Post Tagged with: "Sports"

Rice Debacle Shows Why Goodell must go

October 17, 2014 1:00 pm2,148 comments
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By: Kevin McCann On Sept. 8, TMZ released a graphic video of NFL running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancée in a New Jersey casino elevator.  The clip caused Rice to be quickly released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the NFL by commissioner Roger Goodell. This was […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Three

March 17, 2014 9:00 pm11 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Jim Murphy – 1B How many minor league baseball players can you name who have sold raffle tickets for a fan to win their car? Probably none, right? Well, now you can name one: Jim Murphy. The Reading Fightin’ Phils first baseman allowed the Fightins to sell tickets to fans […]

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Michael Sam and the Barriers of Human Ignorance: I’m not a homophobe, but…

March 1, 2014 5:00 pm636 comments
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Let me set the scene for you.  You’re a big time NFL player playing on a 53-man roster of equals.  You’re in the shower with all your teammates, but then, in walks the gay teammate.  What would you do? This is the scenario that will play out the moment Michael […]

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The Super Bowl, Spectacle or Sport?

February 15, 2014 12:00 pm308 comments
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A television record 111.5 million people watched the Seattle Seahawks stomp the Broncos in Super Bowl 48, 43-8. It was tied for the third largest margin of victory in Super Bowl history, yet still more than one-third of the US population sat down and watched this game. Now why is this? […]

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The Olympics – What It Means and How We Feel

February 12, 2014 5:00 pm69 comments
Photo by: Carmen Rodriguez

The Olympic Games consist of some of the fiercest competition amongst athletes around the world and has been held in high regard for years. Originally an ancient Greek tradition, several countries now participate in the Olympics. Even through today’s heavy commercialization, the Games’ meanings remain the same. This year, 88 […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Two

February 1, 2014 12:00 pm6 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Zach Collier – LF The 2008 draft was good to the Philadelphia Phillies. Players who have recently started seeing some time in the majors, such as Jon Pettibone, Jarred Cosart (currently playing for the Houston Astros), Vance Worley, and Michael Stutes were all signed in that draft. But 6’2” left-handed […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part One

January 1, 2014 12:00 pm18 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Seth Rosin – RHP Seth Rosin, a 6’6” 250lb. North Dakota native, was acquired from the San Francisco Giants in the (second) Hunter Pence trade. The 24-year-old was named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week in late May of the 2013 season. He had the most wins for the […]

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Quad-A 5K Run/Walk

November 9, 2013 7:55 pm2 comments

Arcadia kicked off its busy family weekend on October 12th with the 3rd annual Quad-A 5K run and walk at 8 AM (walk-in registration began at 7:30 AM); the event is sponsored every year by the athletics department. All participants paid a $25 registration fee and, in return, were given […]

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Should College Athletes be Paid to Play?

October 7, 2013 4:19 am1,455 comments

The argument on whether or not students should be paid to play college athletics has been ongoing for years. It has especially become a topic of interest amongst several people recently following the controversy surrounding Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel this past summer. For those unaware of the issue, Manziel […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Why the Phillies Never Had a Shot at the Post-Season

October 4, 2013 12:00 pm9 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

It nearly caused me physical pain to write those words. The Phillies have had an awful season. Fingers have been pointed at several people, but in reality the fault doesn’t lie with one person. The mess that we watched on the diamond for the past few months was a collaborative […]

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