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Sexual misconduct in sports

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019

*Logos courtesy of sportslogos.net   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct and domestic violence damage various sports, age ranges and athletic skill levels. It is ac...

Sex has no place in sports

Sex has no place in sports

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 26, 2019

It’s an easy sell: sculpted supermodels posing in exotic locations wearing little to no clothing, right at the fingertips of anyone willing to fork over a few dollars. Every year, Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition brings in about 7 percent of revenue for the renowned publication, according to F...

The Greatest of all GOAT’s

The Greatest of all GOAT’s

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

February 8, 2019

On February 3rd, Tom Brady cemented his place in NFL history. With a win over the Los Angeles Rams, he now has six Super Bowl titles to his name, placing him among the greatest athletes of all time. Should he be crowned the greatest of all time title after his recent masterpiece of a season? During a challeng...

The way of McVay

The way of McVay

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 3, 2019

Why was six afraid of seven? No, seven didn’t eat nine: six was a St. Louis Rams fan. Seven meant only seven wins, which meant no playoffs for the Rams once again. St. Louisans long suffered under the terrible coaching of Steve Spagnuolo and Jeff Fisher, but something changed only after crooked owne...

Which Super Bowl team should you root for?

Which Super Bowl team should you root for?

Daniel Tobias, social media staff

February 1, 2019

St. Louis sports fans are faced with a conundrum. Should they root for the New England Patriots, a team that annoys football fans nationwide due to their frequent controversies and Tom Brady’s smug smirks as he holds up another Super Bowl trophy? Or should they support the Los Angeles Rams, a team...

The NFL Playoffs broken down by their “The Office” character equivalents

The NFL Playoffs broken down by their “The Office” character equivalents

Riley Arns, sports writer

January 14, 2019

For those of you who haven’t watched much football this year or don’t really understand the sport in general, I have created a guide that breaks down each remaining playoff team into their The Office character equivalent. Kanas City Chiefs (Pam Beesly) Vs. Indiana Colts (Darryl Philbin) The first match-up in the AFC is...

NFL Playoff Predictions

NFL Playoff Predictions

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 20, 2018

NFL Playoff Preview With December football underway, it’s time to look forward to everyone’s favorite sporting event: The Super Bowl. The biggest sporting event in America will take place Sunday, Feb. 9, 2019. But before we can talk about that, we must see which teams will be competing for the cha...

A reason to celebrate

A reason to celebrate

Benji Wilton, features writer

January 16, 2018

A group of friends form a circle, eight of them sitting down while one other trots around the perimeter. As he walks, he pats each person on the head, saying ‘duck, duck, duck,’ and eventually shouts ‘goose!’ as the person tapped chases him around. No, this is not the scene of a kindergarten...

Taking a knee

Taking a knee

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

January 9, 2018

As a student journalist, exercising the First Amendment is something that comes quite easy. It is a basic right that our country was founded on, one that makes the United States unique compared to other countries. It is the reason members of the alt-right and neo-Nazis are able to walk down the stree...

Dear former Rams fans…

Dear former Rams fans…

Holden Foreman, web editor

March 12, 2017

We all love to hate. It’s human nature. But what we direct our hatred toward ultimately speaks of our character. The kind of hatred that leads to violence, exclusion and discrimination deserves no place in our world. The kind of hatred that leads St. Louis Rams fans to start a GoFundMe campaign to s...

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