What’s Up With U? Ep.13: Awards, McMaster Football and MHKY Update

Vancouver, BC- This week on the “What’s Up  With U? podcast”, we introduce you to our host format for the foreseeable feature. Ben Steiner, Justin Levine and Casey Dobson are now the three permanent personalities on the show, with Justin returning from some time off.  LISTEN AT BOTTOM OF PAGE But what’s the show actually about? The three talk about the 2020 U SPORTS. Athlete … Continue reading What’s Up With U? Ep.13: Awards, McMaster Football and MHKY Update

What’s Up With U? Podcast Ep.12: A Call to the Hall, CJFL and NCAA

VANCOUVER, BC- There are less than 30 weeks until U SPORTS could be back! Week by week, we get a bit closer to the return of sports, and week by week,  we at 49 Sports continue to give you the What’s Up With U? Podcast.  Click on the following links to listen on your preferred platform. APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY OVERCAST This week’s show is hosted … Continue reading What’s Up With U? Podcast Ep.12: A Call to the Hall, CJFL and NCAA

2019-20 Reflection: Bountiful Mounties’ Pride in Sackville

Sackville, N.B.- A tiny school with a lot of pride, the Mounties out of Mount Allison made their presence known across the Atlantic university athletic landscape over the course of the 2019-2020 season.  Women’s Volleyball: Pride on Home Court It was an impressive season for the Mounties, capped off by a silver medal at the ACAA Championships. The New Brunswick school earned a 13-5 record … Continue reading 2019-20 Reflection: Bountiful Mounties’ Pride in Sackville

U SPORTS ROUNDTABLE: A Cancellation Discussion

Vancouver,BC- 49 Sports’ Benjamin Steiner chats with three talented student-athletes on what missing the 2020 fall season means to them. He is joined by the University of Saskatchewan and FISU runner Courtney Hufsmith, University of Calgary football player and Vanier Cup champion Josiah Joseph, as well as Vancouver Whitecaps U23 player and incoming freshman for UBC soccer, Chris Lee.  Video produced by Thomas Pocrnic. Continue reading U SPORTS ROUNDTABLE: A Cancellation Discussion

What’s Up With U? Episode 11: A New Host, CFL and SMU Hockey

Vancouver,BC- In this week’s episode of the What’s Up With U? Podcast, we have a new host! Casey Dobson joins Ben Steiner, filling in for Justin Levine. Ben and Casey talk about U SPORTS football, how U SPORTS affects the Canadian Football League, and specifically how the Montreal Alouettes have an advantage in scouting this year. Other than football, the two compare the best stories … Continue reading What’s Up With U? Episode 11: A New Host, CFL and SMU Hockey

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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

U SPORTS: Les Carabins’ Streak Makers and Breakers

Montréal, QC- It was a season of streaks for Les Carabins, not only did they carry on some of their own, but they were also responsible for ending one of the most prolific runs in Québec university sports history. Despite one championship being cancelled due to the coronavirus, teams across UdeM’s athletics programs can head into their upcoming seasons with the confidence that they have … Continue reading U SPORTS: Les Carabins’ Streak Makers and Breakers

A New Kind of Gold: Université de Laval

Québec City, QC- It was a year of change in Québec City, as the famous football school saw a new sport bring them a banner, while their football team fell in astonishing fashion. Regardless, Le Rouge et Or are still golden.  Women’s Rugby: Golden Girls  Université de Laval women’s rugby team took the golden part of their Rouge et Or name seriously in this year’s … Continue reading A New Kind of Gold: Université de Laval

FOOTBALL: A Look At the First Round of the 2020 CFL Draft

Toronto,ON- Thursday night was a big night for the Canadian Football League, as the organization that asked the Canadian government for $150 million went ahead with its annual collegiate draft. The league’s nine teams selected their 2020 draft class, and the players they hope will lead them to future Grey Cup glory. The first round selections saw a mix of Canadian NCAA’ers, as well as … Continue reading FOOTBALL: A Look At the First Round of the 2020 CFL Draft

FOOTBALL: Who are the top U SPORTS players in the CFL Draft?

Toronto, ON- With the annual CFL draft fast approaching, we look at five U SPORTS athletes that you need to keep an eye on during the Thursday evening draft. Cameron Lawson- Queens  Considered to be one of the best pass rushers in all of U SPORTS this season, Queen’s defensive lineman Cameron Lawson has been a force on the line with the Gaels. He was … Continue reading FOOTBALL: Who are the top U SPORTS players in the CFL Draft?