In the shadow of George Floyd Square, the Minnesota Lynx remain steadfast in the fight for racial justice

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.

Katie Barnes

TSN Features

The women behind the Raptors' organization

Sunday, March 8 is International Women's Day - a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The women who are part of the Toronto Raptors' organization are excellent role models for this day. Their paths to their positions were varied but as a group they represent a work ethic and confidence that serves them well. Assistant coach Brittni Donaldson is a prime example.

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The women behind the Raptors' organization

TSN Original: The Doctor Is In

Hayley Wickenheiser is a renaissance woman: Olympic and world champion, Maple Leafs assistant director of player personnel, and medical student. After leading the national team for more than two decades, she is on her way to becoming an emergency room doctor, and Monday she enters the Hockey Hall of Fame. Watch the TSN Original ‘The Doctor Is In’.

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TSN Original: The Doctor Is In

185 - By Diana Matheson

For decades she's been a Canadian icon and now she is a part of global history. Canadian national Diana Matheson describes Christine Sinclair's heart, devotion and humility in this essay.

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185 - By Diana Matheson

TSN Original: As Long As I Breathe

Rosie MacLennan is a two-time Olympic champion. She is also battling anxiety. But through the years, Rosie learned healing actions, catered to her wellness and performance. In collaboration with Team Canada, here is the TSN Original - ''As Long As I Breathe''.

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TSN Original: As Long As I Breathe

A Sports Media Pioneer

Dome Production's Mary Ellen Carlyle is a trailblazer in the sports broadcast industry. The launch of 4K in North America is one of her proudest achievements. Women on the technical side of the business were rare when her career began 30 years ago and throughout her career she has helped change that by mentoring younger people. In December, she became the first Canadian to be inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in New York City.

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A Sports Media Pioneer

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.

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The WNBA continues to lead the way on its own terms

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.

Leafs hire Goyette, promote Wickenheiser

Hayley Wickenheiser and Danielle Goyette are teammates again in the Toronto Maple Leafs player development department.

The 25 firsts that have defined the WNBA's 25 years

Since its inception, the WNBA has continually pushed the boundaries of what women athletes can accomplish on the court and in their communities.

Looking back on a seismic shift in women’s hockey

Looking back on a seismic shift in women’s hockey

Professional women’s hockey in North America has undergone a seismic shift since March 31, 2019, when the CWHL announced it was ceasing operations after 12 seasons. From the PWHPA starting up in the wake of the CWHL’s demise to the NWHL continuing to grow, here is a timeline of what has happened in women’s hockey since the CWHL announced it was folding.​

- Brianne Spiker
Poulin primed for return to Team Canada lineup

Poulin primed for return to Team Canada lineup

It’s been more than a year since Canadian fans last saw Marie-Philip Poulin don the Canadian jersey. Now one of the best players in women’s hockey is ready to hit the ice again.

Poulin primed for return to Team Canada lineup
- Meaghen Johnson