Rising MLB star Jose Fernandez dead at 24

Rising MLB star Jose Fernandez dead at 24

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016 • 111 views
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Tragic news for baseball fans everywhere as Miami Marlins ace,  24 year-old Jose Fernandez, was killed in a boating accident off the coast of Miami beach. Fernandez was coming off of a shutout performance on Saturday night, and decided to go on his boat, as he has done many times before, along...

October 25, 2016: the greatest day in Cleveland sporting history?

October 25, 2016: the greatest day in Cleveland sporting history?

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016 • 73 views
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In a year where underdog sports teams all over the world have reigned supreme over their more stereotypically successful counterparts, the city of Cleveland as a whole has perhaps topped any specific professional team in unprecedented success. While the Browns are unfortunately still trapped in failure...

It’ll be raining in Chicago or Cleveland soon enough

It’ll be raining in Chicago or Cleveland soon enough

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016 • 119 views
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One of the longest MLB title droughts will be broken this year. It is between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians. The Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908. The last time that the Cubs appeared in the World Series was in 1945 against the Cleveland Indians. This was the Indian’s most...

Defending the Stanley Cup: 2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins

Defending the Stanley Cup: 2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins

Luke Henne, Staff Writer
October 22, 2016 • 116 views
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Emotions will be in the air throughout the 2016-2017 season when the Pittsburgh Penguins attempt to defend their 2015-2016 Stanley Cup. For the first time in their new venue, the Pittsburgh Penguins will get to raise a Stanley Cup banner. However, in an unusual turn of events, it became clear that C...

Louisville Quarterback Quickly Becoming a Star in the College Football World

Louisville Quarterback Quickly Becoming a Star in the College Football World

Ben Snell, Staff Writer
October 22, 2016 • 74 views
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Louisville's sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson has been stunning the college football scene so far this season. He's the type of player who's hard to hate and gives 110 percent in every play. In week four, even the Marshall fans (his opponent for that week) were lining up for autographs. A 1971...

Kaepernick Leads Demonstration Calling Attention to Social Issues

Kaepernick Leads Demonstration Calling Attention to Social Issues

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016 • 104 views
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There are many social issues that our country faces today. One of them involves the mistreatment of Africa Americans and minorities. According to mappingpoliceviolence.org, in 2015, at least 102 unarmed African Americans were killed by police in the U.S. This is five times the rate at which unarmed...

NHL Hockey in Las Vegas?

NHL Hockey in Las Vegas?

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016 • 130 views
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Hockey in the desert, what can possibly go wrong? NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced that Las Vegas will have a Pro team for the 2017-2018 season. The NHL has been looking for another expansion for a couple of years now. Cities that were interested in having an NHL team included Las Vagas, Nevada;...

The World Cup of Hockey

The World Cup of Hockey

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016 • 142 views
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The Penguins are Stanley Champions again and they have practically the same team.  Is it October yet? Well, it is September and World Cup Hockey is going on as you are reading this. You may watch world hockey when the Winter Olympics are on, or if you are a really big hockey fan, the IIHF World Juniors....

Why the Pirates will not makes the playoffs

Why the Pirates will not makes the playoffs

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016 • 138 views
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For the past three seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made it to the National League Wild Card game. The big question is: Will they be able to do it for the fourth consecutive season? That’s a great question. Let’s just say the odds are not in the Pirates’ favor right now. The Pirates’ current...

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Luke Henne, Staff Writer
September 9, 2016 • 275 views
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Agony. Heartbreak. Those are the only words that can describe how the 2015-2016 season ended. After coasting through their 17-game regular season to the tune of a 12-3-2 record, the Raiders top junior varsity hockey team finished in second place just behind rival North Allegheny, as mentioned by the...

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