Don Cherry’s comments speak to the history of hockey and Canadian identity
Don Cherry speaking his mind, something not many Canadians do, has started a national conversation.
Choosing profits over democracy is not a good look for the NBA
Professional sports leagues like the NBA now must calculate whether principles rule over dollars. Hopefully, they more consistently choose principle.
Sports journalism has been hijacked by left-wing hacks
On September 21, NBC News published a hit piece on Barstool Sports and its founder Dan Portnoy. What riled up the journalists to go after the popular sports website known for irreverent humour around sports culture? Barstool Sports does not abide by PC pleasantries and instead provides a place where sports and political incorrectness co-exist. It’s a place for the average man to enjoy sports and a semblance of traditional masculinity.
Andrew Luck’s retirement forces debate over violent sports
Not since Barry Sanders, legendary Detroit Lions running back, unexpectedly retired in 1998 has a star NFL player walked away during their most productive years.
Canadians are dead serious about national identity and sports
After years of trying to get star guard Andrew Wiggins to suit up for the national team, this time Basketball Canada took the initiative and decided to leave the 5-year pro and former 1st overall pick at home, not even bothering to invite him to camp.
The Toronto Raptors have united Canada
It’s more important to share in the values that sport affirms, and that’s exactly why millions of Canadians lost themselves in the fever of the past few months. We won’t soon forget this run, and we should remember it for all the right reasons.
Elite young athletes are shunning colleges and turning pro
The benefits of competition means that these players have alternative options. They can ply their trade, improve their skills, gain notoriety, and increase their marketability all while earning professional level salaries.