Are the Braves for Real?

The new-looking Braves are seriously turning heads this year. Right now they are on pace to being the best team in the last 30 years. With the loss of Chipper Jones to retirement, the Braves have needed to find a new identity, and they have found that in rebranding themselves as youthful. With players such […]

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Horror at the Boston Marathon

By Hugh Williams Monday, April 15th 2013 will be marked from now on as a turning point in the way Americans live their lives. The merciless bombing of one of Boston’s most cherished events marks the beginning of an era where nothing is safe. The leisurely activities that Americans love so dearly are being attacked […]

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From the 8th Grade to Augusta

By Salem Vance Out of 93 golfers that tee-off in the first round of Augusta, no one received more publicity than amateur Guan Tianlang. The Chinese prodigy made history by being the youngest athlete ever to play in the distinguished Masters Tournament.  At the young age of 14, Tianlang has yet to even finish middle […]

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The EVOlution of Athletic Gear

If we take a look back in sports history, we see so many different apparatuses that athletes have used, and we’ve also seen how they have improved. The primary reasons for these technological advancements stem from an effort to create a safer experience for the athletes and also to improve their performance. Nike, Adidas, Reebok, […]

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Atlanta Impresses With Final Four Hosting

By Whitney Norris “Spectacular” was the word used by NCAA President Emmert when describing the Final Four Tournament in Atlanta this past weekend. At a lunch on Monday, April 9th, he said to members of the Rotary Club of Atlanta, “I can’t thank this community event for putting on this big event. It’s been spectacular. I don’t […]

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Monster Energy Drinks

By Chelsea Niekamp Ever since they were first marketed, I have loved Monster Energy Drinks, I guess you could say I am mildly addicted. I love how they make me feel alert and awake. I drink them about two to three times a week, although some people choose to drink them many more times a […]

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A Week in Review: Rutgers University Basketball Scandal

By Megan Maziar April has not been a good month for New Jersey’s Rutgers University. Beginning last Tuesday a men’s basketball scandal ripped through the campus leaving students, faculty and fans stunned. The video that was leaked showed head basketball coach, Mike Rice, shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using anti-gay […]

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For the Masters Patron

By Rachel Nevil Guess what? It’s Masters week. Time for Augusta to prepare for the influx of golf fanatics and the many others wanting to experience the culture surrounding the event. The place where fans are referred to as patrons and the rest of Augusta National’s rules need to be followed. Augusta, the home of […]

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The Future of “Dunk City”

By Louis Hokayem I want to take this opportunity to personally thank Florida Gulf Coast for bringing life back to the NCAA Tourney. Partly because my bracket was screwed after the first round of games but mostly because of the hardworking, ally-ooping, unconventional style of ball that they displayed on the hardwood. While there hopes […]

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Kevin Ware’s Shocking Injury

By: Liz Justmann Playing sports requires athleticism; everybody knows that. But being athletic requires ability as well as risk-taking. For as long as sports have been around, injuries have been just as prevalent. Even if a player takes personal precautions to avoid injury, there’s no avoiding collisions and injuries resulting from the other players. Kevin […]

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