Toronto FC gets revenge with MLS Cup win

(By: Thomas Debost) It’s difficult to invent scenarios like this one. This year’s MLS Cup final was the most important game in Toronto FC (TFC) franchise history to date, and the club delivered. TFC faced off against the Seattle Sounders, the same team who broke the hearts of TFC fans in last year’s MLS Cup final after an intense draw that ended in a penalty … Continue reading Toronto FC gets revenge with MLS Cup win

Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

(By: Stephanie Liu and Sarah Do Couto) The National Hockey League (NHL) is celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2017. The league has reflected on its history through a series of centennial-themed events happening since January, with Wayne Gretzky serving as their official ambassador. The NHL will conclude its centennial celebration on Dec. 19 in Ottawa, where the first ever NHL game was played in 1917. … Continue reading Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport

(By: Scott McLean) While there isn’t currently an open transgender athlete competing at Ryerson University, Rams director of athletics Ivan Joseph said on Monday that the university is trying to create as accessible a space as possible for transgender athletes. Joseph’s comments were made during the Trans Inclusion in Sport panel discussion held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, which featured topics ranging from the use … Continue reading Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport

Rams beat Laurier in shootout on five year anniversary of Rams sports at the MAC

(By: Nicholas Baxter and Thomas Debost) Ryerson’s men’s hockey team celebrated five years of Rams sports at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in style, beating the Laurier Golden Hawks 4-3 in a shootout Wednesday night. Though this was just another regular season game for the players, it was highly anticipated by the university, its students, and all Rams fans. The arena nearly reached full capacity for … Continue reading Rams beat Laurier in shootout on five year anniversary of Rams sports at the MAC

Opinion: International students forced to cope with lack of worldwide sports coverage

(By: Thomas Debost) Imagine not being able to watch the big game. The feeling one gets when their favourite team wins the championship is phenomenal. Not being able to find the game on TV, not so much. This is a struggle that I, along with other international students at Ryerson face on a daily basis. Whether it’s a time-zone issue, or simply a lack of … Continue reading Opinion: International students forced to cope with lack of worldwide sports coverage

Blue Jays 2017 season summary

(By: Stephanie Liu) The Blue Jays were faced with an unexpected turn of events this season. After making it to the ALCS in the previous two seasons, the Blue Jays won’t be a part of this year’s postseason. From having players named to the disabled list week after week, to making miraculous comebacks in ninth innings, this season was still one to remember. The Jays … Continue reading Blue Jays 2017 season summary

Rams men’s basketball team showcasing early season dominance

(By: Libaan Osman) A weekend of blowouts for the Ryerson Rams Men’s basketball team has created excitement for the upcoming season. The Rams took part in back-to-back exhibition games with visits from the Saskatchewan Huskies and the Marietta Pioneers (NCAA Division III) at the Coca Cola Court inside the Mattamy Athletic Centre over the weekend (Oct. 8-9). Their first matchup was against the Huskies, where … Continue reading Rams men’s basketball team showcasing early season dominance

Rams Spirit Wear unveils metallic collection

(By: Madison MacNeil and Nick Baxter) Ryerson Rams Spirit Wear unveiled their metallic collection at the Student Learning Centre yesterday (Oct. 3). In the form of a pop-up shop in the middle of the SLC lobby, the Spirit Wear team offered a first glimpse of their new collection to students. Jeff Giles, director of business development for Ryerson Athletics, said this collection was an attempt … Continue reading Rams Spirit Wear unveils metallic collection