Sports & Recreation, Sociology Of Sports
The Decline of Sportsmanship in Sports Today by Bob West
During a match in Colville, Washington, official Bob West was head-butted by a high school wrestler in 1996 and knocked unconscious. This incident, captured on tape, has been aired on every major network, been discussed on numerous talk shows, and ...
Lacrosse, The Haudenosaunee, and Reconciliation by Travis Taylor
IN 2010, MEMBERS OF THE HAUDENOSAUNEE NATIONALS (formerly the Iroquois Nationals) lacrosse team, representing the Haudenosaunee Confederacy of six Indigenous Nations in North America, were sitting in a hotel in New York City instead of playing on ...
The Recreation Industrial Complex in Canada by Lisa Tink
In recent years, recreation scholars and professionals began calling for a return to municipal recreation’s historical roots as a “public good.” Blaming neoliberal ideology for the current pay-per-use model, these calls for a more inclusive ...
Stories and photos of Canadian women in sport from the popular #superROLEmodels project by Lyndsay Doyle
Adolescent girls are dropping out of sports at an alarming rate, despite having more opportunities than ever before. More than that, mainstream media coverage of women’s sports has declined over the last twenty years, and currently accounts for less ...
My Door to Europe by Denis Gibbons
Hockey My Door to Europe details the author’s personal - sometimes harrowing - experiences covering international hockey, especially behind the Iron Curtain, including the start of youth hockey exchanges between Canada and communist countries. The ...