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Opinion: Sports and Social Media

October 11, 2017 2:37pm | Ousman Jarra

Nowadays you know that your favorite athlete wakes up at 6:00 AM every morning, what he eats, whom he calls, and more. Basketball players are now beefing on Twitter over who shoots better but won’t say a word to each other during the 48 minutes […]

Opinion: Paying NCAA Athletes

October 5, 2017 2:08pm | Piper Chans

Recently, I have heard the debate many times on the topic of whether college athletes should be paid or not. If you pay athletes of one sport, you pay athletes of all NCAA sponsored sports, even those that don’t bring in barely any income. This […]

Opinion: Kneeling

September 28, 2017 2:08pm | Davis Forney

Ever since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem in the preseason last year, the NFL has been filled with controversy surrounding this bold action. Sports, which are usually used to distract us from the problematic things going on in this country, are […]

Where the Sidewalk Ends

September 27, 2017 12:06pm | Jack Lowrance

Atlanta has a problem. No, I’m not talking about racism. Not sexism. Not terrorism. It’s a problem largely undealt with by local politicians. Yet millions are intimately familiar with its wrath. I’m speaking, of course, about Atlanta’s traffic problem. But more specifically, its need to […]

Opinion: Manchester City

September 21, 2017 2:18pm | Dylan Long

Manchester City has a good chance to win the Premier League this year. Manchester City is being managed by Pep Guardiola, who is under a lot of pressure this year because he was brought in at the start of last season to win titles. Guardiola […]

Opinion: NCAA Recruiting

September 14, 2017 2:21pm | Colton McDaniel

In terms of what a college can do to recruit an athlete to its program, the NCAA is failing. The system in use is bypassed and overlooked by many big-time universities. Every college is constantly trying to find new ways to exploit the rules against […]

Opinion: College Football Playoff

September 6, 2017 1:51pm | Jameson Drake

The 2017-2018 college football season kicked off this weekend with an incredible set of games spanning the five day weekend. This will be the fourth year now that teams will participate in the College Football Playoff at the end of the year. When the end […]

Opinion: MLB Postseason Predictions

August 30, 2017 2:20pm | Phillip Wemyss

With about 30 games left in this years MLB season, there is an astounding fourteen teams still in the hunt for the last wild card spot in each league. This has already been a historic season in the MLB, with the home run totals rocketing […]

Opinion: National Anthem Protest

August 22, 2017 2:12pm | Lauren Tyler

No. Neither you nor your child have to stand or put a hand on your heart for the National Anthem. In most schools, athletic events, and work places, the National Anthem is played or sung out loud. No one should be penalized if they do […]

Opinion: LaVar Ball and the Big Baller Brand

August 16, 2017 1:53pm | Jaden Causwell

          Who is the most famous member of the Ball Family? It’s LaVar Ball. He snatches the attention of everyone every chance he gets with his outrageous comments and antics. If you don’t know LaVar Ball, which is hard to say, […]