It’s never over

By Shaquira Speaks It’s not over until the fat lady sings.  2016 has been a year for lessons for the sports world.  The biggest one being “a 3-1 lead is not a green light for a championship”. On November 2, 2016, the unthinkable occurred. The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years. Their…

José Fernández: Baseball with a Smile

By Corey Knapp “I hope the Marlins win a Wild-Card spot so I can watch José Fernández pitch at home in the playoffs.” I said that to my best friend last weekend as we discussed Major League Baseball’s upcoming postseason.  The Marlins have become a factor in the National League playoff race, and having seen…

A Slow Moving Stampede

By Matt Mataxas Noise reverberated across the Atlantic Ocean last Tuesday. The cracking of bats was louder than ever before. The cracking of a leather mitt engulfing a baseball was louder than in any other game. There was a third cracking noise, but its sound was not as easily identifiable. It could have been the…

Sports: Year in Review

By Jamari Jordan 2015 may be one of the greatest years for sports to date. We saw the fight we’ve been begging for, although most of us might have fallen asleep after Round 3. We saw the first triple crown winner in over 35 years. We saw a changing of the guard (literally) in the…

Arrested Development Part II

It’s one thing for a college kid to throw away their future. In all seriousness, they are 18-20 year old kids who made a stupid mistake. However, it is another thing entirely for a professional athlete who makes millions of dollars to throw it away because of weed, alcohol, or their temper. THE FACTS: How…