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Our space, our place: Dispatch from a BIPOC ‘Frogger’ ride

Frogger friends.(Photo courtesy Mateen Richey) This story is by northeast Portland resident Mateen Richey, a new contributor who you might recall from our profile of him back in January. “At this ride, we were all people of color.” This is a dispatch in the month of Black History (the shortest month of the year). I was recently invited to a “Frogger” ride for BIPOC (black indigenous people of color). A “Frogger” ride is a ride that hops from road to wet dirt, singletrack to gravel roads, ...
Tags: Oregon, America, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Justin, Silas, Cory, Justin Williams, St Johns, Rahsaan, Rides/Events, Rahsaan Bahati, Mateen Richey, Pier Park Once


Friday Profile: Mateen Richey, an 18-year-old bike racer born and raised in northeast Portland

Mateen Richey photographed by Alonso Tal during a recent visit to Los Angeles. Mateen Richey is the latest subject of our Friday Profile series. Who is Mateen Richey? I am an 18 year old bicycle racer who was born and raised in NE Portland. I’ve always loved riding my bike. From my earliest days, I was a bicycle racer. Racing the other children, I enjoyed racing hard to be first. Today I attend Jefferson Middle College for Advanced Studies. Living nearby in the Humboldt neighborhood, my f...
Tags: Amazon, La, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Detroit, Taylor, BLM, Ny Times, Justin Williams, Laba, Humboldt, Tacoma Washington, Williams Brothers, Girls Club


Friday Profile: Mateen Richey, a teenaged bike racer born and raised in northeast Portland

Mateen Richey photographed by Alonso Tal during a recent visit to Los Angeles. Mateen Richey is the latest subject of our Friday Profile series. (This Q & A has been slightly edited for readability) Who is Mateen Richey? I am an 18 year old bicycle racer who was born and raised in NE Portland. I’ve always loved riding my bike. From my earliest days, I was a bicycle racer. Racing the other children, I enjoyed racing hard to be first. Today I attend Jefferson Middle College for Advanced Stu...
Tags: Amazon, La, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Detroit, Taylor, BLM, Ny Times, Justin Williams, Laba, Humboldt, Tacoma Washington, Williams Brothers, Girls Club


The Monday Roundup: Blacker podiums, ghost bikes 101, The Cycling GK, and more

Blacker podiums: If you don’t know professional road racer Justin Williams yet, I recommend getting to know him and his work to get more Black people on bikes and onto race podiums. Fight for you right (to safety): Londoners of all ages flocked to Kensington High Street for a bike ride and rally intended to convince politicians to not rip out a bike lane installed as part of a Covid-related pilot program. Cars, the law, and you: Law professor Greg Shill stars in the latest “War on Cars” epi...
Tags: America, Tesla, Sport, Features, Front Page, Chicago, United States, Cycling, Ben Foster, Biden, Abc News, Brompton, Kensington High Street, Lake Michigan, Justin Williams, Jonathan Maus


UCLA football training camp breakdown: offensive line

In order to have success this season, UCLA must figure things out on the offensive line. Sophomores Duke Clemens and Sean Rhyan return as core pieces for a unit that lost three other starters. Offensive coordinator Justin Frye also serves as the offensive line coach, which gives him the opportunity to rebuild the line with an emphasis on protecting starting quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson. “(Frye) teaches us what we need to do,” offensive linemen Alec Anderson said. “Off the field, he teach...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, College sports, Oklahoma, Baylor, Anderson, Ucla, Murray, Chip Kelly, Burton, Bruins, Frye, Justin Williams, Sooners


Justin Williams Announces His Retirement

RALEIGH, NC - Carolina Hurricanes forward Justin Williams today announced his retirement from the National Hockey League. "Since I first broke into the league a day after my 19th birthday back in 2000, this game has brought me so much that I will never be able to repay it" Williams said. "The countless experiences, relationships, lessons and hardships will remain with me forever as I move on to the next stage of my life. I've never once taken for granted the privilege it is to be able to...
Tags: Sport, Williams, Raleigh, Justin Williams, NC Carolina Hurricanes


US wildfires: at least 20 dead as California governor signs bill addressing incarcerated firefighters – live

Fires in California have burned 3.1m acres this yearHundreds of thousands forced to evacuate homes in OregonOpinion: these explosive fires are our climate wakeup call 12.23am BST Family mourns 16-year-old killed in California fire Among the ten people confirmed killed in the North Complex fire in California: teenager Josiah “JoJo” Williams. Justin Williams and his two sons were at home in Berry Creek when the fire exploded Wednesday. As Williams hopped in one car to check on family in the ar...
Tags: California, Oregon, US, World news, US news, Indiana, Wildfires, Williams, Washington State, Natural Disasters, Berry, Justin Williams, Josiah, Berry Creek, North Complex


Anze Kopitar’s Career Milestones So Far

From winning the Stanley Cup twice in three seasons to being one of the worst teams in the NHL, the Los Angeles Kings haven’t seen a lot of consistency over the last few seasons. One exception to this is Anze Kopitar. Anze Kopitar (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Kopitar was drafted 11th overall, the number he would go on to use throughout his career, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. The now 33-year-old jumped into his first season in the NHL as just a teenager. In the 2006-07 season, h...
Tags: Sport, Kings, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, New York Rangers, Anaheim Ducks, Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, Honda Center, Anze Kopitar, Justin Williams, Kopitar, Drew Doughty


NHL Rumors: Blue Jackets, Oilers, Flyers, Canadiens, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the status of Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher after taking a cross check to the face. With that, is there any supplemental discipline coming for Matt Niskanen? In Edmonton, one scribe suggests the Oilers will kick tires on two big-name and expensive goaltenders. Finally, in Columbus, there is talk that head coach John Tortorella could get fined for walking off on reporters. Could Tortorella Be Fined by the NHL? After just 40 se...
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Columbus, Edmonton, Mike Smith, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Renaud Lavoie, Oilers, TSN, LeBrun, Vancouver Canucks, Carolina Hurricanes


Do These 8 Things To Build A Successful Diverse Team

by Hank Frecon, the chief executive officer of Source Digital According to a report by McKinsey & Company, companies that commit themselves to diverse leadership are more successful. When you have a team made up of people from various backgrounds and experiences, you will get a mix of results that can benefit your company. There are numerous benefits of having a diverse team, but not everyone knows how to build a team of experts. The company has created a platform which takes video advertising ...
Tags: Startups, Leadership, Management, Diversity, Pennsylvania, Workplace Diversity, Justin Williams, McKinsey Company, Michael Phillips, Thinking Aloud, Glorioso, Building A Team, Hank Frecon, Source Digital According, Laura Frecon Laura, Frecon


A coach for every need: 50+ experts for you to choose from

Whether you want to learn about investing, hone your core skills or just need some motivation, hiring a coach can help you achieve your goals. Choose from this comprehensive list of experts to get started.
Tags: Scripts, Tony Robbins, Investing, Radio, Agent, Dirk Zeller, Justin Williams, Keller Williams, Tim Harris, Julie Harris, Howard Hanna, Joshua Smith, Josh Altman, Referrals, Select, Tom Ferry


Jets’ Trade for Kevin Hayes is Paying Off Nicely

After spending five seasons in a New York Rangers’ uniform, Kevin Hayes was traded to the Winnipeg Jets on February 25, 2019. Hayes, a pending free agent at the time, was sent to Manitoba in exchange for Winnipeg’s 2019 first-round pick, bottom-six forward Brendan Lemieux, and a conditional fourth-round draft pick in 2022. Related: Best & Worst Trades in Winnipeg Jets’ History The addition of Hayes saw the Jets immediately improve their depth down the middle and solidified their “win now”...
Tags: New York, Sport, Rangers, Philadelphia, Jets, AHL, Hockey, NHL, St Louis, New York Rangers, Manitoba, Philly, Winnipeg, St Louis Blues, Winnipeg Jets, Brendan Lemieux


5 Greatest Moments in Kings History

In a city that once didn’t acknowledge the sport of hockey, the Los Angeles Kings etched themselves in the history books in more ways than one.  Among the many significant moments in Kings history, including the dynamic “Triple Crown Line” era and a pair of Stanley Cups, let’s reminisce on the five that greatly influenced the organization and southern California. 5 — “Miracle on Manchester” With the odds stacked against them, the 1981-82 Kings pulled off one of the greatest comebacks ...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Williams, New Jersey, Manchester, Kings, Rangers, Evans, San Jose, Hockey, NHL, Archives, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Ducks


Media Roundup: Elevating BIPOC Athlete Voices Edition

On June 3rd, FasterSkier published a statement regarding our commitment to diversifying the stories we cover and to providing a platform for people of color in the ski community to share their experiences. We aim to highlight the philanthropic actions members of the ski community have taken to support disadvantaged skiers and to promote inclusivity in sport. We’ve listened to your recommendations and followed the leads. We’ve spoken with clubs who have sought grants to introduce local Lat...
Tags: General, News, Washington, America, Nike, Sport, Williams, Skiing, Washington Dc, New York Times, Argentina, Bulgaria, Tokyo, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Harlem


Today in Hockey History: May 28

May 28 has given us a lot of National Hockey League memories through the decades. Among them are two Hall of Famers calling it a career, numerous Stanley Cup Final victories and a huge swing and miss in the draft. Roy Hangs Them Up Whether you loved or hated Patrick Roy during his playing days, you have to respect what he accomplished in the NHL. Many argue that he is the greatest goaltender to ever put on a pair of skates and it is hard to disagree with that line of thinking. Roy off...
Tags: Sport, Stars, Williams, New Jersey, Roy, Detroit Red Wings, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, San Jose Sharks, Long Island, Hall of Fame, National Hockey League, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Rangers


Wings Still Unsure If They Can See The Ice This Season

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Eleven weeks after they cut short a road trip and headed home, the Detroit Red Wings are still waiting to find out if they’ll be heading to Little Caesars Arena. The NHL released a memorandum over the holiday weekend outlining a framework for what is called “Phase 2” of the league’s plan to resume the 2019-20 season.... Carolina Hurricanes right wing Justin Williams tries to steal the puck form Detroit Red Wings center Luke Glendeni...
Tags: Sport, Michigan, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Detroit, Carolina Hurricanes, Justin Williams, Luke Glendening, Helene St James, Little Caesars Arena, Gretchen Whitmer, Duane Burleson, Detroit Free Press Eleven, Detroit Carolina Hurricanes


Every Stanley Cup Winner Since 1960

While nearly everything in the NHL has changed over the last 59 years, the goal has remained the same. Raising Lord Stanley’s Cup remains the prime objective of each player in the NHL each season. Here we will take a look back at every single Stanley Cup winner since 1960. 1960 NHL Stanley Cup Champions – Montreal Canadiens 1960 Runner-up: Toronto Maple Leafs (4-0) This was the fifth year in a row that the Montreal Canadiens stood atop the NHL as the Stanley Cup champions. The team sw...
Tags: Archives, Hockey History, Stanley Cup


THW 2020 Mock NHL Draft Round 1: Our Armchair GMs Make Their Picks

The 2020 NHL Draft will happen. We just don’t really know when. Or how. But we know it will happen at some point… Right? The NHL discussing moving up the draft to early June has led media outlets, scouting agencies, and NHL teams to really amp up their draft content and preparation. We at The Hockey Writers are no different, as we’ve been putting out some stellar prospect profiles, features, rankings, and – (pause for dramatic effect) – mock drafts. Related: 2020 NHL Draft Guide We have...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Usa, New York, Minnesota, Washington, Russia, Sport, Canada, New Jersey, Kings, Blues, Rangers, Nashville, Ncaa, Jets


The Evolution of the Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes have completely re-vamped. From officially hiring Rod Brind’Amour as the team’s head coach in 2018, to strong drafting in the past eight years, the team has gone from an afterthought in the Eastern Conference, to one of the most exciting teams in the NHL. Let’s look back at some of the events that made the Hurricanes a contender for years to come. 2012 NHL Draft The ‘Canes drafted the heart and soul of their team in 2012, Brock McGinn and Jaccob Slavin. Quit...
Tags: Washington Post, Washington, Sport, Gm, Jordan, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, New York Rangers, Capitals, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Raleigh, Islanders, Bruins, Washington Capitals


The breakdown: Best decade in SoCal sports history

By the numbers and taking into account championships, near-misses, individual awards and regular-season titles, here’s how the top sports decades in Southern California were decided: HOW WE MEASURED 7 points: Championship (World Series, NBA Finals, college national championship, etc.) 3 points: Reaching final and losing (or Final Four in college basketball) 2 points: Individual major postseason awards, final game or series MVP. 1 point: Regular-season championship (division, conference, etc.) ...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Raiders, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Kings, Nba, Robbie Keane, Chargers, Carson Palmer, Ncaa, Todd Gurley, Kobe Bryant, Johnson, Ducks


Flyers History: Every GM’s 3 Best Moves

When the Philadelphia Flyers hired Chuck Fletcher in December of 2018, they added him to a distinguished list of past general managers (GM). Across their 53-year history, the Flyers’ eight different managers have obviously compiled a massive list of moves from trades and contract signings to draft picks. From that extensive list, it’s wildly difficult to try and narrow those down in any form. However, we’re going to try our best here to rank the best three moves from each GM. The ...
Tags: Nbc, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Williams, Gm, Clarke, Nashville, Philadelphia, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Detroit, Columbus, Tampa


Flyers’ Best & Worst Trades

In the 53-year history of the Philadelphia Flyers franchise, nine different general managers have been responsible for an insane amount of trades. Although there have been plenty of trades involving low-level players or late draft picks, there have also been plenty of blockbuster deals that have drastically changed the franchise. Related: Revisiting the Brayden Schenn Trade Like any organization, the Flyers have been on both sides of a deal, good and bad. With every successful trade that ...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Williams, Nashville, Philadelphia, Bob, Hockey, NHL, Columbus, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Philly, Canadiens, Carter, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers


Hurricanes hammer listless Penguins 6-2

Morgan Geekie scored twice and added an assist in his NHL debut and Justin Williams added two third-period goals and the Carolina Hurricanes surged past the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2 on Sunday. Jake Gardiner added a goal and an assist and Jaccob Slavin also scored for the Hurricanes, who pulled into a tie with Columbus and the New York Islanders for the two wild-card spots in the Eastern Conference. Columbus plays in Vancouver on Sunday night.
Tags: News, Vancouver, Penguins, NHL, Columbus, New York Islanders, Carolina Hurricanes, Pittsburgh Penguins, Justin Williams, Jaccob Slavin, Jake Gardiner, Morgan Geekie, Eastern Conference Columbus


Capitals’ Potential First-Round Opponents

With just four weeks remaining in the NHL’s regular season, the Washington Capitals continue to hold on to the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. A massive 5-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday improved the Caps record to 41-20-7 on the season. Their 89 points have them even with the red-hot Philadelphia Flyers for the Metro lead, while the Penguins trail in third place five points back. Washington currently holds the tie-breaker over the Flyers but Philly is the hottes...
Tags: Usa, New York, Washington, Boston, Sport, Rangers, Philadelphia, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Columbus, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Joel Ward, Pittsburgh, Metro


Revisiting the 2014 Stanley Cup Final – Kings vs Rangers

This was a collaborative piece by Scott Blair and Barak Goldman The Stanley Cup’s history dates back to 1892 when Lord Stanley of Preston, who was Governor-General of Canada at the time, donated a trophy called the Dominion Challenge Cup to be awarded to Canada’s top amateur hockey team. The tradition started then that the winning team could bring the Cup “home” for a certain time. At first, the winning team physically kept the Cup until they were beaten by another team in their league or cha...
Tags: Usa, New York, La, White House, Sport, Canada, Preston, Broadway, Kings, Rangers, Hockey, NHL, St Louis, San Jose Sharks, Staples Center, Chicago Blackhawks


Carolina Tops Vegas in Shootout, Spoils DeBoer’s Home Debut

LAS VEGAS — Andrei Svechnikov and Justin Williams scored in the shootout, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-5 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night. The loss spoiled the home debut of Vegas coach Peter DeBoer, who was hired Jan. 15 and coached his first seven games with the Golden Knights on the road. Carolina Hurricanes right wing Andrei Svechnikov (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports) Carolina erased a two-goal deficit twice in the third period, scoring four g...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Dallas, Associated Press, Las Vegas, Hockey, NHL, Vegas, Carolina Hurricanes, Theodore, Merrill, Stephenson, Carolina, Shea Theodore, James Reimer, Eakin


All-CIF football teams for 2019 season

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now The All-CIF football award winners and team selections for the 2019 season were released Monday, Feb. 3. (Selected by the Football Coaches’ Association) DIVISION 1 Offensive Player of the Year: DJ Uiagalelei, St. John Bosco, Sr., QB Defensive Player of the Year: Kobe Pepe, St. John Bosco, Sr., DL Coach of the Year: Jason Negro, St. John Bosco All-CIF Team Bishop Amat: Damian Moore RB 12 Bishop Amat: Ethan R...
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Williams’ Shootout Goal Lifts Hurricanes Past Canucks, 4-3

RALEIGH, N.C. — Justin Williams scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Carolina Hurricanes over the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Sunday afternoon. Williams wristed a shot inside the post to the right of Thatcher Demko, giving the Hurricanes a 2-1 edge in the shootout. Carolina goalie James Reimer then used his left pad to stop Bo Horvat to clinch the win. It was Williams’ second shootout winner in four games since returning to the Hurricanes following an extended off-season. Carolin...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Sport, Williams, Vancouver, Hockey, NHL, St Louis, Vancouver Canucks, Bo Horvat, Carolina Hurricanes, Canucks, J T Miller, Myers, Hughes, Carolina


NHL Power Rankings for February 2020

In this edition of THW’s Power Rankings, the St. Louis Blues falter and give up the top spot. The Tampa Bay Lightning meanwhile surge into the top five and the Carolina Hurricanes and Arizona Coyotes plummet with their playoff hopes hanging in the balance. Taking into account recent trends, the respective season outlooks for each team and, most importantly where they place in the standings right now, here are THW’s Power Rankings for February 2020: 1. Washington Capitals (35-12-5) – Last...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Washington, Sport, Kings, Blues, Rangers, Nashville, Jets, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Alberta, Tampa Bay Lightning


Carolina Hurricanes’ 5 Best Trades in Franchise History

One of every hockey fan’s favorite things to do is to analyze trades and pick a winner and a loser. Despite the natural tendency to choose a side, a trade will often benefit both teams involved. But these five transactions executed by the Carolina Hurricanes/Hartford Whalers franchise were indisputable victories – both for the success of the team and for the legacies each player left behind. 5. Bret Hedican for Sandis Ozolinsh To Carolina Hurricanes: D Bret Hedican, C Kevyn Adams, D Toma...
Tags: Florida, Russia, Sport, Chicago, Williams, Philadelphia, Detroit Red Wings, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Francis, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils