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NHL Wakes Up To Sleep Problems

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The professional sports world appears to be continuing to turn more of its attention to what has been a much-overlooked issue: sleep. This time, it's the National Hockey League that is addressing sleep problems on several fronts.

Derek Boogaard: Dying to Win?

Howard Meitiner | Posted 02.12.2012 | Sports
Howard Meitiner

The life of a professional athlete is often a "work hard, party hard" existence -- binge drinking is part of the culture, and many turn to alcohol and drugs as a way to cope.

Used-Up Heroes

Robert Koehler | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Violence is a toy we play with as a culture, a commodity we sell. And the heroes born of violence, created in adolescent enthusiasm, are subject to the same dehumanization process as our designated enemies.

The Life And Death Of A Hockey Enforcer

The New York Times | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

DEREK BOOGAARD was scared. He did not know whom he would fight, just that he must. Opportunity and obligation had collided, the way they can in hoc...

WATCH: Did NHL Defenseman Flick Blood At Opponents?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In the first period of Ottawa's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers on Thursday night, Senators defenseman Matt Carkner started bleeding after his fight ...