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Now or Never: The Dilemma of Superstars

In Basketball by Jo Anne Mabika

Walking into a bar or a restraunt on the night of a big game, you can often tell right away who is there to watch the game, and who just so happened to be there to catch a meal or a drink. The ardent sports fan in the room is usually the one yelling at the television, fanning themselves, sweating, …

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NBA Free Agency: Trades, Trades, & More Trades

In Basketball by Jo Anne Mabika

The common consensus among most fans is that the NBA off-season has been a million times more entertaining than this year’s playoffs. Now if you are an avid Warriors fan or Cavaliers fan, you may strongly disagree. There has been a flurry of change in the NBA since the final buzzer sounded, and almost every team has gotten in on …

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Knicks and Phil Jackson Mutually Split

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

He was supposed to bring glory back to the Garden, unfortunately, nothing really changed with the arrival of Phil Jackson. Jackson made some questionable moves including the signings of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, however, much to fans’ surprise he drafted a really good player in Kristaps Porzingis. Unfortunately all of the confusion about the team’s future only seemed to …

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Warriors Look to Sweep Cavs

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

Tonight could be the final game of the NBA season if the Warriors have it their way. Golden State is currently on pace to sweep the playoffs, including the defending champions. This win will be the final step in complete redemption after blowing a 3-1 lead in last year’s finals. Going 16-0 in the playoffs will be just another accomplishment …

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Steve Kerr Motivates Warriors at Halftime

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

He may not be calling the plays on the sideline quite yet, but Warriors head coach was still able to be there for his team yesterday as they opened up the Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs. Kerr has not been with the team since game three of the first round of the playoffs. It is possible that …

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Russell Westbrook is Good for Sports

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

In a season that was supposed to have already been decided, the NBA was surprisingly must watch television. More than likely we will get a Finals rematch from last season, however, this season has been filled with crazy moments and even crazier plays. After bearing witness to one of the greatest Finals series in NBA history, an even more surprising …

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Rock Chalk Jayhawk Frank Mason Wins the John R. Wooden Award

In Basketball, College Sports by Karintha Styles

Chalk up another one. Frank Mason III has already won the Associated Press player of the year award, the Naismith Trophy , the Oscar Robertson Trophy and the National Association of Basketball Coaches player of the year award. Friday night he completed the award season sweep of prestigious NCAA awards with the grand-daddy of them all. Now, Mason can dust …

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Kelsey Plum Ends College Career with Prestigious Honors

In Basketball, College Sports by Karintha Styles

Kelsey Plum just ran a “Boston” on the NCAA Women’s Basketball season. In the popular card came Spades when a team wins every book in a hand it’s called running a Boston. Friday night Plum added the John Wooden Award to the trophy case to finish off her illustrious collegiate career in style. The winner for both the women and …

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Itty Bitty Comes up BIG in Semi-Final Overtime

In Basketball, College Sports by Karintha Styles

One shot. One shot, that can bring down Goliath. One shot ends a NCAA Championship run, one shot ends a mind-boggling streak. One shot puts your team into the NCAA Championship game. If someone told you one person made that ONE SHOT as time expired who would you say it was, Jordan, Kobe, Curry, Magic, Bird? Those are all great …

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Mississippi State Takes on UConn in a David vs. Goliath Battle

In Basketball, College Sports by Karintha Styles

Mississippi St takes on defending champ UConn and their 111-win streak at 9;30 CST from Dallas in the second game of the women’s Final Four. Most people already have UConn pouring champagne, or sparkling cider, in the locker room Sunday night. Not so fast. Just last weekend the experts started breaking down the Final Four matchup between Baylor and UConn …