Category: Columns

George Chin: A Hockey Star Overlooked, But Not Unseen

George Chin: A Hockey Star Overlooked, But Not Unseen

CKSN Staff- May 7, 2021

George Chin, front row, far left, and the 1949-1950 Chatham Maroons. Star hockey players of Asian decent playing for the Chatham Maroons Perhaps the best ... Read More

Scott Bacik, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Scott Bacik, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

CKSN Submissions- May 5, 2021

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes who have ... Read More

Mike Marson Was The Second Black Player In NHL History…And A Chatham Maroon

Mike Marson Was The Second Black Player In NHL History…And A Chatham Maroon

CKSN Staff- May 4, 2021

When you hear about the history of Black hockey players in the NHL, most know about Willie O'Ree, who broke the NHL's colour barrier in ... Read More

Chatham Colored All-Stars Belong In The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Chatham Colored All-Stars Belong In The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

CKSN Staff- May 3, 2021

When you discuss influential baseball teams, who have left a lasting impact on sport, and society in Canada, there is no better example, and no ... Read More

Yvan Mongo Is Leading By Example

Yvan Mongo Is Leading By Example

CKSN Staff- April 26, 2021

Yvan Mongo with the Ottawa Gee Gees - Photo by Greg Mason Yvan Mongo's leadership has never been in question. An assistant captain with two ... Read More

10 Words Athletes And Coaches Should Never Say

10 Words Athletes And Coaches Should Never Say

CKSN Staff- April 24, 2021

We've heard them before... those words that make you cringe. The words we know are wrong, we know they offend others. We know they hurt, ... Read More

Kim Daugherty, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Kim Daugherty, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

CKSN Staff- April 22, 2021

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes who have ... Read More

Sebastian Jackson: For The Love Of Hockey, When It Doesn’t Love You Back

Sebastian Jackson: For The Love Of Hockey, When It Doesn’t Love You Back

CKSN Staff- April 19, 2021

Sebastian Jackson and his growing family There is something beautiful about skating across a freshly cleaned rink, alone in an arena, hearing only your skates ... Read More

Jamie Richards, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Jamie Richards, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

CKSN Staff- April 14, 2021

Dr. Jamie Richards with his two daughters, wife, and dog. Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored ... Read More

Cult Dynamics In Canadian Junior Hockey

Cult Dynamics In Canadian Junior Hockey

CKSN Staff- April 11, 2021

Many of us have watched recent documentaries featuring cults like NXIVM, the Branch Davidians at Waco, or the Peoples Temple at Jonestown. But in Canada, ... Read More

How WNBA Owners Still Aren’t Betting On Women

How WNBA Owners Still Aren’t Betting On Women

CKSN Staff- April 10, 2021

Sue Bird - Photo by the Seattle Storm Last year, the Women’s National Basketball Association announced the implementation of a new collective bargaining agreement with ... Read More

What’s Wrong With The NHL? The Trapezoid Needs To Go

What’s Wrong With The NHL? The Trapezoid Needs To Go

CKSN Staff- April 9, 2021

In previous articles we have discussed a variety of potential changes to the NHL with the hope of making the game more exciting and interesting ... Read More

It’s A Woman’s Game, But It’s A Man’s World

It’s A Woman’s Game, But It’s A Man’s World

CKSN Staff- April 8, 2021

In the world of sports, games, leagues, and tournaments are often defined by gender, or identified by gendered terms - at least when women are ... Read More

Confronting Hegemonic Masculinity In Sports

Confronting Hegemonic Masculinity In Sports

CKSN Staff- April 2, 2021

Tom Izzo Picture the coach of a professional sports team, behind the bench, instructing their players, a crowd of screaming fans at an NFL football ... Read More