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SCHLARP: Rodgers Past His Prime

SCHLARP: Rodgers Past His Prime

Every year, Aaron Rodgers enters the NFL season with MVP expectations to carry his Green Bay Packers into the playoffs. However, this season has not started the way Rodgers and Green Bay nation wanted. Rodgers, who entered the league in 2005, has certainly compiled an impressive resume. While continually finding[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: NFL Teams Exploit Hiring Rules

IPPOLITO: NFL Teams Exploit Hiring Rules

It only took eight days from the kickoff of the NFL’s regular season for the league to see its first coaching casualty: Greg Roman, the Buffalo Bills’ offensive coordinator. Head Coach Rex Ryan has since promoted running backs coach Anthony Lynn to take Roman’s place. While this is notable for[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCLAUGHLIGH: Belichick Harnesses Quarterbacks’ Maximum Talent

MCLAUGHLIGH: Belichick Harnesses Quarterbacks’ Maximum Talent

For as painful the Deflategate drama was to endure for eighteen months, it’s hard to fault Tom Brady for contesting the NFL’s decision as long as he did. At 39, it’s worth fighting tooth and nail for every last healthy game left in the tank, and sure, a second cheating[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SCHLARP: Going for Two Is More Beneficial

SCHLARP: Going for Two Is More Beneficial

All NFL fans in the past decade would agree that you shouldn’t model your organization off the Oakland Raiders. However, the Raiders may finally be doing something right despite their recent futility, and other NFL teams should take note. In week one, intrepid head coach Jack Del Rio coached the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Briles Embodies Irresponsibility

IPPOLITO: Briles Embodies Irresponsibility

In one of his more famous quips during his tenure as head coach of the New York Jets, Herm Edwards deadpanned a reporter by informing him, “You play to win the game. You don’t play to just play it.” For many coaches, that pressure is all too real — they[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Tis the Season for Fantasy Football

AUERBACH: Tis the Season for Fantasy Football

Well, it’s that time of year again. As the preseason draws to a close and the first day of regular season play looms closer and closer, more and more NFL fans engage in one of the fan base’s most popular phenomena: fantasy football. Millions of people play fantasy football year[Read More…]

by August 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: PEDs Distort NFL Players’ Role Model Status

AUERBACH: PEDs Distort NFL Players’ Role Model Status

The NFL offseason has seen a repeated uptick in the number of drug-related suspensions and investigations, ranging from Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell’s appeal to his four-game suspension to Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus’ failure to show up for his drug tests. Unsurprisingly, another chapter is being added[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
PARK: Tebow Continually Makes Questionable Career Choices

PARK: Tebow Continually Makes Questionable Career Choices

Tim Tebow cannot get enough of the spotlight. After a standout football career at the University of Florida, the Denver Broncos drafted the quarterback in the first round. Buoyed by his unique style of play and personality, Tebow became one of the most popular players in the NFL. However, Tebow[Read More…]

by August 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Bell’s Possible Suspension Raises Questions for Steelers

AUERBACH: Bell’s Possible Suspension Raises Questions for Steelers

Despite the team’s misfortune in recent years with injuries and suspensions, the Pittsburgh Steelers remain one of the most dominant offensive teams in the NFL. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has delivered some stellar performances these past few seasons, especially considering that he was plagued by several injuries in the Steelers’ 2015-16[Read More…]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments 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