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Concussions: Part 1

Not many people understand why I am an advocate for concussion awareness. My experience with concussions was horrible, to say the least, and everyone in this sport or any other high impact sport needs to understand the risks before they jump in head first. 444 more words


Professional Athlete of the Week: Christine Sinclair

One of Canada’s best footballers (soccer players), Christine Sinclair is one of the top female goal scorers in the game. According to CBC Canada, she is so special because she’s “one of the game’s most prolific scorers and a talisman for Canada. 176 more words

Women In Sports

COPA America 2016: Big Names Missing From Brazil's 40-man Preliminary List.

2016 Copa America games is about two months away and a total of 40 names have been selected for the football tournament by Brazil’s national team coach, Dunga. 491 more words

General News

Onwards and Upwards

So with the conclusion of the World Mixed Doubles and Seniors Curling Championships, the 2015-2016 curling season’s really come to an end.  (And not just because all of my gear’s now in the trunk of my car, waiting to come inside when I clear some space downstairs.) I’ve already taken a look back on my own part of the season and what’s ahead for me, but… there’s also the federation that I curl with. 779 more words

Working for Kidney Patients Inside and Outside the Lab

For Relypsa, a biotech innovation company based in Redwood, CA, it’s not enough to develop life-saving therapeutics for kidney patients.

“Our mission is to improve the lives of patients on all levels,” said Alex Dobbin, Associate Director of Investor Relations at Relypsa. 307 more words

Kidney Walks

Race Gender Media - U.S. Women Soccer Stars Demand Equal Pay

I never knew this but the lowest women’s national players get paid as much as someone who flips burgers at McDonalds.The thing that sticks out to me the most is hockey has the highest minimum salary.  287 more words

Poland's second string Finnish the job (Report & Ratings)

by Ryan Hubbard

A riotous performance saw Poland hit five goals for the third time under Adam Nawałka, as Finland were put to the sword with a comprehensive 5-0 victory in Wrocław, in the Poles’ final game before their Euro 2016 warm-ups in June. 1,262 more words

Ryan Hubbard