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Yankees Land Big Fish

In Baseball by Ashleigh BinderLeave a Comment

Remember when people were referring to the 2017 New York Yankees as the “Baby Bombers”?  Well they grew up an deserve the title of “Bronx Bombers”.  After missing the World Series by just one game, the team put the entire American League on notice that they are not done.  Early this morning, baseball insider Jon Heyman announced that the team …

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The CFP Final Four is Set

In College Sports by EmmaKate Austin

We’ve all had some time to digest the final four contenders for the College Football Playoff, but there are still so many questions. Here are a few things we seemed to learn after the announcement that Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama earned those coveted four slots. Strength of schedule doesn’t really matter: Clemson heads into the playoff ranked number one, …

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NFL Recap Week 13

In Football by Emily StakerLeave a Comment

It’s beginning to look a lot like playoff season. If you’re bitter about college football playoffs (sorry Ohio State fans), hopefully your NFL team eased the pain. In a contentious NFC East matchup on Thursday night, the Cowboys overcame the Redskins. As a huge proponent of color rush I personally blame a surprising loss on the Redskins’ decision to not …

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New York Rangers Hold Open Skate

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What’s a great way to spend an afternoon in New York City? How about watching the New York Rangers practice? Well, that’s what a number of fans did when the Manhattan-based hockey team held an open skate for all fans to attend at Lasker Rink in Central Park on Saturday afternoon, in preparation for the 2018 Winter Classic at Citi …

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Football Really is Family

In Off The Field by Emily StakerLeave a Comment

Was Roger Goodell’s “football is family” a self-fulfilling prophecy? This dysfunctional “family” has proven to be more drama filled than a season of Real Housewives; a dumpster fire fueled by the shared rage of usually calm and collected characters like Donald Trump and Jerry Jones. Goodell is on schedule to receive a contract extension for a small sum of $50 …

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PAC12 Championship: Battle of the Running Backs

In College Sports by Jo Anne MabikaLeave a Comment

The Stanford Cardinal (9-3) duked it out with The Southern California Trojans (10-2) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.  Both teams came into the PAC12 championship game with a lot to prove, chasing different types of revenge.  The highlight was the anticipated battle of the ruining backs: USC’s Ronald Jones II v. Stanfords’s Bryce Love. Setting the Stage Bryce Love …

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Lakers Lose a Heartbreaker in OT Against the Warriors

In Basketball by Sue KolinskyLeave a Comment

Moral victories may not show up in the standings, but Wednesday night a loud statement by the Lakers against the defending NBA champions was deafening at Staples Center.  LA hung with the Golden State boys until falling in overtime 127-123 on the clutch 3-point shooting by Stephen Curry. Curry, on an off night, made it count in the extra period, …

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NFL Week 12 Recap

In Football by Emily StakerLeave a Comment

Thanksgiving morning started off with a longstanding rivalry in the north featuring the Lions and Vikings. Case Keenum has certainly proven his worth this season, and continued to lead his now 9-2 team to victory with two touchdowns, both completed by Kyle Rudolph. Matthew Stafford threw 20 for 35 and 250 yards with two touchdowns and an interception, and struggled …

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Rams Stop Saints Eight Game Winning Streak

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If you’re an LA Rams fan you probably pinch yourself whenever you see the NFC standings given the sorry state the team was left in at the end of last season. The remodeling job spearheaded by rookie head coach Sean McVay has brought a sense of pride to their sophomore season in So Cal and the belief that they are a …