Sometimes we forget that being a professional athlete is a job. It’s a job performed by human beings. So when a trade occurs, it’s easy to lose sight that a person just switched companies–moving from a place, a group of people, a city–and their life has been turned upside down. These players aren’t just switching […]Read more "Alex Burrows’ Goodbye Letter Shows The Impact Trades Have on Players"
For the hockey lovers out there, here are the final rankings for the Canada Junior Hockey League (CJHL).Read more "Brooks Bandits Finish As Top Team in CJHL"
When it comes to amateur athletics, especially intercollegiate sports, we often lose sight of the fact the experience these young women and men are receiving is much bigger than their athletic pursuits. My case in point is the annual hockey game between Canada’s Royal Military College and the U.S. Army service academy. This game is […]Read more "Amateur Sports: About More than the Game"
A CFLer has inked a multi-year deal with a NFL team. This type of news makes my day. The CFL is considered a backwater in football circles. Many college athletes won’t even consider coming north of the border if their NFL dreams have been dashed. The CFL is different, there is no doubt. But, it is […]Read more "Adam Bighill Makes the Jump to NFL"