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Athletes and Precedents: Fans, media often put too much pressure on athletes, should recognize athletes can make mistakes

January 24, 2019

As an avid fan of professional sports, I have always observed how the media, or even the public as a whole, scrutinizes athletes when they make a certain wrongdoing. Today, professional athletes are met with extreme pressure and are essentially put under a lense by fans and media everywhere; these athl...

Taking A Knee. Students should reflect on the true reason behind the protests

Taking A Knee. Students should reflect on the  true reason behind the protests

Misha Rekhter, Perspectives Editor

October 26, 2017

When I discuss the recent anthem protests by NFL players over the past few weeks, I want to acknowledge that while I may think I “get it,” I can never fully understand the foundation and necessity of the protests. After all, I am a white male, and “white privilege” is still very much a real phenomenon...

Daily Fantasy: Should Regulations Be Tighter?

Daily Fantasy: Should Regulations Be Tighter?

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May 13, 2016

Almost all of us sports geeks have been involved with fantasy sports. Even if you haven’t joined a fantasy league, you cannot have missed the ads involving fantasy sports. Because you can’t even watch TV anymore without one of these ads popping up. In fact, according to one analysis, a commercial...

Deflategate…What Happened Monday

Deflategate…What Happened Monday

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March 15, 2016

Alright, so as you know, we have a proud 7 month history of covering the biggest news in sports. So, what’s the storyline for today? I’ll give you a hint, it’s becoming the new D-word…Deflategate.   Yuck. And the mere mention of that awful word makes any fan, even Colts fans, puke.   But,...

Peyton Manning Retires

Peyton Manning Retires

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March 15, 2016

Broncos. These are your bucking horses that you may sometimes see in PBR events, and they are also the mascot of Boise State (who won a bowl game this year for the first time in a while. Well done, Boise State!). Sadly, today’s talk about Broncos refers to the Denver Broncos and some big news that...

Washington Redskins: Why The Team Name Must Change

Washington Redskins: Why The Team Name Must Change

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December 3, 2015

Washington Redskins. The mere mention of the team name either takes you to RG3 OR the most recent controversy over the team name. For this post, I’m going to talk about the latter.   The Washington Redskins, according to the owner, was originally named with the intention of honoring Native...

Fantastic Fantasies: CHS students, teachers participate in fantasy football leagues with different traditions

Fantastic Fantasies: CHS students, teachers participate in fantasy football leagues with different traditions

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November 13, 2015

Fantasy football is a 2 billion dollar industry that has—and continues to—rapidly grow. CHS students and teachers are among over 56.8 million players in the growing cult of fantasy sports. “I like participating (in fantasy football), because it is something competitive that is fun in the mome...

Open Your Eyes: Don’t let the actions of a few players define your view of an entire organiation

Open Your Eyes: Don't let the actions of a few players define your view of an entire organiation

Author Archives

November 14, 2014

His impact is felt far beyond his sport. In the off-season, he has traveled across the world to Africa, India and the Philippines (just to name a few) for mission trips. He has made tours to visit soldiers overseas and has established a memorial fund for his mother, who died of breast cancer. The Rotary Cl...

Week 8 Preview: Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 8 Preview: Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers

Beats

October 24, 2014

The Colts continue to assert themselves as contenders for the Super Bowl after five straight wins against AFC opponents. Indianapolis (5-2) will travel to Pittsburgh (4-3) on Sunday afternoon and will look to continue that streak. Here's the complete preview for this weekend's matchup. When: 4:25...

Colts Review: Week 7

Colts Review: Week 7

Beats

October 22, 2014

It was a complete game all around. The offense, which got of to somewhat of a slow start, was able to put up 27 points against a formidable Bengals defense. The defense, pitched a shut out against the two-headed monster of Giovanni Bernard and Jeremy Hill. And Special Teams was good as advertised, with ...

This is Indiana: Indianapolis should no longer be overlooked as a sports city

This is Indiana: Indianapolis should no longer be overlooked as a sports city

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September 12, 2014

On April 26, citiesjournal.com released a list for the top 13 best sports cities in the United States. Seattle, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Miami were on the list. Guess what city did not make the list? Indianapolis. As a person who has  lived in the Indianapolis metropolitan area for nearly my entire life, I was appalle...

Week 2 Preview: Indianapolis Colts vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Week 2 Preview: Indianapolis Colts vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Beats

September 10, 2014

The week got off to a tough start with news that Robert Mathis would be out for the year with an Achilles tear. The Colts pass rush struggled without Mathis against Peyton Manning, so it will be interesting to see how the pass rush fares the rest of the season without their pro bowl linebacker. Now ...