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Risk it for the Biscuit

Ben Cleasby and Lauren Koyama

February 18, 2016

In 1921, eight Chicago White Sox major league baseball players were banned for life after the accusation of fixing the 1919 World series. In 2007, referee Tim Donaghy was sentenced to 15 months in jail for betting on National Basketball Association (NBA) games, which he officiated. In 2015, the National...

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Colin Patterson, News Editor

March 11, 2013

It is that time of year again, Paly. The madness is upon us! In a matter of weeks college basketball fans all across America will construct their own "perfect" bracket. We at The Viking have created our very own bracket pool for all Paly students, basketball fans or otherwise, to join and see who ...

Managing the madness

Managing the madness

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

March 14, 2012

With February coming to an end and winter not quite over, the Paly campus is engulfed in its annual stupor. School is back in full swing following grueling first semester finals, and the perennial third quarter slump has come out in full force. With a demanding six straight weeks of school, people...

Column: Nader says “nair” to college athletic scholarships

Dustin Nizamian, Columnist

March 25, 2011

In dramatic fashion this Thursday, Ralph Nader proposed a "de-professionalization" of college sports by means of eliminating all athletic scholarships.  Nader's statement was clearly a well-calculated political move, dropped in the midst of college admissions decisions and March Madness.  It was also ...

NFL Lockout: A different kind of March madness?

NFL Lockout: A different kind of March madness?

John Dickerson, Staff writer

March 16, 2011

In March when you turn on SportsCenter, you’d expect to see something along the lines of commentator Dick Vitale, with his trademark enthusiasm, arguing his case for why he believes an underdog team will win the men’s NCAA basketball tournament.  Whether there will be a 2011 NFL season is usually...

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