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How Did The NBA Get Here?

How Did The NBA Get Here?

A closer look at the regular season shows that many of the less predictable moments and performances have been telegraphed for months.

Masahiro Tanaka: The Yankees’ Imported Savior

Masahiro Tanaka: The Yankees’ Imported Savior

Through four starts, Masahiro Tanaka has been everything that the Yankees could have hoped for. Although some questioned whether Tanaka would be closer to Rangers ace Yu Darvish or former-Red Sox bust Daisuke Matsuzaka, he has quickly shown that he will resemble the former – and potentially be better.

The End of Donald Sterling’s Reign of Ignorance

The End of Donald Sterling’s Reign of Ignorance

Donald Sterling is an ignoramus, but his remarks will be the catalyst for a more progressive NBA.

After a Wild Year, the Rangers are in the Playoffs

After a Wild Year, the Rangers are in the Playoffs

After a brutal and potentially debilitating road trip to start the season, the New York Rangers open their campaign at 2-6. The club has rebounded under the tutelage of first year coach Alain Vigneault to secure a first round playoff matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers, finishing second in the Metropolitan Division.

College Athletes Should be Paid

College Athletes Should be Paid

For months, the Northwestern football team has been met with rebuke and confrontation as the students try to unionize and be seen as employees of the college. So how long can a pyramid scheme, like the NCAA, that thrives on the compensation-less hard work and effort of young men and women sustain itself?

The New York Giants Are Finally Learning to Let Go

The New York Giants Are Finally Learning to Let Go

The New York Giants recently cutting ties with Justin Tuck and Hakeem Nicks may enrage fans right now, but the transactions might be best for the team’s long term goal of another Super Bowl ring.

Was There Corruption in the Adelina Sotnikova Figure Skating Win?

Was There Corruption in the Adelina Sotnikova Figure Skating Win?

With more than two million signatures signed, there is now a petition against the judging system as a result of teenage Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova besting favorite Yuna Kim of South Korea for the gold.

Michael Sam Makes LGBTQ History Within the NFL

Michael Sam Makes LGBTQ History Within the NFL

Michael Sam may not be the strongest or fastest prospect to declare for this year’s draft, but he may be the bravest in NFL history. The college football player recently came out, making both LGBTQ and NFL history.

The Atlantic 10 is Revamping Its Style

The Atlantic 10 is Revamping Its Style

The Atlantic 10 (A-10) Basketball Conference, home to Fordham and 13 other member institutions, has revamped its look. The conference has taken a more edgy, in-your-face approach to broadcasting how strong the member schools are both on the court and in the classroom.

You Can’t Win Them All, Just Ask Shaun White

You Can’t Win Them All, Just Ask Shaun White

Looking to become the first American male to win gold in three consecutive Winter Olympics, Shaun White has failed to reach his goal. White finished in a surprising fourth place in the men’s halfpipe event on Feb. 11. Since the sport was first introduced to the Winter Olympic Games in 1998, this is the first time the U.S. has not won a medal in the event.