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Derek Carr suffers a fracture to his back

Derek Carr suffers a fracture to his back

John Braziel, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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The Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr was sidelined with a lower back fracture on Sunday, October 1 against the Broncos.   Carr suffered this injury on a play attempting to avoid a sack by defensive end Adam Gotsis. The Oakland Raiders had just signed Carr to a five year $150 million d...

The basketball season is taking shape

The basketball season is taking shape

Mya Gladding, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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On October 1, 2017 the NBA preseason began. This offseason was a good one for the NBA and the fans. There were many surprises like Chris Paul going the Houston Rockets, Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, and the one everyone's been waiting for all summer, Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder. ...

Sport franchises help out Las Vegas victims

Sport franchises help out Las Vegas victims

Andrew Gentile, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Since the Las Vegas shooting on the night of October 1st some sports organizations, such as franchise NFL team Oakland Raiders and the UFC, have already publicly promised donations and aid to those affected. The Oakland Raiders are planning a move to Las Vegas in the near future. They’re current...

Yankees advance to the ALDS

Yankees advance to the ALDS

Matthew Polek, Editor

October 4, 2017


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For the first time since 2012 the New York Yankees will be playing in the American League Division Series. The Yankees finished the season as the top Wild Card team and hosted the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night in the one and done Wild Card game. And boy oh boy was it wild. Luis Severino got the ball ...

NFL continues to blacklist Kaepernick

NFL continues to blacklist Kaepernick

Nicholas Boudreau, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers, still has not been signed to play for any NFL team. Some believe it is because he has earned a reputation as a troublemaker; while others believe he simply is not talented enough. His troubles began on September 1st, 2016 before a preseason gam...

The Red Sox clinch another playoff birth

The Red Sox clinch another playoff birth

John Braziel, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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The Boston Red Sox clinch a playoff spot in successive seasons for the first time in nearly a decade. They beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-0 last Wednesday, September 20. On their way to Cincinnati for a three game series after sweeping the Orioles, the Red Sox received the news of making the playoffs for ...

Girl hit by foul ball at Yankee Stadium

Girl hit by foul ball at Yankee Stadium

Mya Gladding, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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Last Wednesday September 20, the New York Yankees were playing the Minnesota Twins. During the fifth inning, Todd Frazier was at bat and he a line drive that hit a three year old girl who was sitting behind 3rd base. Stadium staff members rushed to the girl who was bleeding and stayed there for several min...

Texas court overturns NFL decision

Texas court overturns NFL decision

Andrew Gentile, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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On August 28, 2017, an appeals court in Texas overturned the NFL’s decision to suspend Ezekiel Elliott for six games. The NFL suspended him for alleged domestic violence against his girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson. The Texas courts say that there has not been enough evidence provided by Tiffany Thomps...

AL MVP race may not be as close as some may think

AL MVP race may not be as close as some may think

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017


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With only about a week or so left in the regular season the MVP is a popular topic. The A.L MVP is a lot closer than many people think. So many people believe it’s a done deal with Jose Altuve leading the way, but when you look deep into it, he may not be the best choice-but you can decide that. Jose Al...

Cleveland wins blockbuster deal

Cleveland wins blockbuster deal

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


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It’s finally official. Kyrie Irving has gotten out of Cleveland and away from LeBron. Irving is going to Boston while Cleveland will receive all-star Isaiah Thomas, and Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic. The Cavs also receive the Nets 2018 1st round pick, and a 2020 2nd round pick. Cleveland gets an A+ ...

The 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final is underway

The 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final is underway

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

May 30, 2017


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The 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final is underway. Game 1 between the Nashville Predators and the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins took place last night in PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The schedule is: Game 1 5-3 Penguins Game 2 5/31 in Pittsburgh Game 3 6/3 in Nashville Game 4 6/5 in Nashville...

The Brazilian national soccer team is held to a powerful standard

The Brazilian national soccer team is held to a powerful standard

Pedro DeSouza, Senior Reporter

April 25, 2017


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For as long as soccer has been around, the Brazilian culture has always been a very dominant one. They have played a key role in the sport’s success and popularity worldwide. However, throughout these recent years the country's extraordinary success rate experienced a slight dip in form. Now this ...

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