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NFL playoffs divisional weekend roundup

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),...

A disappointing season: What explains the Browns’ struggles?

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...

Spartan football falls in the first round of NCAAs, ending a strong season

Wide-reciever Colt Morgan powers the ball up the field.
December 6, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 23, the Case Western Reserve University Spartan football team traveled to Schenectady, New York to face off against Union College in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs....

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

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...

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away
November 8, 2019

Jim Chapman took over head coaching duties at Case Western Reserve University in 1982, at a time when the program was at a major low. At that time, the Spartans had a losing record for 10 seasons out of...

Football remains undefeated while celebrating Senior Day

The Spartans football take their positions
November 8, 2019

In the past two weekends, the Spartans prevailed over both Geneva College and Bethany College, all while celebrating Senior Day during the latter game. The 21st-ranked Spartans held on against Geneva...

Spartan football nears end of their successful season

Football's graduating class has racked up the fourth most wins of any senior class in the team's history.
November 1, 2019

The Spartan football team is taking no prisoners as it continues to plow its way through the conference. With the end of the regular season rapidly approaching, the team has maintained a perfect season,...

Football remains undefeated

Football remains undefeated
October 25, 2019

This past weekend, the 23rd/19th-ranked Case Western Reserve University Spartans traveled to Latrobe, Pennsylvania, where they improved their record to 6-0 with a 34-26 win over Saint Vincent College....

NCAA Ohio Division I Football Week Nine Round-up

October 25, 2019

Unfortunately, going to a Division III school means that even though the football team is actually pretty good there aren’t that many people who enjoy following the team. If you want to experience college...

NFL storylines after the first four games

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...

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