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Getting ready for March Madness

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

The NFL season has officially wrapped up, which means it is time to look forward to the next great sporting event of the year: March Madness. If you have been focused on football or the NBA, you may not know much about the top college teams in the country. With a little more than a month until th...

New England Patriots extend dynasty in lowest scoring Super Bowl ever

Eddie Kerekes, Executive Editor

February 8, 2019

In the middle of the third quarter of the Super Bowl, announcers Tony Romo and Jim Nantz joked that the highlight of the game was a record-setting 65-yard punt from Los Angeles Rams punter Johnny Hekker. At that point in the game, they were probably right. With the New England Patriots at the time le...

Fashion in the NBA

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

While keeping up with the NBA, there is one unexpected element that cannot be missed—the creative outfits worn by the players while arriving to games. The origin of the NBA’s passion for fashion can be traced back to the implementation of a dress code by the then NBA commissioner, David Stern. The ...

Patriots, Rams to clash in Super Bowl

Tom Brady looks for sixth Super Bowl win when the New England Patriots compete against the Los Angeles Rams on Feb. 3. // Courtesy of Brad Muckenthaler

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

In what seems like an inevitable fact of life, the New England Patriots are once again playing in the Super Bowl. This time, they match up against the Los Angeles Rams, an up-and-coming team in their first Super Bowl since 2002, when they faced none other than the Patriots. However, both teams enter t...

Midseason NBA catch-up

James Harden leads the league in scoring with 35.7 points per game. Currently he has a 19 game streak in which he has scored 30 points or more.

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

LeBron left Cleveland, but Cavaliers tickets are now affordable The story of last summer was the departure of LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers. After four straight trips to the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers currently hold the worst record in the league. Granted, star forward Kevin Love has m...

Serena Williams pursues record-tying win

Serena Williams returns to the Australian Open where she has the opportunity to tie Margaret Court's record

Claire Nordt, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Australian Open has begun, meaning Serena Williams is once again fighting for a title. Williams has the opportunity to match Margaret Court’s record for most Grand Slam singles titles of all-time. Court’s record currently sits at 24, a record she set during her career between 1960-1977. Willi...

Cavaliers face Pacers in first round of playoffs

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers are gearing up for the playoffs, where the team will be the fourth seed. The Cavs seem to be hitting their stride in their best health all season. Furthermore, the team continues to improve their chemistry together as the effects of their mid-season acquisitions kick in. The C...

Indians have a rough start to season

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018

The 2018 season of Major League Baseball (MLB) has officially started, and the Cleveland Indians are off to a mostly rocky start. The Tribe is currently 2-4 and sits at third in the division. Obviously, it’s a bit early to already condemn the team for the 2018 season and look to start selling off their...

Cleveland Indians look to have another strong season

March 23, 2018

With just under one week left of the Spring Training, Cleveland Indians fans are excited for the start of another season, one that holds high hopes for the team after their disappointing early exit from last year’s playoffs. Behind the same core that has led to their incredible success the past two...

A new look for the Cavaliers

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

February 23, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers made a splash at the trade deadline this season, going through one of the largest remodelings of a team mid-season in recent memory. After a flurry of rumors and reported trades, the dust has now settled, and we have a clearer picture of what the team now looks like. The new-lo...

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