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ESports enter the McGill arena

On Dec. 3, eight teams of students from universities across North America battled in the Tespa Collegiate Series: Overwatch quarterfinals. Tespa—”a network of college clubs founded to promote gaming culture and host the best college eSports events and competitions”—is one of many organizations dedicated to collegiate eSports, or competitive video-gaming. The Tespa Collegiate Series is… Keep Reading

In Competition With: McGill Quidditch

When two sports editors try their hand at actual sports who reigns supreme? On the second episode of In Competition With Selwynne and Stephen face-off in the most magical of McGill sports, Quidditch.  Featuring: Selwynne Hawkins and Stephen Gill Directed by April Barrett Edited by Patrick Beacham and April Barrett Crew: Emma Avery Keep Reading

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif proves his value to the emergent Chiefs

Unpredictability has been a motif in Kansas City Chiefs guard—and former McGill Redman—Laurent Duvernay-Tardif’s career. Picked in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Duvernay-Tardif became the only McGill alumnus to earn a spot on an NFL roster. In his offseasons, he is working toward a medical degree at McGill—an unprecedented, nigh-impossible feat for… Keep Reading

Changing the game: NBA rules

Stop sending bad free-throw shooters to the line: Stephen Gill, Contributor Current “Hack-a-Shaq” rules give teams an alternative to actually playing defence when the other team has possession. Rather than creating a real defensive scheme, opposing coaches can just send poor free-throw shooters to the charity stripe whenever they please. The strategy slows games to a crawl… Keep Reading

NBA midseason review

Eastern Conference Led by LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers stand tall atop the Eastern Conference. Despite injuries sustained along the way, the defending champions have held the pace they set last season. They’ve made savvy deals and look ready for another deep playoff run. The Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors are Cleveland’s biggest threats to… Keep Reading

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