Why Hockey is the Manliest Sport

I am not one of those girls who care much for sports. I know enough to understand what’s happening, but not enough to really get into it. Even having watched all kinds of sporting events, from little league to the real deal, there is plenty about sports that goes over my head. But although I’m … Continued

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Sports: The Substitute for Real Manhood?

If it had happened on a street corner in the North End, rather than the ice surface at TD Garden, it would’ve been at least a misdemeanor, if not a felony. During a stoppage in a hockey game last Saturday, December 7, Boston Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton approached Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik from … Continued

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