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Cubs win the World Series

Cubs win the World Series

Daniel Kim, sports writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

Two outs. Runner on first. Bottom of the 10th inning. The Chicago Cubs lead the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the World Series. Michael Martinez hit a slow ground ball rolls to Cubs third basemen Kris Bryant. He fields the ball with ease for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs are the 2016 W...

2016 Baseball Preview

2016 Baseball Preview

Dom Palombo, sports writer

May 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

The varsity baseball team is going into the spring trying to repeat as conference champs, but with four players on their way to college ball this fall and load of experience, two of the team’s biggest weapons hope to bring their talented squad to state. “Last year was the first year we won conference...

Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round: Review

Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round: Review

Dom Palombo, sports writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

EASTERN CONFERENCE  - METROPOLITAN DIVISION Washington Capitals vs. Wild Card 2. Philadelphia Flyers: prediction Capitals in 5 Capitals beat the Flyers in six games. Washington showed their ability to the rest of the NHL early on as they were up 3-0 but then got tested for a bit winning the...

First 16: World Cup of Hockey

First 16: World Cup of Hockey

Dom Palombo, sports writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

The eight teams competing in this fall’s World Cup of Hockey each named their preliminary rosters of 16 players March 2. The 2016 tournament will take place in Toronto between Sept. 17 and Oct. 1, and will provide a different group of teams represented than in years past. The teams are split into...

Money Talks: Disparities of the American sports dollar

Money Talks: Disparities of the American sports dollar

Dom Palombo, sports writer

March 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

The revenue flowing into each sport depends upon the popularity of each sport: how many games are played, how many people can actually attend games (hockey/basketball: 20,000/less, football: 50,000 plus, and baseball: 40,000), TV contracts, merchandise, etc. The NFL owns Sundays and baseball owns...

2016 MLB Preview

2016 MLB Preview

Dom Palombo, sports writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

TKC Previews the upcoming MLB season with offseason notes and predictions for all 30 teams. The Diamondbacks are rewarded for their big moves this winter, the Cubs struggle… to an extent, while the Yankees and Red Sox compete head-to-head for the AL East and much more.   Top 10 Offseason Acquisition...

Rams move to L.A.

Rams move to L.A.

Dom Palombo, sports writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center, Today In Sports

The Rams were voted to relocate the team to Los Angeles, Inglewood specifically, by the NFL owners in a 30-2 decision at the NFL Owners Meetings Jan. 12. Also voted on was the additional option for the San Diego Chargers to move to L.A.; San Diego will have until Jan. 2017 to sign a stadium lease in...

Taner Dogan- Harvard Soccer Commit

Jordan Roundtree, photographer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Taner Dogan, senior, will be attending Harvard University in the fall of 2016 to further his soccer career. He isn't your ordinary high school soccer player. Currently, he doesn't have second, third, fourth or fifth hour classes so that he can train for a professional team. Watch this interview to meet...

2016 NHL All-Star Game

2016 NHL All-Star Game

Dom Palombo, sports writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Sports, Sports Center

The 2016 NHL All-Star Game will feature a new format consisting of 3-on-3 games between the best players of each division and take place Jan. 31, in Nashville, TN. Eleven players from each division were chosen through fan voting and NHL selection and will compete in 20-minute games between inner conference...

2015 Rams season in review

2015 Rams season in review

Jack Camenzind, photographer

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

Once again, the St. Louis Rams ended the regular season with a record below .500, finishing 7-9. The Rams haven’t had a winning season since 2003 and to make matters worse, they are moving to Los Angeles to bring California a fourth professional football team. Despite all the mediocrity over the pa...

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