29 Mar 2017

Another Disappointing Dunk Contest for 2017 by Andrew English

 Once upon a time the slam dunk was so new, so unexpected, and so original, that no one even knew how to describe it. “Downward into the hoop, much like a cafeteria customer dunking a roll in coffee.” Was one way the New York Times described the shot as being pitched in 1936. In...
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25 Mar 2017

The Impact of Sporting Success on a College Campus By Ryan Malley

March Madness is here! For the next few weeks, college basketball will be at the center of the sporting world. While many expect the usual teams like Duke, Kentucky or Kansas to end up winning the whole thing, it is the small Cinderella teams that will steal hearts this spring....
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12 Mar 2017

The Greatness That Was the 2016 Sports Season by Ryan Malley

If you have been on social media over the past year, you have probably seen a post or two titled “2016 is the Worst Year Ever.” While there have been a list of things that may not have gone your way in 2016, this past sports year has given us plenty to be thankful for. 2016 was...
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04 Mar 2017

Las Vegas Raiders by Andrew English

Although the N.F.L. is still wary of gambling and its potential influence on games, the league has dismissed those concerns in order for the Oakland Raiders to move forward to move to Sin City in the very near future. On Thursday January 19, the Oakland Raiders applied to...
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04 Mar 2017

The Burden on a Referee’s Back by Charlie Esquivel

A team winning or losing is often in the hands of referees, not just the players. There is an enormous amount of pressure dealt with by referees from making correct decisions, consistently being analysed and criticized, to being threatened with their lives. Referees must make...
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03 Mar 2017

Tom Brady; San Mateo’s hometown hero by John Schrup

On February 3rd, 2017, Tom Brady became the only quarterback in NFL history to win 5 Super Bowl rings. This feat has Brady in the discussion for being the best quarterback of all time and possible in NFL history. “I would have thought he was an all American in high school and the...
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21 Feb 2017

Are the Warriors Better with Kevin Durant? by John Schrup

Since the signing of superstar Kevin Durant last summer the question’s been stirring around the basketball world, are the Warriors going to be better than they were last year? Last season the Dubs posted the best regular season record in NBA history at 73-9 and were 1 game away...
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