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Am I betraying my gender if I prefer the NBA?

Madeline WIlliamson makes a shot over many different WNBA allstars.

by Madeline Williamson, Reporter

March 14, 2019

Who are Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, and Sylvia Fowles? They are the top WNBA players. I bet you didn’t know that, and neither did I. What they all have in common is that they are the best of the best in women’s basketball. Why aren’t these names household names like Lebron James and Steph Curry? While the to...

21 Savage produces unique second album

21 Savage's i am > i was cover.

by Bailey Spore and Nick Hayslett

January 16, 2019

Late 2018, 21 Savage dropped his second studio album i am > i was (read “i am greater than i was”). Overall the album is great, minus one bad song. i am > i was is very different from the first album, but it's good. Soon after the album's release, on 12-21-18, 21 took to Twitter to announce that a fea...

Christian Nolan’s Top 10 Athletes of 2018

Athletes of 2018

by Christian Nolan, Sports Editor

December 19, 2018

Athletes have always inspired us to cheer, boo and imitate. Over the past 12 months athletes have caught the attention of everyone around the world in what they do on the court/field or outside the arena. These are my top ten athletes of 2018…      Conor McGregor The Irishman from Dublin...

2018-19 NBA season is back, and more competitive than ever

2018-2019 NBA season, who will be the Champions?

by Christian Nolan and Jason Byrd

October 23, 2018

The 2018-2019 NBA season has just tipped-off and it's already shaping up to be a pivotal year for the NBA. Over the off season, teams and players have been making decisions that are changing the organization from a Michael Jordan era to a ¨super team¨ era. We as fans are getting to watch a show as ...

With the Warriors winning everything, why watch the NBA?

The five Warriors players represented as Space Jam Monstars.

by Erich Miller, Reporter

October 15, 2018

The NBA season is almost upon us, and we already know who will win the championship. The NBA “superteam” generation has been the league's downfall, especially after this past NBA offseason with the Warriors signing four-time all-star Demarcus Cousins. The Warriors now have a whopping 5 all-stars on their team, making the ...

Nike’s “Dream Crazy” ad featuring Kaepernick receives backlash, but proves a good business move

Colin Kaepernick is the man under fire in Nike’s new ad.

by William Quansah and Erich Miller

September 24, 2018

Nike, the worldwide leader in the sports industry, has been under fire for their recent ad “Dream Crazy,” celebrating the 30 year anniversary of their “Just Do It” campaign. The ad is narrated by professional football player Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick tells the stories of athletic giant...

Jason Byrd’s top 10 NBA players of 2017

Jason Byrd's top 10 NBA players of 2017

by Jason Byrd, Reporter

January 2, 2018

Basketball and the holidays go together. These 10 players are the NBA’s gift to fame. Their skills on the court can fire up anyone on a cold winter day. Here are my favorites and the top 10 players of 2017. LeBron James Four time MVP, made the All-NBA 1st Team for the last 9 years, and has three rings to his ...

NBA Finals Trilogy 2017: Revenge or Repeat?

by Devin Barge, Editor

June 3, 2017

For the first time in NBA (National Basketball Association) history, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors complete for the third year in the row. As both teams have had phenomenal seasons in these past three years, this finals series will be one for the record books. Both titans of their...

Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

December 19, 2016

It was a remarkable year for sports, including the Rio Olympics, a record-breaking World Series, and a March Madness ending with Villanova upsetting the national favorites. Here's a view of 2016 in sports. 10. Kentucky Derby  The 142nd Derby was held on May 7, in Louisville, Kentucky at Churchill Downs. This year th...

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