most recently on the weekend of April 4th-6th, Manziel was accused of causing nearly $20,000 in damage to an LA home by a letter given from the attorney of the homeowner. Niki Ghazian reported to ESPN, “evidence suggests” Manziel and his friends were partying the whole weekend until the police showed up on the 6th because of a noise complaint. It has been reported that … Continue reading Will Manziel ever get his life together?
By: Leah Steinke If it’s 2 pm on a Tuesday or Thursday, you can find me sitting quietly in the back corner of a classroom full of sports-crazed guys. They talk and talk and talk about aspects of the game I didn’t even know people analyzed to that level or even cared about. These guys have taught me the rules of the game, which players … Continue reading Taking Possession
by: Katie Jones “It sounds like the introduction to a bad joke: A musician, a poet and an athlete get up at a budget meeting to plead for the School Board to keep funding their programs,” said Barbara O’Brien, Buffalo News staff reporter. According to the National Retail Federation, the school supply lists for students is increasingly growing and that’s just one sign that the school … Continue reading School Athletic Programs VS. Budget Cuts
If you have ever gone to college whether it is D1, D2 or D3 you might think that athletes receive a large amount of accommodations One who does not play these sports would say that athletes comes to colleges and universities just to play the sport they have trained for not because of the education. There is some truth in that statement, depending on … Continue reading What is more important? Sports or Class
By Shane Palmateer What do you expect to see when walking down the street in inner city Harlem? Notorious for being a rough neighborhood, unfortunately one that deals with high rates of crime but something new is staring to show up in the city, young men and women walking around with lacrosse sticks. Lacrosse is a rich white boy sport. Or so many people think. … Continue reading Sticking It To The Norm
By: Cameron Barlow In 2005, Venus Williams prepared to cement her return to the top tier of women’s professional tennis. Williams, the former number one player in the world, met then number one player Lindsey Davenport in the final of The Championships, Wimbledon. The two players would participate in the longest Wimbledon ladies’ final in history, a match two hours and forty-five minutes, with … Continue reading Breaking the Glass Ceiling
By: Clayton Dobry This year is the year that all Capitals fans have been waiting for because this is the year that the Washington Capitals will win the Stanley Cup. The Capitals have established a reputation as a team that can’t get it done in the playoffs. The team entered the National Hockey League in 1974 and have yet to win the Stanley Cup. In … Continue reading Best Caps Yet?
By: Jake Smith The crowd is screaming, the music is blaring, but to you it is just noise, the background track to your focus as you try to get your mind right. You are sitting in the bucking chute on a bull you’ve never ridden before as the assistants and other riders begin helping you get adjusted. Luck seems to be on your side tonight … Continue reading The longest 8 Seconds of Your Life
By: Ryan Carwile When you think of Bryce Harper, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Baseball player? 2010 number one overall pick? Washington Nationals right fielder? 2015 National League MVP? I can bet that one word that didn’t come to mind was brand, however, the word brand might be the most important descriptor of Bryce Harper. A brand is “the name given … Continue reading How Do Athletes’ Commodify Their Personal Brand? “That’s A Clown Question Bro”
By: Meghan O’Reilly Sports have the capability of capturing a nation, stealing your heart and changing your life forever. As kids many of us are brought up with some type of sport in our lives because of the values they teach, the fun that is had and the relationships that are formed. Sometimes a sport falls by the wayside but others stick with you forever. … Continue reading Love In The Fast Lane