Dan Szczepanek

Dan Szczepanek
Dan Szczepanek is the founder and Editor in Chief of Grandstand Central, an outlet he helped launch in 2017 to look at the intersectionality of sports and world around it. He's a recovering ad-man, and former politics wonk.

Olympian Ross Rebagliati on Pot, Fame, and Smoking Joints With Keith Richards.

"I had Senators say ‘You shouldn’t be using your medal for stuff like this’, and I’m like, ‘Don’t start telling me what I need to do with my gold medal."
Val James on breaking the colour barrier for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Val James On Breaking the Colour Barrier for the Leafs

Looking back on the career and impact of one of hockey's trailblazers.
Best women owners sports

Ranking the 9 Best (And Only) Female Owners in Sports

Where the ladies at? That’s the bewildered cry of Monster-Energy-guzzling bros and the North American sports-viewing public alike. Because just like the seedy clubs that...

Canada Deserves Better Than Sidney Crosby

Sid's White House visit proves that he isn't the leader Canada needs, on or off the ice.
An Honest Translation of a Players' Tribune Goodbye Letter

The Honest Players’ Tribune Letter We Deserve

What a departing free agent is really saying when they say goodbye.
Kevin Pillar slur

If You Think Slurs Belong in Sports, You’re an Idiot

Fans were quick to come to Kevin Pillar's defense after he caught using a homophobic slur. The only question is, why are they defending him?