The MLB needs to decrease ticket prices to maintain viewership

On Aug. 19, the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets put their talents on display in a Pennsylvania ballpark packed to the brim. Fans across the world traveled to Pennsylvania to watch this historic game, flooding the stands with youthful energy and charisma. Unfortunately for Major League Baseball (MLB), this unique occasion was excruciatingly temporary. […]

The ultimate underdogs: UMBC Retrievers shock Virginia

One minute into arguably the least anticipated game in the South Region of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, CBS sports analyst Seth Davis articulated the lack of enthusiasm of the vast majority of the college basketball-watching population in a single tweet: “Virginia. Sharpie.” Writing off the possibility of an unprecedented upset of the unanimous Associated […]

Astros hungry to repeat as world champions

Corey Seager stepped up to the plate for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game Seven of the 2017 World Series. With two outs and the Houston Astros leading by five to one, history would be cemented in a matter of seconds. “Here’s a ground ball right side, could […]

From Iceland to Senegal, underdogs look to make noise in Russia

With the inaugural match of the 2018 World Cup between host nation Russia and relative newcomers Saudi Arabia set to kick off in just a few months time, the World Cup will indeed go on without the inclusion of the United States for the first time since 1986. The absence of the Stars and Stripes […]

Clippers preparing to escape mediocrity, trade away Griffin Robert Banks

This past offseason, the Los Angeles Clippers and Blake Griffin agreed to a five-year, $171 million contract. Just seven months later, the Clippers’ homegrown star would be on the first private jet to Detroit in a trade that sends shockwaves across the NBA. On the night of Jan. 29, the Clippers traded five-time All-Star power […]

Eagles Ready to Overcome One Last Hurdle to take Super Bowl LII

Mixing equal parts patience and confidence, with a sprinkle of belief, the Philadelphia Eagles managed to move past the cloud of doubt that would hinder most teams. Now, there is only one more obstacle between them and glory. Opposing Tom Brady and the experienced Patriots is undoubtedly the toughest challenge the Eagles will face this […]

The rapid ascent of the Eagles and Rams

A changing of the guard is underway in the National Football League (NFL). Through Week 10 of the 2017-18 season, eight teams who missed the playoffs a year ago are on pace to reach this coming postseason. Let that sink in. This shift of power in the NFL can be attributed in part to the […]

Out With the Old, In With the New: Cora new Sox manager

In 2007, former Red Sox utility man Alex Cora was part of the World Series championship team alongside staple players like Dustin Pedroia. Ten years later, Cora hopes to achieve the same goal—as Pedroia’s manager. On Nov. 6, Dave Dombrowski, Red Sox president of baseball operations, made the news official. With a firm handshake between […]

Celtics’ promise turns to rough start

On April 16, 2017, an emotional Isaiah Thomas suited up in the green and white of the Boston Celtics just one day after his sister’s tragic death. The star point guard left his heart and soul on the floor for his team as he once again shouldered the Celtics’ burden, scoring 33 points in the […]

The Recent, The Potential and The Underwhelming: Heirs to the Penguins’ Throne

Physically and psychologically exhausted, long-serving Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby contentedly skated off the ice after game six of the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals, knowing his team had done what they set out to do at the beginning of the season. Riding on the back of the Canadian’s leadership and playoff-high 19 assists, according to […]

Crimson Tide Ready to Return to the Top

“The quarterback is ready to snap the ball. He receives the snap… and takes a knee! Brandeis wins the 2018 College Football Playoff Championship-” Despite not losing a game since 1960, the Brandeis football team, unfortunately, won’t be hoisting the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy. Rather than white and blue confetti raining down […]