Canada’s youth hockey organization, Hockey Canada, has decided to eliminate its “midget” hockey age category in the face of complaints that the term is insensitive and not inclusive. The “midget” category is not the only category eliminated and replaced by new, more PC terms, Global News reported.Also sent into the ash heap of history are the terms novice, peewee, atom, and bantam. All will be replaced by age-based terms such as “under 7” and “U21.” The new terms, introduced during Hockey Canada’s winter congress in Montreal, will take effect for all minor boys and girls hockey programs governed by Hockey Canada starting with the 2020 season. Two other leagues, BC Hockey and Athletics Canada, already eliminated the traditional hockey categories last year. The move to eliminate the “midget” hockey age category came after a parent whose son suffers from dwarfism became outraged at the designation and began a campaign … [Read more...] about Hockey Canada Drops ‘Midget’ Age Designation Due to Insensitivity
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Hello and welcome to another edition of the L.A. Times soccer newsletter. I’m Kevin Baxter, the Times’ soccer writer. With the MLS season over, we’ll start this week with the U.S. national team which, depending on your point of view, either 1) pulled out of its tailspin with last week’s win over Canada or 2) accomplished nothing since the Americans were outplayed for long stretches by a team they have typically dominated.It’s likely a bit of both.On the positive side, the U.S. did what it had to do, avenging an October loss to Canada – its first to that country since 1985 – by scoring three goals in the first 34 minutes, then cruising to a 4-1 win.Canada hadn’t allowed four goals in a game since October 2016. And with those scores the U.S. erased Canada’s lead in goal differential in the CONCACAF Nations League group standings, leaving the Americans in position to advance to the tournament semifinals with a win over Cuba today in … [Read more...] about Soccer! What did the U.S. men’s team accomplish by beating Canada?
close Video Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for Nov. 19 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines for Nov. 19 are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Canada’s hockey governing body announced Monday it will do away with the term “midget” and other traditional-age categories in its boys and girls hockey ranks. Hockey Canada said the term midget, novice, peewee, atom and bantam would be replaced by age descriptive names from under-7 to U21. The changes were approved by the board of directors at the Winter Congress in Montreal. WASHINGTON CAPITALS' GARNET HATHAWAY EJECTED FOR SPITTING DURING NASTY BRAWL VS. ANAHEIM DUCKS “We believe everyone should feel welcome in the game and in our on-going effort to make hockey more inclusive, the Members at the Hockey Canada Annual Meeting determined that the names of our age Divisions will change,” Michael Brind’Amour, the chair of Hockey Canada … [Read more...] about Hockey Canada to stop using ‘midget’ as age category to make sport ‘more inclusive’
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, CA – It's a known fact that California real estate is expensive. PropertyShark released a list Monday of the 100 priciest zip codes in the U.S., and a whopping 91 entries are in the Golden State — up from 82 last year. Los Angeles County has the highest number of pricey zips of any county nationwide, with 21 of its zip codes making an appearance on the list. But how does La Cañada Flintridge compare to the rest of the country? The 91011 zip code in La Cañada Flintridge ranked 62nd most expensive in the nation, according to PropertyShark, with a median home sale price of $1,710,000. The top 10 most expensive zip codes in the U.S. are: 94027 in Atherton, CA with a median sale price of $7.05 million,>11962 in Sagaponack, NY with a median sale price of $4.3 million90402 in Santa Monica, CA with a median sale price of $4.15 million90201 in Beverly Hills, CA with a median sale price of $4.08 million10007 in New York, NY with a median sale price … [Read more...] about La Canada Flintridge Zip Code Among 100 Most Expensive In U.S.
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, CA — The body of a man was found in a burned back house behind a La Cañada Flintridge home Tuesday morning.Firefighters and deputies responded to a home in the 4400 block of Rockmere Way about 11:30 p.m. Monday and discovered a rear house fully engulfed in flames, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.The fire was declared knocked down just after midnight and a body was later found inside the fire-damaged structure, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Multiple broadcast reports indicated the victim was a man, but authorities could not immediately confirm the victim's gender. No firefighters were hurt and the cause of the fire was under investigationCity News Service contributed to this reportSubscribe … [Read more...] about One Dead In Back House Fire In La Canada Flintridge