concussions

Christmas wishes from The Sports Couple

We here at the Sports Couple are never happy. We constantly debate, dissect and analyze the makeup of our favourite sports. After 11 months and 16 days, we’ve come up with our 2011 Christmas wishlist...

Ex-NHL enforcer Wade Belak found dead

Former NHL player Wade Belak, 35,  was found dead in downtown Toronto today. Foul play has been ruled out. After Derek Boogard and Rick Rypien, he is the third enforcer to die in the past four...

Rick Rypien and the modern concussion epidemic

The tributes began pouring in yesterday morning from former teammates and opponents, confirming that recently deceased former Canuck Rick Rypien was respected throughout the NHL, in spite of his...