Decade to remember

It’s hard to believe that we’re already 10 years into the new millennium. Since we’re on the cusp of a new decade in sports history, it’s high time we take a look back at some of the interesting storylines, the significant achievements and newsworthy events of the past 10 years. The following is a list […]

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Athlete’s Angle

Over the past decade, the NHL has taken the game in the right direction: attendance and TV ratings are up, the video replay system is the best in pro sports and rules are continually updated to improve play. One issue that remains contentious with NHL executives and fans alike, however, is fighting. Some time ago, […]

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Bison briefs

Basketball This past weekend both the men’s and women’s basketball teams participated in back-to-back games, hosting the Brandon Bobcats Nov. 26-27. The men’s team opened their first game versus Brandon with an 88-78 victory. The following day the opposing Bobcats fought back to split the weekend series 1-1, taking the second game by a score […]

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Best of 30 for 30: Part 2

On Oct. 9, 2009, ESPN debuted the first film in their documentary series entitled 30 for 30. The idea behind the series, as illustrated by executive producer Bill Simmons, was to provide a platform wherein unique and spectacular sports stories of the past 30 years could be documented, their stories presented by some of the […]

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Manitoban hockey pool

Greetings hockey fans! Whether you’ve officially entered the 2010-11 Manitoban Hockey Pool or just interested in keeping up with the goings on of the NHL regular season, the Manitoban has you covered. Look for weekly updates in print or online at themanitoban.com to keep abreast of key injuries, major storylines and interesting stats. Also, check […]

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Peeling back the façade of our collective myths

A couple weeks ago, Spencer Fernando wrote a piece called “Good & Evil,” which made the argument that moral relativism is at fault for cultivating a tepid response to human rights abuses around the world. He called for vigilance in maintaining a rigid demarcation of our Western conceptions of right and wrong, decrying the growing […]

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