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Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Set to Retire after Season

Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Set to Retire after Season

Peter Snodgrass, Staff Writer

December 6, 2015

On November 29, National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar and Los Angeles Laker legend, Kobe Bryant, announced his retirement from the NBA after this season in a poem titled, “Dear Basketball.” The poem, which was first published in the Players’ Tribune, thanks basketball for helping Bryant...

First and 10: Fine by me

First and 10: Fine by me

Austin Poore, Features Editor

December 15, 2012

At the rate professional athletes are being fined these days, it’s a good thing they make a lot of money. Some of it is understandable; the NFL wants to protect players, for instance, and penalizes defenders for helmet-to-helmet hits. On the other end of the spectrum, however, are some truly bizarre...

Rocket Man: Linsanity takes flight in Houston

Rocket Man: Linsanity takes flight in Houston

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

December 15, 2012

During last year’s NBA season and even after, many expected that Linsanity would find a permanent home in New York, but that was not the case as the Knicks shockingly decided not to re-sign worldwide sensation Jeremy Lin (‘06). As a result, Lin signed a three-year deal with the Houston Rockets worth...

Roots of resilience – Jeremy Lin’s past foreshadows his NBA future

Roots of resilience – Jeremy Lin’s past foreshadows his NBA future

Kevin Dukovic and Austin Poore

April 20, 2012

AT THE BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY, Jeremy Lin (‘06) was just another NBA benchwarmer, toiling in the depths of the New York Knicks roster and unknown to all but the most loyal of fans. His claim to fame at the time was limited to his status as the first American player of Chinese or Taiwanese descen...

Season on the brink: NBA Lockout

Season on the brink: NBA Lockout

Rohit Ramkumar, Staff Writer

November 16, 2011

Picture this: third and ten, two minutes remaining in the game, and the Cleveland Browns need a first down. Browns quarterback Colt McCoy drops back and finds LeBro.n James for a 15 yard gain. That’s right, if the nice folks at the National Basketball Association (NBA) don’t end the lockout, we m...

Uniforms Part II

Uniforms Part II

Peter Dennis, Columnist

October 8, 2011

And we’re back. Professionally and uniformly, it gets much more interesting. To a certain extent. While you may say teams like the Yankees, Red Sox and Dodgers may have uniforms that seem bland, stop saying those things. You’re wrong. It’s not bland, its classic. Some uniforms, on t...

All-Star Games

All-Star Games

Michael Cullen, Columnist

March 11, 2011

As I sat on my couch with a bag of hydrogenated snack food and a tall glass of chocolate milk, I stared at the TV, puzzled. Julius Peppers, ferocious defensive end for the Chicago Bears, was lining up in his stance and bursting off the line of scrimmage as usual, but instead of rounding the corner...

High Technology: How technology is changing the game

High Technology: How technology is changing the game

Peter Dennis and Nathan Norimoto

March 9, 2011

In the age of iPads and Xbox 360s, technology seems to change continuously. People have gotten so accustomed to the continual updating of technology that they get frustrated when the growth doesn’t happen or if it doesn’t happen quickly enough. Of course, sports are not spared from this change....

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