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The 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final is underway

The 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final is underway

Matt Polek, Sports Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

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
Filed under Sports

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 ...

Who will be the MVP?

Who will be the MVP?

Matt Polek, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

On June 26 the wait will be over. The 2017 NBA MVP will be announced by Commissioner Adam Silver. Many say James Harden will take home the hardware, some think Kawhi Leonard will get it, some even think LeBron James deserves it. But the choice is simple, Russell Westbrook has had this MVP since bef...

The Raiders move to Vegas

The Raiders move to Vegas

Matt Polek, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

From 1960 to 1982 the Raiders were located in Oakland, they then moved to Los Angeles until 1995 and then they moved back to Oakland and have called that home for the past 22 years. However, starting in the 2018 season the Raiders are going to relocate once again; this time to Las Vegas. How can t...

LaVar Ball offends many in basketball

LaVar Ball offends many in basketball

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

LaVar Ball is the father of UCLA basketball star Lonzo Ball and two Chino Hills basketball stars LiAngelo and Lamelo Ball.  All three athletes are committed to play basketball at UCLA in the years to come. Lately with the March Madness Tournament underway  the press has seen a lot of both LaVar a...

The Final Four are revealed

The Final Four are revealed

Corey Plasky, Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Sports

After two weeks of madness, the Final Four is finally set for Phoenix, Arizona. The Elite Eight was nothing short of spectacular, and as we prepare for next week's semifinals, here are this year’s four representatives. Two teams from the Carolina states made it to the Final Four this year, but one ...

U.S. wins its first WBC championship

U.S. wins its first WBC championship

Matt Polek, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Sports

The World Baseball Classic is an international baseball tournament that began in 2006. It was held again in 2009, and then continued to happen every 4 years after that. This was the first tournament that allowed current MLB players to participate, as it is held in March, before the MLB season begins. ...

Adriana Aviles is cancer free

Adriana Aviles is cancer free

Matt Polek, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

In May of 2015 Adriana Aviles, 4 year old daughter of MLB infielder Mike Aviles, was diagnosed with leukemia. She received treatment at Cleveland Clinic, while Aviles played for  the Cleveland Indians. The organization was very understanding and gave Aviles as much time as he needed to be with his dau...

Time to trade Carmelo Anthony

Time to trade Carmelo Anthony

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

In 2011 the New York Knicks made a trade with the Denver Nuggets to acquire superstar small forward, Carmelo Anthony. The trade for Anthony sparked the Knicks and he helped get them into the playoffs, only to be swept by the Celtics in the first round. Carmelo was born in New York and always wanted...

Williams breaks another record

Williams breaks another record

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Last Saturday, Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus Williams to win her seventh Australian Open title in Melbourne, Australia. Ms. Williams has made history by surpassing every tennis player, man or woman, to win a record 23 Grand Slam titles by winning the women's final at the Australian Op...

Pitcher Yordano Ventura killed in car crash

Pitcher Yordano Ventura killed in car crash

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

On January 22, in the Dominican Republic, Kansas City Royals’ pitcher, Yordano Ventura, lost his life in a car accident. This news was shocking, but sadly not new to the baseball world.   Since 2014 baseball has seen too many young stars lose their lives, starting with St. Louis Cardinals’ o...

Tom Brady lives up to the hype

Tom Brady lives up to the hype

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The press has heard a lot from the New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady this past season. Between the Deflategate and his Super bowl run this session was projected to be one of his best sessions. Brady is living up to the hype. In the 2015 playoffs Brady was accused of deflating the footballs ...

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