Robertson comes up big, but Rams fall to Canada-best Rouge et Or in U Sports Final 8 quarterfinal

(By: Matthew Rodrigopulle) Ryerson Rams guard Hayley Robertson had the home crowd buzzing during an impressive fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to secure a victory. Robertson scored 16 points, two assists and two rebounds despite the Rams women’s basketball team’s 73-51 loss to the Laval Rouge et Or in the U Sports Final 8 quarterfinal tilt on Thursday. “She’s just a competitor and I … Continue reading Robertson comes up big, but Rams fall to Canada-best Rouge et Or in U Sports Final 8 quarterfinal

Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

By: Matthew Rodrigopulle The crowd roared as Ryerson goaltender Fanny Vigeant made a tremendous third period save during a 5-on-3 penalty kill. But it wouldn’t be enough for the Rams in a must-win game. The Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team fought hard but ultimately suffered a 1-0 loss to the Guelph Gryphons in Game Two of the McCaw Cup semifinals on Friday, putting an end … Continue reading Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

Rams rally to beat Warriors in 3-2 OT win

(By: Ella Bonaldi) The Ryerson Rams hosted the Waterloo Warriors in a Friday night tilt at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Heading into the game, Ryerson was in third place in the Ontario University Athletics [OUA] and hoping to keep their three-game win streak alive. The early portions of the game did not spark confidence as the Rams fell behind early. Taytum Clairmont of the Warriors … Continue reading Rams rally to beat Warriors in 3-2 OT win

The Kawhi Leonard Sweepstakes: Will the Raptors finally defy the odds?

(By: Jackson Farough) “If you’re looking to the future, you’re gonna trip over the present” – Kawhi Leonard. Kawhi Leonard is different than any other player in the NBA. He rarely shows expression, doesn’t care about the money or stardom that comes with playing in the NBA (He still drives an old Chevrolet Tahoe) and could also become the first and only true superstar to … Continue reading The Kawhi Leonard Sweepstakes: Will the Raptors finally defy the odds?

Three reasons Ryerson Hockey remains a must-watch in 2018-19

(By: Jackson Farough and Emile Riga) As the Rams’ hockey season kicks off with the men’s season opener on October 3rd, fans should be very optimistic about both teams this season. After two exciting seasons that featured postseason appearances from both teams last year, it’s no surprise that Ryerson hockey provides tons of intrigue in 2018-19. Here’s why: 1. The Coaches John Duco, the head … Continue reading Three reasons Ryerson Hockey remains a must-watch in 2018-19

Tiger Woods ends drought, wins first title in five years

(By: Xavier Eeswaran) On August 4th, 2013, 11-time PGA player of the year Tiger Woods won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, his 79th tour win. In the five following years, Tiger would go winless, endure multiple back surgeries and would drop as low as 1,199th ranked in the world. Many thought he’d never win again. On September 23rd, 2018, 1,874 days and four back surgeries later, Woods defied … Continue reading Tiger Woods ends drought, wins first title in five years

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

Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice

(By: Stephanie Liu) On Feb. 13, the Toronto Maple Leafs held an open practice at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to kick off their second annual Winter Week, a celebration of hockey. There was a sea of blue and white at the Ryerson recreation facility, with more than 230 fans in attendance. Not only were Ryerson students present at the event, but there were also attendees … Continue reading Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice

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