Spring Training’s intimacy draws Tigers’ fans from everywhere

There’s a magnetism to spring training. Fans of all ages from all corners of the world are drawn to the sun soaked ballparks of Florida and Arizona to watch Major League Baseball’s preseason.

Female softball players laughing

Bissette still in the hearts and minds of South Florida softball team

It’s been two years since Meredith Bissette’s last softball game in a University of South Florida Bulls uniform, but her presence with the team hasn’t faded.

Bissette was diagnosed with chordoma cancer in 2016. The disease can present anywhere along the spine and although the tumors are normally slow to progress they are relentless and can recur after treatment.

Thomas Land mid stride with his eyes on the finish line.

Guelph Gryphons dominate again at OUA university track championships

Sometimes big stages in athletics lend themselves to dramatic outcomes that remind us anything is possible and miracles do happen, especially when mere fractions of seconds separate podium positions.

The University of Guelph Gryphons refused to let this be one of those times.