there).

Review: Energy flows at this year’s folk fest — Numbers may have been down slightly, but the sun was up and the music energetic and eclectic as the 35th Calgary Folk Music Festival drew to a close Sunday evening. Closing out to the strains of Matt Andersen, the Leslie Feist-AroarA-Snowblink indie superband HYDRA and alt-rockers the Jayhawks, organizers were lauding the event a success, even though all four days did not sell out.

Cabbies skeptical of fines punishing puking partygoers — A new $100 fine aims to crack down on Calgary partygoers who vomit in taxicabs, but drivers say they'll have little recourse if their puking passenger is too drunk or belligerent to pay up.
Jul 28, 2014

Imagine telling someone so drunk they puked in your car that oh, by the way, they also owe you $100:… #yyc

Mark Cundari eyeing full-time job on the Calgary Flames blueline — It's not lost on Mark Cundari, of course. He knows full well that a handful of defenders have vacated the premises. However, even without those relatively seasoned presences - Shane O'Brien, Chris Butler, Derek Smith, Chad Billins, Chris Breen - Cundari isn't expecting a paved path to the Calgary Flames' opening-day lineup.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @HeraldHockey: Mark Cundari eyeing full-time job on the Calgary Flames blueline #flames

Calgary runner makes history in world’s toughest race — Lone Pine, Calif. - When Calgary marathon runner Lorie Alexander showed up at the starting line of the world's toughest foot race last Monday she had something to prove. She had run the Badwater 135 Ultramarathon three times before.
Jul 27, 2014

RT @VancouverSun: Calgary runner makes history in world’s toughest race

RCMP investigating after kayaker found dead at Upper Kananaskis Lake — A 42-year-old kayaker was pronounced dead at Upper Kananaskis Lake on Saturday afternoon despite efforts from witnesses to save the man. RCMP say they were dispatched to the area around 1 p.m. Saturday for a report of an unconscious man, who had been pulled to shore at Upper Kananaskis Lake.
Jul 27, 2014

RT @calgaryherald: RCMP investigating after kayaker found dead at Upper Kananaskis Lake Saturday

Family of murdered 18-year-old express anger at police investigation — The family of an 18-year-old Calgary man who was found murdered nearly three weeks after his family reported him missing are alleging police mishandled the case and racially profiled the teen. Colton James Crowshoe's father and aunt say as family and friends searched "non-stop" for the missing man throughout July, police dismissed the family's pleas, downplayed their version of events and lacked empathy and action.
Jul 27, 2014

"I miss him so much." Family of murdered teen hosting candlelight vigil at Abbeydale Community Centre 7 p.m. tonight:…

Ewart: Enbridge falls short of pledge — Enbridge's commitment to safety and environmental protection is looking a little shaky after the National Energy Board stopped work along a crude oil pipeline in Manitoba following an inspection that turned up "numerous non-compliances" around maintenance. The NEB's concerns are with the land around Line 3 near Cromer, Man., not the actual pipe or the $7.5-billion project to replace the half-century-old pipeline.

Free agent Mark Cundari signs new deal with Flames — Mark Cundari is the latest of the Calgary Flames' restricted free agents to sign on the dotted line. The Woodbridge, Ont., native agreed to a one-year (two-way) pact Saturday morning - following the team's deals with Joe Colborne and Joni Ortio this week.