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Rogers Deal With NHL Exemplifies Power in Sport

On November 26th, 2013 Rogers Communications and the National Hockey League (NHL), officially agreed on a 12 year deal worth over $5 Billion, to give Rogers national television rights to all NHL games, including all playoff games on all platforms, … Continue reading

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Racism in Sport (Critical Response Blog)

In chapter 9 of Dave Zirin’s “Game Over”, he discusses the racial barriers and other hurdles that still exist in professional sports today. Zirin went into detail about how sport is considered one of the least racist sectors in today’s … Continue reading

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NHL Hybrid Icing, Here to Stay?

This year in the NHL, many new rule changes were incorporated in order to increase player safety and prevent serious long term injuries. One of the major rule changes in the NHL, was the adoption of a hybrid icing rule, … Continue reading

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