In the 1961-1962 season, Wilt Chamberlain averaged 48.52 minutes per game. Not only did the ‘Big Dipper’ never sit out because of injury, but he never tired, playing every minute of every game, including all 50 overtime minutes his team played that season. In the modern era, only Allen Iverson […]
The fabric of a league rarely differs all that much on opening night from what it was the year before.
El Clasico: 93-89-48. Real Madrid and Barcelona are separated by only four wins after 85 years of an intense, hatred-filled rivalry. Real Madrid represents Spanish nationalism whereas Barcelona symbolizes the fight for Catalonian independence. Many rivalries claim to be more than just a game, but El Clasico is one of […]
After a two-year hiatus, Canada’s team returned to the Bell Centre to play an exhibition game against the New York Knicks in Montreal this past Friday, Oct. 24.
American League MVP: Mike Trout If winning in baseball is based on scoring more runs than the other team, then there’s nobody better than Mike Trout. At 23 years old, he’s already the best player in the world, and there’s no telling how high his ceiling will be. Both sabermetricians […]
Max Berger (MB): Pop Montreal was dubbing its third Win Butler-hosted Pop vs. Jock charity basketball game as the “crossover sports-culture event of the year in Montreal.”
Traditionally, ‘tanking’ has been defined as teams losing games on purpose—either through a decimated roster or the benching of good players—in order to obtain a higher draft pick in the NBA Lottery system. The issue of tanking in the NBA has been a hot topic this season, with a terrible […]
In case you were too busy trying to figure out the difference between Winter and Spring in Montreal, here’s what you missed in the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight… Wisconsin Badgers — For the first time in Head Coach Bo Ryan’s career, the Wisconsin Buzzcuts have made the Final Four, knocking […]
Sports have a weird and wonderful vocabulary of their own. In this edition of 10 Things, we aim to clarify some of the funkiest and most famous phrases in the world of sports. Baseball 1 CAN OF CORN— This refers to an easy-to-catch ball hit high into the outfield. There […]