Wallace wins first Cup Series race at Talladega

Bubba Wallace became just the second Black driver to win at NASCAR's top Cup Series level when rain stopped Monday's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway.

Akil Thomas on making history last season, diversity in hockey, and new looks to his clothing line

Los Angeles Kings prospect Akil Thomas joins The Shift’s Kayla Grey to talk about his clothing brand, ‘Zale,’ as well as making history as part of the first all-Black line in pro hockey since the 1940s and the state of diversity in hockey overall.

Subban executive producing upcoming docuseries 'Black Life: A Canadian History'

Homegrown hockey star P.K. Subban says he hopes to educate audiences and spark conversation with the new docuseries, "Black Life: A Canadian History."

NFL returns social justice helmet decals, end zone stencils

NFL players can wear social justice messages on their helmets again this season and “It Takes All of Us” and “End Racism” will be stenciled in end zones for the second straight year as part of the league’s Inspire Change platform.

When the Milwaukee Bucks went on strike, and what’s changed since

The Bucks’ strike, which put NBA players directly in conflict with NBA owners, was a glimpse towards what athletes could accomplish on a larger scale.

Kevin Yeung

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame - #WeWillDoBetter

#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Pinball Clemons

As part of its campaign to increase awareness of systemic racism, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame highlights the achievements and accomplishments of its Black Hall of Famers as well as their stories of adversity. A look at CFL legend Mike ‘Pinball’ Clemons.

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#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Pinball Clemons

#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Damon Allen

As part of its campaign to increase awareness of systemic racism, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame highlights the achievements and accomplishments of its Black Hall of Famers as well as their stories of adversity. A look at CFL legend Damon Allen.

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#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Damon Allen

#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Willie O’Ree

As part of its campaign to increase awareness of systemic racism, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame highlights the achievements and accomplishments of its Black Hall of Famers as well as their stories of adversity. A look at hockey great Willie O’Ree.

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#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Willie O’Ree

#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Dr. Phil Edwards

As part of its campaign to increase awareness of systemic racism, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame highlights the achievements and accomplishments of its Black Hall of Famers as well as their stories of adversity. A look at decorated Olympic track and field athlete and MD Dr. Phil Edwards.

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#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Dr. Phil Edwards

#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Herb Carnegie

As part of its campaign to increase awareness of systemic racism, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame highlights the achievements and accomplishments of its Black Hall of Famers as well as their stories of adversity. A look at hockey great Herb Carnegie.

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#WeWillDoBetter Profile – Herb Carnegie

A year after Floyd’s death, the fight for accountability and justice continues

The trauma experienced by Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities did not start on May 25, 2020. The reality is that systems of oppression rooted in white supremacy are so embedded in society that it can be difficult and overwhelming to understand where and how to dismantle them.

Shireen Ahmed

Shireen Ahmed

Rangers name Grier hockey ops advisor

Chris Drury and Mike Grier are reuniting. The former Buffalo Sabres teammates will work together in the New York Rangers front office with Grier joining general manager Drury as a hockey operations advisor.

Rangers name Grier hockey ops advisor

144

After the COVID-19 pandemic shut down sports, the WNBA created a single site at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida where 144 players across 12 teams played 147 games from July to October 2020. Directed by Lauren Stowell & Jenna Contreras, the documentary explores the season dedicated to social justice and all that the players overcame to get through it: the COVID-19 pandemic, the demands of activism, and the rigors of an unrelenting schedule.

NBA adds Abdul-Jabbar social justice award

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appreciates what today’s NBA players are doing in their attempts to make the world better, how they’re using their voices and platforms as conduits for change. And going forward, one of those players will be rewarded by a trophy bearing Abdul-Jabbar’s name.

Lightning start all-Black forward line

Daniel Walcott was already excited to be in his first NHL game. He got even more excited when he got to see how his debut would happen. The Tampa Bay Lightning started three Black forwards in their regular-season finale against the Florida Panthers on Monday night.

TSN Original: The Program

Born in Coquitlam, BC, Oregon Duck safety Jevon Holland is expected to be the highest Canadian drafted into the NFL this week. With lessons learned from his father, Robert, who played in the CFL in the 90’s. Farhan Lalji has more in this TSN Original – The Program.

TSN Original: The Beast du Nord

He’s now one of the most feared defenders in the NBA. But from growing up in the rough neighbourhood of Montreal Nord, to going undrafted, nothing came easy for Luguentz Dort. And that’s just the way the Oklahoma City guard likes it. Rick Westhead has more in our TSN Original – The Beast du Nord

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The WNBA continues to lead the way on its own terms

The WNBA continues to lead the way on its own terms

When we reflect on movements in time that pushed for racial equality and justice, the story around Black women and the integral role they’ve played often goes untold. This past summer, with seasons pausing because of the pandemic and then again because of social unrest, we saw just how powerful the voice of an athlete can be. Specifically, we saw how powerful the WNBA has been. Kayla Grey with more.

Changing the Game

Kayla Grey sits down for an interview with MLSE’s new Senior Vice-President of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Teri Dennis-Davies to discuss her role and the launch of MLSE Foundation’s ‘Change the Game” campaign to raise and commit to investing $30 million to create more equitable opportunities for youth.

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Changing the Game

Hamilton wants racing world to become more engaged in battling systemic racism

Defending F1 champion Lewis Hamilton spoke Thursday and called on the racing world to become more engaged in battling systemic racism.

Hockey Diversity Alliance discuss being minorities in a predominantly white sport

Uninterrupted Canada has partnered with the Hockey Diversity Alliance to produce an exclusive segment with all members of the HDA for the first time ever. In this segment, the members discuss being minorities in a predominantly white sport.

Honouring Jackie Robinson

From Louisville to the World

Muhammad Ali was a world champion, who fought all over the globe. ESPN's Michael Eaves takes a look at how Ali, a black man from a small home in Kentucky, was able to bring people together all over the world.

Muhammad Ali - The Greatest

What Muhammad Ali stood for

ESPN Columnist Howard Bryant joins Naylor & Landsberg with guest host Matt Cauz to discuss what Muhammad Ali stood for.

A Champion outside of the ring

Michael Farber, who covered Muhammad Ali late in his career, discusses what made him so special and talks about Ali's legacy outside the ring.

Laila Ali certain her late father would appreciate athletes' stances against injustice

Laila Ali says her father, the late Muhammad Ali, would appreciate athletes fighting injustice -- but he'd call for more action from other citizens.

Muhammad and Larry

Documentary footage of Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes as they prepare for their 1980 heavyweight title fight.