Durant Tops James, Heat in Miami: Don’t Be Fooled

By John Deighton LeBron James secured his second straight NBA Title following a 37-point performance in game seven to defeat the San Antonio Spurs. If anyone suggested that there was a player in basketball more dominant than the four-time MVP, and now two-time defending world champion, that person would be ridiculed mightily. Just six months later, Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant

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Twelve Americans to Watch in Sochi

By Henry Greening This February in Sochi, the United States will field the largest olympic team by any country in any Olympics ever.  230 Americans (105 women and 125 men) will compete in this years games and the team will cover all 15 disciplines.  As much as you and I would love to watch every American dominate the rest of

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Chelsea’s Missing Link: A Striker

By Michael Beiermeister Ah remember the good old days when the Blue’s could always count on Didier Drogba for a goal or two a game? Times have changed for Chelsea in the striker department. Currently, Stamford is home to three quality strikers but they all have one common problem: they are all inconsistent in scoring.  Chelsea’s midfield has carried the

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Should We Pay Our College Athletes?

By Jordan Scott Imagine a world where not only college athletes receive a free education but they get a paycheck as well. If you are unaware of the concept of professionalizing college athletics, let me fill you in. Alongside the scholarships your fellow classmates receive, they would also be getting a paycheck or stipend for their athletic abilities. So, when

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Super Bowl Brings Super Stories

By Grant Becker Super Bowl Storylines Weather According to weather.com, the high on Super Bowl Sunday is 39 degrees during the day but could fall to as low as 26 degrees in the evening. Much has been made of the weather and the NFL will be monitoring it closely, but for now there should be very little concern about the game

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Why Richard Sherman’s Interview Was Great For the NFL

By Michael Gilbert The clock ticks, from three, two, one. Game over. Time for the absolute worst part of the game for every fan, the post-game interview. It’s the same thing every time: athletes talking about the game, how humbled they were to come out with a victory. But after the San Francisco 49ers lost to the Seattle Seahawks, it

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Hockey’s Future: Young Players You Should Know

By: Wesley Uhler The Stanley Cup is the greatest trophy in all of sports. Not only are the names of past winners etched onto the 35 pound holy grail, but the Stanley Cup is also the only major American sports trophy the winners can enjoy a drink out of after becoming champions. However, it is common for teams who win

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Best of Week 22: Starting XI English Premier League

By Michael Beiermeister After each weekend of EPL matches, I will be selecting the players who deserve to stand in an ultimate squad depending on their play. I will also be selecting a player who played beyond their potential, and will hand them the “Unreal Award” (reason for the name is because their play was “unreal,” showing amazing skill). Keeper:

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The Next Mr. 3000

By Brendan Larson As of the end of the 2013 season there have been roughly 17,500 players ever to play in the MLB. Less than 0.5% high school senior baseball players will ever be drafted by an MLB team. Major League Baseball is notorious for its extensive farm system, so being drafted by an organization is far from a sure-fire

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Upsets from Down Under

By Tyler Tucky The 2014 Australian Open has been ripe with upsets. With scorching temperatures, the heat could be affecting the performance of the top stars. The women’s side has seen the majority of the upsets. The first round saw the 7 seed Sara Errani (ITA) knocked out in straight sets by Julia Goerges (GER) who has never been past

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