LeBron James’s decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and join Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat was the talk of the sports media this summer. Sam Hunter and Adam Sadinsky offer two different perspectives on the implications of LeBron’s choice.

Another bright flame snuffed out

For a week, boxing was alive and well in the memory of its fans. Like George Foreman in 1994, when the then 45-year-old won the heavyweight championship, boxing beat back father time and became relevant, even central, to sport for a few short days. This renewed interest was set off[Read More…]

The McGill Tribune’s NHL preview

Eastern Conference Atlantic Division   Pittsburgh Penguins: With Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh can beat anyone. Without him? Who knows. While Sidney Crosby’s health is vital, a good sign is that even without Crosby and Malkin for large chunks of last season and the playoffs, the Penguins finished fourth and pushed Tampa[Read More…]

Martlets clip Ravens in semis

Playoff recap The Martlets won the Quebec Student Sports Federation semi-final series, a best-of-three contest, against the Carleton Ravens last week. The Martlets, however, didn’t need all three games against the Ravens: on February 23 Gillian Ferrari, former defender for the national team, put a quick end to game one[Read More…]

Fantasy sports: Pain or pleasure?

Fantasy sports has become a billion dollar industry with millions of participants worldwide. Still, some aren’t sold. Our Editor-in-Chief, Tori Crawford, is one of these skeptics. She goes head-to-head with sports editor Sam Hunter on the benefits of fantasy sports (and other things).   Con As a former cheerleader, I[Read More…]

Undefeated Redmen Lacrosse Team Pound Toronto

The varsity lacrosse Redmen delivered a walloping 12-3 victory over the University of Toronto’s Varsity Blues at Forbes Field Sunday.

The Blues started things off quickly, taking early leads. But once the game settled down and the refs eased up on their whistles, McGill was able to control possession and the game. The Redmen scored four unanswered goals for a 7-3 halftime lead, and cemented the win by outscoring Toronto 5-0 in the second half.

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