Trump Announces New Policy at Army-Navy Game

By: Khacor Tigner For the first time in 4 years, the Navy’s Midshipmen demolished the Army’s Black Knights 31-7. This win was highly expected according to polls conducted by ESPN.com, with the Navy throughout the game never falling below 50 percent to win. The Army’s season was by all accounts rough as they achieved a 5-7 record compared to the Navy’s impressive 9-2 record. President … Continue reading Trump Announces New Policy at Army-Navy Game

Russian Slapping Champ Dethroned

By: Khacor Tigner In Russia there is a new sport taking the country by storm: slapping. There are competitions for all genders as they compete for a monetary prize. The rules for slapping are fairly simple: two people stand across from each other–usually on opposite sides of a table–one person leans forward while another slaps them as hard as possible. They continue until a person … Continue reading Russian Slapping Champ Dethroned

The Rivalry Is Played Out

By Kyle Van Pelt On November 30, 2019, the Auburn Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide met to play the 83rd Iron Bowl at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium. The relative underdogs, Auburn, managed to pull off a narrow 48-45 victory in a game filled with explosive plays and costly mistakes.  The Auburn – Alabama rivalry is something unique. Both teams are likely NCAA championship contenders nearly … Continue reading The Rivalry Is Played Out

The Big Ones Break in Maui

By: Kyle Van Pelt On December 12 at 7:30 AM Hawaii time, the Jaws Big Wave Tournament began. Surfers faced a gargantuan swell with 40 foot plus waves at Maui’s infamous Pe’ahi break. Hawaii natives Billy Kemper and Paige Alms won the tournament by demonstrating impeccable skills and avoiding potentially lethal wipeouts.  Big Wave tournaments such as the one at Pe’ahi only invite the greatest … Continue reading The Big Ones Break in Maui

Alabama and LSU Play a Game of the Century

by Kyle Van Pelt LSU and Alabama entered Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, November 9 as the second and third best-rated college football teams by the NCAA, while many coaches and players believed either team to be the best team in the NCAA. LSU was coming off of an eight-game losing streak to the Crimson Tide, but they finally had a team with comparable talent … Continue reading Alabama and LSU Play a Game of the Century

Lethwei: Ancient Brutality Living in the Modern Day

by Kyle Van Pelt Deep in the jungles of Myanmar, the bravest, most tenacious people train to master arguably the most brutal martial art practiced today.  Lethwei translates to The Art of Nine Limbs in English, as a fighter uses their legs, knees, hands, elbows, and head to strike opponents in vicious kickboxing matches. Fighters endure 5 three-minute rounds and can only win by either … Continue reading Lethwei: Ancient Brutality Living in the Modern Day

OPINION: The Toxicity Towards The Ivy League Conference is Misplaced

By: Khacor Tigner The eight Ivies–Cornell, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Princeton, and Columbia–are known quite well by the American community, and even on the world stage. This is due to their high standard for academics. However, the Ivy League is also a sports league; they are not just academics.  The Ivy League is not as big as the Big Ten Conference. They … Continue reading OPINION: The Toxicity Towards The Ivy League Conference is Misplaced

LeBron James Faces Staunch Criticism

By: Khacor Tigner China has continued their blackout of NBA games due to Daryl Morrey’s support of Hong Kong protests, with no end in sight anytime soon. LeBron James last month commented on the situation with the NBA. James did not give a clear answer to the questions brought up by the interviewers during the ESPN broadcast. Instead, in response to the question of “Should … Continue reading LeBron James Faces Staunch Criticism

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