Friday, May 7, 2021

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Student Viewpoints over Sports Topics and Events

The NFL season is finally here! We bring you the top fantasy performers of the week, more information on how teams are handling the Coronavirus, and we discuss the protests on the field along with the Cowboys' Week 1 loss. Top Fantasy Performers Josh Jacobs ran over the Panthers with 35.9 points. Davante Adams fired up the Packers' offense with 41.6 points. Aaron...
Since the MLB season is only 60 games long this year, I thought it might be appropriate to come out with this piece now, as we're just about halfway through the season. This MLB season almost didn't happen, and now that it did, the playoff picture for each league is starting to become a little bit clearer. However, there...
The victorious athlete, with sweat accumulating on his forehead under the intense stadium lights, graciously bounds to the top of the podium. Twenty years of perfecting his sport accumulate in that one moment as a glittering gold medal is placed upon his "Team USA" sweatsuit. Childhood days that could've been spent hanging out with friends or going to school...
The NFL is far from perfecting the non-bubble element to their 2020 season and here's why. Laboratory Studies The NFL had its biggest scare last weekend as the New Jersey lab came back with seventy-seven positive COVID-19 tests. Luckily, all seventy-seven of those tests were false positives after multiple retests. This caused many teams to re-evaluate their plans for heading in...
On July 7th, 22 of the NBA's best teams descended to Disney World in Orlando, bringing their players and staff into a "bubble" where every member of a team's payroll was quarantined and then tested every day for COVID-19, ensuring that the people in the bubble would be able to play without interruption. Although most of the NBA was able...
The coronavirus pandemic has put an unexpected hurdle in every major sports league’s way, as they try to come back and start and/or resume their seasons in some form or fashion. After what seemed like an eternity, we can finally say it with 100% confidence and accuracy: baseball is back. The negotiations between the MLB and the MLBPA finally...
The traditional path of most NBA players is to get recruited after a very successful high school and college career. There, they'll continue their basketball career. Depending on their skills and development, they may be good enough to advance to the next level. After playing in college, an NBA team or affiliate might sign a player. Then they'll be...
The U.S. Soccer Development Academy program, born in 2007, was set up to develop players into world-class talents and has been the #1 league for soccer players. As players stand out, it's typically the best of the best who play in the DA, and that's the way it's been for over 10 years. Competition and politics can also play...

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