Author name: Connie Harrington

Connie Harrington is a writer for The City Of Edmonton News, where she covers everything from lifestyle, books, sports, education, and tech. She's also a self-confessed geek who loves to talk about science fiction and fantasy. When she's not writing or binge-watching her favorite shows on Netflix.

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Sources: Ex-Angel Fletcher used Mizuhara bookie

David Fletcher, a former Los Angeles Angels infielder currently playing for the Atlanta Braves’ Triple-A affiliate, and a friend of his, who also played in the minor leagues, both bet on sports with the Southern California bookmaker who took wagers from Shohei Ohtani’s longtime interpreter, according to multiple sources detailing the activities. Fletcher, who was […]

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1 in 3 high-profile athletes threatened by bettors

One in three high-profile athletes receive abusive messages from individuals with a “betting interest,” and more than 540 men’s and women’s college basketball players received similar abuse, including death threats, during championship tournaments in March, the NCAA said in a release Friday. The NCAA looked at athletes participating in sports that attract the most betting

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Scheffler cards 66 after jail stint on 'chaotic' day

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sometime around 8 a.m. ET Friday, world No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler was sitting in a holding cell at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections, watching himself being arrested on TV. About two hours earlier, Scheffler had been handcuffed and detained for allegedly not following a police officer’s instructions while trying to

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Tales, trails, and acts of kindness along New Zealand’s 3,000-kilometer Te Araroa trail

The Waiau pass in the Canterbury region of South Island, at 1,870 meters, is another tricky area. One morning, I ascend a loosely formed track full of rolling boulders and scree to reach Waiau Pass; with every step I trudge to reach the summit, I’m engulfed in an icy, cold cloud, and in keeping with

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