Stand-up comedy acting as therapy

Robert (Rob) De Boyrie had cue cards in his hands and a stuffed bunny in his pocket. The spotlight beamed on him as he walked on stage and stood in front of the mic.

“So many people think that individuals with schizophrenia are violent psychopaths,” De Boyrie said, “but that’s just only when we’re training for the zombie apocalypse.”

Canada relishing wheelchair basketball gold

With tension building from an evenly contested game over the weekend early in the fourth quarter, the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team put together run that Australia could never match. Canada was golden, again, taking home the hardware after a hard-fought 64-58 win, and listened as “Oh Canada” played while they sat atop the podium. […]

Personal struggle prompts public battle against prostate cancer

Anoop Dogra was sitting in his doctor’s office early this year when he got the terrible news. He had prostate cancer. Dogra admits that the diagnosis was what inspired him to research the disease. He believes he was naïve in thinking that it would not affect him. He was shocked when he got the news.

Germany off to flying start with 4-0 win over Australia

The German’s evolved from a well-oiled machine into an offensive juggernaut as they dominated Australia 4-0 in World Cup action on Sunday in Durban. Lukas Podolski, Miroslav Klose, Thomas Mueller and Cacau scored for Germany while the Australians failed to generate any semblance of an attack throughout the match. Their lone scoring chance—and first of […]