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Ford’s Five Fantasy Football Tips

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2019

If you’re a Cincinnati Bengals fan like myself or a Cleveland Browns fan, you have not experienced a lot of postseason success when it comes to real football. No matter how much I yell at the screen, the lack of control I have over the team is maddening as I watch year after losing year pass by.  ...

Cinderella Story graces Browns

David Chang, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2019

We’ve all seen a feel-good story on social media, filling us with joy and triumph. The sports world is full of these stories, and recently, the story of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi has graced media outlets with another emotional tale of persistence and dedication. Sheehy-Guiseppi...

What the Browns need to do this offseason

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

After their best season in recent memory, the Cleveland Browns are getting ready for the 2019 season with the hope of winning their division, the AFC North, and earning an ever-elusive playoff berth. The Browns finished the 2018 season with a 7-8-1 record. For the first time in eight years they did...

A new football league begins

A new football league begins

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

The football void of February to August is normally a waiting game for pigskin lovers; while the NFL Draft and free agency are fun, they don’t carry the same joy of actually watching a game. A new professional football league is attempting to fill that hole with a product that will attract NFL f...

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...

Patriots, Rams to clash in Super Bowl

Patriots, Rams to clash in Super Bowl

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...

Spartans fall to rival Carnegie Mellon in overtime

Spartans fall to rival Carnegie Mellon in overtime

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University football team lost the 33rd Annual Academic Bowl to Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday, Nov. 10 on DiSanto Field. The Spartans battled into overtime but unfortunately lost by a slim 23-29 margin. The game was also the Spartans’ Senior Night. This year the te...

Forecasting the NFL MVP, playoffs

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

This week will kick-off week 10 of the NFL season, one that has seen the emergence of many storylines and has featured multiple marquee games thus far. The MVP race this year is especially intriguing. A lot of players are worthy of the prestigious award based on their performances in the regular se...

CWRU wins over Waynesburg

CWRU wins over Waynesburg

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University football team defeated Waynesburg University 41-17 at home on DiSanto Field last Saturday, Nov. 3. Waynesburg kicked off the game with a 33-yard field goal in just over five minutes of game time, but the Spartans came right back with their own field goal from first-...

Spartans win on the road

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team hit the road on Saturday, Oct. 27, to defeat Bethany College, 34-3. Spartan first-year kicker Robertson Albrecht kicked the game off to a strong start with a 24-yard field goal in the first quarter. The Bethany College Bison couldn’t manage...

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