Maple Leafs beat Capitals in double overtime win

(By: Nick Baxter) Game 2 of the first round series between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Washington Capitals went to double overtime Sunday night ending with a 4-3 win for the Leafs. Leaf Nation could barely watch as they knew a loss and a 2-0 deficit in the series would be near impossible to overcome against the Capitals. If they had any chance of … Continue reading Maple Leafs beat Capitals in double overtime win

The Toronto Maple Leafs in the playoffs? Yeah, right

(By: Nick Baxter) If someone had told me at the beginning of the season that the Leafs would make the playoffs one year after finishing dead last in the NHL, I would have laughed in their face. Don’t get me wrong, I am a Leafs fan, but I’m also a realist. There’s no doubt that there was some serious excitement surrounding the team at the … Continue reading The Toronto Maple Leafs in the playoffs? Yeah, right

Ryerson cheerleaders prepare for Nationals

(By: Nicole Di Donato and Brendan Sylvia) The Ryerson Cheerleading team has been preparing all semester for Cheer Evolution, the national cheerleading competition in Niagara Falls, taking place on April 7. Through blood, sweat and tears, the team is confident in their abilities to win it all. However, since they are not a varsity team, they face many challenges in terms of funding. In fact, … Continue reading Ryerson cheerleaders prepare for Nationals

Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole return to TSN

(By: Hilary Punchard) Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, the beloved Sportcentre anchors, have come back to TSN. Onrait and O’Toole are well known in sports coverage for their television and podcast shows. They worked at FS1 in the United States for the past four years on the main sports highlight show. With the cancelling of the Fox Sports Live show, Canadians find a silver lining … Continue reading Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole return to TSN

Balancing the Student-Athlete Lifestyle

(By: Kate Skelly and Krizia Ramos) This week’s featured female athlete is Julie Longman. The libero on the Ryerson women’s volleyball team is having an unforgettable season, and is looking forward to the OUA Final Four. While the team’s success is important, balancing the student-athlete lifestyle outside the court is not always easy. Continue reading Balancing the Student-Athlete Lifestyle

Marlies pull one win over IceCaps in Weekend Back-to- Back

(By: Hilary Punchard) The Toronto Marlies faced the St. John’s IceCaps at home this past weekend in a back-to- back finishing with a 3-1 win on Saturday March 4 and falling short to the IceCaps 0-3 on Sunday, March 5. The Marlies played a strong first game with 21 shots on net while IceCaps goalie, Charlie Lindgren, defended rigorously. Sunday’s game finished with both the … Continue reading Marlies pull one win over IceCaps in Weekend Back-to- Back

Toronto Furies prep for Clarkson Cup

(By: Hilary Punchard and Lauren Davis) The Toronto Furies are moving into the final stretch of the CWHL 2016-17 hockey season with the Clarkson Cup right around the corner. They are definitely the team to watch out for this March 5 at the Cup. RUtv News caught up with the women to talk about the championship, the season, the team and women’s hockey. Continue reading Toronto Furies prep for Clarkson Cup

Frank Lampard retires his legendary soccer career

(By: Sindi Dulluku) After over two remarkable decades on the field, Frank Lampard has officially retired his professional soccer career. The English soccer star took to social media to make the announcement last Thursday writing, “After 21 incredible years, I have decided that now is the right time to finish my career as a professional footballer. Whilst I have received a number of exciting offers to … Continue reading Frank Lampard retires his legendary soccer career