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Antonio Brown’s Future Plans in the NFL Amid Investigations

Ana Martinez, Design Editor

October 13, 2019

Antonio Brown had quite possibly the most hectic month out of any professional athlete in recent sports history. From both the NFL Raiders and Patriots releasing Brown in just one month to allegedly causing damage to a luxury apartment in Miami, Brown’s social and athletic life has changed dramatically. ...

Welcome to the World of Fantasy Football

Kate Stuzin, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

With the introduction of the Internet, football needed to adapt in order to appeal to the next generation of fans ⁠ — as evidenced by the rise of online fantasy football. Because of this, the dynamic of football has changed for the better. Fans strategically bet in fantasy football, allowing them to ...

What Went Wrong with Team USA?

Jack Meyer, News Editor

September 25, 2019

In international tournaments, the United States usually dominates their opponents and find themselves walking away with gold medals. The US has placed in the top 3 of the last three FIBA World Cup tournaments, winning first place back to back in 2010 and 2014. However, this streak has come to an end,...

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

Valentina Caceres, Sports Editor/Multimedia Editor

September 18, 2019

Students slowly settle into their routine as the 2019-2020 school year commences. The beginning of the school year also marks the beginning of sports such as football, volleyball, golf, bowling, cross country and swimming. These teams have trained hard, preparing to defeat their rivals and win champ...

2019 U.S. Open Highlights

2019 U.S. Open Highlights

Camilla Bondy, Design Editor

September 17, 2019

Every last week of Aug., New York City hosts the U.S. Open, a hard court tennis championship where multiple tennis players get together and play their hardest.  According to usopen.org, the tournament is a modern version of the oldest tennis championship, the U.S. National Championship. The U.S. Open...

Participation in High School Sports Decreases Immensely

Allison Gould, Opinion Editor

September 12, 2019

For the first time in 30 years, participation in high school sports around the country has declined. Despite its past popularity, football has also felt the effects of this. According to The Guardian, from the 2017-2018 school year to the 2018-2019 school year, 43,395 fewer students participated in high school sports, after reach...

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...

UM vs. UF 2019 Football Game Recap

UM vs. UF 2019 Football Game Recap

Jack Meyer, News Editor

August 26, 2019

For the annual University of Miami-University of Florida game, fans experienced a wide range of emotions watching the Canes and the Gators go head-to-head to start off the 2019 college football season. In a highly contested matchup, neither team took a lead larger than six points, with the outcome re...

2019 UM vs. UF Football Game

Jack Meyer, News Editor

August 22, 2019

After seven months of waiting, college football has returned. This year’s inaugural game, however, has a deeper meaning to college football fans from Florida. A good portion of South Floridians ally themselves with either the University of Miami or the University of Florida. Although a rivalry exi...

NBA Finals Preview

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

May 28, 2019

After an intense three rounds of the NBA Playoffs, the stage is finally set for the NBA Finals, basketball’s biggest moment around the world. The Eastern Conference champion, the Toronto Raptors, will be facing off against the defending NBA Champion, the Golden State Warriors. While the Warriors we...

Women in Sports

Women in Sports

Jane Heise, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019

The wage gap between men and women in sports remains highly disputed throughout the high school, collegiate and professional levels. According to NPR, a lawsuit filed by the U.S. women’s soccer team against U.S. Soccer on the basis that they earn lower wages due to gender discrimination has caught the pub...

Beckham, Brown and Bell: A Recap of the NFL Offseason So Far

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

The NFL season just ended less than two months ago, but the league already looks very different from last season. Three of the NFL’s biggest stars will all be playing for new teams this season. Here’s an in depth look at how each player got to where they are now.   Le’Veon Bell signs with the New York Jets Bell...

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