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Cassie Campbell-Pascall resigns as CWHL governor

Within the world of North American women’s hockey, there is a growing movement to unite the two professional leagues: The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) and the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). This movement has gained significant momentum after hockey icon Cassie Campbell-Pascall—three-time Olympic Medalist and former captain of the Canadian women’s hockey team—voiced her… Keep Reading

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Montreal should get out of the 2026 World Cup bid while it can

The FIFA World Cup is undoubtedly the most popular sporting event on Earth. The world stops and watches every four years while the best of the best compete for international glory in the world’s most popular sport: Soccer. With all that exposure, hosting the World Cup can provide a country with a treasure trove of… Keep Reading

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Sports success coming in waves for Seattle

At the beginning of the 2017-18 season, the Vegas Golden Knights were generating plenty of chatter about their sparkling inaugural campaign. Initially, Vegas’ success opened the door for other expansion franchises: The possibility of additional NHL franchises in Quebec City, Seattle, and Houston piqued fans’ interest more than ever. Fast forward five months, and Vegas… Keep Reading

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Predicting the MLB midseason

With regular season action less than two weeks away, all baseball fans want is to get started. For them, there’s nothing better than those summer afternoons spent at the ballpark with hot dog in hand. Given the slow offseason, The McGill Tribune pressed fast-forward on the MLB remote to provide a look at how the… Keep Reading

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Redmen hockey season recap

2017-18 marked a successful campaign for the McGill Redmen hockey team, as they captured their 18th OUA Queens Cup and competed at the U Sports National Championships for the second year in a row. Their consistently solid play in the regular season led to a 22-4-2 record and a first-place finish in the OUA East… Keep Reading

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International hockey has a shootout problem

International hockey tournaments are in full swing around this time of year. The World Junior Championships take place around New Year’s, the World Championships are in the spring, and every four years, we get to see hockey at the Winter Olympics. Needless to say, it’s a good season to be a hockey fan. While these… Keep Reading

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U Sports basketball national championship recap

Martlets After capturing the program’s first Bronze Baby—the national championship trophy—last season, the Martlets showed up from March 8-11 in Regina to defend their title. In their opening game at the U Sports national championships, McGill faced off against the McMaster University Marauders. The Martlets ended the first half down five points, but regained their footing… Keep Reading

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Point-Counterpoint: Elizabeth Swaney

Among the hordes of world-class athletes at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games, one name seemed a little out of place: Elizabeth Swaney, the 33-year old Hungarian halfpipe skier who completed her Olympic runs with a handful of simple alley-oops. Swaney has come under immense criticism for her lacklustre performance, but she has also garnered praise… Keep Reading

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