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Competitors look on during the Madden NFL Showdown on Saturday, Sept 10. (Brooks Harvey/Ryersonian)

Madden madness: eSports becoming big business

Toronto’s Madden NFL 17 showdown on Sept. 10 had all the hallmarks of a regular football game but there was one noticeable difference: the tournament’s 64 contestants were playing on Xbox. The tournament, hosted at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre’s Microsoft store, was organized by Canadian Gaming Tournaments to coincide with the start of this year’s NFL season. In addition […]

by Brooks Harvey· · Business, News, Science & Technology, Sports
From Ray Rice to sweat shops, ethics expert weighs in on recent controversies

From Ray Rice to sweat shops, ethics expert weighs in on recent controversies

Ryerson University Prof. Chris MacDonald is one of the world’s leading business ethics bloggers. His site, businessethicsblog.com, features more than 1,100 posts on stories such as the domestic abuse scandal of professional footballer Ray Rice, religion in corporate culture and Facebook’s (ever looming) privacy control controversies. His commentary fuses philosophical and business perspectives when analyzing current events. MacDonald’s writing has […]

Poll: Should groups govern players’ lives outside sports?

This week, video footage was released of NFL running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens beating his then-fiance unconscious. The story brought the issue of domestic violence in the sports world into sharp focus. While many condemned the video, some say professional sports organizations should have not have a say in players’ behaviours outside sports. What do you think?

by Stefan Morrone· · Sports
Bullying in the locker-room is a real problem in the NFL

Bullying in the locker-room is a real problem in the NFL

By Nicole Skripkariuk Ryersonian Staff Admittedly, I don’t follow sports. But there is one story that recently demanded my attention: the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal. Racial slurs. Homophobic rants. Death threats. These are just some of the examples of harassment 24-year-old Dolphins left tackle Jonathan Martin allegedly endured from teammate Richie Incognito. Three weeks ago, Martin briefly checked himself into […]

by Nicole Skripkariuk· · Editorial, Opinion, Sports
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