Professional women's hockey is trying to emerge from a crisis by creating a players' union to improve pay and working conditions.
If hockey is to be a sport that brings people together and fosters what’s best about Canada, it needs to reckon with Canada's -- and hockey's -- history of racism and settler colonialism.
When the Canadian Women's Hockey League announced it was folding, it was seen as a setback for women's hockey. But history suggests the death of one hockey league leads to new opportunities.
Almost 50 years ago, a white, non-American athlete supported Black athletes protesting racial injustice. Peter Norman paid a price for taking a stand. Canada's Sidney Crosby is no Peter Norman.
As the NFL Draft starts in Chicago, it is important to remember that most college athletes need to pay attention to their academic life: only about 4% will go on to play professionally.