Sports from the 6ix – episode 5
Sports from the 6ix aims to entertain and educate Toronto sports fans on all the happenings and current events in the sports world. Featuring Sports Journalism students Alykhan Ravjiani, Duane Turner and Flip Livingstone, the show is your weekly fix of the hottest headlines and provides insight into the industry’s biggest events.
Episode 5 breakdown – March Madness and the NHL playoff races
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Segment 1: We break down some of our biggest upsets and disappointments from the opening weekend of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
Segment 2: This segment centres around Canadian content in the tournament, Dylan Ennis of Villanova, Trey Lyles from Kentucky, the boys from Gonzaga and the development of Canadian Basketball on the NCAA stage over recent years.
Segment 3: Discussing some of the bigger storybook moments, including R.J. Hunter’s game winning shot, Travis Trice’s performance and Roxanne Chalifoux and her Villanova Wildcats heartbreaking moment.
Segment 4: We conclude the NCAA talk with our outlook for the remainder of the tournament, most notably any potential sleepers that could come in and mitigate the depth of the Kentucky Wildcats.
Segment 5: Our final segment of the day revolves around the NHL playoff races, looking into the surprises of Ottawa’s “Hamburglar”, Calgary’s youth, Winnipeg’s rise and to a lesser extent Vancouver without Ryan Miller.
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