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Horry Scale: Gerald Green's corner 3 caps Houston Rockets' comeback victory over Phoenix Suns

A reminder on The Horry Scale: It breaks down a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety night in November?) and celebration. Then we give it an overall grade on a scale of 1-5 Robert Horrys, named for the patron saint of last-second answered ...

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Robert-Falcon Ouellette's Remarks On Gerald Stanley Are 'Reckless': Grand Chief

Comments made by a federal MP about Gerald Stanley’s acquittal are “reckless” and could lead to more violence, a Manitoba grand chief said Monday. Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette told the Winnipeg Free Press that he felt sorry for both the Boushie and Stanley families. “I’m really sorry for the Boushie family. But I’m also sorry for the Stanley family … ...

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NDP Pushes Reforms To Canada's Jury Selection Process After Gerald Stanley Verdict

Federal New Democrats are pushing Liberals to reform Canada’s jury selection process after a white Saskatchewan farmer was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of a young Indigenous man. Gerald Stanley was acquitted Friday in the 2016 shooting death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie, a member of the Red Pheasant First Nation. The verdict has sparked outrage… HuffPost ...

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Gerald Stanley Verdict Prompts Call To Action From Aboriginal Politicians

A new wave of mainstream Indigenous politicians in Canada is seeking to harness anger about the Colten Boushie verdict into a unifying call for action. “We can stand together even if we are apart,” said Aaron Paquette, a First Nations Metis artist who was elected to Edmonton city council last fall. “We’re more than our daily (or centuries of) battles. ...

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Trudeau's Comments On Gerald Stanley Acquittal Are Inappropriate, Conservative MPs Say

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are accusing Justin Trudeau of “political interference,” after the prime minister responded to the acquittal of a white farmer in the death of a young Indigenous man by saying the criminal justice system has to “do better.” Trudeau made the comments after a jury in Battleford, Sask., Friday found Gerald Stanley not guilty of second-degree ...

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Gerald Stanley GoFundMe Fundraiser Won't Be Removed, Company Says

An online fundraiser for a man acquitted of second-degree murder will remain online despite calls for its removal. The fundraiser is for Gerald Stanley, acquitted Friday in the shooting death of Cree 22-year-old Colten Boushie. “Given the jury verdict, this campaign does not violate our terms of service,” GoFundMe spokeswoman Rachel Hollis told HuffPost Canada in an email. A Saskatchewan ...

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Gerald Stanley Not Guilty In Colten Boushie’s Death

A jury has found a Saskatchewan farmer not guilty in the fatal shooting of an Indigenous man. Gerald Stanley was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie from the Red Pheasant First Nation in August 2016. The jury deliberated for 13 hours before reaching its decision. Stanley, 56, turned and looked into the gallery after the ...

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Gerald Stanley Trial: Lawyers Rejected Indigenous Jurors, Boushie's Family Says

BATTLEFORD, Sask. — Family members of a Cree man shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm say they are upset no visibly Indigenous people were chosen as jurors to oversee the murder trial. A jury pool of over 200 people showed up Monday in Battleford, Sask., and 12 were chosen to determine the guilt or innocence of Gerald Stanley. Stanley, ...

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