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Will the Golden State Warriors make the playoffs?

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Assessing Golden State's current issues and how to fix them
January 14, 2021

The Golden State Warriors have had an entertaining start to their 2020-21 NBA season. They are currently 6-5, holding the 7th seed in the Western Conference. And while some may have predicted the Warriors...

The NBA-WNBA wage gap

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Why it is misrepresented
January 14, 2021

The wage gap between men’s and women’s sports has been a topic of long-standing debate and division, especially in regard to professional basketball. Some argue that WNBA players are severely underpaid,...

The Eagles vs Washington Football Team

January 14, 2021

Last Sunday, the Washington Football Team played the Philadelphia Eagles for a chance to conquer the worst division in NFL history. The New York Giants also had a lot weighing on them this game - If the...

Hope for the USMNT

Players that will drive USMNT to greatness
January 14, 2021

The United States Men’s National soccer team has never been extraordinary. From the first World Cup, they made it to the semi-finals, but from there all the way to 1950 they did not have much more...

Top Super Bowl Contenders Heading into the Divisional Round

Powder puff, the flag football game between the junior and senior class, is being postponed
January 14, 2021

The NFL is heading into the divisional round, which teams are the best? Many thought the NFL had 0 chance to complete the 2020-21 NFL season, but the NFL has succeeded and is heading into the divisional...

How women’s sports are negatively impacted by sexism

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January 14, 2021

Altheticism is unisex. Although most sports tend to be segregated by gender (take the NBA versus WNBA, for example), the rules and difficulty of said sport remain constant. Every individual athlete’s...

December Digital Magazine

December 18, 2020

Did the Wizards make the right decision?

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Analyzing the benefits of Westbrook joining Washington
December 7, 2020

On December 2nd, 2020, the Houston Rockets traded Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for John Wall and a 1st round pick. Wall spent his entire 10-year career with Washington, earning 5 All-Star...

The Battle for the NFC East Title

The Battle for the NFC East Title
November 4, 2020

Who will win the astonishingly bad division?   The Nfc East is nicknamed the “NFC Least” and for a good reason. This could be the worst division of all time as the teams’ combined record...

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the 2020 World Series for the first time since 1988

November 3, 2020

Well ladies and gentlemen it finally happened. On Tuesday night, October 27th the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1. Making the Dodgers the winners of the 2020 World Series, but also...

How Successful was the NBA during Covid-19 Pandemic

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The NBA Bubble
November 3, 2020

In March 2020, the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder were lacing up their shoes to go play a game of basketball. All the fans in the stadium had just settled in their seats, with popcorn and beverages...

The 2020-2021 Division 1 College Basketball Season

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What will this 2020-2021 college basketball season bring us?
November 3, 2020

2020 has been pretty crazy, individuals may say. The biggest thing being the start of a worldwide pandemic causing many colleges and businesses to shut down or go completely virtual. The College Basketball...

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