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Metta World Peace, the L.A. Lakers basketball star formerly known as Ron Artest, makes a visit to the Downtown Eastside and a Surrey youth centre to talk about his troubled upbringing and offer a message of inspiration.

Evel Knievel’s dad’s brother’s great-granddaughter plays basketball for the UBC Thunderbirds! (Whew, say that out loud three times.) 
How awesome is that?

Evel Knievel’s dad’s brother’s great-granddaughter plays basketball for the UBC Thunderbirds! (Whew, say that out loud three times.)

How awesome is that?

'To Vancouver? You HAVE to be kidding!'

Mountain and ocean views? What’s not to love? Apparently a lot of things for some professional athletes who really didn’t want to call Vancity home.

(More photos and stories in the link.)

Devil’s advocate: Which athletes do you wish never called Vancouver home?

In honour of Rick Rypien, The Province presents:

A history of violence: Best player/fan fights from the archives

From Jose Paolo Guerrero to Kobi Mossa, we count down the Top 9 player/fan fights in sports history (video of each incident included).

Are there any we missed?

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