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Risk it for the Biscuit

Ben Cleasby and Lauren Koyama
February 18
Filed under Columns, Top Stories

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...

Join the Viking Bracket Challenge today!

Join the Viking Bracket Challenge today!

Colin Patterson, News Editor
March 11
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

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
Filed under Basketball - Boys, College Sports, Columns, Top Stories, Winter Sports

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
Filed under Blogs, College Sports, Columns

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
Filed under Columns, Football

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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