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NFL Causes Uneasiness in Domestic Violence Discipline

  By Makayla Johnson The Bleacher Report recently wrote an article on a closer look of the NFL’s protocol for athletes who have been involved in domestic violence allegations.

The Significance of the Cubs’ World Series Win

By James Marrow What happened the last time the Chicago Cubs won a World Series? The stock market was recovering from the Panic of 1907, when the New York Stock Exchange fell nearly 50% in three weeks. The Wright Brothers unveiled their airplane to the public with a newly included passenger seat. Henry Ford’s Model … Continue reading

Odell Beckham Jr.’s season is a forgettable one thus far

By James Marrow “Football is my sanctuary,” Giants’ third-year wide receiver Odell Beckham told ESPN’s Anita Marks on October 4. “It’s where I go to escape. It’s where I’m most happy. I’m not having fun anymore.” Odell Beckham is struggling to find his stride so far this season.

Taking a Knee for Justice: Sports, Protest and Politics

By Alexis Ojeda-Brown The year is 1968, at the Mexico City Olympics and runners John Carlos and Tommie Smith both win bronze and gold medals for the United States, respectively, in the 200m race. During the medal ceremony, as the anthem plays, both athletes hold their fists up in the air in silence until the … Continue reading

Cam “Crybaby” Newton? I don’t think so.

By ALEXIS OJEDA-BROWN The Carolina Panthers were overwhelmed by the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 50, losing 24-10. And while this super bowl was supposedly Peyton Manning’s last game of his career, the biggest topic of discussion seemed to be focused on Panther’s quarterback, Cam Newton—and no, it wasn’t about his signature Dab. Having been called a … Continue reading