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Raptors fans rally to support NBA All-Star DeMar DeRozan in battle over depression

Since the Raptors Demar DeRozan broke his silence a few weeks ago about his struggles with depression, he’s been overwhelmed with the response he’s getting from fans.  DeRozan first went public about dealing with depression on Twitter in mid-February and he’s been hearing from people ever since. His message resonated with a group of young fans who wanted to show DeRozan ...

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Raptors' DeMar DeRozan amazed by support over his depression

He may be an Olympic gold medallist, an NBA all-star, and the face of the Toronto Raptors, but DeMar DeRozan has never experienced anything like the outpouring of support he’s received since speaking publicly about his ongoing struggle with depression. “The last week has been one of the most incredible things that I’ve witnessed. Period,” said DeRozan on Tuesday after ...

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Formula E stars gather at the Mexico E-Prix to support #3500LIVES campaign's golden rule on the use of child safety seats

Formula E stars gather at the Mexico E-Prix to support #3500LIVES campaign’s golden rule on the use of child safety seats Today, Renault e.Dams champion Sébastien Buemi and the Techeetah Formula E Team with drivers Jean-Éric Vergne and André Lotterer, and Team Principal Mark Preston, visited the FIA Stand at the Mexico E-Prix and showed their support for the use ...

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Stephen Curry to auction shoes in support of My Brother's Keeper

WASHINGTON (AP) — You can own a pair of shoes worn in a game by Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry — and support a cause, to boot. Curry posted on Instagram that he’ll be auctioning off the sneakers he wore in Golden State’s game at the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night to raise money for My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. ...

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Canada's #MeToo Movement Stretches Limits Of Sexual Assault Support Centres

The #MeToo movement has sparked a surge in demand for sexual assault services across Canada, but organizations that support survivors are struggling to keep up. “This is a definite shift in culture where survivors are feeling safer to come forward and we need to be able to respond,” said Deb Tomlinson, CEO of the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services. ...

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Cubs' Anthony Rizzo heads home to offer support after Florida shooting

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is departing spring training for his home in Parkland, Florida, to offer support in the wake of a deadly shooting at his former high school. Rizzo was travelling Thursday, the team said. He had been an early arrival in Arizona, where Chicago’s position players are set to report Monday ahead of the club’s first ...

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Sobeys Cuts Support For Expo Featuring David Stephan

A national grocery chain said on Sunday that it’s no longer a sponsor of a series of “wellness” expositions where a man convicted in the death of his toddler was listed as a featured speaker. Sobeys had been sponsoring the Health and Wellness Expos of Canada, which on Sunday morning listed David Stephan as a speaker at events this month ...

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Report: Signed players likely to appear at free-agent camp to show support

When pitchers and catchers report to spring training next week, things could look strikingly different because of a potential separate camp sponsored by the players’ union involving free agents. It turns out, however, free agents may not be the only ones in attendance if the camp does occur, as a source tells The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal that signed players are ...

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