Tag: Sports

Caitlin Clark deserves the hype for her basketball prowess (Op-Ed)

Caitlin Clark deserves the hype for her basketball prowess (Op-Ed)

Caitlin Clark is one of the most well-recognized basketball players in the U.S., not only meeting and exceeding certain records on the court, but blowing them out of the water.  As the University of Iowa’s guard, she made headlines by breaking the NCAA all-time scoring record by putting up 49 points against Michigan. This brought […]

Los Angeles Chargers announce Jim Harbaugh as their new coach

Los Angeles Chargers announce Jim Harbaugh as their new coach

Jim Harbaugh is back in the NFL as The Los Angeles Chargers new coach. The announcement was made on Wednesday shortly after Harbaughs initial interview with the team on January 16. In a statement released by the Chargers, Harbaugh shared his excitement and gratitude at returning to the team that he had previously played in. […]

Lions win playoff game against the Rams, first time in 32 years

Lions win playoff game against the Rams, first time in 32 years

On Sunday, January 14th, the Detroit Lions made history after they won their first playoff game in 32 years against the Los Angeles Rams. Not only was it their first playoff win in over three decades, but it was also their first time hosting a playoff game at Ford Field. “It’s been a three-year road […]

Erik Spoelstra and Miami Heat agree to historic contract extension

Erik Spoelstra and Miami Heat agree to historic contract extension

Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat have agreed to an eight-year, $120 million contract extension, the most valuable contract in NBA history for a single coach. Spoelstra is one of the longest-serving coaches in the NBA, and has only ever worked with the Heat across his 29 total seasons, the past 16 as head coach […]

Birmingham fires manager Wayne Rooney

Birmingham fires manager Wayne Rooney

After 15 games and nine defeats, Birmingham City has fired Wayne Rooney as manager of the Birmingham City F.C. Birmingham’s owners, Knighthead Capital Management, removed Rooney and first team coach Carl Robinson on Tuesday, following a 3-0 New Year’s Day defeat to Leeds United. “Despite their best efforts, results have not met the expectations that […]

Jaire Alexander was suspended for 1 game by the Green Bay Packers after detrimental conduct

Jaire Alexander was suspended for 1 game by the Green Bay Packers after detrimental conduct

On Wednesday, the Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst announced that Cornerback Jaire Alexander would be suspended for one game following conduct detrimental to the team during last Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. “The decision to suspend a player is never easy and not one we take lightly. Unfortunately, Jaire’s actions before the […]

France considers backup plans for Paris Olympics opening ceremony

France considers backup plans for Paris Olympics opening ceremony

Paris’ planned opening ceremony for the 2024 Olympics could be moved from the River Seine over security concerns, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a Wednesday television interview. “We are preparing an opening ceremony that is unique, which I hope will make the French very proud,” Macron told broadcaster France 5. “It will be a […]

Angel Cabrera cleared for PGA Tour after release from prison

Angel Cabrera cleared for PGA Tour after release from prison

Golf champion Angel Cabrera was cleared to play in PGA Tour-sanctioned events on Tuesday, after serving two years in an Argentinian prison for gender violence. Cabrera was imprisoned for threats and harassment of former partners Cecilia Torres Mana and Micaela Escudero. He was released on parole in August, and expressed in a Golf Digest interview […]

Jets eliminated from playoffs after loss to the Dolphins

Jets eliminated from playoffs after loss to the Dolphins

The New York Jets’ playoff aspirations hit an embarrassing wall on Sunday, with a 30-0 loss against the Miami Dolphins. Already the longest active playoff drought ever seen by the NFL, this marks the Jet’s 13th straight year out of the playoffs and sixth consecutive losing season. “They outschemed us and they out-efforted us,” wide […]

Federal judge rules twice-transferred college athletes can still play

Federal judge rules twice-transferred college athletes can still play

College athletes previously required to wait after transferring a second time can now return to play immediately, as of a Wednesday ruling. U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey issued a 14-day restraining order against the NCAA preventing it from enforcing the transfer rule, after hearing testimonies from athletes denied a waiver to play immediately. The […]

Player of the year Caitlin Clark signs with Gatorade

Player of the year Caitlin Clark signs with Gatorade

Iowa Hawkeyes star player Caitlin Clark signed a deal with Gatorade, the fourth college athlete to do so. “I am fortunate to be part of the first generation of collegiate athletes who are not only able to contribute to the legacy of our colleges and universities, but also start to build something of our own […]

Juan Soto joins the Yankees

Juan Soto joins the Yankees

Three-time All-Star slugger Juan Soto is going to New York after being traded from the San Diego Padres. The Yankees acquired Soto and center fielder Trent Grisham on Wednesday night, in exchange for pitchers Michael King, Jhony Brito, Randy Vásquez and Drew Thorpe, and catcher Kyle Higashioka. “It’s very difficult to make a deal where […]

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