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OWEN | NBA Turned a Blind Eye to Royce White

OWEN | NBA Turned a Blind Eye to Royce White

The NBA’s decision to institute a leaguewide mental wellness program last month provided hope the league is ready to take concrete measures to ensure the mental health of its players. The two players credited with prompting this change are All-Stars DeMar DeRozan and Kevin Love, who publicly shared their stories[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
OWEN | NBA Stars Shedding Light on Mental Health Issues in League

OWEN | NBA Stars Shedding Light on Mental Health Issues in League

Despite its reputation as the most progressive professional sports league, the NBA has long hesitated to formally acknowledge the importance of mental health for professional athletes. However, as a result of the efforts of three players — DeMar DeRozan, Kevin Love and Kelly Oubre Jr. — in the last month[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

Kevin Johnson played for 12 years in the NBA as a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns. He now serves as the mayor of Sacramento and has made the news for one of the wilder political incidents this year. A man unhappy with Johnson’s work as mayor[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COUTURE: USA Basketball’s Dominance Has Become Boring

COUTURE: USA Basketball’s Dominance Has Become Boring

When the Olympics roll around every couple of years, countries across the globe send their best athletes to compete in a medley of sporting events. The competition is usually tight and is occasionally even separated by only hundredths of a second. The training regimen that each athlete undergoes usually yields[Read More…]

by August 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COUTURE: Moving the 2017 All-Star Weekend to Orlando

COUTURE: Moving the 2017 All-Star Weekend to Orlando

If you follow the NBA, you know by now that the association has decided to remove the 2017 All-Star weekend from Charlotte, N.C. The move reflected the NBA’s disapproval of House Bill 2, a newly enacted North Carolina state law that restricts the Charlotte ordinance in extending rights to people[Read More…]

by July 29, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

In a continuation of an alarming trend, the MLB All-Star Game’s television ratings declined in this year’s game. This decline in ratings comes in spite of MLB’s ill-advised to make the All-Star Game matter by giving home-field advantage in the World Series to the league that wins the game. This[Read More…]

by July 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COUTURE: Potential NBA Offseason Trades

COUTURE: Potential NBA Offseason Trades

Every sports fan loves speculation. Whether in the offseason or the height of the playoffs, we glue our eyes and perk our ears to any news outlet we can find, all in hope of catching wind of the latest and juiciest rumor to hit the grapevine. In my opinion, there[Read More…]

by July 15, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Baseball Fans Stay Strong Despite Revenue Drop

RAMLOW: Baseball Fans Stay Strong Despite Revenue Drop

Baseball. There is something in that word that — for many Americans — evokes memories of Little League games and perhaps the first trip to a big league game. It is the children’s game, the national pastime. The sport is rich with history; it is the first of the Big Four[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Robinson Exemplifies Multi-Sport Athleticism

AUERBACH: Robinson Exemplifies Multi-Sport Athleticism

Over time, we tend to take for granted the sheer athletic prowess of professional athletes, and the full extent of their abilities flies under the radar throughout their careers. One such athlete is former NBA player Nate Robinson. During his 11-year career, the former point guard spent time on eight[Read More…]

by June 17, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Ewing’s Legacy Bolsters Coaching Qualifications

IPPOLITO: Ewing’s Legacy Bolsters Coaching Qualifications

As the NBA playoffs continue, at least four NBA teams are unsure of who their head coaches will be for the 2016-17 season. The New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets both had interim head coaches after firing Derek Fisher and Kevin McHale, respectively, during the middle of the season[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Sports