a hockey coach gets his way

“The coach is so respected. Your parents send you away and say, ‘Do what he says.’ At that age, you listen. That’s your first step if you want to play pro.” Sheldon Kennedy is a former NHL hockey player. In 1996 Kennedy stepped forward with complaints of sexual abuse by his former junior level hockeyContinue reading “a hockey coach gets his way”

Owning the gold podium

Canada was critisized for it’s “Own the Podium” campaign. Some called it arrogant. Some called it down-right “un-Canadian”. But it has not deterred Canadian athletes from practising what they preach. Canada is still below the United States and Germany in medal counts, but we are leading in the most sought after medal of all–GOLD. DayContinue reading “Owning the gold podium”

The Tiger comes crawling with his tail between his legs

“I’m sorry.” Looking squarely at the camera, those two words poured out of Tiger Woods’ mouth over and over again.  Woods held a news conference today where he delivered a 16 minute scripted apology.  The golfer admitted that he felt that the rules of marriage didn’t apply to him.  He said that because he had worked hard his wholeContinue reading “The Tiger comes crawling with his tail between his legs”