Archive by category Sports

Farewell to Manning from New England

This is it. The one final gloriously prophetic storybook fairytale Hollywood ending. The Good Guy riding off into the sunset. The Prince living happily ever after. In America’s eyes, Peyton Manning is a prince. He comes from a royal football family, he excels at America’s favorite game and his aw-shucks attitude could charm the most […]

The Super Bowl Belongs to Denver

The most anticipated event of the year has come and gone and the Denver Broncos are Super Bowl 50 Champions. The Broncos’ offense was balanced, both in its run game and passing. The team has multiple running backs, C.J. Anderson and Ronnie Hillman, that can burst through holes and pick up big yardage.  In the […]

Warriors Out for Blood

Five months ago, the best team in basketball, the Golden State Warriors, and the best player in basketball, Lebron James, competed against each other for the NBA Finals Championship. In six games the Golden State Warriors claimed the title as the best NBA team in basketball last season and they have continued to dominate so […]

Trump Ignores Muslim Sports Heroes

The ongoing presidential campaigns of Ben Carson and Donald Trump for the Republican Party nomination have relied on political mobilization based on explicit xenophobia to an extent that has not been seen in recent years. Carson, a renowned former surgeon, gained notoriety for his unconstitutional call to prohibit Muslims from running for United States president. […]

Sport: Medicine for Misfortune

Minutes after an international soccer match between France and Germany began on Nov. 13 at the Stade de France, tragedy struck Paris as ISIS initiated one of its first direct attacks on the Western world and the deadliest attack on Parisian soil since WWII. French President François Hollande was in attendance, and concern that the […]

Recapping the MLB Awards: Part 2

Major League Baseball has officially announced the winners of its most prestigious awards of the season, which are given to individual players to recognize their accomplishments.  The most recent awards given out have been the Rookie of the Year Awards, Manager of the Year Awards, Cy Young Awards and the Most Valuable Player Awards.  Each […]

Recapping the MLB Awards: Part 1

Although the 2015 Major League Baseball season ended the first weekend of October, MLB Awards Week didn’t wind down until Thursday, Nov. 19. The festivities began with the announcements of small awards, such as each league’s Reliever of the Year (New York’s Andrew Miller in the American League and Pittsburgh’s Mark Melancon in the National […]