Tagged: basketball

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Todd’s Nods: Fantasy Sports

Imagine this miracle, folks.   Finally, sometime long into the future, a No.16 seed in the NCAA overtakes a No.1 seed in the first round of the college basketball tournament after one-seeded teams collectively...

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Casual rascism unacceptable

Athletes unfairly judged by complexion   Todd Colin Vaughn Sports Editor   Let’s try an experiment.   Imagine four different sports: Hockey, basketball, baseball and golf.   Now think of the first race you...

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Todd’s Nods: Fight your bear

On Feb. 8, the New Orleans Hornets basketball club featured a new announcer for their starting lineups. Former ABA basketball player Jackie Moon introduced the players from the Hornets and the visiting Chicago Bulls....

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Comrades in victory

Teammates make the best friends   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   Sport is based on love.   No, seriously.   Stereotypically, the dominant view of a sports team is an enclosed system of...

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Coaches sound off on season

What do you want in 2012?   Shawn Sky Men’s volleyball “Grigor Kratev, a 7’1” open studies student from France, successfully completed his English Language proficiency class with MRU’s Language Institute in the last...

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Rich punks

A fan’s requiem for levity   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor     It’s the last minute of the fourth quarter. The game’s tied.   Most players are pining for that end of season...

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Todd’s Nod’s: Metta World Peace

The nickname is a time-honoured tradition in sports. From the NBA’s “Iceman” George Gervin to the NHL’s Mark “Moose” Messier, we as a sports society love giving our heroes a fitting moniker. However, what...

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Mount Royal teams back at it

A look at the coming months for campus sports   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   Hockey   Mount Royal’s men’s hockey team looks to build on its pristine record as they try to...

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Men’s team on the rebound

New recruits bring enthusiasm and energy, says coach   by Bryce Forbes Sports Editor   Men’s basketball coach Marc Dobell was disappointed to see some of his players move on after last year. He...