The Purpose of The Olympics

By Jordan Scott This year’s winter Olympics proved one thing – the United States is not number one at everything. This may be shocking to most, but it’s a fact that most of the entire world already knew but it’s be apparent that many Americans were not aware of this fact. Sochi 2014 was noted as a disappointment for many

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Tainted Baseball

By Brendan Larson Major League Baseball has decided to implement a temporary rule discouraging and stopping baserunners from running over catchers. This rule is going to be used to stop “the most egregious collisions at home plate.” I get it that the league does not want Buster Posey-esque injuries to occur, but the rule is a mistake. This is a

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Champions League Knockout Round Preview: Part 2

By Grant Becker The Champions League was welcomed back in style as last week’s matchups produced some interesting results. This week is sure to provide more entertainment and set up several intriguing second legs. Here is my preview for the second set of games in the Champions League round of 16. Zenit St. Petersburg versus Borussia Dortmund Preview: Last years

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USA vs. Canada Women’s Hockey Review

By Matt Bui The United States Women’s hockey team and the Canadian Women’s hockey team are both powerhouses when it comes to the world championships and the Olympics, have had a rivalry that has extended from the beginning of international play. In the IIHF World Women’s Championships, which began in 1990, no other country besides the United States and Canada

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Pressure Continues to Mount for Datsyuk, Russian National Team

By John Deighton The Detroit Red Wings have made an appearance in the NHL postseason every year since 1989. In a city struggling to return to prominence, the one constant for Detroit has been the success of the Red Wings. Currently, the Red Wings stand as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference despite numerous injuries, which have debilitated their

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Derek Jeter: The End of An Era

By Henry Greening Last week, legendary Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter announced that he would retire following the 2014 season. Jeter is by far the longest tenured player of the Yankees, starting for the team as a rookie in 1996.  He led the team to a World Series title that year and was unanimously named Rookie of the Year.  Jeter has

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March Madness Conference Preview: American Athletic

By Henry Greening Before the regular season is over, The College Tailgate decided we would preview the college basketball teams that we think will make the NCAA tournament, teams that are on the bubble, and teams that we believe are on the outs this season. The American Athletic Conference is the direct result of the realignment of the Big East

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March Madness Conference Preview: Atlantic Coast

By Tyler Tucky Before the regular season is over, The College Tailgate decided we would preview the college basketball teams that we think will make the NCAA tournament, teams that are on the bubble, and teams that we believe are on the outs this season. The ACC is looking to be one of the top contenders next month in the

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March Madness Conference Preview: Mountain West

By Jordan Scott Before the regular season is over, The College Tailgate decided we would preview the college basketball teams that we think will make the NCAA tournament, teams that are on the bubble, and teams that we believe are on the outs this season. Guarantee: San Diego State University – Overall: 21-2 – Conference: 10-1 If you don’t already

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March Madness Conference Preview: Big 10

By Michael Beiermeister Before the regular season is over, The College Tailgate decided we would preview the college basketball teams that we think will make the NCAA tournament, teams that are on the bubble, and teams that we believe are on the outs this season. March Madness is right around the corner and it is no surprise that the Big

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