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BREAKING: Antonio Brown Released from Raiders and Signs with Patriots

Jack Meyer, News Editor

September 8, 2019

Two days from now marks 6 months since the Oakland Raiders agreed to trade for four-time first team All Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown. At the time, many believed the Raiders won the trade, as they only gave up a third round pick and a fifth round pick in the 2019 NFL draft. However, this led to a s...

Previewing and Predicting Super Bowl LII

Previewing and Predicting Super Bowl LII

Thomas Martinez and Ben Spiegelman

February 4, 2018

Tonight at 6:30 pm EST on NBC, the New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII. Many storylines surround this unofficial U.S. holiday. With three-time Grammy winner P!nk set to deliver the national anthem and Super Bowl halftime show veteran Justin Timber...

Previewing and Predicting the College Football National Championship Game

Photo courtesy of Alfonso Flores

Thomas Martinez and Ben Spiegelman

January 8, 2018

The Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the Georgia Bulldogs in an all-SEC college football national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on ESPN at 8 p.m. Alabama, the four point favorite, will face a team hoping to prevent the writing of the next chapter in coach Nick S...

The Most Significant Injuries to Your Fantasy Team

Blake Rubenstein, print managing editor

October 1, 2017

After drafting their interpretation of a ‘perfect team,’ fantasy football team owners shake their heads at the unavoidable, yet devastating, injuries that have already occurred shortly after the beginning of the 2017 NFL season. Through just three weeks of football (excluding the Packers and Bears...

Tis The Season: Fantasy Football Outlook

Camila Myers and Benjamin Spiegelman

September 5, 2017

Each year around September, football season starts and right along with it, comes fantasy football. It overcomes team owners and becomes the main topic of conversation from 7:20 to 2:20. Drafts begin and the rest of the world cuts out. As an avid fantasy football participant myself, this time of yea...

How CTE continues to be treated

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

May 28, 2017

The sport of football has gained the reputation of being violent and has always been dominated by muscular men. One of the main characteristics in football is the act of tackling, which can lead to many concussions. The disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is the consequence of repeated blows to...

FACEOFF: Should Bandwagon Fans be Left Alone?

Photo courtesy of Thomas Martinez.

Thomas Martinez and Benjamin Spiegelman

May 19, 2017

INTRO: Bandwagon fans are commonalities at all college and professional sporting events. They are here to stay too. But, should they? While many argue that they should be left alone and sports can be enjoyed for the sake of entertainment rather than emotional investment, others feel disgusted at the...

Hey, Rookie: Welcome to College Football

Marlowe Starling, Editor-in-Chief of The Panther

May 15, 2017

The NFL Draft has come and gone, and while sports fans across the country try to cope with their favorite college stars moving on to play for their most hated professional teams, dozens of slots lie vacant on college football rosters. For those who lament the off-season, do not fret: college football...

Panthers Beat Columbus to keep Season Alive

Panthers Beat Columbus to keep Season Alive

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

May 10, 2017

The Palmetto Panthers defeated the Columbus Explorers yesterday with a score of 4-1 with help from Matt Turner’s complete game, Nick Deegan’s RBI that scored Aramis Toledo and a two run RBI by Cody Tate. The Panthers will now move onto the Regional Semifinals where they will take on South Dade at...

What Makes a Sport A “Sport”

Natalie Askowitz, Copy Editor

April 30, 2017

When the word sport is used, one almost automatically thinks of a sport like football, baseball or basketball. The definition, however, can be interpreted in many ways. Top End Sports defines a sport as "An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against ano...

Patriots visit to the White House overshadowed by player absences

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

On Tuesday, April 19, 2017, 34 of the 68 invited Patriots players showed up to the annual visit to the White House to celebrate the winning team’s victory in the Super Bowl. The act of skipping out on the presidential visit in sports is one that goes back decades, with Larry Bird skipping out on meet...

Aaron Hernandez: latest details surrounding his death Wednesday

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

April 20, 2017

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was pronounced dead after he was found hanging by his bed sheets yesterday morning. Hernandez, a former All-American when he played at the University of Florida, was a part of the BCS National Championship with teammates Tim Tebow, Percy Harvin and Mike ...

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