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We Dropping Tilted? It’s almost impossible to dislike the Little League World Series, unless you’re also a person who likes to spend their time kicking puppies and ripping the Life Alerts out of the varicose veined hands of innocent grandmothers who have fallen and can’t get up. Even if you’re a victim of the short […]

Tight laces and faster paces

An inside look into the Golden Hurricane Cross Country team and coaching staff for 2018. The Tulsa runner leans forward at the starting line. A legacy, a dynasty of championships weights on their shoulders, and they anxiously await the sound of the gun to signify the race’s start. The starting line for the American Conference […]

Can LeBron or Kawhi stop Boogie, Silver and the rest of the Warriors? graphic by Conner Maggio

Movers, shakers and Lakers

Will Kawhi lead a new team to the promised land? Did Boogie break the league? Is LABron legit? The Bleacher Creature reveals all that and more. News coverage in the NBA offseason typically focuses on superstar free-agent signings, which range anywhere from franchise-altering (think LeBron to the Heat), to league-disrupting (KD to the Warriors) to […]

Crystal (basket)ball, NBA playoffs edition

Editor-in-Chief Justin Guglielmetti gives his take on what will transpire in this year’s NBA playoffs. Eastern Conference How disappointing. This was supposed to be the first season since LeBron James first took his talents to South Beach eight years ago where a legitimate threat to one of his teams existed in his own conference. There […]

Immortal Dirk watches McGregor fight The Mountain while Brady cries. LeBron stays. Mayfield burns. graphic by Conner Maggio

100 percent, totally accurate summer predictions

Student writers Zane Cawthon and Thomas von Borstel and Editor-in-Chief Justin Guglielmetti dispense with the crystal balls to give their scientifically validated predictions. Mayfield Drafted by Browns, Spontaneously Combusts After a tremendous Heisman-award-winning career at the University of Oklahoma, Baker Mayfield will be taken with the first overall pick of the NFL Draft by arguably […]

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Harden > LeBron, don’t @me Though I was but a wee bab at the time, I’ve read quite a bit about the travesty that was Karl Malone’s winning the MVP award over Michael Jordan in 1997. Apparently, the Mailman got most of his narrative momentum from a “Sports Illustrated” piece, the argument of which went […]

Crystal (base)ball, NL edition

What do you mean the season has already started? Student writers Zane Cawthon and Joe Edmunds lay out the 100 percent accurate National League standings for 2018. NL East 1. New York Mets I’m probably stretching with this pick, too, but at the very least, the Mets will be a far better team than the […]

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Possession Arrow Goes to the Jump Ball This may not seem like the timeliest subject in the world now that March Madness is over (SUCK it, Michigan!), but I wanted to weigh in on the possession arrow/jump ball debate after receiving a few dozen fan emails about it. If you’ve read much of my basketball […]

The puck drops on the NHL playoffs

Lord Stanley’s Cup is once again up for grabs as another NHL regular season draws to a close. Will the two-time defending champion Penguins achieve an elusive three-peat? Or will a newcomer rise up and take the throne? WEST Nashville vs. Colorado Just like last year, the Nashville Predators ripped through the competition this season […]

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Justice for Jean! I hate Michigan. Not the state, which I’m told has at least a few decent people. No, I’m talking about the university basketball team, with their pretentious-ass blue and maize uniforms (come on, who uses a color named after corn?), which has done nothing less than suck all the joy and goodness […]