Monday, September 21, 2020

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Viewpoint Sports Opinions

Sports Opinions

Student Viewpoints over Sports Topics and Events

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....
Some might say defense wins championships, however, quarterbacks win championships in the National Football League. Ask legends such as Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Joe Montana, and they’ll tell you what it takes to win. Fortunately for the Chiefs, they have the right quarterback for the job in Patrick Mahomes to lead them to victory.  Mahomes began this season like his...
Last weekend the AFC and NFC championships went down, and let's just say some teams went down with them. The Packers probably got the worst end on Sunday, getting 27 skunked by the end of the first half. With 2020’s Super Bowl preparations up and coming, let’s take a look at the games and predictions for this exciting matchup! Summary of...

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