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Vol. 55 Issue 3: January 2012

  • ON THE COVER: It’s a scoop that we published in December that no one has mentioned anywhere – including online. What is it? This is why you need to subscribe, folks: our subscribers have been reading this news – and more (see below) – for weeks …
  • POWER PLAYS: RENAMING THE WORLD Roger Schmidt reports exclusively from Moscow on the World Curling Federation’s new muscles – and what it could mean for North America
  • THE ZEN OF STICK Guy Scholz kicks off the subscribers-only xM section on the joys – and the surprise values – of stick curling
  • THE CURLING NEWS TV GUIDE All you need to know about television coverage in January – including something very new at the end of the month
  • INTERVIEW: ALL-STAR SCHLAM Larry Wood sits down with Kevin (Don’t Call Me Martin) Allstar, founder of the Bald Power and Swifty Swiffer Grand Schlam series
  • THE DOMINION CLUB CORNER Ontario gets shocked twice as Manitoba, Alberta capture Canada’s Club Championship titles
  • SHALLOW TALENT POOL The Canada Cup highlighted a growing disparity between high-performance men’s and women’s curling, says Fred Rinne, and that’s a big problem
  • TCN NEWSDESK Calendar Girls on Twitter… the Gunner-Reid Tour of Manitoba… the real Cowbell story… Vic and Shannon battle cancer… who was that fuzzy-haired Swedish skip… which Calendar Girl caught Sportsnet Magazine’s eye… and more
  • THEY SAID IT Our popular collection of quotable quotes from around the curling world – including Twitter and Facebook
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