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Vancouver Journal: Canada’s Gay Curling Leagues Take Pride on Ice

Vancouver Journal: Canada’s Gay Curling Leagues Take Pride on Ice

A Pacific Rim Curling League game in Vancouver, British Columbia, in October. Gay curling leagues have blossomed in recent decades, highlighting a distinctly Canadian aspect of modern gay life.
Vancouver Journal: Canada’s Gay Curling Leagues Take Pride on Ice

Vancouver Journal: Canada’s Gay Curling Leagues Take Pride on Ice

A Pacific Rim Curling League game in Vancouver, British Columbia, in October. Gay curling leagues have blossomed in recent decades, highlighting a distinctly Canadian aspect of modern gay life.
Canada Today: Gay Curlers, Fracking Studies and a Payroll Nightmare

Canada Today: Gay Curlers, Fracking Studies and a Payroll Nightmare

A Pacific Rim Curling League match in Vancouver, British Columbia, in October. Gay curling leagues have blossomed in recent decades, highlighting a distinctly Canadian aspect of modern gay life.
An Icy International Rivalry With Warm Relations

An Icy International Rivalry With Warm Relations

The Ardsley Curling Club played host to a match that was part of the competition for the Herries Maxwell trophy. Since 1952, the United States and Scotland have taken turns hosting the competition
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Here's A Good Idea: Curling, But With Cars

Here's A Good Idea: Curling, But With Cars

Have you ever watched curling and thought, man, this is great, but what if the stones were replaced with Soviet-era cars? A Russian insurance agent has! Here is the debut of the resulting sport, from
55-Year-Old Curler Glenn Howard Could Represent Two Countries At The Same Olympics

55-Year-Old Curler Glenn Howard Could Represent Two Countries At The Same Olympics

Glenn Howard has been one of Canada’s top curlers for years, and the four-time world champion is again attempting to represent Canada in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The master strategist and his team,
Curling Tries Out Its Version Of The Three-Point Line

Curling Tries Out Its Version Of The Three-Point Line

One of basketball’s prevailing properties has been its ability to adapt. At moments in its history when the game began to grow stale, from the shot clock to the three-point line and even illegal zone
Canada Accidentally Forced Olympic Hopefuls Into Midnight Curling

Canada Accidentally Forced Olympic Hopefuls Into Midnight Curling

Ah, tiebreaker scenarios: everyone’s favorite chaotic twist to a championship run. Baseball loved them so much, it went ahead and built it into the schedule. Yet some of the wildest tiebreaking
Nina Roth And John Shuster Win Olympic Curling Spots In A Nailbiting Trials

Nina Roth And John Shuster Win Olympic Curling Spots In A Nailbiting Trials

USA Curling held their Olympic trials over the past weekend and officially have their teams for PyeongChang in 2018. The women’s team will be led by Nina Roth alongside Tabitha Peterson, Aileen
Olympic Curling Qualifier Gets Hamstrung By Politeness, Finishes With Insane Danish Shot

Olympic Curling Qualifier Gets Hamstrung By Politeness, Finishes With Insane Danish Shot

One of curling’s unusual features, other than everything else, has been its politeness and sportsmanship. The first page of the official rulebook discusses The Spirit of Curling for a reason, as it

Everything You Need to Know About Curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics

Confused by the rules of curling? Here's how it works
Engineering Marvel of the Winter Olympics: A Broom

Engineering Marvel of the Winter Olympics: A Broom

Smart Broom co-inventors Andrew Flemming, left, Will Hamilton and Geoff Fowler.
Engineering Marvel of the Winter Olympics: A Broom

Engineering Marvel of the Winter Olympics: A Broom

Smart Broom co-inventors Andrew Flemming, left, Will Hamilton and Geoff Fowler.
The Norwegian curling team's pants are the real stars of the Olympics

The Norwegian curling team's pants are the real stars of the Olympics

Before the Winter Olympics in 2010, curling pants were fairly nondescript. Curling, as the New York Times later wrote, was a "sport in which athletes traditionally wear black and draw little notice
Mixed Doubles Is Curling's Breezier, Equally Fun Version, And It Starts Tonight

Mixed Doubles Is Curling's Breezier, Equally Fun Version, And It Starts Tonight

Get jazzed: Curling will soon be on TV again in large amounts, the way the snow sports deities intended. For the 2018 Winter Olympics, there’s even more curling—not just because it’s great, but
In Curling, a Sibling Rivalry Is Put on Ice

In Curling, a Sibling Rivalry Is Put on Ice

Siblings Becca and Matt Hamilton had to transform their on-ice partnership before competing in mixed doubles at the Olympics.
Quincy Jones Dated Ivanka, Facebook Killed Funny or Die 2.7.18

Quincy Jones Dated Ivanka, Facebook Killed Funny or Die 2.7.18

In episode 80, Jack & Miles are joined by comedian Jacquis Neal to discuss professional wrestling, the Olympics, the Quincy Jones interview, how Facebook is ruining online content, Trump's
Curling Fans Want You To Know Curling Isn't As Easy As It Looks

Curling Fans Want You To Know Curling Isn't As Easy As It Looks

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It’s about 36 hours before the Opening Ceremony and in a stadium in the coastal city of Gangneung, there’s a packed house for the first event of the 2018 Olympics: mixed
The U.S. just beat the Russian curling team, but um, what is curling again?

The U.S. just beat the Russian curling team, but um, what is curling again?

The opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics is still a day away, but many don’t realize that a few of the…