Sidney Crosby

The Penguins don’t have to defend their White House visit

Opinion: Outspoken athletes should be applauded for entering public debate, but they shouldn’t be punished for staying in their lane

Donald Trump and hockey’s new politics

One photo, less than 1,000 words: How hockey’s association with politics changed around the same time Trump’s did

The day the Penguins stood with Trump

Allen Abel reports from the White House on Trump hosting Henry Kissinger, a sheepish Sidney Crosby and the man who called the president a moron

History shows Sidney Crosby could have stood up to racial injustice

Opinion: In trying not to choose sides Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins have implicitly revealed what they’re prepared to tolerate

Crosby’s golden goal has to be Canada’s most iconic sports moment

‘Iggy!’ It was the call heard ’round the hockey world, a plea for a puck that produced an unforgettable moment in hockey history

Twelve fascinating things we learned about Canadians and sports

Who is the greatest athlete of this century? And other questions to cause bar fights

Handling concussions is a team sport. And we all need to be in the game.

In the wake of Sidney Crosby’s head injuries, a top Canadian expert explains the huge changes on how concussions are treated and managed

The best and worst in sports in 2016

Our 2016 Newsmakers: From Kobe Bryant’s career-ending high, to Maria Sharapova’s doping charge

Talking points: Crosby’s the best and new hope for MS

Speed read the news with our Talking Points round-up—our short takes on the news—and sound like the smartest person in the room.

Why there’s no faking a playoff beard

It’s one of the last symbols of male solidarity

Why are we leaving it to athletes to stand up to Putin?

Hockey stars speaking out against Russia’s anti-gay laws show greater moral fibre than the IOC

How much do top athletes earn?

When it comes to Canadian professional sports, it pays to be a hockey player. Baseball players aren’t doing so bad, either.