The Spectator

NBA Finals: Golden State v. LeBron

Miriam Macias, Author

June 14, 2018

It’s finals season here at Seattle University, but we aren’t the only ones feeling the pressure—basketball fans are gripping to their seats as the two best teams in the league face off in this year’s NBA Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers of the Eastern conference and the Golden State Warriors of the West have now played two games in their best ...

For Whom the Cup Tolls: NHL Conference Final Wrap Up

Jordan Kenison, Author

May 24, 2018

The Stanley Cup Final is just around the corner as NHL fans prepare for the most exciting stretch of the hockey season. In the Western Conference, the Las Vegas Golden Knights made quick work of the opposing Winnipeg Jets, winning the series convincingly four games to one and advancing to the Cup Final. The Jets were no easy out, as they boasted the NHL’...

NBA Conference Finals Draw near as Playoff Action continues

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018

The NBA Finals draw closer as another week of thrilling NBA playoff games wraps up. It was an all too familiar feeling for the Toronto Raptors, as they were eliminated from the playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers via a sweep. Toronto was no match for LeBron James who found new and inventive ways to dismantle the Canadian team each game. In game one, J...

NHL Playoffs Ready to Heat up the Ice

Jordan Kenison, Author

April 19, 2018

The NHL Playoffs are here. This season, several teams have high hopes while others simply hope to prove themselves for the shortcomings of years’ past. The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to follow up their back-to-back championships in the previous two seasons with more of the same: hoisting the Stanley Cup in the Steel City for the third straig...

First Weekend of NBA Post-Season has Exciting Outcomes

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2018

The NBA’s best teams will battle it out for a chance at the Championship, airing May 15. The first match-ups in the West are Houston vs. Minnesota and Oklahoma City vs. Utah, along with Portland vs. New Orleans and Golden State vs. San Antonio. Spurs are the No. 1 seed, but have to go through the defending champions for a shot at the finals. In th...

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