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Does Kirk Cousins Deserve A Big Contract?

In Football by Rebecca Mills Comments

When the Washington football team used the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins, people were a bit confused. Despite leading the team to a losing season, Cousins had managed to nab them a playoff spot and even made it through until Aaron Rodgers stepped up. Even then, it seemed like Washington would offer him a mega-contract after losing RG3, but they …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Chioma Ajunwa

In Gossip by Rebecca Mills Comments

Unless you’re a dedicated Olympics fan, you might not know who Chioma Ajunwa is. She might have only competed in one Olympic game but she has used her platform to speak up on issues, especially inequality in sports. She is no longer competing, but Ajunwa deserves to be spolighted for her work, on and off the track. Here are 5 facts about Chioma …

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NFL Week 12 Injury Report

In Football by Arielle J. Patterson Comments

Here’s what injuries we’re following after Week 12 in the NFL. Vikings 13, Lions 16 Minnesota Vikings center Joe Berger left Sunday’s loss, in the first half, with a concussion. Berger missed practice and is currently in the NFL’s concussion protocol and could miss Week 13’s game against the Cowboys. Redskins 26, Cowboys 31 Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed played through …

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Rangers Shut Out in Brassard’s Return

In Hockey by Aly Riley Comments

It was an emotional Sunday night for some fans at Madison Square Garden. Derick Brassard, who was a member of the New York Rangers for four years, made his return to Madison Square Garden, and it was one that maybe some don’t quite want to remember. Although it was a lovely homecoming for Brass, the Rangers were shut out by …

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UFC Forces Conor McGregor to Vacate Featherweight Title

In Other Sports by Ashleigh Binder Comments

After his big win at UFC 205, Conor McGregor became the only fighter in UFC history to hold two titles.  After knocking out Eddie Alvarez, McGregor became both the UFC lightweight and featherweight champion.   This is not surprising as UFC president Dana White said that it was inevitable that he would have to give up one title.  The timing, …

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The King Ends His Losing Streak

In Hockey by Aly Riley Comments

Henrik Lundqvist is undoubtedly the face of the New York Rangers, but in most recent showings, some fans are starting to lose faith in the 34-year-old goaltender. The king has struggled as of late, losing to the Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, and was recently pulled from the team’s 6-1 blowout loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Many fans have expressed …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Helen Maroulis

In Gossip by Rebecca Mills Comments

Helen Maroulis made history this year at the Rio Olympics.   Despite her impressive performance,  she has not received the media attention like other Team USA athletes,  but that’s why Maroulis had to be this week’s spotlight! Check out these 5 facts about this underrated Olympic athlete! 1. She Didn’t Make The Olympic Team At First At age 21, Helen Maroulis participated in …

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Rangers Defeat Penguins 5-2, Lead in Metropolitan Division

In Hockey by Valentina Casamento Comments

After Sunday night’s OT Shootout loss to the Florida Panthers and a slow start in Monday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, a win for the New York Rangers didn’t look like it was in the cards. Penguins Jake Guentzel opened up the first period and more importantly his NHL debut with two goals, but Rangers Rick Nash was quick …

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Cam Talbot Shuts Out Chicago Blackhawks

In Hockey by Valentina Casamento Comments

Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot made 31 saves in his third shutout of the season on Monday night against the Chicago Blackhawks. Oscar Klefbom opened the scoring with a slap shot past Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. Klefbom scored on the power play, giving the Oilers a 2-0 lead. However, after review, it was awarded to Leon Draisaitl who tipped the puck …

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NY Rangers Lose Zibanjead

In Hockey by Aly Riley Comments

After having such a great start to their season, it seems as if the New York Rangers are starting to screech to a halt. The team is coming off back to back losses against the Columbus Blue Jackets and Florida Panthers, following their Western Canada sweep. Now, they have even bigger trouble; center Mika Zibanjead is expected to be out approximately …