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Sports Opinions

Sports Opinions

Student Viewpoints over Sports Topics and Events

These People NEED to be in the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

On Friday, February 17th, at 7 p.m. ET, ESPN will broadcast the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game live from Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA. This event is usually met with extremely average attention,...

The Atlanta Falcons’ Offense Has No Regard For Human Life

If I had to choose one thing to take away from that NFC Championship game it would be this: Matt Ryan will mess your life up and have no regrets. This is not opinion, this is...

The New NBA All-Star Selection Process Went Horribly Wrong

There is no denying that the previous all-star selection process needed some work. The solely fan-based process has been the law of the land for quite some time now, but it has produced some...

Al-Farouq Aminu is the Greatest Player in the NBA

Originally, I was going to title this article "Why Al-Farouq Aminu is the Greatest Player in the NBA," but then I realized that there is no question about it. I shouldn't have to even write...

10 Takeaways from THAT Cowboys-Packers Game

Well, the Cowboys made it back to the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs! Dallas fans could not have been more excited and optimistic heading into this year's postseason. However, their highly-anticipated Super Bowl run...

A Day in the Life of a Sports Journalist

Dallas, Texas, December 3rd – Walking into an empty American Airlines center almost 2 hours before tipoff, I looked up at the bold, white letters, shining overhead, spelling out “PRESS ONLY.” My accomplice for...

The Plight of Dallas Sports Teams Since 2000: The Playoff Struggles of the Dallas...

This article is part of an ongoing series titled "The Plight of Dallas Sports Teams Since 2000," where I take a look at each of the four major Dallas sports teams and reflect on...

The Plight of Dallas Sports Teams Since 2000: The Playoff Struggles of the Dallas...

Nelson Cruz missing an easy fly ball to secure a World Series. Dwayne Wade singlehandedly carrying the Heat to a Finals win over the Mavericks. The Stars losing to the Blues in the 2nd...

Remembering an All-Time Great

Towards the beginning of the NFL season, I wrote an article that posed the question of who should be the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, the rookie sensation Dak Prescott or the seasoned...

The End of Chicago’s Curse

The year is 1945. William Sianis and his goat, Murphy, have just been asked to leave Game 4 of the World Series at Wrigley Stadium. Enraged, Sianis utters a curse declaring the Cubs will never...

About Viewpoints

The Roundup invites all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.

Articles should be written in a respectful tone, with language reflecting thoughtful and accurately researched discourse and, at all times, supporting the mission of the newspaper and the Jesuit Dallas community.

The Roundup will publish all articles that meet these guidelines without regard to endorsing any particular point of view.

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