US nationals prepare skaters for Olympics

Skating journalist Hannah Robbins discusses Gracie Gold, Nathan Chen and the fight for the top spot in the ice dance competition. This week in Greensboro, North Carolina the best U.S. figure skaters competed in the national championships. Among the upsets came redemption, and some old faces returned on their own path to the 2022 Olympics. […]

Super Bowl 2020 score predictions

The Collegian sports writing staff comes together to weigh in on which team will win the most-watched event in America and why. A.C. Boyle Although both teams have incredible, explosive offenses, talented head coaches and young Quarterbacks who are the next generation of Brady and Brees — The Kansas City Chiefs look just too hot […]

First woman, openly gay Super Bowl coach

Sports writer Lindsey Prather covers the debut of 49ers skills coach Katie Sowers, a trailblazer for both women and the LGBTQ+ community. On Feb. 2, San Francisco 49ers coach Katie Sowers will make history. This season Sowers grabbed headlines following her debut as a skills coach for the 49ers, and soon she will hold two […]

Top 10 worst sports moments 2019

On the other side of things, sports writer Zach Short also covers the 10 worst happenings of the last calendar year, from the NCAA to European Soccer. 10. Competition dies in MLB (four 100-win teams, four 100-loss teams) To clarify, this is not in reference to the Houston Astros cheating scandal. The death of competition […]

New sports to watch in 2020

With 2019 good and gone, seasoned sports journalist Hannah Robbins suggests some new sports to add for your viewing pleasure in the lead up to the 2020 Olympics. As the new year begins, everyone makes New Year’s resolutions, but one thing seems to stay the same: their sports habits. However, while a small number of […]

Devante Parker, Za’Darius Smith, Fred Warner, Jordan Hicks and others were snubbed. graphic by Brennen Gray

Pro Bowl system unfair, misleading

Student writer Brett Tyndall maligns the fan-based voting method in the NFL’s All Star game, highlights snubbed players and gives his picks for who should have made the cut. Since Pro Bowl rosters were released last week, the age-old argument of the Pro Bowl’s legitimacy comes into question once again. With the most recent group […]

The Golden Hurricane accepts their prize for winning the Mayor’s cup. photo by James Taylor

TU tops ORU, wins Mayor’s Cup

Basketball journalist Zach Short covers Tulsa’s victory, where outplaying the Eagles yielded the Golden Hurricane the honor of being city champions. It is still too early to say whether or not the Tulsa Men’s basketball crew will be a dominant power this season. What can be said, however, is that they played with an unmatched […]

Deadspin media dead after censorship

Sports journalist Hannah Robbins discusses the final days of Deadspin and the new management that led to the staff’s mass exodus After 14 years, Deadspin, a sports media website that also focused on commentary, is dead. Every single reporter and writer for the company quit, one after another, culminating with Dave McKenna, the last writer, […]