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By Dave S. Clark YegNews.com Every sports fan loves a retro jersey. Hockey teams, like the Oilers for example, have recently brought back colours and logos from days of old and made them new again. Now FC Edmonton, a team that is still in its inaugural season, is doing the same. How is the rookie [...]

By Dave S. Clark YegNews Hockey fans will have a great opportunity get a sneak peak at what Canada’s 2012 World Junior team will look like on Saturday night. Rexall Place has been hosting the development camp for the team this week and they cap it all off with a Red team versus White team [...]

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By Dave S. Clark YegNews.com  I was feeling pretty down on Friday morning after I had been at the new racetrack at the Edmonton City Centre Airport for about 10 minutes. My shoes had tripled in weight with all the water they had soaked in. My jacket and pants didn’t have a dry spot left [...]

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By Dave S. Clark YegNews Edmonton city council has given Northlands the approval to spend up to $770,000 on more than 8,000 new seats for Rexall Place. According to Northlands president Richard Anderson, seats typically have a 12-15 year life expectancy and the Rexall Place seats are already 16 years old. Once seats get that [...]

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By Dave S. Clark YegNews For the past five or six years, I’ve been certain to circle one particular weekend in July on my calendar. That is, of course, Indy weekend. I know not everyone feels the same excitement I do about the event — half of the north end has to put up with [...]

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By Dave S. Clark YegNews.com While the North American Baseball League isn’t Major League Baseball, it does boast some of its former stars, most notably Jose Canseco. The 46-year-old has a player/manager role with the Yuma Scorpions, who came to town last week. The six-time MLB all star and two-time World Series champ and his [...]

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By John Korobanik YegNews Edmonton’s Paula Findlay is the best female triathlete in the world today at the young age of 22 years. A bronze medallist at the 2009 Under 23 world championships, the soft-spoken Findlay shocked the triathlon world last year by winning her first-ever World Cup event in Mexico, her first World Championship [...]

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By John Korobanik YegNews.com Watshidimba Patrick Kabongo rolled his penetrating eyes skyward. His tongue began licking his lips, almost salivating, as he began naming all the delicious foods he had to give up last winter. “I had to give up sweets, carrot cake, pecan pie, ah man, peach cobbler, country fried steak, burgers, Wendy’s Frostys,” [...]

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By Dave S. Clark After nearly a 30-year absence, road racing is back in Alberta’s capital. Castrol Raceway, which is located just north of the International Airport, announced today it has started construction of a 2.7-mile road racing course to its facility. The raceway already features a quarter-mile drag strip, a three-eighths mile clay oval [...]

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By Dave S. Clark FC Edmonton plays in the North American Soccer League, which is the second division of professional soccer in North America, below only MLS, which Toronto FC, the Vancouver Whitecaps and David Beckham’s LA Galaxy compete in. FC Edmonton is not your average expansion team. New teams in leagues of all sports [...]

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