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NY Knows

Zach Phillips, Design Director

September 25, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

The Contract Gap

Zach Baumgarten, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018

Throughout the 21st first century, the National Football League has been the largest American professional sports organization, yet its players are paid significantly less than players in the National Basketball Association and other professional sports organizations. Just last year, the NFL is esti...

Sports are Getting Soft

January 9, 2018

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 ...

NFL Must change Substance Abuse policy

January 9, 2018

Over the past few years, many athletes have been suspended for the use of weed. This one is for you Josh Gordon. Randy Moss, Martavis Bryant, Le'Veon Bell, Von Miller, and LeGarrette Blount. What do all of them have in common, except for that they’re good at football? They all were suspended fo...

Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 7

Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 7

October 17, 2017

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...

Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 6

Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 6

Will Strauch, Matan Ziv, Bryan Look, Wes Walters, and Stan de Martel

October 10, 2017

Week 5 was a brutal one. The players we loved simply protested and slept through the games and the players we hated purposely made an extra effort. We apologize but guarantee that this week will be better. Look out for a massive week from Devonta Freeman and another poor performance from Todd Gurley. O...

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