The 2018 NBA All-Star Game was actually a close game

(By: Libaan Osman) The 67th annual NBA All-Star Game was decided in the final seconds as Team LeBron narrowly escaped with a 148-145 win over Team Stephen at the Staples Centre Sunday night. In attempts to raise the competitiveness, this year’s All-Star Game saw a format change. Instead of playing conference versus conference like previous years, a pool of players were chosen by the fans … Continue reading The 2018 NBA All-Star Game was actually a close game

Raptors will be well represented in this year’s NBA All-Star Game

(By: Stephanie Liu) Toronto Raptors players DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry will take part in the 67th annual NBA All-Star Game this Sunday, Feb. 18. The power duo were drafted by Golden State Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry, and will be playing alongside James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo to name a few. Curry’s team will face off against the team assembled by Cleveland Cavaliers’ star … Continue reading Raptors will be well represented in this year’s NBA All-Star Game

Eagles defeat the mighty Patriots in Super Bowl LII

(By: Nick Reis) Even before the opening kickoff, it was evident there was something different about this Super Bowl. As far as history is concerned, the 52nd rendition of America’s biggest game was a huge mismatch. On one end there was the mighty New England Patriots. Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, arguably the most lethal coach-player duo in the history of professional sports, hold five … Continue reading Eagles defeat the mighty Patriots in Super Bowl LII

Dan Gladman: The name you should know as a Raptors fan

(By: Max Correia) Over 18,000 fans gather at the Air Canada Centre (ACC) one Sunday night to watch the Toronto Raptors play the Washington Wizards. While every fan’s eyes are looking at home court, there’s another show going on down in the parking garage. Dan Gladman sits calmly in the broadcast truck making sure the Raptors broadcast is playing out according to his vision. Gladman … Continue reading Dan Gladman: The name you should know as a Raptors fan

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