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Female track stars fight sponsorship injustice

Female track stars fight sponsorship injustice

Shravani Daptardar, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Allyson Felix, 33, the six-time Olympic and eleven-time world champion, had a baby girl in November, and Nike, who sponsored Felix for seven years, did not respond to the news pleasantly. For many years women in track have been told that if they get pregnant they will lose their sponsorship money. ...

OSU having a great season

OSU having a great season

Cameron Jacobs, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Watching The Ohio State University football team has been every bit as exciting as we had hoped they would be, with a 4-0 record so far. In the first month of the college football season, the Buckeyes, who are ranked 5th in the country, have outscored their opponents by at least 20 points every ga...

UCF suffers devastating loss

UCF suffers devastating loss

Aidan Alexander and Josh Trabka

October 1, 2019

The University of Central Florida Knights experienced a devastating loss this Saturday September 21 against the University of Pittsburgh. After being undefeated in their regular season for the last three years, Pitt beat them 34-35 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The loss marks the first time since November...

Daniel Jones named starting quarterback

Daniel Jones named starting quarterback

Ryan Maguire, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

After an abysmal performance from 2x Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning in last week’s 28-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills, the New York Giants named 6th overall pick Daniel Jones the starting quarterback on Tuesday. The change was bound to happen eventually, but most fans expected it to happen...

New ruling frustrates Semenya’s future

New ruling frustrates Semenya’s future

Shannon Burns and Hailey Deitelbaum

May 13, 2019

Last week, the future for Caster Semenya, a South African distance runner and Olympic gold medalist, changed forever after a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Semenya opposed a 2018 policy of the International Association of Athletics and argued against its discrimination as she thought it l...

How are the Yankees so good?

How are the Yankees so good?

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

During the offseason, general manager Brian Cashman referred to the Yankees as “a fully operational death star.” Well, a month into the MLB season, the Yankees are second in the American League East with a 17-11 record. They are only 1.5 games behind the surprising first place Tampa Bay Rays. ...

An argument against Pete Rose

An argument against Pete Rose

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

On August 24, 1989, Major League Baseball’s All-Time hit leader Pete Rose was placed on baseball’s ineligible list. He is banned from playing or coaching in the majors. In 1991, the ban extended into the Hall of Fame. The all time leader in games played (3562), at bats (14053), hits (4256), ...

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who made sports history

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who made sports history

Hailey Deitelbaum, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

Serena Williams, a professional tennis player with 23 Grand Slam Titles, is more than just a successful athlete. She is an inspiration, mother, wife, and a role model for women of all generations.   Williams is an athlete who is fearless about standing up for what she believes. From being a blac...

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who fights to show women’s worth

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who fights to show women’s worth

Shannon Burns, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

Skylar Diggins-Smith is a WNBA player who is the point guard of the Dallas Wings and played for Notre Dame. As a highly talented WNBA player, she has spoken up recently about the NBA and WNBA pay inequality. She is a prominent advocate for equal pay in the WNBA compared to the NBA and a role mode...

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who runs the Yankees

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who runs the Yankees

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

In a male heavy industry, Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman’s right-hand man is actually a woman, which just adds her value to Women’s History Month. In December 2001, Jean Afterman joined the New York Yankees as the assistant general manager. She became just the third woman ever to tak...

Harden scores 61 in a game

Harden scores 61 in a game

Tyrell Allen, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

On January 23, 2018 , The Houston Rockets won against The New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. The Rockets won 114 - 110 over the Knicks. James Harden not only bumped his most points scored in a game up to 61, he also matched  Kobe Bryant’s record for most points scored in Madison Square Gard...

Olympics medalist announces his cancer diagnosis

Olympics medalist announces his cancer diagnosis

Shannon Burns, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

Olympic silver medalist Max Parrot, a Canadian snowboarder, announced that he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in December. Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the Mayo Clinic, is a cancer in the lymphatic system wherein cells in the system grow abnormally and can spread further. “The first sy...

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