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MLB Playoff Picture Nearly Set in Stone

Micah Cotton, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013


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With the regular season winding down in under a week, ten MLB teams look to win it all this October.  Nearly every division has been clinched this past week, and teams are preparing for either next season or a World Series run. The five National League teams headed to the playoffs include the local...

Week 4 Fantasy Football Predictions

Robert Bamford, Editorial Editor

September 26, 2013


Filed under Sports

To all my fellow armchair quarterbacks out there, football season is in full swing, and that means fantasy football is too.  I listed my thoughts and ramblings on some players and how I think they’ll do in the upcoming week.  Keep in mind that these are just predictions; I’m wrong from time to...

ESPN: A more productive way to study for finals

Sam Kishore, Sports Section Editor

April 27, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Sports

Last week, I undertook the challenge of trying to study for a Macroeconomics test while catching up on episodes of Suits. Unfortunately, it didn’t work out so well, as I was too enthralled by the drama and swag-talk of New York’s best closer, Harvey Specter. I got zero studying done and was less...

NBA Playoff Preview

NBA Playoff Preview

Richie Krims, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

After a long, 82-game season for teams that began way back in late October, basketball’s second season is finally here. The NBA playoffs begin Saturday, and before they do, here’s a preview of all eight first-round matchups. Eastern Conference (1) Miami Heat vs. (8) Milwaukee Bucks Though the Bucks...

Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays Umpire Controversy

Sam Kishore, Sports Section Editor

April 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

Last Monday, the Texas Rangers played against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at The Ballpark in Arlington, TX. In the top of the 9th inning, the count is 3-2 with Devil Rays batter Ben Zobrist at the plate. Rangers pitcher Joe Nathan throws a curve-ball that darts straight outside the strike zone. Everyone w...

Heat Clinch NBA’s Best Record, Secure Home-Court Throughout Playoffs

Richie Krims, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013


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What has been a forgone conclusion for the majority of the 2012-13 NBA basketball season is now a reality: the road to an NBA championship will go through South Beach. That’s because the Miami Heat clinched the best record in the NBA with a 103-98 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night...

Louisville’s 82-76 Victory Over Michigan to Win NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Louisville’s 82-76 Victory Over Michigan to Win NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Richie Krims, Staff Writer

April 9, 2013


Filed under Sports

When the University of Louisville’s sophomore guard (and Georgia native) Kevin Ware went down with the broken-leg-heard-round-the-world in the Men’s Regional Final of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament against Duke, he gave his team one piece of advice. “Just go and win this game...

NCAA Final Four Preview: Louisville vs. Wichita State

NCAA Final Four Preview: Louisville vs. Wichita State

Sarah Husain, Senior Editor

April 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

People will be pouring into Atlanta for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Tournament beginning Saturday, April 6, in the Georgia Dome. No. 1 Louisville Cardinals will take on No. 9 Shockers Wichita State at 6 p.m. ET while the Michigan Wolverines play Syracuse Orange at 8:50 p.m. ET. Cardinals vs. Sho...

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