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Podcast pick: Better Lait Than Never

This week's podcast recommendation is the latest Oilersnation podcast from the fellow known as Baggedmilk, this time leading a solo effort with plenty of input from fans.

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Podcast pick: Real Life Podcast

With the Oilers off to a shockingly strong start this season, you might want to listen to a little extra hockey talk these days. Oilersnation — the "home for Edmonton Oilers coverage, news, analysis, rumours and scores" — is happy to oblige.

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The podcast art for Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast.
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Podcast pick: Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast

The Loyal Company of the River Valley (LCRV) Podcast, dedicated to covering the FC Edmonton soccer club, released its 300th episode last week.

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Edmonton's football team will now be known as the Elks

After consultations with fans, players, and coaches, Edmonton's CFL team has announced it will move forward as the Edmonton Elks.

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A newspaper clipping from 1930, featuring seven women and their coach, under the headline "The World's Greatest Basketball Team."
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A moment in history: May 6, 1930

Look back at the world-famous success of the Edmonton Grads, who won championship after championship in the first half of the 20th century, captured in clippings collected by Vintage Edmonton.

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A moment in history: March 4, 1980
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A moment in history: March 4, 1980

On this day in 1980, Jim Matheson raised the alarm about a lack of scoring from the Oilers' top line — experience some déjà vu with the help of clippings gathered from Vintage Edmonton.

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Podcast pick: The Turf District
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Podcast pick: The Turf District

We draw your attention to The Turf District, a new incarnation of a long-running podcast that covers the Edmonton Football Team with passion and camaraderie.

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A moment in history: Feb. 11, 1920
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A moment in history: Feb. 11, 1920

On this day 101 years ago, "women curlers" at the Royal Curling Rink got some attention in the local press; the sport remains popular, but the pandemic has taken its toll on this season

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