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Viewpoint Sports Opinions

Sports Opinions

Student Viewpoints over Sports Topics and Events

As the 2019 NFL Draft draws nearer, the question on both casual fans and professional scouts’ minds alike is: will Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray be the #1 overall pick? This inquiry has been on everyone’s mind since the end of the College Football Playoffs, and while it remained somewhat dormant in people’s brains, it came up again and spread...
In the NFL, every coach’s dream when they go to sleep at night is to 1) win a Super Bowl, and 2) have the perfect team to get there. While there are some pretty darn good teams out there in the NFL, these teams obviously have at least one glaring hole in their roster, and some teams just need...
The final match, Chelsea vs Man City, reaches 0-0 on extended time, a penalty shootout awaiting to decide the winner. 3-3 on penalties, calmly Raheem Sterling walks up to the penalty spot to take what should be the winning shot. He lines up slightly left two yards behind the soccer ball, with his left foot forward angled towards the...
Fresh cut grass, screaming supporters, and the biggest names in football (or soccer); finally, after nearly two long months off, the Champions League is back, and with it comes this new series in which I’ll preview the biggest upcoming games, give my predictions, and highlight the most important storylines in the tournament. For those who don’t know, the Champions...
Drew Brees, dropping back into the pocket, looked for an open receiver to pass the ball on a 3rd & 10 play. The game was on the line with only 1:49 ticking away on the game clock. Brees, appearing to find a receiver downfield, hurls the pigskin in a hurry towards Tommylee Lewis in attempt to get a first...
Thursday, January 31st. It's the last period of the day, and most students are slogging through to the end of the day, just wanting it to be over. Today though, things are different, as excitement fills the halls during passing period. In the B hallway, chants of "The Mavs are back" and "Finals Bound" echo about the hallway, as...
Leading up to this Saturday, everyone knew the wildcard match up between Seattle and Dallas would be close. Vegas odds were at 2.5, predictions were pretty much even on both sides, and both teams even had the same 10-6 record in the regular season. With two evenly balanced teams like this, the outcome really just came down to who wanted...
It's Thanksgiving. The food and family are great, but the real highlight of the day is, of course, the annual Cowboys game versus a division rival. Coming off of a two-game winning streak, everyone knew this was going to be a pivotal game in the Cowboys' season, and it certainly lived up to the hype. The Cowboys' Offense exploded in...

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