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The Worst Sports Teams of the 2000s

The Worst Sports Teams of the 2000s

Tushaar M., Editor

April 24, 2018

Many teams that were dominant during the early 2000s are still strong and dominant to this day. Teams such as the Spurs or the Patriots have been near the top of the ladder every season in the past decade. On the other hand, there are many teams still struggling from their mistakes during the early 2000s...

Top 5 Most Unbreakable Records In Sports

Top 5 Most Unbreakable Records In Sports

Connor N., Reporter

April 23, 2018

One of the most cherished parts of sports are the records the great players of the past hold as well as the rising stars in sports today. Records are more than just a title that a player owns, a record is something an athlete deserves from all the work he or she puts in their career day in and day out...

Ejection Rules for Different Sports

Ejection Rules for Different Sports

Nathan L., Reporter

April 23, 2018

In most sports, it is typical for the referees to have methods that help discipline players and keep their behavior appropriate. One way of doing this is to eject players. An ejection is the removal of a player due to a violation of the specific sport’s rules. The exact violations that lead up to an...

College Quarterbacks Entering the Draft

Andrew H., Reporter

March 19, 2018

This year, many talented players such as Penn State halfback Saquon Barkley, Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick, and NC State defensive end Bradley Chubb are projected to go early in this year’s NFL draft. However, according to many experts, the position that has the most talent in this yea...

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

Tanner Y., Reporter

February 6, 2018

In less than two weeks, the Olympic games will begin starting with the traditional Opening Ceremony. Thousands of people will flock PyeongChang to celebrate as the XXIII Olympic Games begin. Held in South Korea this year, the 2018 Winter Olympics will be a time of competition, victory, and unification betwee...

NFL Kickoffs should be Abolished

NFL Kickoffs should be Abolished

Tushaar M., Editor

January 22, 2018

The most embarrassing kickoff in football history occurred on New Year's day 2017, in the game between the Bills and the Jets. During Jets’ kickoff in the 4th quarter, the ball flew a bit over Bill’s return man, Mike Gillislee, and landed at the 15, so he didn't touch it and let it roll in to the en...

NFL Playoff Predictions

NFL Playoff Predictions

Rylan M., Reporter

January 9, 2018

The NFL regular season is coming to an end and many fans are excited for the postseason. Sadly, many will see their favorite teams fall short; sorry Cleveland Browns fans, at least you had the 1940s. This is the time when many teams have the opportunity to establish themselves as dynasties in a league of the...

Super Bowl Contenders and Predictions

Super Bowl Contenders and Predictions

Andrew H., Reporter

January 9, 2018

To many Americans around the United States of America, there is nothing that matches the intensity and excitement of the Super Bowl. The winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) and National Football Conference (NFC) face off in the Super Bowl every year at the end of winter, between January ...

Heisman Trophy Candidates

Heisman Trophy Candidates

Andrew H., Reporter

December 15, 2017

The Heisman Trophy is the most valuable player anyone from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) can win (generally from a good division 1 school). This year, mostly quarterbacks and halfbacks from around the country are fighting for the award. Here are the top 5 candidates to win the Heisman...

2017 MLB Awards

2017 MLB Awards

Andrew H., Reporter

November 15, 2017

Each year, after the World Series is over, the MLB association presents awards for outstanding performances during the 2017 season. These awards include Most Valuable Player (the best player in both the American and National Leagues), Cy Young (the best pitcher in the AL or NL), and much more. The M...

Boy Who Lost His Baseball Collection in Fire Has it Replaced by Oakland A’s

Boy Who Lost His Baseball Collection in Fire Has it Replaced by Oakland A’s

Jason M., Reporter

November 8, 2017

Baseball fan, 9-year old Loren Jade Smith, lost his home in one of the several wildfires, raging through Northern California that has already damaged or destroyed 8400 structures, and claimed at least 40 lives. His vast collection of baseball cards, jerseys, hats, and signed balls was also destroyed...

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Tushaar M., Editor

November 6, 2017

“With the second pick in the 2017 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers select… Lonzo Ball out of UCLA.” Laker fans everywhere were calling him the next Magic before he even played a single second in the NBA. In an interview, Lavar Ball commented, “Lonzo’s better than Steph Curry to me. Put Ste...

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