The First Robot Judges Take on Sport

by Cambree Bernkopf The word is out: gymnastics officials are making artificial intelligence technology available to judges at the October World Championships. Thirty small grey boxes will be placed around the floor, watching the gymnasts’ every movement. They contain a set of three-dimensional laser sensors that track the movement of the gymnast and the data is then fed to an artificial intelligence system which is … Continue reading The First Robot Judges Take on Sport

New Law Allows College Athletes To Make Bank

by Cambree Bernkopf A new law in California passed by Gov. Gavin Newsom allows student-athletes in NCAA to make money and hire agents. The new law is supposed to take effect in 2023. Under the California measure, thousands of student-athletes in America’s most populous state will be allowed to promote products and companies. This could bring great things to certain people, but it goes against … Continue reading New Law Allows College Athletes To Make Bank

Sports Dress Code Creates Lots of Controversy

by Cambree Bernkopf During a swim meet in Anchorage September 6, the female official disqualified a 17-year-old Dimond High School student who had just won a 100-meter freestyle race on the opinion that the seat of her swimsuit was exposing too much of her behind. This has added fuel to the controversy over the rules of female athletes’ bodies. A swimming coach who is a … Continue reading Sports Dress Code Creates Lots of Controversy

Dallas Cowboy Starting Running Back Finally Signs

by Cambree Bernkopf The moment we’ve all been waiting for: Ezekiel Elliott ends the long-lasting drama and finally signs to the Dallas Cowboys. The 24-year-old wanted to be the highest-paid NFL player as a running back and has met his financial goal after agreeing to terms with the team. By signing to a six year contract, he made a $90 million extension with $50 million … Continue reading Dallas Cowboy Starting Running Back Finally Signs