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Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass, something he's done for more yards than any other quarterback in National Football League history. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

SPORTS TALK: The UFC deserves its criticism after UFC 229

How about that Banksy deal earlier this month? You'll recall after one of the street artist's images, Girl With Balloon, was sold for $1.4 million at Sotheby's in London, it began to shred itself thanks...

SPORTS TALK: People just never learn sometimes, isn’t that right Tom Wilson?

So we have a new NAFTA. We're calling it the USMCA now. I think USCAM sounds better but what do I know? Anyway, Ezra Klein of Vox was a little fuzzy on why the U.S....

SPORTS CHECK: New dates for volleyball tournament

Kangiqliniq/Rankin Inlet One of the most popular volleyball tournaments in the territory now has its dates confirmed. The annual Laura Gauthier Memorial in Rankin Inlet will be held from Nov. 22 to 25. The original date...
Daniel Nestor retired from tennis on Sept. 15 following his Davis Cup doubles match against the Netherlands in Toronto. So ends the career of Canada's greatest-ever men's player. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

SPORTS TALK: The Ottawa Senators got fleeced but Pierre Dorion still looks smart

One of these days, a news correspondent is going to lose their life covering a hurricane. This was never going to happen this time around. Hurricane Florence was a nasty storm, of that there is...
Recreation Leader of the Year award-winner Fred Muise of Cambridge Bay presents the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association Award of Merit to Jason Tologanak, also of Cambridge Bay. (recognizes an individual/organization/corporation for an outstanding contribution to achievements in each province and territory) 2016 Sport and Recreation Awards Celebration and Dinner Oct. 15, 2016 Michele LeTourneau/NNSL photo

Fred Muise moves on

Fred Muise still remembers his first day on the job like it was yesterday. He had sat down at his desk and proceeded to open up Facebook to write the following post: “I am sitting in...

Legionnaires ᐱᕗᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᕿᑦᑐᒧᑦ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᐅᓯᐊᖓᓐᓂ

Legionnaires ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᓂᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓱᖓᓐᓂ ᓵᓚᒋᓪᓗᓂᔾᔪᒃ New Era 17-5−ᒥ ᐱᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖑᔪᓂ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐊᐃᑉᐸᖏᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕐᓇᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓪᓗᑎᒃ 2018−ᒥ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᑲᑎᙵᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᕿᑦᑐᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ (RICSL) ᑕᐃᒎᓯᐊᖓᓂ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 22−ᒥ. New Era ᓵᓚᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ Cubs−ᓂ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᒻᐹᑲᓵᓂ, Legionnaires ᐲᖅᓯᓪᓗᑎᒃ...

SPORTS TALK: Careful what you say – your kids might pay for it in...

If you're going to criticize Donald Trump – and there are plenty of ways to do so because he makes it way, way too easy – make sure the image you're using to accompany...

SPORTS TALK: The greatest first pitch ever thrown – and she’s a nun

It takes a special sort of dingus to pull this trick. Someone thought it would be a good idea to phone in a bomb threat to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Aug. 22. A...

Roller hockey introduced to Arviat youth

A new sport arrived in Arviat in a big way this past week. Roller hockey enthusiast and Team Canada player Michael Hunt and his partner and floor installer, Lincoln Whitehead, came to Arviat to install...

Coral Harbour takes Calm Air Cup

In a wild game that saw both a monumental blunder and the breaking of one of competitive ball's oldest never-do-that rules in extra innings, the Salliq Invaders (Coral Harbour) scored a pair of runs...

SPORTS TALK: I love sports – and Sig did as well

I've often told anyone who will listen that I love my job. I write about sports and get paid to do it. How bad can my life be? Jack Sigvaldason also loved sports and that's...

ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᓯᖅᓯᓂᖏᓐᓂ

ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᑦ New Era ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓴᖅᑭᔮᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓴᙱᔪᐊᓗᖕᒥ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᒥ SPN ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓱᒃᑲᐃᑦᑐᒥ ᐃᒋᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ-ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓴᐃᓐᑦ ᔮᓐᔅ, ᓂᐅᕙᓐᓛᓐᒥ, ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 2-6-ᒧᑦ. ᐱᙳᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᖑᑏᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᓪᓗ ᑲᑎᙵᓪᓗᑎᒃ, ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ 2-2-ᒧᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᒥᖅᑳᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᔪᓂ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑳᕋᑎᒃ 18-16-ᒧᑦ ᓅᕙᓐᓛᓐᒥ Yes...

SPORTS TALK: Goodbye to Stan Mikita – one of the best ever

You want even more good news from the cave rescue in Thailand? Sure. Three of the boys and the head coach that were rescued from near-certain death were given Thai citizenship. It's an odd story...

Arviat hosts roller hockey camp

Roller hockey is coming to Arviat and Michael Hunt knows the community will love it. Hunt, who is one of Canada Inline's top players, flew into the community from his home in Winnipeg to deliver...

Hockey prospect off to chase a dream

by James McCarthy So many young hockey players from the North have had to make the long trip south in order to further their hockey careers. Bradley Nowdlak-Fraser of Iqaluit is one who will be making...

SPORTS TALK: Next stop for Jarome Iginla: Hockey Hall of Fame

Nice to see we have discourse such as this in our lives. Someone by the name of Charlie Kirk made a point on Twitter about how Melania Trump operates the first lady's office with a...

New boxing program boosting confidence in Rankin Inlet

A couple of boys take turns throwing alternating punches – jabs, upper cuts and hooks – ducking behind one another in quick succession as their blows are absorbed by the pads of Mahmoud Zahaby. The...

Nunavut hockey warms up for the big show

Nunavut will make history at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., this coming March when the territory's boys hockey team hits the ice for the first time ever. Before that, it's all...

SPORTS TALK: This time, the Toronto Raptors are to blame

So summer is finally here. I say that because all of the rain we had in Yellowknife meant I wasn't able to mow my lawn for days and days. It started to resemble the...

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖑᔪᖅ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᖅ ᐱᐅᒋᔭᐅᔪᒻᒪᕆᒃ

ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒥ ᐊᐅᔭᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᕙᓪᓕᐊᕗᖅ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᕕᓂᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ t-ball-ᒥ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᑕᐅᕗᖅ ᓱᕈᓯᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᕿᑦᑐᒥ ᐊᖅᓴᓕᖕᓂ ᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᖃᓚᐅᙱᓚᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᕐᒥ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᕌᐳᑦ ᖃᑉᕕᑐᖅ ᓄᓕᐊᖓᓗ ᕼᐋᓕ ᒨᕐᓱᕐ ᓴᖅᑭᒻᒪᑕ. ᐊᐃᑉᐸᕇᒃ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᐃᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᔅᓯᐊᕐᔪᖕᓂ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥ...