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Van Heusen Releases Men’s Dress Shirt with Magnets Instead of Buttons

PHILADELPHIA—It’s being called “stress-free shirting” by its creator. But its magnetic technology replacing traditional buttons could also be a boon to those whose hand movements are limited. In September, PVH Corp., launched a Van Heusen men’s dress shirt designed with MagnaClickTM adaptive technology. The shirt began rolling out at some JCPenney and Kohl’s stores and online and on Amazon. Hidden …

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New York Giants Solidify NFC wild-card Position in Snapping Dallas Cowboys’ 11-game Win Streak in NFL Action

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — With a no-huddle offence and no-fooling-around defence, the New York Giants snapped the Cowboys’ 11-game winning streak with a 10-7 victory Sunday night, preventing Dallas from clinching the NFC East. Dallas (11-2) hadn’t lost since the season opener against the Giants (9-4), who solidified their position in the NFC playoff chase as the top-wild card team. …

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‘Not Meant to be’ — Maciocia Declines Dream Job with Alouettes

After a six-year hiatus, Danny Maciocia was ready for one more professional football challenge. And what better place for the St-Leonard native to resurface than with the Alouettes? But it seemed like this never was meant to be. “The timing and the fit just wasn’t right. It’s not a good marriage, and it was starting to sound, more and more, …

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Yankees Sign Closer Aroldis Chapman to five-year, $86-million Deal

Boston’s Dave Dombrowski walked up to Brian Cashman outside the room where the winter meeting draft was about to start Thursday and gave the Yankees general manager a slap on the back. “You’re so kind to stop by and say hello to us little guys,” the New York general manager teased. Boston made the splashiest moves at the winter meetings, …

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Lowry Scores 34 Points, Raptors Rally to Beat Celtics

Kyle Lowry scored 21 of his season-high 34 points in the second half to help the Toronto Raptors hold on for a 101-94 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night. The Raptors have won eight of their last nine. Toronto erased an eight-point halftime deficit and led by as many as 11 in the fourth quarter. The Celtics pulled …

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Ekblad, Barkov Lead Panthers to 4-2 Win Over Canucks

Aaron Ekblad gave Florida a three-goal lead early in the third period and the Panthers held on for a 4-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.The Panthers won their first home game under interim coach Tom Rowe. The win was the Panthers’ first in regulation since a victory over Ottawa on Nov. 19, a span of 11 games. …

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Toronto FC Looks Forward to 2017 After Pain of MLS Cup Loss

It was easy, after 120 minutes of regulation and extra time and then the agonizing penalty kicks, to confirm a widely held belief that Toronto teams, in particular Toronto teams owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, are cursed. Going into Major League Soccer’s championship game on Saturday night, fans of the heavily favoured Toronto FC were expecting history to …

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MLS Cup Finalist Sounders the Team That ex-coach Sigi Schmid Built

TORONTO — Most of us did a double take. Ex-Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid was sitting steps away from MLS Cup’s jam-packed news conference room moments before his former team — the Western Conference champs — arrived at TFC’s training ground. For Seattle, it would have been like seeing your maniacal ex sitting front-row at your wedding. Sure, the …

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TFC Poised to Bring That Rarest of Things to Toronto: A championship

Larry Tanenbaum can’t tell you how many games he has attended in his 18 years of ownership involvement with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment — but the number is definitely above the 1,000 mark. Yet Saturday night will be completely different for Tanenbaum, different for MLSE, different for this city. For a company best known for spending money, making money …

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