Edmonton Eskimos re-affirm name after Washington football team wavers

The Edmonton Eskimos have released another statement saying the club will be ramping up consultation with the Inuit community after the Washington Redskins said it will be conducting a “thorough review” of its name. Related News The Redskins made the…

Edmonton-raised Alphonso Davies named to Kicker magazine’s Bundesliga team of the year

Canadian Alphonso Davies has made Kicker magazine’s Bundesliga team of the season. The German sports magazine, founded in 1920, focuses mainly on soccer. The 19-year-old fullback from Edmonton joined Bayern Munich teammates Manuel Neuer, Benjamin Pavard, Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Muller…

Elite-level swimmers in Edmonton anxious to get back in pool

Any competitive swimmer knows that there’s a feel in the water that you can lose really quickly. So for Keyano Swim Club’s elite-level athletes, three-and-a-half months with no pool has them feeling like fish out of water. Read more: Edmonton…

Elite level swimmers anxious to get back in the pool

Of all the sports, aquatics has likely taken the biggest hit with the pandemic shutdown. Most sports you can find ways to train and hone skills away from the playing field, but for swimmers there’s nothing that mimics being in…

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser makes US$24,000 for UFC win

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser made US$24,000, including a $12,000 win bonus, for his knockout win over Brazil’s Philipe (Monstro) Lins on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night show in Las Vegas. Lins, who signed with the UFC after winning the…

Behind the Game: Life behind both the microphone and the wheel

The Medicine Hat Tigers have only had one voice calling its WHL games on the radio. Up until recently, that same man was also getting the team safely between destinations. Bob Ridley is one-of-a-kind. “Play-by-play came first,” said the 76-year-old…