No use denying spectator sport passion

How do you handle sports stress? To be clear, I’m not referring to when you’re playing sports, but when you’re watching a game/match. I personally realize that I can definitely rule out a career as a professional poker player, as I have too many obvious physical reactions. Take Game 5 of the Soo Greyhounds’ playoff series against Owen Sound, for …

NHL has a duty to protect: could fisticuffs on the ice lead to handcuffs?

Employers have a duty to protect: could fisticuffs in the NHL lead to “handicuffs”? Those who oppose fighting tend to do so on moral and civil grounds or legal grounds. Like matters of taste, levels of civility and morality are much more variable than I had realized, thus difficult to argue without sounding righteous or patronizing. Criminal law and employment …

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Ban fighting in hockey because it’s the right thing to do

I’m on the ‘ban’wagon. I want to see fighting banned in hockey. Why? Because it is the right thing to do. Period. Need more reasons? Here are five against fighting. 1. It is wrong to punch people. That’s why in civil society you go to jail for punching people. That’s why in kid’s hockey it is not allowed. No one …