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Author: Devon Momy-Gamache

FIFA World Cup 2019: A Post-Draw Analysis

Elin Rubensson (left, Sweden) and Megan Rapinoe (right, USA) at the 2015 World Cup. Photo courtesy of FIFA. The World Cup took a big step forward to its arrival with the teams being drawn into their respective groups on Saturday. The 24 teams were drawn into six groups of four, which, as always, leads to […]

Spain wins the FIFA U-17 World Cup

Spain are the 2018 FIFA U-17 World Cup champions. Photo courtesy of FIFA.   After finishing with silver in 2014, and bronze in 2016, Spain collected an elusive gold medal in Uruguay on Saturday. A pair of goals in their exciting 2-1 win over Mexico clinched the golden ball award for Claudia Pina. Pina finished […]

Preview: AIBA World Boxing Championships

Mary Kom of India will be the favourite in this year’s AIBA Boxing Championships (Photo courtesy of The New Indian Express).   Starting Nov. 15th and going until the 24th some of the top female boxers will face off across 10 weight classes in the biannual tournament which in New Delhi, India. The main attraction […]

NCAA D1 basketball preview

Photo courtesy of ESPN.com. After all four #1 seeds made the final four last year, a pair of exciting overtime games saw Notre Dame outlast Connecticut and Mississippi State survive Louisville before they met in the finals. A veteran-filled Fighting Irish squad beat Mississippi State 61-58 to win their second national championship in program history. […]

WNBA 2018 comes to a close

Nothing groundbreaking in that headline after Breanna Stewart was named WNBA MVP for both the regular season and the finals after leading the Seattle Storm to the best record in the league (26-8) and their third WNBA title. Although the finals were a little anticlimactic with only one game decided by fewer than 13 points, […]

A fresh finals: Seattle Storm vs. Washington Mystics

There are some new teams meeting in the finals. The Washington Mystics will make their first appearance in team history, while Seattle hasn’t made it this far since 2010 when they beat Atlanta. In what had been a highly entertaining regular season, the excitement carried over to the semi-finals. Seattle needed three chances to pick […]

Semi-finals have arrived

With the single elimination format eliminating the Sun, Sparks, Lynx and Wings, we have the matchups set for the best of five semifinals. Seattle will host the Mercury who are playing some of their best basketball of the season, especially DeWanna Bonner, but will face the league’s top team. In the other series the Mystics […]

Weekly Rebound: Playoff Edition

The playoffs are just around the corner, so it is time for a little change to the rebound this week — we’ll take a close look at each team in the league. For the playoff teams I’ll give you a reason to support them and why they will be crowned the champion this season. The […]

Weekly Rebound: Every game is important

With just over a week left in the season, every game has added importance with how tight the standings are between the three and eight seed — only separated by two and a half games. Las Vegas is the only lower-ranked team with a chance to sneak in. I would hate to look too far […]