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Yahoo Sports Canada Freelancer Alex Wong Wrote A Best-Selling Book About Raptors 2019 Championship Run

Rikesh Mistry | 4 months ago | BIG READ
Alex Wong is a Freelance Writer for Yahoo Sports Canada. Alex also writes for GQ, SLAM, The New Yorker, and The New York Times! I have been following Alex's work for quite some time, especially through the 2018-19 Toronto Raptors season, as well as through the Championship Playoffs #wethenorth. Throughout...
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NCAA Division I Assistant AD Candice Walls Is Working Towards 2020 Olympics Boxing Qualification

Phil Goldberg | 6 months ago | BIG READ
Candice Walls is the Assistant Director of Athletics for Athletic Performance with the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns. Currently, she works specifically with women's basketball and women's soccer programs. At the same time, Candice is vying for qualification in women’s boxing at the 2020 Summer Olympics. Busy, busy, busy. Like, how does...
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The Positive Inception: Sport Management Graduate Ryan Benoit’s Blossoming Clothing Company

Phil Goldberg | 6 months ago | BIG READ
Ryan Benoit is the founder and CEO of The Positive Inception Clothing Line and Apparel. When I chatted with one of my favourite interviewees, Claus Souza of the Denver Nuggets, I asked him who he thinks we should interview next. He was eager to suggest Ryan Benoit. Why? According to...
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NHL Star Max Domi: Living With Diabetes & Supporting The Fight Against It

Anthony Clark | 6 months ago | BIG READ
Toronto Maple Leafs legend, Tie Domi, is a fan favourite among Leafs' fans, so when his son, Max Domi, was traded to arch-rival, the Montreal Canadians, heads turned. Domi was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a child. Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, is a chronic illness...
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Marco Arop Comes Out Of Nowhere To Capture Pan Am Gold For Canada

| 7 months ago | BIG READ
Marco Arop is a Canadian track and field star. Born in Sudan and raised Canadian, Marco Arop, like fellow Canadian track star Sage Watson, studies in the United States. The only difference is, Marco goes to school at Mississippi State University. This year's Pan American Games in Lima brought a...
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Former Canadian Basketball Star Kendel Ross Gives Back To Small Town Sarnia As Head Coach

Anthony Clark | 7 months ago | BIG READ
Kendel Ross is the Head Coach for Lambton College's women's basketball team. From Sarnia, Ontario, Kendel Ross was a standout athlete on the Senior Women’s Basketball team in high school and was recruited to NCAA Division I school, the University of Dayton.  At Dayton, Kendel excelled both on and off...
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Dani Aravich Moves From Sales To Community Relations With Utah Jazz To Pursue 2020 Paralympics

| 7 months ago | BIG READ
Dani Aravich is now a Community Relations (CR) Associate with the Utah Jazz. After achieving tremendous success with the Utah Jazz Sales & Service Academy, Dani decided to move to the team's CR department. Our interest in Dani's story began with a LinkedIn post shared about her move. The post...
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American Educated, Canadian Born & Raised: Sage Watson On Her Pan Am Gold & Improving Canada’s Sport System

Leonardo Roque | 7 months ago | BIG READ
Sage Watson recently won gold in the women's 400-metre hurdles for Canada at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Sage Watson is proudly Canadian and has represented Canada on the world stage countless times. Her Olympic debut was at Rio 2016. Sage Watson...
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Raptors 905 Mentor Coach Justin Alliman Is Helping Young Basketball Talent Chase Their Dreams

Sam Bougha | 8 months ago | BIG READ
Justin Alliman is a Global Basketball Development Coordinator. Justin runs an international basketball organization called Dream Chaserzzz. At the same time, he's a Mentor Coach for the Raptors 905. Not to mention, he represents the NBA on many international initiatives. Justin Alliman is destined for NBA greatness. He's been a...
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Jessie Heims: The Incredible Story of an Elite Athlete #ampprobs

| 10 months ago | BIG READ
No doubt about it, Jessie Heims is a phenomenal athlete. And she's an athlete you're going to hear an awful lot about very soon. That's because the 2020 Tokyo Summer Paralympic Games are just over a year away. She's been at the Games before. In fact, at the young age...
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Athletes with Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS) OWNING Sports

SPMA | 10 months ago | QUICK READ
There's a steadily growing number of A+ athletes born with Amniotic Band Syndrome. Initially, this may be a shocking thought. You may be wondering the following question. How could someone with Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS) possibly be an A+ athlete, let alone thrive in playing sports? ABS can result in...
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