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Rough Start for Americans Down Under

In Other Sports by EmmaKate AustinLeave a Comment

When the calendar turns to a new year, tennis fans anxiously await the beginning of a new season for the sport. The first major is always the Australian Open, taking place over the last two weeks in January in Melbourne. Competition started on January 15, but a handful of America’s best hopes will already have to look forward to the next …

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Uchenna Nwosu’s Redemption: King of the Lions

In College Sports by Jo Anne MabikaLeave a Comment

Uchenna Nwosu (#42) just finished up his final year as a University of Southern California (USC) Trojan. He’s a powerful linebacker, but also a political science major. Nwosu stands 6’2 tall and weighs in at 240lbs. His career stats include 169 total tackles, 94 solo tackles, 6 deflections, 12.5 sacks, and 1 forced fumble. Senior Year: 75 total tackles, 7.5 …

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Do You Believe in Magic?

In Football by Miranda WilhelmLeave a Comment

Well, I think the Minnesota Vikings just may! What can once be referred to as a tale of two halves, Keenum and the Vikes took a page out of Payton’s playbook and put together a swift and effective drive with a near-hopeless 25 seconds on the clock, as Super Bowl hopes of the Purple Pride-including 99-year-old fan Millie– were quickly …

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NFL Divisional Round Recap

In Football by Emily StakerLeave a Comment

Let’s all take a deep breath as we process what just happened. If you could tell yourself a few months ago that we would be anticipating a Foles v. Keenum matchup in the NFC Championship game, would you believe it? I bet Lebron was all over this weekend because like a fine wine, it only got better with time and …

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Jay Bruce Is Back In Orange and Blue

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Duel position player Jay Bruce returns to the Mets after a brief affair with the Cleveland Indians. The former Cincinnati slugger who was looking for a lavish long-term contract settled on a three-year deal worth $39 million. After an anemic offensive start in 2016, Bruce proved his bat wasn’t broken in his sophomore season, carrying the Mets injury plagued line-up …

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What’s Really Going on in Foxborough?

In Football by EmmaKate AustinLeave a Comment

The New England Patriots are yet again favorites to win the Super Bowl, looking to repeat after their thrilling comeback win last year over the Atlanta Falcons. The trio of Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and Robert Kraft has looked invincible for years. They’ve won five championships since Belichick took over as head coach and Brady was drafted in 2000.  A recent …

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Roll Tide Claims National Championship!

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And the Tide keeps Rollin’!  In what can only be described as a game that will go down in Alabama history, the Crimson Tide created a wicked undertow and pulled the national championship right out from under Georgia.   Unfortunately for the Dawgs, the drought could not be ended by an Alabama defeat, but the game they played kept you …

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Wild Card Weekend Recap

In Football by Emily Staker1 Comment

Unsurprisingly, Wild Card Weekend featured highs and lows in performance, but nevertheless it was an entertaining two days, and I am very much looking forward to next weekend’s matchups. Marcus Mariota had an insane performance on Saturday as the Titans overcame the Chiefs in a close 22-21 game. The Chiefs came out strong, scoring two touchdowns right off the bat …