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Whose Bubble Is Bigger?

Whose Bubble Is Bigger?

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor April 1, 2021

After a year-long hiatus, the biggest tournament in the NCAA is back. Teams have put in countless hours to see time on a court. They have given themselves the opportunity to potentially hoist the most...

Indianapolis, Upset City

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor April 1, 2021

One of the best parts of March Madness every year is the Cinderella team that always emerges. You might remember VCU’s run to the Final Four in 2011 as an 11 seed or Loyola-Chicago’s trip to the Final...

Ramble On, Sister Jean

Ramble On, Sister Jean

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor April 1, 2021

Loyola-Chicago has a secret weapon. It is not their experienced coach, Porter Moser. It is not their nation-leading defense. It is not even their offensive leader. In fact, it is not a person who is listed...

President Mark Emmert Out of the NCAA?

President Mark Emmert Out of the NCAA?

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor March 24, 2021

While the NCAA is a not-for-profit association of member institutions, it’s no secret that the March Madness tournament brings in billions of dollars every year. The redistribution model is built so...

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The Bills are Buzzing

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor February 26, 2021

Chaifetz Arena is always busy. Athletes hustle in and out of the VIP entrance, headed for rehab or running to lift. Players run down the hallway to grab items from their respective locker rooms. Coaches...

Streaming Services Taking Over Sports

Streaming Services Taking Over Sports

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor February 25, 2021

Today’s world of entertainment has become one of streaming services, with new companies popping up to undermine cable companies everywhere. Fewer and fewer people are keeping cable and moving to individual...

Mental Health on the Mind

Mental Health on the Mind

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

The cancellation of both spring and fall sports in 2020 was devastating to not only the budget of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), but to the athletes and coaches that spend their...

1958 St. Louis Hawks

The NBA in St. Louis

John Lewis, Contributor November 12, 2020

Let me take you way back to 1955 when the NBA was nowhere near as popular as it is today. Ticket sales were low, jerseys were made out of cotton and the three-point shot didn’t even exist. At this point...

WNBA allows children of athletes into bubble

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor October 6, 2020

Most people understand the concept of a “take your kid to work day.” If you have not experienced one for yourself, you probably at least have a semblance of an idea about what it is. Parents who work...

Let Us Play

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor October 5, 2020

For college sports fans, the cancellation of March Madness was simultaneously unprecedented and devastating. For those holding out hope for a college football season, the past months have not been easy....

Sophomore, Seosamh Sheerin goes in for a header for Missouri Baptist soccer while playing William Woods. The NAIA has decided to continue with fall sports unlike many of the NCAA sports. (Photo courtesy of Missouri Baptist Athletics)

NAIA Still Proceeding Fall Season

Lilly Mehdirad, Contributor October 1, 2020

Among the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and college athletes in all NCAA divisions were faced with devastating news with the announcement that the organization decided to forego all fall sports seasons...

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor September 30, 2020

Since the inception of sports in America, athletes have used their platform to speak up for others. Jim Thorpe used his platform to highlight the plight of Native Americans. Jackie Robinson’s role in...

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