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An exclusive look at Calgary’s entertainment wrestling scene

Brody Malibu's journey through life in the ring

Brody MalibuIan Mcdonald, also known as professional wrestler "Brody Malibu," is hard to miss in the ring with his glowing tan and bleach blonde hair. Playing the "good guy" lifeguard character, Mcdonald gets the crowd roaring with a blow of his bright-red whistle and a high kick to a bad guy.

Even away from the ring and his Californian character, Mcdonald is usually spending time at the gym, or helping out at wrestling shows. Originally from Scotland, Mcdonald grew up watching wrestling on TV. Certain he was destined to be a professional wrestler, Mcdonald broke the news to his parents when he was 8-years-old.

"To them, it was sort of like joining the circus or something," Mcdonald said with a laugh. "But they knew I meant business, and when I was 16, I decided to give it a try."


The SPORTS Podcast: Calgary Roughnecks defender talks lacrosse

Dan MacRae discusses how this season is going for the 'Necks

MacRaeCalgary Roughnecks defenceman, Dan MacRae is having a great year with his team. Not only is he enjoying his best offensive season, but the Roughnecks are poised to make this years playoffs.

MacRae was born in Oakville, ON., in July 1988, and was drafted sixth overall by the Roughnecks in 2010. He has spent all four of his seasons in the National Lacrosse League with the Roughnecks, including playoffs in 2010 and 2011.


The SPORTS Podcast: The Stampeder Edition

Corey Mace joins the show to talk CFL football

MacePhotoOn this week's edition of the pod, The SPORTS Podcast talked CFL football. You'll hear the hosts make their Grey Cup predictions and a couple of bold guesses about what to expect in the league this year.

We had Calgary Stampeders defensive lineman Corey Mace, join us to talk some Stampeder pigskin, and find out what he is up to in the community.

Listen in to hear his thoughts on the upcoming CFL season and what he thinks about the Stamps being at the top of the list when it comes to the off-season CFL power rankings.


Calgary peewee hockey associations adjust to new bodychecking ban

But is it really making a difference in safety at all levels?


The Calgary minor hockey season is winding to a close, and with it, the first full year of a province-wide ban on bodychecking for all levels of peewee hockey and under which includes kids ages 11 - 12 years old.

Hockey Alberta instituted the checking ban for the 2013/2014 season after forming a committee tasked with reviewing research on injury risks for minor hockey players.