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Varlamov: A Volatile Case for the NHL

I’m all in favour of a good conspiracy theory; they often bring to light an underlying issue which the popular media chooses not to report because it could upset mainstream beliefs. However, the Russian media’s response to the recent criminal … Continue reading

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Here Come Los Suns…But Who Else?

Focus on the game. Just compete. Don’t lose sight of your goals. These are likely some of the statements today’s athletes are immune to hearing – most notably when they find themselves in the centre of political action. And to … Continue reading

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Time for a Change: Ab(un)original Team Names

Sports logos and trademarks inspired by Aboriginal or Native American culture have consistently been a topic of debate, but the recent pressure put on the National Football League and Washington Redskins by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has … Continue reading

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