We Cannot Defeat Death

If you’ve been reading what current and former NBA players have been saying about Kobe Bryant since his death yesterday, you’ll know that his peers considered him one of the greatest basketball players of all time. And next to that, you’ll also know they considered him one of the fiercest competitors in NBA history. That’s…

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What Do They Stand For?

We know why Colin Kaepernick took a knee, but do we know what he stands for? I don’t think we do, and I’m not sure Kaepernick does either. Last year, when American soccer player Megan Rapinoe took a knee during the American national anthem, she explained that she did so as a “little nod to…

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P.K. Subban and the NHL’s White Way

Three years ago, an article from The New Yorker asked, “Can P.K. Subban win over hockey’s stoic traditionalists?” At the time, the Montreal Canadiens’ star player had already become one of the youngest defencemen in National Hockey League (NHL) history to win the Norris Trophy, an award given to the NHL’s best defencemen. Subban is…

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