Post Tagged with: "sports column"

BARTON: Hall of Fame Voters Should Focus on Stats Over PEDs

BARTON: Hall of Fame Voters Should Focus on Stats Over PEDs

A little more than a year before his 756th homerun, I watched Barry Bonds play a game in Philadelphia. The fans booed and jeered, throwing syringes at him as he took his place in left field. All that changed when Bonds ripped his 713th career homer over the outfield. The[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MCLAUGHLIN: Image of Toughness Prevents Proper Concussion Care

MCLAUGHLIN: Image of Toughness Prevents Proper Concussion Care

In the last few years, there has been a considerable amount of research done on the seriousness of concussions in sports, particularly in football. The discovery of a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, found in many football players, has helped doctors develop a safer protocol for diagnosing and treating[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

As the semester winds down and we approach winter break, I cannot help but marvel at what a soccer season it has been so far. Granted, the usual suspects like F.C. Barcelona and Bayern Munich have continued to dominate their respective leagues without much fanfare, although Real Madrid has been[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
LANZILLA: Target Weak Defenses in Fantasy

LANZILLA: Target Weak Defenses in Fantasy

As Week 13 of the NFL season dawns upon us, most fantasy football leagues are entering the last week of their regular seasons. It is a fretful time for most: You have either locked up your spot in the playoffs and are praying to avoid the epidemic of injuries that[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: Duncan Highlights Generation

IPPOLITO: Duncan Highlights Generation

For nearly two decades, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has been known as a competitor, an agitator and a winner. But now, with the end of his career looming, fans are seeing something else. Bryant is now decrepit and nowhere near close to the dominant player he once was. On Sunday,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Intramurals Provide Stress Relief

SANTAMARIA: Intramurals Provide Stress Relief

In the midst of midterm season, the hardwood courts at Yates echo with the bouncing of basketballs and the chirping of fans. In the frozen tundra of post-winter break blues, Cooper Field at 9 p.m. on any given Wednesday night comes alive with the ripple of the soccer net. It[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
RAMLOW: Miami Poised for Strong Season

RAMLOW: Miami Poised for Strong Season

After an impressive win over No. 22 Butler on Sunday night, the Miami Hurricanes earned the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament championship. They also cemented their status as the most surprising team to start the season. Coach Jim Larrañaga’s squad is now 5-0 on the season, with wins over Coach Ben Howland’s Mississippi[Read More…]

by November 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Klopp Leads Resurgent Liverpool

CRAIGE: Klopp Leads Resurgent Liverpool

This international break in the soccer world was an emotionally volatile one as we all struggled to come to terms with the heartbreaking attacks in Paris. It has been heartwarming to see how the soccer community has united around Paris, with the French national anthem playing before every game and[Read More…]

by November 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Celtics’ Future Looks Bright Under Stevens

SANTAMARIA: Celtics’ Future Looks Bright Under Stevens

When Brad Stevens left Butler University for the head coaching position for the Boston Celtics after back-to-back appearances in the NCAA national championship game, pundits questioned whether he had enough experience or the coaching fortitude necessary to be succesful at the highest level, let alone for the most winning franchise[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: Committee Confronts Dilemma

IPPOLITO: Committee Confronts Dilemma

So much information and so few conclusions — such is the norm in college football. In the second edition of the college football playoff, the competition for one of the four slots is more intense this year than last year. Surprising to few but worrying to many is the idea[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns