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The Woman Who's Teaching the NHL How to Skate - Pacific ...

Barb Underhill is carving out an important legacy. (Cited at Digg.com)

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How We Set Up Our Professional Athletes to Fail - Pacific Standard

On the machinery of professional sports and the complications of the fallen athlete. (Cited at Digg.com)

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Inside the World of Competitive Laughing - Pacific Standard

On an evening spent at the Canadian Competitive Laughing Championship. (Cited at Longreads.com, Digg.com and TheFeature.net, BuzzFeed BuzzRead selection)

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The Worst Free-Throw Shooter - Pacific Standard

Why do some of the greatest basketball players ever struggle with an uncontested shot from just 15 feet away? (Cited at Digg.com, Media ReDEFined)

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Finding Ross' Gold - Pacific Standard

Finding Ross' Gold - Pacific Standard

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Why I Lived Alone in a Cabin for Six Months - Pacific Standard

On living off-the-grid in Northern Canada for Pacific Standard's Homecoming Week.

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The World's Most Progressive Sport Isn't the One You'd Expect ...

The World's Most Progressive Sport Isn't the One Yo...

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Bikes That I've Loved - Pacific Standard

Bikes That I've Loved - Pacific Standard

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When Sport Defines a Nation - Pacific Standard

When Sport Defines a Nation - Pacific Standard

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Frozen in Time - Pacific Standard

Frozen in Time - Pacific Standard

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The Small-Town Advantage - Pacific Standard

The Small-Town Advantage - Pacific Standard

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The First Death of an Athlete - Pacific Standard

The First Death of an Athlete - Pacific Standard

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Donald Trump and the Environmental Cost of Luxury Golf - Pacific ...

Donald Trump and the Environmental Cost of Luxury G...

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Imagining an America Without Sports - Pacific Standard

Imagining an America Without Sports - Pacific Stand...

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Opportunity Lost - Pacific Standard

Opportunity Lost - Pacific Standard