I explore the cost for players of a career in professional hockey for Jacobin Magazine.
What do brutally exploitative 19th-century UK factories and the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals have in common? More than you might think. I explain in my newest piece, for The Bullet.
For The Baffler, I compare pro hockey to a sausage and The Hunger Games. I'm rather fond of this one.
The physical and emotional sacrifice of athletes is a necessary part of professional sport. I explain why in this Canadian Dimension Magazine excerpt from my new book Game Misconduct: Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport.
Interviews I conducted with former professional hockey players reveal the depth and breadth of racism in Canadian hockey.
I explain for CounterPunch.
From my new book Game Misconduct: Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport, the representative story of how a hockey player was misled and exploited by an NHL team and medical staff determined to extract all the value it could from his body:
Players in the CFLPA are fighting for their lives against the CFL. They need our help.
My piece for the Ottawa Citizen.
Here's the link to the piece I wrote for the Globe and Mail about what fandom and capitalism have to do with Chris Bosh's life-threatening attempted return to the NBA.
Here's a link to the op-ed I wrote for the Raleigh News and Observer.