BREAKING: MRU Cougars facing COVID-19 outbreak with 18 cases

Toronto, ON- 18 members of the Mount Royal Cougars Men’s Hockey program have tested positive for COVID-19. The entire roster and staff were tested prior to a now-cancelled matchup against Hockey Canada’s U20 team and suspended training when the first member experienced symptoms.  The games against the Canadian junior team were already called off after two players tested positive for the virus. The Canadian camp … Continue reading BREAKING: MRU Cougars facing COVID-19 outbreak with 18 cases

Monday Morning Coffey: Your Vanier Cup memories

Toronto, ON- In yet another reminder of how 2020 is a year unlike any other, this weekend came and went without the Vanier Cup being awarded. Since 1965 the Vanier Cup has served as the culmination of a year of Canadian University football. From 1965 to 2003, the two best Canadian University football teams gathered in Toronto, Ontario. From 2004 onward the championship has shifted … Continue reading Monday Morning Coffey: Your Vanier Cup memories

AUS cancels sanctioned winter competition

Halifax, N.S.- The AUS will not sanction a winter season or any conference championships for the 2020-2021 season. After an Oct. 15 announcement of the development of a Return-To-Play Committee, and thus a spark of optimism, the AUS was faced with challenges in the last couple of weeks. Those include delayed responses from the four provinces regarding their return to play plan and, of course, … Continue reading AUS cancels sanctioned winter competition

Monday Morning Coffey: U SPORTS MHKY Value-Picks

Toronto, ON- Who doesn’t love a good deal? This Friday, across North America the iconic day that signals the end of November and truly the start of Christmas season will be upon us once again. That’s right, it’s Black Friday, the day in years past for people to flood stores in search of the best deals on everything from coffeemakers and waffle irons to car … Continue reading Monday Morning Coffey: U SPORTS MHKY Value-Picks

BREAKING: McGill men’s teams to be known as Redbirds

Montreal, QC- No longer does U SPORTS have a nameless team, as McGill University Athletics has adopted their new men’s team nickname, the McGill Redbirds. The new name fills in the blank nameplate that was left when the school dropped the “Redmen” nickname due to racist connotations to aboriginal peoples. The decision was made after consulting many stakeholders, and the men’s teams have operated as … Continue reading BREAKING: McGill men’s teams to be known as Redbirds