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College Basketball Update

College Basketball Update

Sanjay Palta-Hill, Sports Editor November 26, 2022

College basketball has been more competitive so far this year. After spending most of the season at #1 in the AP Top 25, North Carolina lost a tight game to unranked Iowa State in the Phil Knight Invitational....

NBA Update

NBA Update

Sanjay Palta-Hill, Sports Editor November 26, 2022

The NBA season is now in full swing, and it’s been a lot more competitive than we initially expected it to be. The Boston Celtics replaced the Milwaukee Bucks as the top team in the Eastern Conference....

NFL Update: Vikings-Bills Chaos, Packers Comeback, Chargers-Chiefs Showdown

NFL Update: Vikings-Bills Chaos, Packers Comeback, Chargers-Chiefs Showdown

Vince Kim November 25, 2022

Game of the Year! Vikings Clinch Unbelievable Victory against Bills What a thriller between the two of the strongest teams in the league! After trailing and entering halftime at 24-10 against the Buffalo...

European Soccer Update:  Napoli Storms to the Top, Ronaldo Snubs Orders, Liverpool Injuries

European Soccer Update: Napoli Storms to the Top, Ronaldo Snubs Orders, Liverpool Injuries

Vince Kim November 14, 2022

The start of November has seen chaos, struggles, and dominance in different soccer teams across Europe before players switch uniforms for the 2022 Qatar WC. From snubbing manager’s orders to nailing...

D-15 of 2022 Qatar World Cup: What to Know

D-15 of 2022 Qatar World Cup: What to Know

Vince Kim November 14, 2022

The world’s biggest stage commences in under 15 days, and it has had its share of news. On top of the mounting criticism the host nation Qatar has received for its lack of human rights and controversial...

NFL Update: Fly Eagles Fly, McCaffrey TD Triple Crown, Fields Dominantes

NFL Update: Fly Eagles Fly, McCaffrey TD Triple Crown, Fields Dominantes

Vince Kim November 14, 2022

Christian McCaffrey’s Historic Touchdown Triple Crown In his matchup against the LA Rams, 49ers RB Christian McCaffrey recorded a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown, and passing touchdown, becoming...

Astros Win Second World Series Title

Astros Win Second World Series Title

Vince Kim November 14, 2022

For the second time in franchise history, the Houston Astros won the World Series over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 at their own stadium Minute Maid Park. In doing so, the Houston Astros are now...

Packers Devastating Losing Streak Continues After Loss to the Lions

Packers’ Devastating Losing Streak Continues After Loss to the Lions

Vince Kim November 14, 2022

(As of Nov 7.) On Nov 6, the Detroit Lions stunned the Green Bay Packers in a 15-9 victory, the Pack recording their fifth straight loss of the season, the first time since 2008 when Aaron Rodgers entered...

Jim Leonhard Takes Over Badgers Football Program

Sanjay Palta-Hill October 29, 2022

After a disappointing 2-3 start to the season, the Wisconsin Badgers fired head coach Paul Chryst on October 2. This was a surprising move for many people, as Chryst had been quite successful with...

NFL and NFLPA Agree to Updated Concussion Protocol

NFL and NFLPA Agree to Updated Concussion Protocol

Vince Kim October 27, 2022

The NFL and NFL Players Association came to an agreement on an updated concussion protocol that closes the “loophole” on gross motor instability as was seen with Tua Tagovailoa in the Miami Dolphins’...

MLB Postseason Action: World Series Set!

MLB Postseason Action: World Series Set!

Vince Kim October 27, 2022

The 2022 MLB World Series is set! Sunday October 23 saw a double-elimination as the Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros emerged victorious in their League Championships. Let’s take a look at what...

NFL Season Halfway Point Recap

NFL Season Halfway Point Recap

Vince Kim October 27, 2022

The 2022-23 NFL season has been incredible to watch for the past seven weeks. From prolific displays by quarterbacks to running backs to the even more incredible runs by the New York Giants and New York...

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