2018 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics have given the world chills with their jaw-dropping events and rigorous competition since 1924 in Chamonix, France. Now even more competitive, the 23rd Winter Olympics will be hosted in Pyeongchang, South Korea February 9-25, 2018. There will be thousands of athletes competing from roughly 92 countries in 102 events, such as bobsledding,…

Should College Athletes be Paid?

Most athletes dream of the day when all they see are dollar signs, but is college too soon for that to become a reality? Should college athletes get paid? While I admire the work ethic and commitment college athletes give to their programs, they should not be paid for four main reasons: financial responsibility, academic…

Taking a Knee

Since the beginning of the 2016 National Football League season, the American public has seen the act of kneeling or sitting during the National Anthem. This started as Colin Kaepernick, who was the San Francisco 49’ers quarterback, began to peacefully protest the racial oppression he saw in America. Kaepernick sat down on the bench at…

The Making of History

“We go through the trenches together and put in a lot of hard work,” said Chris Sale. “They don’t call these the dog days for nothing. Having them have my back and being able to share that moment with them was special. I’m very appreciative of it.” The seventh inning had just finished; Chris Sale…

Saints’ Success at SPC

For most Saints, the last four-day weekend was all about relaxing and having some extra time to hang out with friends or maybe catch up on some homework. But some Saints spent the weekend competing in the winter SPC tournament. All Saints’ Swimming, Wrestling, and Women’s Basketball teams all qualified to compete in the SPC…

And the College Football Playoff results are in…

Drum roll please… The College Football Playoff (& other bowls) has been announced! After a season filled with surprises, it was interesting to see how predictable the big six bowl games were. They worked out as follows: Orange Bowl (semi-final game) #1 vs #4 Playoff Clemson vs Oklahoma Cotton Bowl (semi-final game) #2 vs #3…

Bowl Projections 2015: Week 14 could bring shake-ups

The regular season is coming to a close, and bowl game match-ups are soon to be decided. With one week left of primarily conference championship games, people are beginning to piece together what the playoff committee is likely to do. Currently, Clemson, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Iowa hold the four playoff spots, but that does not…