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Opinion: All NBA eyes on the North

The NBA all-star game is coming to Toronto, meaning the eyes of the basketball world will finally be turned toward The North

by Ryersonian Staff· · Basketball, Sports
A prestige class was in attendance to promote the Final 8 men's basketball championship Ryerson will be hosting in March. (Ryan McKenna / Ryersonian Staff)

Rams kick off CIS Men’s Basketball Final 8 Championship ticket sales

“Why do we have to wait 119 days until March 12?” That was the question that two-time National Basketball Association NBA champion Bill Walton asked those in attendance at Thursday’s ticket launch for the 2015 Canadian Interuniversity Sport men’s basketball Final 8 tournament. Walton was at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to help promote the event that Ryerson University will host […]

by Ryan McKenna· · Basketball, Sports
Homophobia still trumps performance in professional sports

Homophobia still trumps performance in professional sports

The first openly gay player in the NBA, Jason Collins, played his first game for the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, since coming out last summer. His performance was forgettable, but the implication behind his appearance was undeniable. It was a huge step for the sporting world’s LGBTQ community. However, despite homophobia in sports culture looking like it’s losing steam, […]

by Matthew Kennedy· · Editorial, Opinion