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A Glimmer of Hope for Collegiate Athletics

A Glimmer of Hope for Collegiate Athletics

June 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered collegiate sports across America by forcing the cancelation of spring seasons. There...

XFL Signals Start of Football Season—Again

XFL Signals Start of Football Season—Again

February 27, 2020

Got the football blues after the Super Bowl? Worry not, the XFL has arrived. The XFL consists of eight teams, one of which belongs...

AAF And XFL, An Alternative To The NFL?

AAF And XFL, An Alternative To The NFL?

March 13, 2019

On Feb. 10, exactly a week after the Super Bowl, what some are calling the first legitimate professional football alternative...

Seahawks begin Offseason Program

Caylah Lunning, Author

April 25, 2018

The Seattle Seahawks began their voluntary workouts last Monday, with a majority of the team making their way back to Virginia Mason Athletic Center—where the team holds their practices. The team’s first day of their offseason workout program consisted of physicals, testing and a team meeting. This day was primarily held to get a good understanding...

Nick Foles leads Eagles to First Super Bowl Win

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles hoisted the Lombardi trophy high a er defeating the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII. The two offenses combined for a total of 1,151 yards, the most ever—not just in a Super Bowl, but any NFL game ever. Eagles quarterback, Nick Foles, was declared Super Bowl MVP. Foles took over as the starting quarterback after...

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Recognizing Mental Health Issues in Student Athletes

January 31, 2018

Tyler Hilinski, sophomore quarterback for the Washington State Cougars, was found dead by police from an apparent suicide. His...

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Debrief of the 2017 NFL Trades

November 8, 2017

The NFL generally has the quietest trade deadline of the major American sports leagues. This was not the case for this year’s...

MIKE PENCE ADDS TO TENSION CONCERNING NFL PROTESTS

Caylah Lunning, Author

October 18, 2017

Controversy currently surrounds the NFL this season, causing a decrease in viewership of NFL games when comparing it to last year’s numbers. Many players from various team have decided to take a knee during the national anthem, causing many Americans to have mixed emotions about the NFL’s current actions. The protest initially started during the 20...

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Seahawks 2017 Draft

May 3, 2017

Now that the 2017 NFL Draft is finished, the Seattle Seahawks have a whole new crop of talent. General manager John Schneider...

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Seahawks Offseason Update

April 26, 2017

It is almost time for one of the biggest events of the year: the NFL Draft. The Seattle Seahawks have some glaring holes in their...

Brady, Pats Cement Dynasty With Overtime Super Bowl Win

Les Tobias, Author

February 8, 2017

Even for a team which had conquered nearly every challenge and won every title in the NFL, it had never been done. On the last NFL Sunday of the season, this final climax had every twist and turn one could imagine, and culminated in the most fairytale-like ending as the New England Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI 34-28 in an overtime...

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Clemson Wins Rematch, Dethrones Alabama for National Title

January 18, 2017

Last week college football crowned a new champion when the top two teams in the country went head to head in a game for the ages. STRE...

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