The impact of the MLB “juiced ball” on pitcher earned run average and predictive factors

In the early to mid-20th century, baseball was unquestionably America’s pastime. Today, we still revere stars like Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, who were cultural icons as well as excellent baseball players. However, baseball itself has been upstaged by professional football and basketball as the sport of choice for many Americans today. This is due...

Advocacy, Sports, and Faith

Cassius Clay, Lew Alcindor, and Chris Jackson may not be familiar names to most Americans or even to sports fans. However, it is undeniable that most if not all sports fans would recognize the names Muhammad Ali and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and more devoted fans of basketball would recognize the name Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf. All three were...

Bayern inch closer to an eighth straight Bundesliga title with a 1-0 win in Der Klassiker

Since the Bundesliga’s restart, Bayern and Dortmund have looked like the league’s two strongest teams, coinciding with their position in the table. The Black and Yellow thrashed FC Schalke 04 4-0 and won comfortably against Wolfsburg. Similarly, Bayern beat a scrappy Union Berlin side 2-0 and overcame a 10-minute rough patch against Eintracht Frankfurt to...

Bundesliga Recap: Matchday 27

With teams starting to return to form, the Bundesliga put on yet another show this past weekend. Improving from Matchday 26’s goal total of 26, 13 teams combined for 27 goals. Home sides struggled again this week, conceding 19 goals and losing five games. Surprising many fans and pundits, Hertha Berlin carried their momentum from...

The Return Of The Bundesliga: Matchday 26 recap

After two months of waiting, the Bundesliga returned to action this past Saturday. With all nine games being played behind closed doors, home-field advantage seemed to fade away from the matches. Dortmund was the only home side to win this past weekend, with three teams picking up a point. There was a noticeable difference in...

and Sports moments that make us cry

We miss sports. It is difficult to be at home and expected to remain in school, that is a given. But to do it without sports? The world is cruel. Lucy and Roman have a special relationship to things that some people consider just a game. There is just something about sports that can move...

Halftime Sports

Tokyo Olympics – Women’s Soccer

Tokyo Olympics – Women’s Soccer

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01/10/2020

In seven months, the world’s best will be back in action for another mouthwatering international tournament. The seventh edition of the Women’s Olympic tournament will take place in Japan and feature 12 nations from six confederations, with Japan automatically qualifying as the hosts. Half of the 12 team field has already been set, while 18…

The World XI 2010-2019

The World XI 2010-2019

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12/14/2019

The last decade has seen no shortage of spectacular moments in world football.  Andres Iniesta’s goal for Spain in the 2010 World Cup Final kicked off the decade with one of the most dramatic tournament finishes in history. In 2012, Sergio Aguero’s Premier League-winning goal at the death against QPR gave Martin Tyler the most…

First Time Fantasy Football

First Time Fantasy Football

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12/07/2019

The start of December marks many upcoming events, including the end of the fall semester, the hope of a snow day, and the final month of the regular season for the NFL. The final month of the season means that fantasy football leagues around the country are also entering their playoff seasons. Whether there are…

Can Isaiah Thomas Come Back?

Can Isaiah Thomas Come Back?

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11/13/2019

Isaiah Thomas has always been taken for granted; his career and his life have been built off of doing what seems impossible. Thomas has always been overlooked on NBA teams due to his height, which makes  him unable to defend most NBA players. At 5 feet 9 inches, his game has always been based off…

An Ode to Washington’s Nationals

An Ode to Washington’s Nationals

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11/07/2019

I’m not even kidding when I say that there are exactly three people who caused the Nationals to win the World Series: Joe Paquette, Nico Bocock, and the girl wearing a José Lobatón jersey at Wednesday night’s watch party. Okay, maybe I’m kidding a little bit. I mostly wrote that first bit just to talk…

Rugby World Cup Preview

Rugby World Cup Preview

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11/01/2019

The last time English head coach Eddie Jones faced South Africa in the World Cup, he led Japan to one of the greatest upsets in the history of the game. He was prepared with a game plan to face a bigger, more physical opponent, and his team did what they needed to do to win….


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