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…

Weekly Links: Mike Milbury in hot water; Scottie Upshall on Fort McMurray wildfires; South Korean women’s team focusing on 2018 Olympics; and more

NBC’s Mike Milbury landed in hot water when he suggested that Tampa Bay Lightning players should attempt to injure opponents when they make physical contact. Victoria Silverwood discussed the incident right here on this blog. [Hockey in Society] With raging wildfires decimating the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Scottie Upshall of the St. Louis Blues…