Hockey by all accounts is perhaps one of the least diverse in terms of people of colour. Despite efforts to date to be an open and more inclusive sport, racism in hockey, unfortunately still exists at all levels. In recent years, however, it has reached disturbing levels both on and off the ice.
It's a big day for for a young man. 20 year old Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will finally step into the spotlight as a Major League Baseball player on Friday, with the Toronto Blue Jays.
When LeBron James made “The Decision” to leave the Cavaliers in 2010, his jersey was burned all over Cleveland and he went from one of the most beloved to most disliked athletes overnight before bouncing back in more recent years.
The number of young people suffering concussions has been steadily rising. In 2015, Statistics Canada reported that 23 per cent of adolescents had sustained a head injury. With the increase of media coverage, concussions in sports has been getting a lot of attention.