Rod PerryRod grew up in the west end of Toronto and did his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, majoring in English and minoring in Psychology. He's always had an infatuation with anything sports-related and took his passion to Centennial College's sports journalism program for a post-graduate education. He's also still miffed about the Kelly Gruber botched triple play call in the 1992 World Series.
It wasn't very long ago that racial epithets were routinely used in sport. Now they are incredibly rare. Kevin Pillar's outburst may not signify a conscious, tangible dislike of gay people, but it does imply a gut-level assumption that being gay is a lesser way of being. more »
He owned a share of the 100-metre world record while still a teenager and went on to win an Olympic medal, but Canadian sprinting legend Harry Jerome struggled to outrun the prejudice of his day. more »
A year after finishing second at the Canadian Championships, Ellie Black is back where she wants to be. The Halifax native regained her senior all-around title on Saturday at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics in Montreal. more »