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The Lone Bright Spot This Season: NFL Celebrations

In Football by EmmaKate Austin Comments

From duck, duck, grey duck (I’m from Minnesota, people), to rock ‘em sock ‘em robots, to hide & seek, touchdown celebrations in the NFL are BACK and have made football even more fun to watch! After last season, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the league in a letter, saying it wants to “allow players more room to have fun after …

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Lakers Fall Short Against the Sixers As Lonzo Ball Sits on the Bench

In Basketball by Sue Kolinsky Comments

In a battle between two rebuilding ball clubs, the Philadelphia 76ers outdueled the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night at the Staples Center 115-109, a night after they handed the Clippers their sixth straight loss. With the struggling Lonzo Ball watching most of the festivities from the sidelines, the young trio of Jordan Clarkson, Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram put up …

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College Football Playoff Week 11 – What a doozy!

In College Sports by Kia Little Comments

After a crazy weekend in college football where  two top-three teams and multiple top 25 teams lost, college football fans were anxious to see what the playoff rankings would look like come Tuesday night. The playoff committee released the rankings last night and most people are very content in the way it looks. Last week, the playoff rankings read no. 1 …

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Judge and Bellinger Take Top Rookie Honors

In Baseball by Aly Riley Comments

It was quite the 2017 season for MLB rookies. Records were broken, baseballs were smashed, and ultimately, it would be a great chase for who would take home the prize for best rookie in the game. Six finalists; three from the American League and three from the National League would be vying for the prize. But, in two unanimous decisions, …

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Another SEC Coach Bites The Dust

In College Sports by Kia Little Comments

This past weekend, after three consecutive losses, former Tennessee coach, Butch Jones, was fired.  This last loss to Mizzou (50-17) was the last straw and left the Volunteers 0-6 in the SEC and a 4-6 record overall. According to the UT athletic director John Currie, Jones was relieved of his head coach position without cause. “We haven’t won enough.” Currie …

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Bruins Basketball Players Return Home From China With A Lot of Explaining To Do

In Basketball by Sue Kolinsky Comments

Prior to leaving Beijing, President Trump launched a buzzer beater plea to China’s leader Xi Jinping to ensure that the “knuckleheads,” as he so eloquently referred to the UCLA freshman, be treated fairly. After being suspected of swiping designer sunglasses from a high-end shopping center in Hangzhou, the players were sequestered in their swanky hotel for a week awaiting their …

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A Dynamic Duo to Envy: Steven Stamkos & Nikita Kucherov

In Hockey by EmmaKate Austin Comments

Raise your hand if you predicted the team leading the NHL over a month into the season would be one from Florida. After missing out on the playoffs last year, the Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a fast and furious start. They currently sit atop the NHL standings with a record of 14-2-2. Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy leads the league …

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The Rams Get A Small Slice Of Redemption For The Dodgers In Home Field Defeat Over Houston

In Football by Sue Kolinsky Comments

Just when you thought Jared Goff and the new look Los Angeles Rams were not all that, they were, in a 33-7 display of dominance on their home turf against the depleted Houston Texans.  In less than a full season removed from Jeff Fisher’s tenure, his former team is as unrecognizable as a slew of celebrities with bungled facelifts. Clinging …

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NFL Week 10 Recap

In Football by Emily Staker Comments

If there is one thing to learn from this week it is to (1) never take your quarterback for granted, and (2) don’t take your backup quarterback for granted, either. What seems to be the never-ending season of horrible injuries continues on, leaving many fans across the league in remorse. This was a weekend of blowouts, but none were surprising, …