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Hespeler’s little heavyweight forgotten by history- ‘He changed all professional sports, but at a great personal loss to himself.’

Hespeler’s little heavyweight forgotten by history- ‘He changed all professional sports, but at a great personal loss to himself.’

Waterloo Region Record By Greg Mercer CAMBRIDGE — Tommy Burns exploded out of his corner, catching Jack Johnson by surprise with a punch in the mouth. Johnson, the big, black fighter, spat blood through gold teeth and goaded…
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Pro baseball- The Waterloo Whiskey Jacks

Pro baseball- The Waterloo Whiskey Jacks

Waterloo Region Record By Greg Mercer WATERLOO — The Waterloo Whiskey Jacks have hired city councillor Brian Bourke as the general manager who will help them bring professional baseball to the region this spring. Bourke, elected…
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National Basketball League Coming To Waterloo Region

National Basketball League Coming To Waterloo Region

Waterloo Region Record By Christine Rivet WATERLOO REGION — The race for the hearts, minds — and pocketbooks — of basketball fans in Waterloo Region is on. The National Basketball League of Canada is making a pitch, similar…
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Rim Park Renovations

Rim Park Renovations

Source: The Record In addition to a near $1 million-operating subsidy in 2015 Waterloo will spend another $600,000 to upgrade artificial turf at RIM Park. Councillors voted Monday to do the upgrades, and spend another…
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