Danica Patrick has just become the first woman in history to win an IndyCar race. This could have been a moment to celebrate the success of a woman in an otherwise male competition. Instead, we heard this: “So here she is in a bikini!”
The event is an insane combination of hockey, downhill skiing and boardercross, and it calls on all adrenaline junkies to go for a ride.
If you thought improvements to the University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre have been completed, you might want to think again.
On Friday, Feb. 6, the University of Winnipeg Wesmen (13-8) took on the Simon Fraser University Clan (21-1) in women’s basketball action. SFU ended up on top as they dominated Winnipeg 87-56.
Moaning about the temperature is a common pastime during a Winnipeg winter, but the cold weather has more of an influence on your health than you might think. The lack of sunlight reaching our skin is cause for concern when it comes to our intake of vitamin D.
While the whole world is stuck in recession mode, Hank Steinbrenner and his New York Yankees are out for recess and want to play - except Steinbrenner and the Yankees are like the bullies of the playground looking to pick on all the poor kids.
Not guilty for murder charge; There is no gold in pot smoking; Blood, violence and controversy at CFC; Fight not over yet
Super Bowl has super morals?; Author John Updike dies at 76; Conservative budget sees increase in arts funding
AC/DC sang that “money talks” and when it comes to professional sports, money talks big. In Canada and the United States, the NHL alone has 17 major corporate partners. That’s just for the league, not to mention the individual advertising contracts that the teams and players have signed.
Winning heals all wounds. The lowly Winnipeg Wesmen (8-8) men’s volleyball team lost five of their last six games and needed a win over the University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds (9-7) for their confidence.
Straight from the “who didn’t see that coming?” file ; Bennett earns bad “rap” ; The newest contact sport: Cheerleading? ; Football greats receive honours ; Boxing great dies at 76
Whether you are training for a marathon, trying to build up muscle, or just looking to get fit and lean, what you eat is going to have a huge effect on the performance of your workout. Arguably one of the most influencing factors on how far you are going to be able to push yourself, nutrition can make or break your workout.
Sports and television are like an old married couple. Early on in their relationship they were dependent on each other and lived together in harmony and ran through fields of roses (well, maybe not the last part).
There I was at nine in the morning enjoying a nice cold beer before a Kansas City Chiefs game at Arrowhead Stadium. I wasn’t in my hotel room, a bar or on the way to the game. Instead, I was actually in the middle of a good old-fashioned NFL tailgate party with tens of thousands of other football die-hards in the parking lot. Suddenly the question popped up: can I do this before a Blue Bomber game?
Naming your sports team used to be easy – just pick some dangerous animal and you’re set. Unfortunately, there are way more sports teams in the world then there are dangerous animals, so there’s a lot of team names that range from hilarious to “what in the world were they thinking.”
We’ve all had birthdays – we know what they’re like. People make you drink much more than you’re comfortable with. Your friends buy you a shot when you have already had too many and you’re thinking, “This one is gonna make me throw up.”
With first place in the Great Plains Division on the line, last weekend’s games against the Regina Cougars (14-4) were almost must-wins for the Winnipeg Wesmen (10-8); unfortunately, two more losses put Winnipeg on a four-game losing streak.
As the start of a new year, January is a busy month for many of us. Occupied with work and classes we neglect to strive for an adequate amount of sleep each night. Staying up late to cram and read textbooks combined with waking up early for work interferes with our sleep schedule. This causes our whole body to suffer.
Welcome back! Our final installments of the NFL Picks will highlight the culmination of the NFL season as the post-season winds down. This week, we look over the AFC and NFC conference championships. The regular season doesn’t matter anymore. Every game could be the last. Check your insight against ours, including last year’s NFL Picks champ: Scott!
While everyone has made their New Year’s resolutions for 2009 (and probably already broke them), we at The Uniter decided to look back at 2008, and found it was full of everything from dominant performances to hilarious parody.