Beach rugby squad makes miracle save

They call him ‘Cotton.’ Eric Shannon showed why on Saturday, Sept. 12 when the ball came sailing at the bleachers during a Balmy Beach rugby game. Stepping away from an interview with Beach Metro News, Shannon turned around and caught it, soft-handed. The crowd cheered. So did the Beach players on the field, and their […]

Reporter gets a hot take on firefighting

I was already hanging out the seventh-storey window when I remembered why the fireman said “bend your knees.” Someone who has never rappelled down the side of the Toronto Fire Academy before might get a little tense, even on a sunny day, even with three firefighters working the ropes above. And if that straight-legged rookie […]