NFC presents most exciting rivalries in NFL season

NFC presents most exciting rivalries in NFL season

September 4, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

  The 2013 NFL season is already saturated with storylines and not one of them has to do with Tim Tebow. The season kicks off today as the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens visit the Denver Broncos. These two teams, along with the New England Patriots, are the AFC favorites for the 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII. The AFC just doesn’t se... Read more »

Media reaction to Jason Collins unwarranted

Media reaction to Jason Collins unwarranted

May 5, 2013
Filed under OPINION

“Jason Collins: The First 24 Hours.” That was the headline on the Sports Illustrated website on Tuesday afternoon, a day after Collins announced he is gay. Sports Illustrated, ESPN and just about any sports journalism site you can think of have published responses, reactions, hopes, plans and co... Read more »

GOP rhetoric only appeals to extremists

April 17, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

The Republican National Committee reaffirmed its position on same-sex marriage on Friday during meetings in Hollywood, Calif. This followed the Supreme Court’s hearing of arguments on what could be a landmark gay rights case just weeks ago, and the reaffirmation is coming from a party that is desperate... Read more »

Adam Scott becomes first Australian to win gold at Masters golf tournament

Adam Scott becomes first Australian to win gold at Masters golf tournament

April 15, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, SPORTS

  Adam Scott became the first Australian to wear the coveted green jacket upon winning the Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National on Sunday in a playoff over Argentine Angel Cabrera. This was his first major victory. He finished at 9-under-par for the weekend, shooting 69 on both Saturday... Read more »

‘Ville victory caps mad march

‘Ville victory caps mad march

April 9, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

The Louisville Cardinals won the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball championship on Monday night. Lousville, one of the four top seeds in the March Madness tournament, ousted the Michigan Wolverines 82-76 in Atlanta, Ga., in front of a crowd of over 74,000 — the largest in history. In a game that fe... Read more »

Yankees lose to Red Sox, star players absent from opening roster

Yankees lose to Red Sox, star players absent from opening roster

April 2, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

  To say the New York Yankees’ opening day roster lacked the star power fans have become used to would be an understatement. With Kevin Youkilis at third base for Alex Rodriguez and Eduardo Núñez  at shortstop for team captain Derek Jeter, fans missed the Rodriguez, Jeter and outfielde... Read more »

NCAA tournament falls to 16 teams

NCAA tournament falls to 16 teams

March 26, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

In what felt like a matter of seconds, the NCAA tournament field was whittled down from 64 teams to 16, concluding some of the most exciting days on the sports calendar. What is left is a combination of players and coaches with just the amount of talent and luck that allowed them to reach the benchmark ... Read more »

NY Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera to retire

NY Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera to retire

March 12, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

When Mariano Rivera announced Saturday that he would be retiring from baseball at the end of this season, fans were prepared for his decision. Rivera, 43, is entering his 18th season with the New York Yankees and will likely be remembered as the greatest closer of all time. The statistics are impr... Read more »

Big East conference teams look promising

Big East conference teams look promising

March 11, 2013
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Tomorrow marks the beginning of the last Big East tournament before the so-called Catholic 7 — Marquette, Providence, Seton Hall, DePaul, Georgetown, St. Johns and Villanova — depart after this season. The Big East has been at the apex of college basketball for the last 15 years and its confer... Read more »