The History Of The National Anthem In Sports

“Ladies and gentlemen, please rise for our national anthem.” You’ll hear some version of this announcement at the start of most sporting events, whether they be professional, college or youth-level. The performance of the national anthem is a well-established part of American athletic competitions.  Yet “The Star-Spangled Banner” typically doesn’t make an appearance at many other […]


The Raptors crashed, burned, and ruined their best season in franchise history

DeMar DeRozan’s season ended 12 minutes and 24 seconds earlier than his teammates, thanks to a late third quarter ejection in Monday’s Game 4, and you can only think that they had to be jealous. Getting to retire to the locker room early before the forthcoming 128-93 loss? To avoid the television cameras and get […]

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Virginia vs UMBC

No. 16 UMBC Defeats No. 1 Virginia In Biggest Upset In Men's NCAA Tournament History

For the first time in the history of the men’s NCAA tournament, a No. 16 seed has defeated a No. 1 seed.  The University of Maryland, Baltimore County stunned the University of Virginia, 74-54, in the biggest upset in tournament history. The Retrievers were 22.5-point underdogs. Before this loss, Virginia was 31-2 on the season. […]


Mount Union stifles Mary Hardin-Baylor to win 13th national championship in school history

Final: Mount Union 12, Mary Hardin-Baylor 0. For the 13th time in school history, Mount Union is crowned national champions of Division III football. Fourth quarter 3:27.Mount Union 12, Mary Hardin-Baylor 0. UMHB’s final act is an incomplete pass in the shadow of its on goal line. The Cru just didn’t have it today, and […]

A history of Doc Rivers’ uncreativity

The time as Doc Rivers the GM has come to an end, as he was let go of front office responsibilties and will now only be the head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. Rivers was often scrutinized for his front office decisions, for the example the 2016 trade deadline. At this deadline, the Los Angeles […]


Mountain Climber Makes History With Rope-Free, Death-Defying Ascent At Yosemite

Mountain climber Alex Honnold defied death and made history at California’s Yosemite National Park ― and he did it all under four hours.  The 31-year-old elite climber on Saturday became the first person to scale the nearly 3,000-foot face of Yosemite’s El Capitan granite formation without ropes or safety gear, an act known in mountaineering […]


Jets will reportedly hire Collette Smith as 1st female coach in team history

Collette Smith will become the third female coach in NFL history, according to the New York Daily News. The New York Jets reportedly hired Smith to work with defensive backs during the summer as a preseason intern. “I’m over the top. I’m humbled and I’m proud,” Smith told the New York Daily News. “This could […]