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The NFL is dying

The NFL is dying

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Bilal Suleiman, NBA, NFL, Opinion

2018 hasn’t been a great year for the NFL. The kneeling for the national anthem issue, started by Colin Kaepernick never got resolved. In fact, the NFL may have shot themselves in the foot this offseason when they tried to implement a rule that they thought would take care of the issue. While I thin...

A league of their own: why I’m rooting for the XFL

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


Filed under jacob notermann, Opinion

Just last week, WWE head honcho Vince McMahon announced that his selling of $100 million in WWE shares is being put towards the restart of the short-lived XFL.  When this news broke, a revolution in the football industry began and football fans will look back on this time and remember it as when football regained its glory days.  While I don’t think the XFL will bring down the NFL, nor do I think the XFL will even last very long, it i...

The NFL has not gone soft

The NFL has not gone soft

Nick Sallen, Copy editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion, Showcase

Player safety is a top priority for the NFL. In the early 1900’s, football players looked more like rugby players wearing little to no chest protection and no helmet. The league has continuously taken steps to ensure safety to its participants, including making changes and enhancements to game safety...

No protests in football, No Trump in football

No protests in football, No Trump in football

Aimee Coons, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017


Filed under Aimee Coons, Opinion, Showcase

Religious freedom and peaceful protest is protected under the Constitution, so why would these players get reprimanded? To kneel, to stand or to not participate are the current options for our nation's professional athletes during the national anthem.  A tremendous amount of heated debate has been sparked due to this ...

The price of Thursday night football

The price of Thursday night football

September 24, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Roger Goodell has dealt with heavy scrutiny and criticism thrown his way over the course of his career as the commissioner of the NFL. Goodell came into the massively profitable NFL corporation to take the reins from Paul Tagilabue. Goodell has installed small changes to the league since arriving in A...

What’s your fantasy?

Cole Johnson

August 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Building a perfect fantasy football team takes time. Research for both the draft and the waivers will need to happen earlier rather than later. To have a great team, you will need an understanding of all the NFL teams and their rosters. Throughout the season there will be injures, there will be re...

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