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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Mary Ormsby

Mary Ormsby covered sports for 25 years at the Toronto Star. She is now a member of the Star’s Investigations Team.

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How the NHL Grew Up

From fractious near-insolvency to profitable peace March 2014
Gary Bettman and I were comparing fitness notes one day in Toronto in the early 1990s, just after he had been picked as the National Hockey League’s first commissioner. I told him I ran about an hour a day, maybe four times a week. “With hills?” he asked, eyes alight, hoping for the correct answer.…