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Haley Smilow

The Biggest Moves of Baseball's Offseason 0

  • Posted by: Haley Smilow
  • January 22, 2014, 10:31 AM

Congratulations to the World Champion Boston Red Sox on the worst-to-first turnaround. Spring training is around the corner, and it has been an eventful off-season. This off-season, like many others before, had a lot of big names on the market. Will this be the year we get a team that will rise from the bottom to the pennant? More »

Veronica Louise Mendoza

Gators Go to State! 4

  • Posted by: Veronica Louise Mendoza
  • January 15, 2014, 1:07 PM

For the first time in my high school’s history, our varsity football team went to the state championships. Right before finals week rolled in, the small, private high school in the Silicon Valley gave it their all by winning the Northern California Division III championship game against El Cerrito. According to many sports commentators, the Gators were predicted to lose to the Gauchos. More »

Will Forbes

Rick Carlisle: Leading by Example 3

  • Posted by: Will Forbes
  • January 10, 2014, 2:14 PM

Rick Carlisle, the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks, has an extremely difficult job. During the NBA season, Carlisle is tasked with bonding together a group of 15 fully-grown men, most of whom have multimillion dollar guaranteed contracts. Each of these men has spent his whole life training and preparing to get to this level, yet sometimes they lack motivation to work as hard as they can. More »

Faizan Ali

My Bold Predictions for the NFL Playoffs 6

  • Posted by: Faizan Ali
  • January 10, 2014, 1:12 PM

My Bold Predictions for the NFL Playoffs Ah, the NFL playoffs. After a season full of upsets, injuries, and teams thiiiiiis close to making the playoffs, we have the Divisional playoffs set. Of course, last weekend was the Wild-Card round, and the first game, Chiefs versus Colts, set off what was the craziest Wild-Card weekend in my life.

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Will Forbes

The Rise, Fall, and Return of Garrett Gilbert 4

  • Posted by: Will Forbes
  • December 30, 2013, 11:59 AM

When he went to the University of Texas, Garrett Gilbert believed the sky was the limit. “My expectations were just like anyone at Texas: to win every game.” That was the mindset of everyone watching Texas football at the time. They were a perennial national championship contender in a state loaded with high school talent. More »

Logan Schayes

The Maccabiah Games 36

  • Posted by: Logan Schayes
  • October 2, 2013, 1:04 PM

Here is a riddle: This summer I went to a sporting event that had 9,000 athletes from 77 countries competing in 50 sports. And it wasn’t the Olympics (that was last summer). It was the largest sporting event of the year. The USA sends more athletes and coaches than they do to the Olympics! What was it?

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Andrew Wild

Worst to First: The Incredible Redemption of the Red Sox 27

  • Posted by: Andrew Wild
  • September 28, 2013, 10:44 PM

I came into this season with no expectations for the Red Sox. The September crash 2011 and the disaster that was the entire Bobby-Valentine-led 2012 season had squashed my hope in the Sox, and I bashed every move they made in the offseason. My only hopes for the 2013 season were to finish in fourth instead of last and see if prospects Jackie Bradley Jr. More »