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International, Politics, Society

Joining others, the NHL and its players cancel games to protest racism

Call it the bubble bursting. On Thursday–after apparently trying to skate past the issue for most of the week–National Hockey League players joined their professional brothers and sisters in sports leagues across North America to protest racism, police violence and, »

Society

Calgary Flames coach facing allegations of racism

For the second time in less than a month, hockey is back in the headlines for–what staunch supporters will tell you–are all the wrong reasons. In what seems like a heartbeat ago, everybody was venting–pro or con–about the firing of »

International, Politics, Society

Toronto Raptors join anti-Trump ranks

Players on the Toronto Raptors, Canada’s only National Basketball Association team, have joined the growing number of North American professional athletes disgusted by some of U.S. President Donald Trump’s words and policies. Raptors officials confirmed a report Thursday in the »

International, Society

Colin Kaepernick’s unlikely saga could lead to Montreal….maybe

Could Colin Kaepernick be playing football in Canada in the not-too-distant future? Nobody’s holding their breath right now, except perhaps Montreal Alouettes fans who have seen their team struggle through a terrible season. Kaepernick, of course, is the National Football »