Adam Stocker

The-ship-be-sinking

“The ship be sinking,” was the famous quote Michael Ray Richardson gave to reporters as the 1981-82 New York Knicks’ season collapsed. Yet 35 years later, the quote can perfectly be applied to the dysfunctional Toronto Argonauts. The Boatmen’s ship […]

Warriors best team ever?

Editors note: this article was finished prior to game 7, where Lebron James and the Cav’s devastated any hope the Warriors had left for a perfect season. Is this year’s Golden State Warriors the greatest NBA team ever? This is […]

The journeys of March Madness: Part One

  Due to Laurier’s lack of consideration and planning, I won’t be attending my own convocation. This unsettling notion has given the last month of my degree an inescapable melancholy undertone. As salty mascara tears of stress would stream down […]

The myth of sex and the game

  Sex before the big game: it’s a question, a myth that is constantly recurring in the sports world. The question continues to live, as superstitious athletes, coaches and media members refuse to let it die. In popular culture, the […]

Newton gets recognition

Newton gets recognition but Panthers defense will win them the game By: Adam Stocker The Carolina Panthers have been the NFL’s best team this season. Despite the Panthers winning 14 straight games and finishing the regular season 15-to-1, few are […]

John Scott: Let him play!

Let John Scott play. The ninth year NHL journeyman defenseman or winger, neither position he isn’t particularly good at either, was voted in as a captain for the NHL All-Star game and automatically into the league’s mid-season event celebrating the […]

Overcoming terror through sports

On Friday Nov. 13, a loud cracking sound could be heard within the Stade de France‎ while the French and German national teams played an international friendly. Suddenly, a second loud pop in the air could be heard. Those sounds […]

Laurier rugby team eliminated in playoffs

For the first time since 2005, the Laurier women’s rugby team entered the OUA playoffs with a winning record.   Starting outside centre is Tamika Marks-Grant, a fifth-year student who has been there through the women’s rugby team’s dark days. […]

MLB Playoff preview

As the seasons change from summer to fall, the search for baseball’s Mr. October begins. Players seek immortality through their play in baseball’s fall classic, the World Series. On October 18, 1977, Reggie Jackson stepped to the plate at Yankees […]