sports



Putting the eSports dispute to rest

Games are not art. Games are not sports. Games are games. They’re their own thing, and all this arguing over what else they might be betrays a secret anxiety as to whether they’re a pursuit worth spending time on. Private inferiority complexes don’t make a good foundation for aesthetic debates.


Active living programs at U of M

The University of Manitoba is not only a leading academic institute; it also places strong emphasis on fitness and recreation. The faculty of kinesiology and…



Statistical advantage

Last Friday, the movie Moneyball debuted in theatres. It is based on Michael Lewis’s 2003 best-selling book of the same name and focuses on the…


From real-life to fantasy

Betting on professional football has to be the most diabolical invention ever created; if you’ve ever bought a sports-betting ticket, you’ll know what I’m talking…


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…


Kenny Powers

In the span of only one season, six total episodes, HBO’s Eastbound & Down has helped create a sports icon so charismatic and so controversial…


Jock jams

In 480 BC, as the Persians approached the Greek ships at the Battle of Salamis, they heard singing. According to Greek poet Aeschylus, “All the…