On the rebound: Basketball players embrace mental health in first in-person pandemic season
Basketball players and staff are speaking up to fight against mental health stigma in sports.
In light of Team Canada soccer triumph, it’s time to move forward with pro women’s sports in this country
Women’s sports have grown in viewership and popularity, but when will the Canadian professional sports landscape reflect that?
Canadian collectors all in or staying clear of NBA’s pricey digital trading cards
The National Basketball Association has started selling digital memories this season with the debut of NBA Top Shot — its new, virtual trading card experience. Calling the launch a new era in fandom the NBA is saying fans can “own basketball’s greatest Moments with NBA Top Shot.” The virtual cards…
COVID consequences: The new normal for amateur team sports
The new normal for sports seems bleak. Amateur leagues have suffered cancellation or experienced major change. [Photo @ John Balser]
Temporary ban on in-person varsity sports recruiting across Canada may be extended soon
USports, the body that oversees varsity sport in Canadian universities is expected to extend its ban on in-person recruitment.
Ravens and Huskies claim national titles in first-ever combined U Sports Final 8 tournaments
Both the top-seeded men’s and women’s basketball teams walked away with the 2020 U Sports national title in the programs first-ever combined tournament.
Battle of the fans: The faces in the crowd at the 14th Capital Hoops tournament
Fans from Carleton and the University of Ottawa packed into TD Place this past Friday night to support their basketball teams as they faced off for the 14th annual Capital Hoops classic. The fans were treated to two nail biting games that saw the uOttawa’s men and women pull out…
The Blackjacks effect set to change Ottawa basketball and its talented players
The Ottawa Blackjacks have arrived and are getting set to build their roster. With great talent in Ottawa to choose from and with more bound to be created, the team’s possible influence within the city and with their players is analyzed.