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Sports Junkie: Broken Brackets

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. (more…)

Sports Junkie: NFL Trades

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

Recently, there have been some big free agency moves in the NFL. ESPN released signings involving Richard Sherman, Jimmy Graham, and many more big-name athletes. So far this offseason free agency has been one of the hottest ones yet, and there’s still the NFL Draft to come. (more…)

Sports Junkie: Kawhi’s Return

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. (more…)

Sports Junkie: All-Star Weekend 2018

Sports Junkie: All-Star Weekend 2018

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

This past weekend, the National Basketball Association All-Star game took place, and Los Angeles played host for this year’s showcase. This year, they also provided an alternative option for choosing the teams, rather than displaying the traditional Eastern Conference versus the Western Conference. (more…)

Sports Junkie: V-Day Weekend Upset

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. (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. (more…)

e-Sports Junkie: Victory for North America

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. (more…)

Sports Junkie: Super Bowl Bound

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. (more…)

Drive Toward the Trophy

Drive Toward the Trophy

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

This football season is hanging in the balance for two teams. The winner moves on in hopes of winning the Super Bowl and gloriously returning home as world champs, while the loser joins the other 28 teams who didn’t make it, as they watch another team accomplish their season goal. (more…)

Sports Junkie: Final Four

Sports Junkie: Final Four

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

On Sunday, Dec. 3, the College Football Playoff Committee announced the playoff picture for the national championship, and it’s everything one could hope for. Arguably the four best college teams in the nation are set for action in two highly-anticipated contests. (more…)

Sports Junkie: A Wilting Rose

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. (more…)

Sports Junkie: Brawling to the Endzone

Sports Junkie: Brawling to the Endzone

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

Sunday, Nov. 5, brought plenty of action to viewers as we sat back and watched some football. Not only did we get the luxury of seeing one fight, but two fights actually took place during a couple of football games. Everybody loves action, and there was more than enough of that to go around. (more…)

Sports Junkie: Carry on my Hayward Son

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? (more…)

Sports Junkie: Running Back into Trouble

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. (more…)

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