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Viewpoint Sports Opinions

Sports Opinions

Student Viewpoints over Sports Topics and Events

The Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees faced off at Yankee Stadium on October 2, kicking the 2017 MLB playoffs off with a thrilling game. Both teams, each hoping to advance to the ALDS with a win in the AL Wildcard Game, traded punches throughout the action filled games. Facing elimination the two unlikely opponents battled it out for the...
It's Opening Day, and as the Rangers begin their 2017 attempt to beat the Blue Jays in the playoffs (and also try to win the World Series but one step at a time), here's a look at the upcoming season. Sabermetrics say the Rangers were lucky rather than good last year because of their success in one-run games and +8...
The 51st Super Bowl was one for the ages. Super Bowl LI consisted of a lot of G.O.A.Ts. We saw Tom Brady absolutely confirm that he is the greatest quarterback in NFL history. We saw the New England Patriots mount the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, and the 25-point comeback is tied for the 5th largest deficit in NFL history....
A 6-foot, 180-pound rookie has taken Mavericks Nation by storm. After being signed to a 10-day contract with the Mavericks, Yogi Ferrell has been putting on all-star performances game after game. The former member of the Nets organization is averaging 16.3 points, 4.5 assists, and 1.7 steals in his 6 game stint with the Mavericks. As a result, the...
If you are a Dallas sports fan, specifically a fan born after January 28, 1996, you have experienced a lot more let downs than celebrations. Aside from the Dallas Mavericks' unexpected championship and the Dallas Stars' Stanley Cup, Dallas has not had much success in the post-season. However, we have gotten close, REALLY close. We have actually gotten as close...
In the summer of 2017, Ice Cube will be launching a new professional basketball league, The BIG3. The BIG3 league has been labeled "The American Professional 3 on 3 Basketball League" and it sounds incredible. The players that have been listed to play in the league will make you cry tears of immense joy. This league is basically the NBA...
He is one of the greatest point guards in NBA history. He was the 2005-06 Rookie of the Year, 9x All-Star, 8x All-NBA team member, and an 8x All-Defensive team member, but he has never made it to the NBA Finals. He is second in career assists, first in career steals, and second in player efficiency, among active players....
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, but I think the NBA can change that with a few wise selections in this year's game. The newly-available and potential players for this year's...

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