Gare Joyce
@garejoycenhl
Gare Joyce’s work has appeared in every publication from the New York Times to Canadian Hairdresser. He has written about a dozen books including The Code (a mystery novel that inspired the TV series Private Eyes) and The Wealthy Dentist (a tax-advice parable that allowed dental practitioners to extract your dental bills and fill unnumbered Swiss bank accounts). He has written about sports for 30 years and wandered over here from ESPN The Magazine.
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Coaching and protecting MacKinnon at 12: 'We had to watch out for him'
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Halifax's Charlie MacLean coached Nathan MacKinnon as an under-age bantam, and remembers both his talent and the target on his back.
What would Morgan Rielly do?: How to become a Maple Leafs leader
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'Why not us?': Hope and unpredictability in the 2019-20 NHL season
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As the 2019-20 season gets underway, it's natural to believe this could be your team's year. And given recent NHL history, the only crazy approach to puck drop is thinking you have any idea what's coming next.
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Turning snowbirds into spring chickens on a field in Florida
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Sure, you have to be at least 74 to join, but on a diamond between the palms and the bay, the members of St. Petersburg's Three Quarter Century Softball Club have found the secret to staying young.
Inside the rapid rise, faster fall and lasting legacy of Chyna
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How the Blues pulled off one of the NHL's greatest turnarounds
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On January 2, the St. Louis Blues had the worst record in the NHL and there were calls to blow the team up. Now they’ve got a shot at their first Stanley Cup Final in five decades. This is their story.
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In the spiritual home of greyhound racing as the sport dies out
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Florida is the place greyhound racing matters most. But with a state ban set to come into effect, those who love the sport are being forced to say their goodbyes.
Sidney Crosby is only Cole Harbour’s second-best hockey story
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WrestleMania saved best for last with Rousey, Flair, Lynch finale
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Much was made of WrestleMania's main event being an all-woman affair, as if the WWE were somehow undertaking a risk, doing something daring, even progressive. Truth is, the question isn’t whether wrestling fans would buy in but whether the rest of the world is ready for it.