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Long-time ESPN host and play-by-play man John Saunders has died at age 61. He covered college football, basketball and the NHL for the network for nearly 30 years, joining ESPN in December 1986. Saunders was a respected voice in television. While growing up in Toronto, Saunders developed an unyielding passion for hockey. In 2012, he shared with rolling out…

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The Vancouver Sun injected racism in a recent news article. According to the Toronto Sun, the news outlet ran a story that showcased a victory by the Vancouver Canucks. Jordan Subban, a black hockey player for the Canucks, scored the winning goal. The team celebrated the victory by congratulating Subban. In the caption, the Vancouver…

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The NBA lockout and the relocation of the Thrashers’ hockey franchise left the Deep South’s largest sports market void of wintertime diversions. Since the early 1970s, Atlanta has been home to at least three pro sports teams – the Braves, Falcons, and Hawks – along with intermittent stays by teams in hockey, soccer, and women’s…

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