Laval to host 2021 Vanier Cup championship

The governing body of Canadian university sports has awarded Laval University the hosting rights for the 2021 Vanier Cup. The game is scheduled to be played Dec. 4 in Quebec City.

Rosters announced for CanadaFootballChat.com Prospect Game

Rosters announced for CanadaFootballChat.com Prospect Game

CanadaFootballChat.com (CFC) and TSN have announced the rosters for the second annual CanadaFootballChat.com Prospect Game. Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the game - set to feature Canada's top high-school football talent - will not be played this year.

McGill men's teams to be named Redbirds

McGill men's teams to be named Redbirds

McGill University has chosen Redbirds as the new name for its men's varsity sports teams. The university made the announcement today, more than a year after doing away with the old Redmen name.

Grandmaitre: I feel terrible for the players

Head Coach of the Gee-Gees Men's Hockey Team, Patrick Grandmaitre, joins Steve and AJ to discuss the decision to cancel all U-Sports National Championships in 2020-21.

U SPORTS cancels remaining national championships in 2021 because of pandemic

No national championships in Canadian university sport will happen this season. U SPORTS has cancelled its 2021 national tournaments because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ryerson C Ngom transferring to Florida State

Ryerson C Ngom transferring to Florida State

Ryerson Rams centre Tanor Ngom is taking his talents south of the border to join the Florida State Seminoles, the school announced Friday. The native of Senegal has signed a Grant in Aid to play basketball at Florida State for head coach Leonard Hamilton.

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Canadian university football players' careers cut short by age rule, pandemic

Dozens of Canadian football players dreaming of hoisting the Vanier Cup in their fifth and final year of university eligibility have had those hopes dashed.

Fitzgerald: Don't need a vaccine for sports to return

The Athletic's Sean Fitzgerald joined the show to talk which sports are the safest to return, solutions to minimize risk and which amateur and Usports are most likely to return as soon as possible.

Cancellation of U Sports football, Vanier Cup tough blow for future CFL players

U Sports' decision to cancel six fall championships, including the Vanier Cup, is a huge setback for the biggest football league in the country and the primary development platform for Canadian talent in the CFL, Dave Naylor writes.

Dave Naylor

Dave Naylor

U Sports cancels Vanier Cup due to COVID-19

U Sports cancels Vanier Cup due to COVID-19

U Sports has cancelled six national championships including the Vanier Cup because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The varsity football championship was scheduled for Nov. 28 in a city yet to be announced.

Canada West to cancel fall sports in 2020

Canada West to cancel fall sports in 2020

U Sports and Canada West will announce in tandem on Monday the cancellation of all fall sports in 2020. The six teams in Canada West - Alberta Golden Bears, Calgary Dinos, Saskatchewan Huskies, Regina Rams, UBC Thunderbirds, and Manitoba Bisons - were to play a shortened five-game schedule.

Constantin: We respected guidelines to a tee

Constantin: We respected guidelines to a tee

Head coach of the Laval Rouge et Or joined the show to talk facing criticism due to holding in person training with his team, trying to stay safe, the protocols he and his team followed and more.

uOttawa hires Bellefeuile as football coach

The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees announced Thursday the team has hired Marcel Bellefeuille as their new football head coach and program manager. The former Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach returns to his alma mater 20 years after leading the Gee-Gees to a Vanier Cup in 2020.

U Sports grapples with how to play with no student-athletes in class

Canadian universities are rolling out plans to restrict student access to campuses and increase online learning for the fall semester in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But what does that mean for the roughly 20,000 student-athletes at U Sport's 56 schools across Canada?

Smart: Adam Silver and the entire NBA have handled COVID-19 situation very well

Smart: Adam Silver and the entire NBA have handled COVID-19 situation very well

Lee and Steve are joined by the man wearning many, many hats around Ottawa, the GM of the Ottawa Blackjacks, the director of Basketball Operations and a coaching consultant for the Ottawa Senators Dave Smart to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted his day to day life, how sports can help in a situation like we are in and how he's getting through it.

Charles: Very Special to Have Won a Mens and Womens National Title

Charles: Very Special to Have Won a Mens and Womens National Title

CU Ravens Mens Basketball Coach Taffe Charles on his team's championship, the celebration, overcoming a double-digit deficit, what prepared them for a tight game, honour of winning a men's and women's national title, depth of his team, and how the program has been able to sustain such a high level of excellence.

Mustangs beat Golden Bears, advance to U Sports semis

A huge second quarter propelled the No. 5 Western Mustangs to an 86-72 win over the No. 4 Alberta Golden Bears in the opening quarterfinal at the U Sports men's basketball championship on Friday.

Trinity Western University volleyball teams look to add to brimming trophy case

Trinity Western men's volleyball coach Ben Josephson calls them "OKGs" — our kind of guys. Talented players who tick boxes off the court as well.

Derouin: Need to take advantage of TD Place crowd

Derouin: Need to take advantage of TD Place crowd

GeeGees Mens basketball coach James Derouin on handling pressure of the Final 8, health of his team, quarter-final match-up with Dalhousie, keys to victory, team's extra time to prepare thanks to the auto-bid, support from the school, and the difference of playing in a bigger arena.

Charles: Have our hands full with the Dinos

Charles: Have our hands full with the Dinos

Carleton Ravens Mens Basketball Head Coach Taffe Charles on the USports National Basketball Championship, going for program's 15th title, loss to GeeGees at Capital Hoops Classic, learning experience that was, difference of coaching Men's team vs Women's squad, opening match-up tomorrow vs Calgary Dinos, and what an all Ottawa match-up would mean to the sport.