Superbowl Preview

49ers Offence All the talk surrounding the San Francisco 49ers is focused on quarterback Colin Kaepernick—and rightfully so. The 2011 second round pick has sent former starter Alex Smith to the bench, just like Tom Brady did to Drew Bledsoe back in 2011. When Kaepernick beat Brady in Foxborough in[Read More…]

Weekend of woe: Redmen drop two more

The McGill Redmen entered McConnell Arena on Friday evening hoping to bounce back after a tough 3-2 overtime shootout loss to UQTR last Wednesday night. Unfortunately for the Redmen, history repeated itself, as the Concordia Stingers outlasted McGill 3-2 in another overtime shootout. Despite falling behind just 22 seconds into[Read More…]

Beers, cheers, and tears: that’s politics

‘Happy Hour’ on a Tuesday night—not exactly the time you would expect to pay $3 cover at Gert’s. But our thirst had to be quenched, and we couldn’t walk much further. My friend and I were in search of a simple study break and an escape from the ‘McLennan Madness.’[Read More…]

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In heaven at Angels Stadium

Since the departure of the Montreal Expos following the 2004 season, baseball fans in this city have had to look elsewhere for their fix of America’s pastime. Most are not Washington Nationals fans, though the team descends from the Expos franchise. I became a fan of the then Anaheim Angels,[Read More…]

The Redmen study film before their final preseason game. (Simon Poitrimolt / McGill Tribune)

Redmen Hockey Preview

The McGill Redmen hockey team enters the 2012-2013 campaign as the defending National Champions for the first time in its 137-year history. Last year, just one season after losing in the CIS Final to the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds, the Redmen hoisted the trophy in the 50th edition[Read More…]

Changing America’s pastime

Major League Baseball has officially announced the addition of two wild card teams to its playoff format. The league’s owners and players’ union have agreed to add one team from both the National League and the American League, making 10 playoff teams in total. With three division winners and two[Read More…]

Redmen cap strong season with RSEQ championship

The McGill Redmen Hockey Team swept the OUA East Division Final in thrilling fashion on Saturday, beating the UQTR Patriotes 5-4 in double overtime. With the victory, the Redmen punched their ticket to the CIS Championship in Fredericton, where they finished second last season, losing to the University of New[Read More…]

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