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Cavaliers make changes as team continues to rebuild

Cavaliers make changes as team continues to rebuild

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

The Cleveland Cavaliers have had a rough season. As they continue to rebuild the team and try to return to the formidable opponents they once were, the Cavs currently stand at the bottom of the Central Division of the Eastern Conference, and dead last in the conference as a whole, with a 17-41 record...

Kansas City Chiefs win thrilling Super Bowl after late comeback

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

On a beautiful night in Miami, the Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV with a score of 31-20 over the San Francisco 49ers, after a tough fourth quarter comeback. Originally, many fans thought that the 49ers would win due to their strong playing style. In one of the most anticipated games of the year, ...

A tribute to Kobe Bryant

A tribute to Kobe Bryant

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 26, the world lost an icon in Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant was among the nine people killed in the helicopter crash; his daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant, 13, was also there with him. Bryant and another family were en route to their daughters’ ...

NFL playoff championship weekend roundup

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

With a ticket to the Super Bowl on the line, each of the top two teams in the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) battled it out against each other in two exciting games. The first game of the day had the Tennessee Titans playing on the road against the Kansas ...

NFL playoffs divisional weekend roundup

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

In an entertaining weekend of divisional round playoff football, four teams were eliminated, leaving four remaining teams vying for a spot in the Super Bowl. In the American Football Conference (AFC), the first game saw the top-seeded Ravens and the bottom-seeded Titans battling it out. In a stunning ...

A disappointing season: What explains the Browns’ struggles?

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

This year was supposed to be the year. All offseason, Cleveland Browns fans were ecstatic, anticipating a competitive team and a playoff run. This optimism was also supported by many in the media. Last season showed what the team was capable of, especially as they finished with almost a winning reco...

Cavs vs. Nets: A firsthand experience

Cavs vs. Nets: A firsthand experience

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

In a game that went down to the wire, the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Brooklyn Nets 108-106. The Cavaliers were coming off a close home upset six-point win against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Cavaliers were sitting in fourth place in the Central Division with a 5-11 record, while the Nets wer...

Browns brawl with the Steelers results in longest suspension in NFL history

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2019

In one of the wildest games of the NFL season so far, the Cleveland Browns prevailed over the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7 on Thursday night in their Week 11 matchup. The Steelers came into the game without their two leading contributors, running back James Conner and receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, and the Br...

Cavaliers continue re-building effort

Ishan Kulkarni, Contributing Reporter

November 15, 2019

With a new October comes a new season of Cleveland Cavaliers basketball. Over the summer, the Cavaliers further emphasized the rebuild of the ongoing roster by picking up key rookies. With the fifth overall pick, the Cavaliers selected sharpshooting guard Darius Garland from Vanderbilt. They then adde...

NFL storylines after the first four games

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

The first quarter of the 2019 NFL season has passed and the league is as polarizing as ever. One division has four teams with the same record. Backup quarterbacks are taking the league by storm, and, of course, the New England Patriots are dominating everyone.  Who are the Cleveland Browns this season?  ...

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