The Panther

A mid-season turnaround

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Miami Dolphins have won four consecutive games. Yes, those Miami Dolphins. With a current record of 5-4, the Dolphins are in the thick of the American Football Conference wild-card race. Furthermore, this is the first time that starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill has won this many games in a row th...

Worth the wait

Alec Lanzas and Thomas Martinez

November 3, 2016

Filed under National, SPORTS, Top Stories

Forget the billy goat. Forget Bartman. The curse has been broken. After 108 years of torment, the wait is finally over for The North Side. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in extra innings Wednesday night en route to a World Series title, their first since 1908. 108 years of heartb...

A legend retires

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Dolphins running back Arian Foster announced yesterday that he will retire at the age of 30 on the sports program and social media platform “Uninterrupted” from the NFL. This comes as a surprise to many but not very shocking to others due to the dispute of why he retired at a relatively young age. F...

Honoring an enabler

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

October 16, 2016

Filed under OPINION, SPORTS, Top Stories

On Sept. 17, 2016, the Nittany Lions marching band and cheerleading squad took the field and performed for the fans in the stands of Beaver Stadium. Videos streamed from the big-screens for a stroll down memory lane - but some memories were left out at this game against Temple, where both teams  expr...

New year, new expectations

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

October 13, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

After a disappointing loss in the playoffs last year to the New York Islanders after six games, the Florida Panthers are ready to capitalize and produce another great season. Last year, with the additions of Jonathan Huberdaeu, Vincent Trocheck and 44-year old NHL legend Jaromir Jagr, the team was expe...

NFL strengthens excessive celebration and unnecessary roughness rules

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

October 3, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

The NFL is more strictly enforcing rules concerning unnecessary roughness and excessive celebration. The new rules have caused referees to make more excessive celebration calls that have stirred an outcry from the NFL fanbase. “It is the player’s right to celebrate and this causes fans to get invol...

One of us: tragically gone

Thomas Martinez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

At approximately 3 a.m. today, Cuban-born Marlins pitching ace Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident off the coast of Miami Beach. Fernandez, 24, immigrated to the United States when he was 15 after being caught two times previously and was even jailed. On his journey to the U.S., he le...

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