Debate: Dinos Logo Redesign

By Richard Goldberger

On Wednesday, April 3, University of Calgary provost and vice-president academic Dru Marshall unveiled the new logo for Dinos athletics to an eager student body and faculty. As part of the rebranding campaign, the Dinos have partnered with Nike as their official sponsor for their athletic apparel, in addition to other changes around athletics that… Continue reading Debate: Dinos Logo Redesign

Sportspinion: The top-10 players in the NHL

By Suneil Sachdeva

10) Alexander Ovechkin 
 (Washington Capitals)
 Once considered the NHL’s best player and later its best goal-scorer, the Alexander Ovechkin of today has relinquished both of these titles. He is an incomparable fusion of speed, skill, tenacity and has long been one of the game’s most passionate contributors. Yet, Ovechkin seems mired in a downward… Continue reading Sportspinion: The top-10 players in the NHL

Rebuilding the Flames: the time is now

By Alex Hamilton

Entering the lockout-shortened NHL season, it was difficult to tell whether the compressed schedule would help or hurt the Calgary Flames. Some argued that the 48-game scramble increased the team’s chances of getting in the playoffs through sheer luck. 
 Others argued that the Flames had failed to improve in the off-season. Halfway through a… Continue reading Rebuilding the Flames: the time is now

The top-10 soccer players on the planet

By Mark Villani

1) Lionel Messi 
 (FC Barcelona) 
 Lionel Messi is without question the best player in the world. Having a tremendous season in 2012, Messi is the definition of a soccer icon. At a diminutive five-foot-seven, Messi scored 91 goals in 69 games in 2012, beating Gerd Mueller’s all-time record of 85 goals in one… Continue reading The top-10 soccer players on the planet

Soccer recruiting: the nature of the game

By Curtis Wolff

Anyone who has been fortunate enough to watch FC Barcelona on the soccer pitch would likely be enchanted by effortless passing plays and tactical attacks. While marveling at the seemingly inherent chemistry between players like Lionel Messi and Cesc Fabregas, it is clear that these men have played together since they were kids.
 While some… Continue reading Soccer recruiting: the nature of the game

The Champions League for dummies

By Mark Villani

The battle among nations for Europe’s most coveted prize is the Champions League cup of the Union of European Football Associations. The Champions League trophy is everything that a football player wishes for when they are playing in the park. The tournament takes place each year among Europe’s elite clubs in leagues across 52 countries.… Continue reading The Champions League for dummies