Montrealers are known to be international go-getters—whether it be through academics, sports, or the arts. From Leonard Cohen to Georges Saint-Pierre, the city has a variety of talented individuals to showcase to the world, even in the world of pro sports. The Tribune sat down with Montrealer Noah Eisenberg, a[Read More…]
Tag: Professional Sports
When money trumps morals: Do human rights have a place in the professional sports world?
On Feb. 25, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the governing agency of Formula 1, announced its decision to cancel the Russian Grand Prix. The decision came after concern from both stakeholders and drivers following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The FIA also announced that Russian and Belarusian drivers would[Read More…]
All we need are some private jets: The untapped potential of women’s professional sports
Imagine if Lebron James, Auston Matthews, or Mookie Betts had to work a day job. Imagine if they were not paid unfathomable sums of money or built up to be some of the biggest celebrities in North America. Would they still be held in such high regard? When you ask[Read More…]
Exposing the history of streaking in sports
Streaking, despite its taboo status, is a popular idea in our collective cultural memory. It’s a common high school and college movie trope to force the loser of a bet to “streak across the quad” or “do a naked lap.” This idea, however, didn’t come from nowhere: The art of[Read More…]