D1 Deception

D1 Deception

Ya'el Sarig and Zach Phillips

March 27, 2019

Filed under 2018/19, Columns

As if bound together, eight people move as one: symmetrically straining against the footplates, forcing the blade of each oar through the shimmering, cold water. Quick hands! Eyes in the boat! Nervous newcomers grunt as the coxswain’s voice pierces the still morning. The sun hasn’t even risen, and ...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

David Hickey, Photo Editor

March 23, 2019

Filed under 2018/19, Great Debate, Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After trailing 4-2 going into the bottom of the 6th inning, the Varsity Softball team scored 12 runs to mercy rule Gunn 14-4.

Final Word Issue 4

Nathan Ellisen and Wes Walters

February 11, 2019

Filed under Final Word

    With two minutes left in the fourth quarter of the NFC championship game, Nickell Robey-Coleman laid out Saints wide receiver Tommy-Lee Lewis but no penalty was called. Thousands of people swarmed social media, stating this was one of the worst missed calls in NFL history, and that the l...

NY Knows

NY Knows

Zach Phillips, Design Director

September 25, 2018

Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Staff, Top Stories

In the past, only on rare occasions did public companies take stances on controversial issues. Why risk losing clientele, loyal customers who represent nearly every social and religious persuasion, to advance an opinion held by company? Is it appropriate for a company to have political views? Can th...

Football Fall-Off

Football Fall-Off

Cole Sotnick and Ryan Strathearn

May 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Great Debate

It’s a Friday night, the lights beam down onto the football field, the stands are full, and the students are cheering. As a program that has been built on winning teams that have went on to produce players in college and the NFL, you would think that all talented athletes would want to be a part of...

World Cup Predictions

Matan Ziv, Jared Wulbrun, Eric Aboytes

May 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Pro Sports

The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, and it will be one of the most exciting tournaments yet. Many nations’ squads feature many new faces from 2014, and younger players are looking to make names for themselves. Senior Staff Writers Matan Ziv Jared Wulbrun and Eric Aboytes outline our predictions...

2017 NBA Lottery Redraft

Jason Shorin and Nathan Seto

May 21, 2018

Filed under Columns

76ers: Donovan Mitchell A tough decision here between Mitchell and Tatum, but Mitchell gets the nod as he has already established himself as the focal point of an offense and a star in the league. Adding him to the likes of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid in Philadelphia would be extremely scary as...

Showboating in Sports

Nathan Ellisen and Max Jung Goldberg

January 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

In May of 2017, Roger Goodell and the NFL changed their policy on celebrations, thus allowing players to express themselves and have more fun playing the game they love. However, just this year, after the institution of these new rules, plenty of excessive celebration penalties and fines have been i...

Sports are Getting Soft

January 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Final Word

People are so soft. On the field, you have no friends on the other team, no matter your relations off the field. On the field, you are trying to kill each other, not worry for each other’s feelings. In soccer, if you foul someone and knock them down, you do not turn right around and reach to help ...

Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 7

Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 7

October 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Fantasy Football 101, Top Stories

We apologize for the brutal week last week. One of our analysts did not perform and we have taken him off the column, so only good stuff is ahead. Look for Matt Ryan to bounce back and Adrian Peterson to come crashing down. You are welcome. QB Love: Matt Ryan Matt Ryan versus the Patriots is a slam...

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