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U SPORTS: 49 Answers Your Cancellation Questions

VANCOUVER, BC-  A world with no balls to be kicked, no pucks to be slapped and no touchdowns to be celebrated. That’s the world of 2020 fall sports in the U SPORTS conferences of Canada West, OUA and AUS this year. This news leaves a lot of questions, so I’ve tried to answer those here. What about the two-semester (fall/winter) sports? The two-semester sports such … Continue reading U SPORTS: 49 Answers Your Cancellation Questions

BREAKING: AUS announces plan for full return in 2021-22

HALIFAX, NS- Like U SPORTS’ three other conferences, the AUS intends to return to a full schedule in September, the conference announced Wednesday.  The plan for a September restart will be dependant on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic at the time, but the AUS board of directors and executive director Phil Currie feel it would be safe for a return of sports by then.  … Continue reading BREAKING: AUS announces plan for full return in 2021-22

Former student-athletes launch networking platform for U SPORTS student-athletes

Vancouver, BC- When student-athletes reach the end of their U SPORTS careers, some will have professional opportunities, but for many, it is the end of their sporting careers.  After four or five years of university athletics, nearly every athlete will have dedicated their lives to sporting excellence and have built their identity around a ball, puck or racket.  Enter “The Playbook,” a new networking initiative … Continue reading Former student-athletes launch networking platform for U SPORTS student-athletes

31 U SPORTS players selected in CFL Draft

Vancouver, BC- In a draft year like no other, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats looked to the NCAA for the first overall selection in the CFL Draft. The Ticats selected former Boston College tight-end Jake Burt with the top pick, one of their two first-round selections.  The first U SPORTS player to hear his name called was just one pick after, as the Saskatchewan Roughriders stayed close … Continue reading 31 U SPORTS players selected in CFL Draft