Monday, November 30, 2020

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Student Viewpoints over Sports Topics and Events

The NFL is far from perfecting the non-bubble element to their 2020 season and here's why. Laboratory Studies The NFL had its biggest scare last weekend as the New Jersey lab came back with seventy-seven positive COVID-19 tests. Luckily, all seventy-seven of those tests were false positives after multiple retests. This caused many teams to re-evaluate their plans for heading in...
On July 7th, 22 of the NBA's best teams descended to Disney World in Orlando, bringing their players and staff into a "bubble" where every member of a team's payroll was quarantined and then tested every day for COVID-19, ensuring that the people in the bubble would be able to play without interruption. Although most of the NBA was able...
The coronavirus pandemic has put an unexpected hurdle in every major sports league’s way, as they try to come back and start and/or resume their seasons in some form or fashion. After what seemed like an eternity, we can finally say it with 100% confidence and accuracy: baseball is back. The negotiations between the MLB and the MLBPA finally...
The traditional path of most NBA players is to get recruited after a very successful high school and college career. There, they'll continue their basketball career. Depending on their skills and development, they may be good enough to advance to the next level. After playing in college, an NBA team or affiliate might sign a player. Then they'll be...
The U.S. Soccer Development Academy program, born in 2007, was set up to develop players into world-class talents and has been the #1 league for soccer players. As players stand out, it's typically the best of the best who play in the DA, and that's the way it's been for over 10 years. Competition and politics can also play...
Coming off a very mediocre and disappointing season with a final record of 8-8, the Cowboys had some changes to make in the offseason. The first was made with hiring Coach Mike McCarthy. A few free agents were picked up, and some current players, like Amari Cooper, received new contracts. The most exciting event of the year for the...
All-Star games aren't known for being very interesting to watch in nearly any sport. While the best in the world are out on the court, field, rink, or arena, they generally aren't trying their best. And you really can't blame them for that. If I was at the top of my game and making millions of dollars a year,...
"Those times when you get up early and you work hard, those times when you stay up late and you work hard, those times when you don't feel like working, you're too tired, you don't want to push yourself, but you do it anyway. That is actually the dream. That's the dream. It's not the destination, it's the journey....

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