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Viewpoint Sports Opinions

Sports Opinions

Student Viewpoints over Sports Topics and Events

Another trade deadline has come and gone, along with all the hype, rumors, and anticipation surrounding it. This year, we were promised more than the normal amount of blockbuster deals, we were told that contending teams would go all-out to gear up for the playoffs and that some squads were ready to hold massive fire sales. We were not...
Some cherish the Olympics to view great athletic feats.  Others watch the games to learn about obscure sports. But as junior Mac Jordan simply put it: "I am looking forward to American dominance." Whether you are an Olympic super-fan or indifferent, the Pyeong Chang Olympics is for you. In this article, I will highlight some of the stunning athleticism, jarring controversy,...
They say you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. In the case of the Arizona Coyotes, the NHL simply dragged a dead horse into the middle of the desert and hoped it would sprout into a utopia. Ever since they were force-fed to the Phoenix area after being ripped from the heart of Winnipeg...
The halls of Jesuit, like much of the rest of America, this week have been filled with chatter pertaining to this Sunday’s upcoming Super Bowl match-up, the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. Some Cowboys gripe about their NFC East rivals, while others wish for the downfall of the dynastic Patriots. Whether it is for the great commercials, a...
Ezekiel "Zeke" Elliott. One of the biggest surprises of the Cowboy's 2016/2017 NFL season, Zeke put up insane numbers last year, leading the league in rushing and placing in the top three in overall touchdowns scored. And yet, the question this season isn't how well he will perform in the 2017 NFL season, but if he should even be...
For some, every Thanksgiving is that time of year when they must come face to face with the extended family. These are the same people whom you might know extremely well from embarrassing stories your parents conjured up from the back of their aging memories or vice versa. They may know all about you from when you were “oh...
In the unrelenting dry heat of Phoenix Arizona, under the lights of Chase Field, the Arizona Diamondbacks faced off against their division rivals, the Colorado Rockies, and fought for the final spot in the MLB Playoff bracket. The two teams, both hailing from the tightly contested NL West, which sent three teams to the playoffs, were vying for a...
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...

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