In soccer what’s good for FIFA’s European business is not necessarily good for Africa.
On the heels of the CBC report on sexual abuse in amateur sport, David Telles-Langdon calls for a real way to protect young athletes.
Police failed to stop Darren Sharper’s rape spree–but they could have.
R.V. Murphy considers the recent buzz about hockey in Seattle.
Hours before the regular season kicks off, Raymond Muprhy takes a look at the NFL Champion Seahawks and muses about the phenomenon and their chances in the coming season.
Writer Ray Murphy covered hockey at every level – from youth leagues to the NHL – in 25 years as a sportswriter. Here he talks about the prospects of a Seattle NHL team.
Ichiro’s image was linked in my mind with my father, my cousins and uncles, the members of my Japanese American family who love baseball. Ichiro is Japanese, not Japanese American, but seeing him at the plate reminded me of those Ansel Adams pictures, taken of Japanese American players during World War II, behind barbed wire. Ichiro was a Japanese man, succeeding wildly at an all-American pastime.
Direct from the creative minds of New York filmmakers Kat Vecchio and Joe Mihalchick is This Is How I Roll—a fresh STIFF documentary depicting men who actually strive to skate, hit and dominate just like the ladies.
In order to review Back Back Back, a play about three baseball players who struggle with the decision to use steroids, we appropriately sent a baseball fan with some knowledge of the issues at hand. That baseball fan also happened to be Star theater critic, John Allis.
The holders of the US Open Cup, our Sounders, would normally meet with the holders of the MLS Cup, the LA Galaxy. Not this year. This time the opponent is Club Jaguares de Chiapas from Mexico. And in keeping with the name of Community Shield, the community can watch the game in the stadium for free. How groovy is that?