The Corruption of AAU

  By Chase Hutchins The sport of basketball has evolved over the years. TV ratings have dominated airwaves as games are broadcasted globally. However, many people feel that this evolution ignited some controversial issues. These debates have sparked over player development or lack thereof. The AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) is recognized in many circles. Recently,…

Lavar’s World

By Michael Hebert @M_ABear55 Lavar Ball, at this point in his life, is more than just a father. He has transformed himself into working manager for his three sons–namely current UCLA freshman basketball player Lonzo Ball. For the most part, Lavar means no harm. He wants the best for his sons– Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo…

The Dynasty That Won’t Die

by Brianna Patton With an 82-51 win over Syracuse Tuesday night, The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team just did something that no other D1 collegiate basketball team (men or women’s) has ever done—win four consecutive National Championships. With this win, UConn surpassed the UCLA men with 11 national titles and extended its win streak…

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 I

By Jamari Jordan My heart aches when I see players that couldn’t achieve their dreams. My blood boils when I see athletes throw it all away because they couldn’t stop smoking weed, control their temper, or stay out of the night clubs.