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Is Arrieta worth more than Strasburg?

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

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In an earlier press conference, Cubs ace Jake Arrieta hinted that he might be worth more than Stephen Strasburg, who signed a seven-year, 175-million-dollar contract extension on Monday. He also said that he would not give the...

Ram take Goff, weapons

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

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The Los Angeles Rams had one need heading into the 2016 NFL Draft.  That need was to find some players to revive the desperate offense the team boasted last season and put points on the board.  General Manager Les Snead and...

Cubs start off strong

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

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Entering the season, the Chicago Cubs had lofty expectations which included being a heavy favorite to win the World Series after a 108-year drought, especially with the big free agent signings that they did over the offseason in ...

Goff or Wentz?

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

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Jared Goff or Carson Wentz?  Carson Wentz or Jared Goff?  The Los Angeles Rams gave up the farm for the right to pick first in the 2016 NFL Draft and consequently select one of these two quarterbacks.  Picking the right one, howeve...

Women’s soccer faces discrimination

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

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In July 2015, the women’s US soccer team won the FIFA World Cup against Japan making them the first country to win three FIFA Women’s World Cup titles.  This was a huge victory celebrated by millions across the United States. ...

National Championship: Wildcats win a wild one

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

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North Carolina and Villanova were two of the best teams to take the court during the regular season, and it was only fitting that the two squared off in the National Title Game.  What a game it was.   Both teams traded blows early...

Final Four: Sorry Cinderella, the shoe doesn’t fit

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

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The last NCAA Tournament bracket completed by Joe Lunardi, the bracket guru, did not have Syracuse in the field of 68 teams set to compete in this year’s tournament.  Thankfully, the NCAA Selection Committee found Syracu...

Final Four: The battle of the two seeds

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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Both of these teams are hoping to hear “One Shining Moment” while the are cutting down the nets in Houston. However, only one of these teams will have that pleasure. Number two seeded Villanova defeated top-seeded Kansas in the Eli...

Elite Eight Midwest Region: The “Villain” of the NCAA Tournament

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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When talking about Syracuse basketball, the word “underdog” isn’t normally used to describe them. Normally, they are somewhat in the title hunt. They normally have a really good seed coming into this tournament. Not this year. ...

Elite Eight South Region: Kansas stunned by ‘Nova

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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The Battle of One versus Two...Kansas vs Villanova. The winner moves on to the Final Four in Houston; the loser...well...goes home empty handed. Kansas was considered the heavy odds-on favorite to win the National title; Villanova was ...

Elite Eight West Region: Oh Buddy

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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Regardless of how good of a professional career Buddy Hield will have in the NBA, it is evident that he will be remembered as one of the most dominant players ever in college basketball.  Hield was nothing short of dominant in the O...

Elite Eight East Region: UNC rolls Notre Dame

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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Sweet Sixteen hero Demetrious Jackson did all he could to propel his Notre Dame Fighting Irish to the Final Four, but the Tar Heels of North Carolina proved to be too much to handle.  These two teams from the Atlantic Coas...

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