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Super Bowl might have been best ever

Super Bowl might have been best ever

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s almost unbelievable. Super Bowl LI was a blowout, which is typical of the NFL’s championship game. With just more than 4 minutes left in the third quarter, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw a touchdown to running back Tevin Coleman essentially sealing a championship with the sc...

Super matchup or super blowout?

Super matchup or super blowout?

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For NFL fans the Super Bowl can be bittersweet if your team didn’t make it to the final game of the year. As an Oakland Raiders fan I can relate; it’s been 15 years since the silver and black have been to the championship match. The phrase “next year” has become commonplace in my vocabulary. Howe...

Goodell should overturn suspension of quarterback: Tom Brady deflated again

Goodell should overturn suspension of quarterback: Tom Brady deflated again

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Last week, a federal appeals court ruled that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve the four-game suspension that he received as a result of his role in the Deflategate scandal from January 2015. The decision comes after the original suspension Brady received in May 2015 was overturned in a separate cou...

Inflated out of proportion

Inflated out of proportion

Erik Khan,
Contributor

May 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The reigning Super Bowl Champions—the New England Patriots—have received discipline for their role in the Deflategate controversy that rocked the NFL following February’s AFC championship game versus the Indianapolis Colts. Quite frankly, I can’t figure out what is more ridiculous: The punishment...

Draft day crucial for Raiders

Draft day crucial for Raiders

Erik Khan,
Contributor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Tonight’s NFL draft won’t be more important for any single team in the league than the Oakland Raiders. After last season’s 3-13 finish, the Raiders go into the draft with the fourth overall selection and there are two key players that should be available that can make an immediate impact: Ala...

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