Boogie and The Brow

by Michael Hebert Sacramento Kings center Demarcus Cousins was enjoying a jam-packed weekend where he could relax, play basketball with the best players in the world, and unwind before heading into the second half of the season. Cousins had been unhappy for a while with his current status on the Sacramento Kings roster, where it…

The King’s Joy

by Shaquira Speaks The Cleveland Cavaliers were one of the major teams that were quiet during the excitement of the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 23. But it’s what they did after the deadline that has been jaw-dropping. Earlier this season, LeBron James made waves when he became very vocal about needing to fill a…

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…

Crisis Management

By Kelvin M Lattimore This time last year former UGA head football coach Mark Richt named Faton Bauta the starting quarterback for the Georgia vs Florida game. A decision that proved to be unwise and untimely as the University of Georgia’s football season continued to spiral downward. Coach Richt was shown the door and is…

Home sweet home

By Shaquira Speaks Dwight Howard played his third game for Atlanta last night, and so far he looks great. Like really great. It was almost to the point where you had to do a double take mid-game and say “Who’s that guy wearing the number 8?” This could be a good fit for him. In…

2016-2017 NBA season preview

By Brianna Patton With the 2016-2017 NBA season underway, many are anticipating how the season will play out with a talented rookie class and big free agent moves. It’s that time again for my NBA season predictions. Rookie of the year: Jaylen Brown. Many analysts have the top-2 draft picks Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram…

Nowhere shy of elite

By Isaiah Joseph Over the years, I can attest that my fidelity to the Atlanta Falcons football team can be equated to being on a rollercoaster. Ups, downs, the whole nine yards. When I first started actually getting into football years ago, the unpredictability of the rollercoaster involved with being a fan was evident. A…

Let Them Speak

by Shaquira Speaks The NFL seems to enjoy sending a bill to their players for not abiding by the rules according to the league’s code of conduct. Lately, it’s been for violating the uniform and equipment policy. Apparel The latest player to have to reach into his pocket due to a fine is Washington Redskins…

Kaepernick’s Protest: American as Apple Pie

By Lauren Kallenberg In the midst of a polarizing Presidential election, politics have breached all aspects of American life, most recently creating a dichotomy within the once-unifying world of sports. The contamination of politics into the National Football League has left sports fans and political aficionados alike questioning exactly what contemporary Americanism is supposed to…

His Kneel

by Isaiah Joseph Spreading like wildfire, taking a knee during the national anthem has impacted the sports realm significantly. It has invigorated much stir within the athletic realm that is beginning to spread beyond the confines of the sporting arena. It was Colin Kaepernick’s third preseason game against the Green Bay Packers that the world…