Category Archives: Sports Junkie

Sports Junkie: Broken Brackets

It’s that time in March again – the NCAA basketball tournament for the national title, otherwise known as March Madness. And there has definitely been some madness this year. History has been made, tears have been shed and you better believe that brackets have been busted. In one of the most controversial tournaments in history, this year has been the year of upset. Read more

Sports Junkie: Kawhi’s Return

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

In recent news, Kawhi Leonard is planning to return back to playing basketball in San Antonio sometime in March, after missing quite some time with the team. Leonard was originally sidelined due to injury in late September last year, which kept him out of play until mid-December. This is where things begin to get interesting with the All-Star forward. Read more

Sports Junkie: V-Day Weekend Upset

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

In Sunday’s NBA action, the Cleveland Cavaliers were able to pull off an upset victory over the Boston Celtics in what was supposed to be a big night for one of Boston’s own, Paul Pierce. The story of the night was that the Celtics were retiring “The Truth’s” (Pierce’s) jersey, and in doing so dedicating the night to him. However, Lebron James and company managed to steal the show with a 121-99 win. Read more

Sports Junkie: Fly Eagles Fly

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

Ladies and gentlemen, the wait is over. After months of regular season games and weeks of post-season games, the new world champs have finally been crowned. They always say “the first one is the sweetest.” Now, all of Philly knows that taste: the taste of victory. Feast your eyes upon the Super Bowl LII winners – the Philadelphia Eagles. Read more

e-Sports Junkie: Victory for North America

Matt O’Loughlin, Web Editor~

Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is a giant internet sport (e-sport) that has had teams competing against one another for eighteen years. Over the years, the competitive scene for this simple video game where people try to eliminate each other has exploded. The game is user-friendly and this has allowed CS:GO to break the record for most views for a streaming platform twice and also have prize pools for the elite players to be in the millions. Read more

Sports Junkie: Super Bowl Bound

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

The playoffs are over, and Super Bowl LII is only two weeks away. Soon enough, America will crown the new world champs; will it be the New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles? Both teams have worked hard all year, and now it comes down to this. Only one dominant team can prevail, and the country is waiting for its victor. Read more

Sports Junkie: A Wilting Rose

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

In recent news, a lot of injuries have been occurring in the NBA, with one of the more notable ones involving starting point guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Derrick Rose. Rose went down a couple weeks ago with a high ankle sprain, and hasn’t returned to the court since. That’s because during his absence he’s been contemplating giving up basketball and hanging up the jersey. Read more

Sports Junkie: Carry on my Hayward Son

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

Oct. 17, 2017 marked the start of the NBA regular season, and just like that, the wait is over. Teams, players and  fans have been waiting all summer for this day. Everyone was excited to see the effects of the offseason, so what better way to end the wait than with a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics? Read more

Sports Junkie: Running Back into Trouble

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

We are approaching week six of the NFL’s (National Football League) regular season, and some big news just hit the media.

Star running-back Ezekiel Elliott, of the Dallas Cowboys, had his suspension reinstated which will now put him out of play for a total of six weeks. At this point in the season, the timing could not be any worse for him or the Dallas Cowboys. The regular season only lasts 15 weeks, and since it’s week six, Elliott is looking at potentially returning to the field at some point during week 12. At this point in the season, it’s almost useless for him to make a return. Read more

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