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Weekly Links: Cultural aspects of the “concussion crisis”; Women’s hockey in Mexico, South Korea, India; and more

Matt Ventresca, Hockey in Society contributor and postdoc researcher at Georgia Tech, has a great piece on how addressing sociocultural factors, in addition to employing technological advances, is needed to reduce concussions in hockey and other contact sports. [Engaging Sports] Ken Campbell on how hockey agents are recruiting clients at younger and younger ages, and…

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Weekly Links: Critiquing media coverage of Harrison Browne; Questioning violence in UK hockey; Marketing Auston Matthews; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! A really insightful and thoughtful critique of masculinity in hockey and media coverage on the announcement by  Harrison Browne, of the NWHL Buffalo Beauts, that he is a transgendered man. A really important read that is definitely worth your time…