MLB Award Predictions

By Peter Fiorentino As the World Series wraps up tonight with Game 7, it’s time to take a look at the players that will be taking home some serious hardware in the next two weeks. Monday, Nov. 10: Rookies of the Year AL Rookie: Jose Abreu The 27-year-old Cuban led the White Sox with 176 hits, 36 home runs, and

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Notre Dame: Selling out Seats and Traditions

by Andrew “Jamey” Schilling In an age ruled by conference realignment, “student” athletes leaving college earlier than ever, and players being traded like Pokemon cards, I thought my favorite team and all they stood for was safe. Ahh Notre Dame Football, a program planted firmly in tradition and success! The team I have watched wide eyed every Saturday with my

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Ball Is Not Life

From a first glance, Ikechukwu Donatus Eke, or ‘Ike,’ as his classmates call him, is a normal 16-year-old high school student with a contagious smile. He likes listening to Drake and is worried about next week’s history test. As he walks down the hallways, he is greeted by smiles and laughter from his classmates. By no means does he appear

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NFL Midseason Awards

By Grant Becker Entering week eight of the NFL season marks the sort of kind of middle-ish point of the season. Let’s take a look at who’s taking home awards for the first half of the year. NFL MVP This award has plenty of candidates. Andrew Luck has had a breakout year. Philip Rivers has built on a sensational 2013.

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Ten Bold Predictions for the 2014-2015 NHL Season

By Matt Weller The NHL season is underway, but less than three weeks old. We’ve now gotten a good look at all 30 NHL teams and have a better understanding of what to expect from them in 2014-2015. So, let’s break down 10 bold predictions for this season: 1. The Colorado Avalanche are going to miss the playoffs. Last season,

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Thunder, Bobcats, and Magic, Oh My: Best and Worst NBA Nicknames

By Zach Dammel Follow-up article to “Pirates and Dodgers and Angels, Oh My: Best and Worst MLB Nicknames”. Best: Oklahoma City Thunder: I’ve never been to a Thunder game, but I’ve been in a thunder storm. So I assume part of the reason they chose the nickname was to play with the acoustics a little. Imagine the intro. A dark arena punctuated by split-second bursts of

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What Kind of Fan Are You?

By: Michael Hendricks So, seeing as how you’ve clicked on this article, you must be having an identity crisis of sorts. Maybe you came here because your team is in shambles and you’re trying to re-evaluate whether cheering for them is even worth it at all. Maybe you legitimately are curious as to what it means to be a true

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NBA Preview: Central Division

By: Michael Hendricks Well listen up, basketball fans: it’s that glorious time of year again! The NBA basketball season is upon us, and it promises to bring with it a plethora of ups and downs and twists and turns. And for the Central Division, things are looking quite a bit different than they did last year. Injuries aplenty, dramatic returns,

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NBA Preview: Pacific Division

By Michael Hendricks With the start of the NBA season nearing ever closer, it’s about that time that everybody starts wondering what exactly they can expect from their team this year. There are questions aplenty all over the league, and the Pacific Division is no different. Will the Lakers be resurrected from their horrific campaign last year? Just how good

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NBA Preview: Northwest Division

By Michael Hendricks With NBA season right around the corner, there are still plenty of questions to be answered as to who will rise above the rest, who will flop, and who will stay exactly where we thought they would be. The Northwest Division is no exception to that rule, as it presents a myriad of story lines to consider.

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