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NBA bubble’s success

Giannis Antetokounmpo (center), LeBron James (left) and Kawhi Leonard (right) were three of the high-profile players that were able finish out their season in Orlando, Florida.
November 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic that began in January and resulted in a period of quarantine and social distancing brought most aspects of society to a screeching halt, including major league sports. Several leagues...

Cleveland Browns midseason report

November 6, 2020

In what has been a rather pleasant surprise this season, the Cleveland Browns are sitting at seventh place in the AFC North with a 5-3 record. After years of having losing records, the Browns are putting...

Dodgers title celebration tainted by Turner

The Dodgers won the MLB World Series after a strong performance from their bullpen in the final game.
October 30, 2020

On Oct. 27, 2020, the Los Angeles Dodgers, after nearly a decade of so-close-yet-so-far playoff appearances, finally captured their seventh World Series title. After being stifled by Tampa Bay Rays’...

Peter Sagan makes a comeback

Peter Sagan recently claimed his first victory of the 2020 road cycling season and his first Giro stage victory ever.
October 23, 2020

This year has been quite different for everyone. With the myriad of changes that have accompanied the pandemic, things have been more unpredictable than usual. Peter Sagan has felt this. The Tour...

Lakers win NBA championship in tough NBA finals

LeBron James leads The Lakers to victory in the 2020 championship, winning his fourth NBA Finals MVP award along the way, becoming the first player to win the award with three different teams.
October 23, 2020

Throughout the extraordinary 2020 NBA playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat battled for the championship, with both teams at the top of their game.  In the first game, both teams fought...

Big names continue to fall victim to injury and illness as the NFL tries to keep COVID-19 at bay

Though plagued by injuries and unusual circumstances, the NFL season remains incredibly electric.
October 23, 2020

Six weeks into the 2020 season, the NFL has witnessed several unanticipated incidents that have left fans and analysts alike in a frenzy. The league has been rife with injuries to big stars early on, which...

Merseyside derby ends in a draw

October 23, 2020

The Merseyside derby this past weekend was a back and forth match full of drama, one that ultimately ended in a draw. The historical soccer matchup features Liverpool and Everton, both Premier League teams...

Tadej Pogačar wins Tour de France

Tadej Pogačar makes history in the Tour de France.
October 2, 2020

In the most exciting Tour de France of the past few years, Tadej Pogačar, only a day before his 22nd birthday, won the coveted yellow jersey presented to the overall winner of the race, becoming the first...

A wild offseason for the NFL

As you celebrate the beginning of the NFL season, take a moment to look back on the league's unusual offseason.
September 25, 2020

Tom Brady is on a new team for the first time in his 20-year career. Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes inked a 10-year contract worth over $500 million. Washington abandoned a controversial team name in favor...

Messi says he’s staying with Barcelona

September 11, 2020

Lionel Messi, the 33-year-old Argentine soccer player and record six-time Ballon d’Or recipient, has been the subject of many headlines, all wondering the same thing: Will Messi leave FC Barcelona to...

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