The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Board of Governors voted unanimously on Oct. 29 to soon allow student-athletes to monetize their name, image, and likeness. The vote was in light of a bill recently passed in California that also allows NCAA athletes in the state to be similarly compensated. NCAA[Read More…]
Although they are the only players to make ball contact with their feet, kickers are often overlooked in football. McGill football’s fourth-year kicker Findlay Brown, however, has been grabbing headlines after converting all three of his field-goal attempts on Sept. 28’s homecoming game and claiming his sixth RSEQ player of[Read More…]
On Sept. 28, two weeks after suffering a heartbreaking defeat at Sherbrooke (1–4–0), the McGill football team (2–3–0) took their revenge on home turf. With a lively Homecoming crowd in attendance, the home side fought their way to a 20–13 victory. McGill’s offence was off to a quick start with[Read More…]
“Three years of excuses and it’s still crap,” read the banner that one sullen fan unfurled in the Old Trafford stands. It was December 1989, and Sir Alex Ferguson was at a career low, with Manchester United supporters and the media alike calling for his dismissal. Little did the naysayers[Read More…]
On Sept. 15, the McGill Redmen (1-2) faced the Concordia Stingers (2-1) for the 50th annual Shaughnessy Cup. The Redmen gave their crosstown rivals a run for their money, but ultimately lost 33-26. The first half saw limited offence from both sides. McGill struggled to move the ball across the[Read More…]
Running back Le’Veon Bell, in search of a $17 million contract, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reached an impasse in contract negotiations. Should Pittsburgh acquiesce to the back’s demands? Pay the man Gabe Nisker When Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley signed a four-year, $60 million contract this[Read More…]
Montreal organization shines its light far beyond sport.
McGill Redmen 10 Concordia Stingers 36 The fervorous crowds and cheerleaders at Molson Stadium for the Oct. 14 homecoming football game couldn’t help the McGill Redmen (1-5) overcome the Concordia Stingers (3-3). As the clouds eclipsed the only sunlight early in the second quarter,[Read More…]
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[Read More…]
The Tribune outlines ten ways to take advantage of every athletic activity and program McGill has to offer.