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.
Homegrown hockey star P.K. Subban says he hopes to educate audiences and spark conversation with the new docuseries, "Black Life: A Canadian History."
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.
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.
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 baseball legend Fergie Jenkins.
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.
The murder of George Floyd, a Black man, by then-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020, put the Lynx once again at the physical epicenter in the fight for racial justice. Five years ago, the Lynx wore T-shirts demanding justice and accountability for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two Black men who were killed by police in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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
Black women athletes -- from an individual sport, a team and coaching perspective -- reflect on how Breonna Taylor's death impacted them and ignited their quest for change, how they want to honor her life in sport and beyond.
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.
Defending F1 champion Lewis Hamilton spoke Thursday and called on the racing world to become more engaged in battling systemic racism.
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.
ESPN Baseball Insider Tim Kurkjian remembers Jackie Robinson on the anniversary of his MLB debut, and how he broke down racial walls to not only change baseball, but also a nation.
In response to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns calling Jackie Robinson "one of the five or six greatest Americans of all-time," ESPN analyst Doug Glanville gives his take on Robinson's legacy both on and off the field.
ESPN Columnist Howard Bryant joins Naylor & Landsberg with guest host Matt Cauz to discuss what Muhammad Ali stood for.
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 says her father, the late Muhammad Ali, would appreciate athletes fighting injustice -- but he'd call for more action from other citizens.
Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton salute Negro Leagues legends 100 years after the founding of the Negro National League.