2015-16 NHL Season Standings (Western)

We recently covered the 2015-16 NHL season standings for the Eastern Conference, and it’s now time to focus on the Western Conference teams as we move through the first third of the season. As was the case with the Eastern Conference, there are some clear division leaders at this point, but it’s still anybody’s season. […]

Is the National Anthem Important to Sports?

There are a lot of stereotypes regarding the national anthem being sung at the beginning of major sporting events. In their review of the film Mystery, Alaska, the New York Times referred to Little Richard’s incredibly slow rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as “an amusing satirical touch.” But Mystery was not the first movie to […]