“Why are there so few black hockey players?”
Each week The Friday Sports Dump looks at the world of sports and ridicules the evil that permeates within the sanctity of sports. At the same time, we strive to stay positive by balancing the bad with the pure stories that keep our sports heart blemished but not rotten.
Football isn’t the only sport honoring it’s All-Stars this weekend. With the help of Hollywood, Boston and Canada, we tell you about a little niche sport from little frozen ponds across the world. Sports Explained: Hockey. It’s money and we didn’t even know it.
As the NHL pauses so that its stars can compete in Sochi, Aaron Powers takes the opportunity to assess his pre-season predictions.
One group is shining a light on the culture of “casual homophobia” in pro sports with a simple message: “This needs to stop. Now.”
After seven NHL seasons riding the bench with the Minnesota Wild and being diagnosed recently with Multiple Sclerosis, Josh Harding is on the ice and proving his mettle in the face of adversity.
The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing (no pun intended), and there are dozens of reasons not to miss a single inning.
Justin Ricklefs does some soul searching on youth sports and shares what his family is doing to inject a little joy into the madness.
How do we encourage others to grow and reach the potential we see in them? We lead the way by accepting their loving words of encouragement.
In the face of his toddler’s rejection, Ty Phillips reminds us of the real reason we meet others’ needs.
You’re capable of treating people with chronic diseases with compassion. Sometimes we all need a little help.
They’re more than just sexist jerks, they’re the heroes of a different show.
Dr. Steve explores how relationship building through empowered communication is a corner stone to personal growth.
It was the first time I could prove to myself that I am somehow worthy of such a wonderful gift.
Ethan Gilsdorf remembers the summer of 1977, the year he was ten, and the intersection of boys, violence, and the animal kingdom.
Krushangi Maisuria is finishing high school this year. But her wisdom vastly exceeds her age.
Patrick Sallee was so offended by an article on how to train your husband that he had to respond.
As we lose one of our own, we do as he would have done. Carry on, and love always.
Steve Errey draws the line between presenting yourself as a confident man and an arrogant jerk.
Living in New England in mid-winter, it’s necessary to learn to conjure up a sense of hope, even with the snow piling up outside the window.
You deserve more money, here’s how to get it.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.