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#FantasyProblems

#FantasyProblems

Jonny Glazier, Columnist
October 2, 2012
Filed under Columns, Last Word

It is an unwritten rule of fantasy football that one may have a little something-something on the side with players who aren’t from his or her favorite team. While this lechery may be slightly more frowned upon in the realm of matrimony, it’s perfectly Kosher when we’re talking about fantasy brass...

Replacing more than just the refs

Replacing more than just the refs

Jonny Glazier, Columnist
September 20, 2012
Filed under Columns, Fall Sports, Football, Pro Sports

Football season is upon us, Paly. And with the return of America’s beloved sport comes the typical array of bar fights, Boomer and “C’mon Man!”s. However, this year we have a new addition thrown into the mix: replacement referees.  As many of you already know, Roger Goodell has yet to come...

College players not living up to their commitments

College players not living up to their commitments

Josh Stern, Staff Writer
September 10, 2012
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Football

As college football's publicity rises, the number of student athletes banned, suspended or arrested increases as well. Last year, ESPN was flooded with tabloid stories concerning players who got in trouble. Public intoxication, possession and usage of drugs and resisting arrest are just some of the headlines...

Proper gym etiquette

Proper gym etiquette

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer
September 6, 2012
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

Most people go to the gym to work out, not do anything else. Therefore, I think I speak for the majority of the population, no matter what gym you belong to, when I say that there are certain unspoken rules about going to the gym that everyone should follow. First and foremost, when going to the gym,...

Stripped of…everything?

Stripped of…everything?

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer
September 5, 2012
Filed under Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

As long as you haven’t been living under a rock for the past decade, it is safe to say that you, reader, are familiar with the name Lance Armstrong. As a seven year Tour de France winner, top tier worldwide cyclist, cancer survivor and founder of the famous “Livestrong” foundation, his name is hard to ...

The great debate: Should NFL teams play their starters in the preseason?

The great debate: Should NFL teams play their starters in the preseason?

Jonny Glazier, Austin Poore, Columnist, Features Editor
September 3, 2012
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Great Debate, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Throughout the NFL preseason, teams are faced with the difficult decision regarding how much they should play their stars, if at all, in the meaningless warm-up games. The issue has spawned heated debate among analysts, fans and even Viking staffers whose strong opinions differ regarding this complex ...

Interconnectivity: How self-centered and oblivious athletes negatively affect those around them

Interconnectivity: How self-centered and oblivious athletes negatively affect those around them

Jonny Glazier, Columnist
August 22, 2012
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

If you've ever had the pleasure of taking AP Environmental Science with Mr. Scott, you know that no action is isolated; everything affects its surroundings, and vice versa. In the wake of the 50-game suspensions handed down to Bartolo Colon and Melky Cabrera, we see this statement put into perhaps...

6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon (Mo Vaughn Edit)

Peter Dennis, Columnist
May 1, 2012
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In what just might have been literally the most hectic week of my high school career, what with the second half of my APES final, both parts of my AB Calc final, and my essay on Office Space in World Classics due (don't ask), one might say this week was in fact, hell. Or so I thought. As Ms. Taylor w...

World Peace? More like World War – Why Metta World Peace deserved a more severe penalty for his latest lapse

World Peace? More like World War – Why Metta World Peace deserved a more severe penalty for his latest lapse

Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief
April 30, 2012
Filed under Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Favorable reputations can take forever to build, but only seconds to dismantle.  Just ask Metta World Peace. Ever since he entered the league in 1999 with the Chicago Bulls, World Peace, formally known as Ron Artest, has been a handful for both the teams he’s played for and for the NBA.  In his...

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Jonny Glazier and Nina Kelty, Columnist and Design Editor
April 20, 2012
Filed under Columns, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Boys are Boss by Jonny Glazier In the history of sports, there have been some incredibly heated and fervently debated rivalries. Red Sox vs. Yankees, Duke vs. North Carolina, and Barcelona vs. Real Madrid to name a few. However, that leaves the question of what makes a rivalry great? Many factors...

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