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

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

Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

(By: Libaan Osman) The Ryerson Rams basketball teams had their hands full during the highly anticipated Gold Rush Weekend (Jan. 26-27) with visits from the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the Carleton Ravens on Coca Cola Court at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Ryerson’s women’s basketball team commenced the weekend with a matchup against the Gee-Gees on Friday night. It was a back-and-forth affair for three quarters that … Continue reading Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

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

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