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What Made Iverson So Great?

Lucas Van Dyke April 30, 2024

When you think about basketball legends, one name that always pops up is Allen Iverson. He wasn’t the tallest guy on the court, standing at just six feet, but man, could he play! Iverson brought something...

The Evershifting Paradigm of Kyrie Irving

The Evershifting Paradigm of Kyrie Irving

Stanley Shivley April 30, 2024

Kyrie Irving is among the most important basketball players of the NBA’s modern generation. With saying that however, you cannot mention how controversial and complex his career has been so far. While...

The NFL and It’s Upbringing

The NFL and It’s Upbringing

Lucas Christopherson March 20, 2024

Football in America isn't just a game; it's a way of life. At the heart of it all stands the National Football League (NFL), a behemoth of entertainment and athleticism that seems to have always existed....

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Is Luka a Viable MVP?

Lucas Van Dyke March 20, 2024

The MVP in the NBA is the league's second most prestigious award, only behind the championship. The MVP race is mostly a 4 person race between Nikola Jokic, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Giannis Antetokumpo,...

Josh Hamilton: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall

Josh Hamilton: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall

Stanley Shivley March 6, 2024

Last October, the Texas Rangers won their first-ever World Series in franchise history. The Rangers won it all, in their first year back in the postseason since 2016, and their first AL Pennant since 2011....

NFL Free Agency

NFL Free Agency

Lucas Van Dyke March 6, 2024

After the 2023/2024 NFL Season, many top-tier players are going into the free agency as their contracts expire. These players include Derrick Henry, Tee Higgins, and Chris Jones. How free agency works...

Super Bowl 58 Recap

Super Bowl 58 Recap

Lucas Christopherson March 6, 2024

Super Bowl 58 was one of the most entertaining Super Bowls to watch in recent history. This was the first Super Bowl to go into overtime since 2017 and this game was nothing short of amazing to watch....

Super Bowl LVIII

Super Bowl LVIII

Lucas Christopherson February 16, 2024

Link to image Super Bowl LVIII is finally upon us, and the match-up everyone is waiting for is the Kansas City Chiefs vs. the San Fransisco 49ers. Both of these teams were powerhouses in their own separate...

OKC Thunder Road to Success

OKC Thunder Road to Success

Lucas Van Dyke February 16, 2024

Link to image The Oklahoma City Thunder have been going on a rampage this year, and it seems to be out of nowhere. They have many young stars that have been coming into themselves this season like Shai...

Scoot Henderson; Boom or Bust?

Scoot Henderson; Boom or Bust?

Lucas Van Dyke January 31, 2024

Link to image Scoot Henderson was the 3rd pick in the NBA Draft this year, and his season has been full of ups and downs. Scoot's beginning of the season looked promising as he showed flashes of athleticism...

Greg Oden: Breaking the Label

Greg Oden: Breaking the Label

Stanley Shivley January 25, 2024

Link to image The 2007 NBA Draft brought a wave of new talent and a plethora of stars into the league. From All-Stars like Kevin Durant, Al Horford, Mike Conley, Joakim Noah, and Marc Gasol to long-lasting...

Grant Hill: The Original Heir

Grant Hill: The Original Heir

Stanley Shivley January 2, 2024

Link to image Throughout the years, the term “Next Jordan” has been given to several NBA prospects and players. While probably no one will ever resemble or surpass Michael Jordan's legacy in the...

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