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Zeke Upshaw passes away after collapsing on the court

Zeke Upshaw passes away after collapsing on the court

Mya Gladding, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


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On March 26th NBA D-League player Zeke Upshaw passed away after collapsing on the court; he was 26. Upshaw played four years in the NBA D-League before his passing. Upshaw was driving to the basket and instantly collapsed. Upshaw was carried away on  a stretcher and taken to a nearby hospital. It w...

Jason Witten retires and joins the ESPN team

Jason Witten retires and joins the ESPN team

Andrew Gentile, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Jason Witten has had an illustrious 14 year career in the NFL, but he is now calling it quits as of May 3rd, 2018. Witten plans to jump on the ESPN Monday Night analyst team. The 69th overall pick in the 2003 draft has had a staggering 11 Pro-Bowl selections and 2 All-Pro, and throughout the years Witten ...

NFL makes rule changes

NFL makes rule changes

John Braziel, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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NFL team owners voted on rule changes during meeting on March 25-28 for the upcoming 2018 season. Seven playing rule changes were made to improve play. The first rule change makes any lowering of the head to initiate contact a 15-yard penalty to protect the players’ health. This rule will hopef...

Let’s remember folks, it’s April

Let’s remember folks, it’s April

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


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“Stanton went deep TWICE! The Red Sox lost, the Yankees are going to the World Series!!!” That was many Yankees’ fans reaction after Opening Day back on March 29th. It’s now April 10th, and the Red Sox and Yankees are getting ready for their first series of the year, and Boston is sittin...

James Harden and the Rockets now considered true title contenders

James Harden and the Rockets now considered true title contenders

Jordan Anderson, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


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We are now well into the second half of the NBA season and the Rockets have not looked this good since the two back-to-back championship years in 1994 and 1995.   Now that we have Chris Paul to strengthen our backcourt, defensively and offensively, we have become an all around better team. We are curr...

US Women’s Hockey bests Canada for the gold

US Women’s Hockey bests Canada for the gold

Zachary Crosswait, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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The United States Women's Ice Hockey team brought back the gold on Thursday, February 22, breaking Canada’s gold streak, and getting their second gold medal while they were at it. The women's rivalry between the US and Canada has been fueled for years with Canada beating us and winning gold in t...

Eagles win Super Bowl LII

Eagles win Super Bowl LII

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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The Philadelphia Eagles came into Super Bowl LII as underdogs, just as they were all postseason, and just as they had in the previous 2 games, they pulled of the upset. For the first time in franchise history, the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions. And they did it in the most dramatic ...

Emmanuel Adebayor shares his story

Emmanuel Adebayor shares his story

Carlos Gonzaga, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


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Former London Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 33, is speaking out about his attempted suicides, the first at age 16, in an attempt to help others. The Togolese forward previously blamed his manipulative and abusive family for his battle with depression. He...

Brazilian soccer legend retires at age 37

Brazilian soccer legend retires at age 37

Alejandro Rangel, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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On Tuesday, January 16th, Ronaldo De Assis Moreira, more commonly known as Ronaldinho, sadly announced that he would be retiring from professional soccer at age 37. Ronaldinho has been renowned as a world-class soccer player and a Brazilian legend. He gained European attention after he scored all 2...

Jones, Guerrero, Thome, Hoffman get the call from the Hall

Jones, Guerrero, Thome, Hoffman get the call from the Hall

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

January 26, 2018


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On Wednesday, January 25th the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced the inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame for 2018. Players need 75% of voters to check their name to get the call, and, for the first time since 2015, 4 players got over that threshold. Chipper Jon...

NBA All-Star starters announced

NBA All-Star starters announced

John Braziel, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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The NBA all-star game, set for February 18, has named its starters with their captains being Lebron James and Stephen Curry. The Eastern Conference starters consist of Kyrie Irving of the Celtics and Demar Derozan of the Raptors at the guards. At the forward Lebron James of the Cavaliers and Gianni...

Celtics Legend Jo Jo White dies from brain cancer

Celtics Legend Jo Jo White dies from brain cancer

Mya Gladding, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Celtics legend JoJo White passed away on Tuesday January 16, 2018. White was 71 years old. He was a NBA champion and a finals MVP, Olympic gold medalist, and a Hall of Famer. In May 2010, he was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain. In a speech in 2015, he said “The doctor said I wasn't supposed ...

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