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The “Ovechkin” rule, Why bother?

During the summer the NHL decided to introduce a dress code for players on the ice. No longer are they allowed to tuck in their jersey while on the ice. As stated by the NHL, “Players are not permitted to … Continue reading

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Is the Ruling on Kovalchuk fair?

In the summer of 2010, the New Jersey Devils attempted to sign Ilya Kovalchuk to a 17 year, $102 million contract. There have been many contracts similar to that within the prior few years, which had caused media outrage and … Continue reading

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Critical Reponse Blog- Racism in Sport

Chapter 9 of Dave Zirin’s book “Game Over” goes over some of the racial barriers that are in professional sports today. Many view that racism in sport is something that happened in the 40s when Jackie Robinson broke into Major … Continue reading

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