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NFL Week 1 winners and losers

NFL Week 1 winners and losers

Zen Smith, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

With the complications of Covid-19 and the cancellation of many sports seasons, including football seasons at the high school and collegiate level, many believed that the chances of the NFL starting on time were between slim to none. Nevertheless, with over 40,000 Covid tests administered to players a...

6 Different Major Sports Leagues all Play on the Same Day

6 Different Major Sports Leagues all Play on the Same Day

Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

While it has never happened before, on Thursday, September 10th, the MLB, NBA, WNBA, NFL, MLS, and NHL all played scheduled games for the first time in sports history. While this was happening, college football, the PGA Tour, and the U.S. Open also had scheduled matches. The overlapping of professional...

How COVID-19 Has Affected College Football

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Marc Goldstein, Assistant Editor in Chief

September 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the day to day lives of everyone in America in the blink of an eye. Earlier in the year, the thought of wearing a mask when in public was preposterous and something that seemed unthinkable. Now, the world has changed greatly. Sports are not exempt from this rapid chan...

OPINION: The Age of Athletes Not Getting Involved in Politics Is Over

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Marc Goldstein, Assistant Editor in Chief

August 29, 2020

Those who are opposed to it seem to believe in the fact that Black people are not entitled to the same rights as white people. These are the same people who relish in African American culture, music, and still believe in the fact that this community is less than theirs.

2020 MLB season in jeopardy

2020 MLB season in jeopardy

Marc Goldstein, Assistant Editor in Chief

August 4, 2020

From the time the 2020 Major League Baseball (MLB) season was proposed to Commissioner Rob Manfred, everyone involved in the plan knew it would take a Herculean effort to get the season to work.  It was going to take a huge amount of work to even get the season started. With players, coaches, ...

VHSL cancels football this fall

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Marc Goldstein, Assistant Editor in Chief

July 26, 2020

With all of the recent speculation about whether or not fall sports will happen, the governing board for Virginia High School Sports has made their decision. This decision was made, but the final verdict is not decided yet. The VHSL (Virginia High School League), the organization for both sports and extra curri...

MLB Set To Restart

MLB Set To Restart

Marc Goldstein, Assistant Editor in Chief

July 9, 2020

With the Coronavirus pandemic still attacking the immune systems of people across the planet, the last thing anyone would want to do is play a sport that has players in such close contact with one another as baseball. Around mid-April, the MLB and MLBPA (player’s union)  began devising a way for them t...

NBA set to restart in late July

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Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

July 3, 2020

For a sports starved nation, any news surrounding a major sports league returning is welcomed with open arms. In the case of the NBA, they announced that they would be returning to action on July 30. The season will continue in Orlando, Florida at Walt Disney World. All the teams will be required to s...

NCAA athletes’ payday (sort of)

Inside High Red

Zen Smith, Staff Writer

June 11, 2020

For years, the NCAA has reached headlines across the US about players or organizations, a lot of them dealing with scandalous behavior. From Southern Methodist University (SMU) Football receiving the death penalty (blackout of all televised games and loss of scholarships) to athletes dealing with booste...

The KBO and How It Is Different from American Sports

The KBO and How It Is Different from American Sports

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

June 9, 2020

While North American sports have yet to resume and plans for the MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL seasons are being rolled out, there are professional sports being played in Korea. South Korea is home to the KBO, Korean Baseball Organization. One thing that the MLB has done well is expanding the game of baseba...

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