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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 as professional athletes, however, do not always get to share in this experience. These parents are forced by the nature of their jobs to raise their ch...

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. By July 8, the Ivy League postponed all fall sports and doom rang throughout the college football fanbase. A succession of both postponements and cance...

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

October 1, 2020

Among the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and college athletes in all NCAA divisions were faced with devastating news with the ...

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

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...

Student Athletes Are No Longer Quiet

Student Athletes Are No Longer Quiet

September 20, 2020

In the past, college athletes have been kept quiet. Today, they are no longer under the radar. Steps are being taken. Voices a...

Maya Taylor brings the Equal Justice Initiative to SLU

Maya Taylor brings the Equal Justice Initiative to SLU

September 16, 2020

For most student-athletes, just juggling academics and athletics can be a major challenge. or volleyball senior, Maya Taylor,...

COVID-19 proves detrimental to NCAA budget

COVID-19 proves detrimental to NCAA budget

September 9, 2020

Most college sports fans look forward to the biggest event of every year, March Madness, with expectations of Cinderella stor...

Athletes abide by social restrictions to ensure campus and team safety

Athletes abide by social restrictions to ensure campus and team safety

September 8, 2020

On Aug. 7, three Louisville men’s soccer players were dismissed from the team following an outbreak of COVID-19 cases tracing back to a party they had thrown. For SLU men’s s...

St. Louis City SC’s Entrance to the Lou

St. Louis City SC’s Entrance to the Lou

September 8, 2020

After a century’s worth of attempts at bringing professional soccer to the city of St. Louis, the city finally earned an MLS ...

Babble ‘Bout a Bubble

Babble ‘Bout a Bubble

September 8, 2020

I’m sure many of us played with bubbles growing up, but what about playing in a bubble? That just may be the case for the NCAA this spring.  ...

Illustration by Ashlee Kothenbeutel

Robert Hermann – A Very Important Person

April 25, 2020

Four years ago, I left my dorm room in Marguerite Hall to start my new adventures in sports media: a women’s soccer game on Augu...

Left to right: Joe Clarke Jr, Janet Oberle, Joe Clarke

Joe Clarke: St. Louis Soccer Legacy

April 24, 2020

 St. Louis has been touted as a soccer hub for years—from the famed 1950 U.S. World Cup team comprised of five St. Louis nat...

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