They Gotta Get Paid

DANIEL STYLER <Staff Writer> According to the NCAA, college athletic programs in the United States generate $6.1 billion from ticket sales, radio and television receipts, alumni contributions, guarantees, royalties, and NCAA distributions.

Pigskin Projections

ANDREW CYR <Sports Editor> As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, many people’s thoughts shift to the splendor of fall foliage, changes in their wardrobe, and the inevitable approach of winter (and exams).  For me, however, the cold, crisp, autumn air means just one thing.  It’s football season. 

No Hockey, No Problem

DANIEL STYLER <Staff Writer> In 2004, I was significantly younger than I am now. I was at that stage where sports probably mean a little bit too much, and whether my favourite teams won or lost felt like the end of the world.

Robot Umpires, Please

DANIEL STYLER <Staff Writer> In Major League Baseball, there is only one situation where replay is permitted to review an umpire’s decision: on debatable home runs, where it is unclear whether or not the ball actually went over the fence.

It Gets “Better”

DANIEL STYLER <Contributor> Yunel Escobar, the talented but underperforming shortstop for the last-place Toronto Blue Jays, has been suspended by the team for three games for having the Spanish words “tu eres maricon” written in his eye black. These words, translated to English, mean the following: “you are a faggot.” A few weeks earlier, Scott …