John Abbott Men’s Rugby

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The John Abbott Men’s Rugby team is one of the many campus sports teams. Unlike sports such as football, soccer, and hockey, rugby doesn’t tend to get much mainstream attention.

Montreal Canadiens Announce New Leadership

From left to right: Markov 79,  Plekanec 14,  Subban 76,  Pacioretty 67 			         Source: (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

The Montreal Canadiens will not have a captain this year. Instead, they will have four assistant captains, two of whom will wear the “A” every single game. The decision was announced on Monday of last week during the team’s annual charity golf tournament. The four players named as assistant captains are veteran defenceman Andrei Markov, longtime forward Thomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty, and rising star P.K Subban.

Homophobia in Professional Sports

Michael Sam after a Mizzou win 								   Source: Bill Carter

A men’s professional sports locker room is one of the most psychologically dangerous places to be in the world. It is a place of constant hazing, playful ribbing, and jabs at one’s sexuality. The terms “gay” and “fag” are spread around locker rooms more frequently than bottles of Gatorade.