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Division Series Setup Exciting Championship Series Matchups

Division Series Setup Exciting Championship Series Matchups

Aaron Notis, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

The American League Division Series (ALDS) and the National League Division Series (NLDS) promised exciting matchups that featured the New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. Now, we’re left with ...

The King of Clay Stays on Top

The King of Clay Stays on Top

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

October 15, 2020

The King of the Clay stays on top. Was it ever in doubt? Rafael Nadal clinched his 13th French Open title this past Sunday, defeating world number one Novak Djokovic handily in three straight sets.  Nadal’s road to victory in Paris was quite an easy one. He played only two seeded opponents: Arge...

Potential 2020/2021 Golden Boot Winners

Potential 2020/2021 Golden Boot Winners

Edward Bass, Maroon-News Staff

October 15, 2020

Every Premier League season is decorated with the goal-scoring talents from players who come from all across the globe. It’s simple: to win, you must score. As a result, players that rule the statistical charts in the ‘GOALS’ column emerge, earning reputations as some of the best players and ta...

The Lake Show is Back

The Lake Show is Back

Hunter Firment, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

After six hard-fought games in this season’s NBA Finals, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers were handed the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy for the franchise’s NBA record-tying (with the Boston Celtics) 17th time. James was also awarded the series’ Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Award fo...

Let’s Hear it for the NFC Least

Let’s Hear it for the NFC Least

Aaron Silverstein, Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

Four teams. A combined record of 4-15-1 through the first five weeks of the season.  A combined point differential of -154. Welcome to the NFC Least. For the second straight season, the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants and Washington Football Team have come together to make he...

Best Bets

Best Bets

Sports Staff

October 3, 2020

Aaron’s Notis’ Best Bet: Eagles (+3.5) at 49ers A week two matchup with the New York Jets left the 49ers depleted. They must continue without quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, defensive ends Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas and running back Raheem Mostert. Add that to an injury report showing that Dee F...

Trevor Bauer’s Antics Could Make or Break his Cy Young Season

Trevor Bauer’s Antics Could Make or Break his Cy Young Season

Aaron Notis, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2020

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer isn’t afraid to tell you what’s on his mind. He was the most vocal player when Commissioner Rob Manfred was slow to get the MLB season started. He speaks up whenever there’s a problem, like the Astros cheating. Now, he wants to be the Cy Young. The conte...

Takeaways from Matchweek 3 in the Premier League

Takeaways from Matchweek 3 in the Premier League

Hunter Firment, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2020

Leeds is still really fun to watch: After scoring seven goals through the first two matches of their return to the Premier League, Leeds had a much less prolific outing against Sheffield United in a Matchweek Three Yorkshire Derby. However, despite winning just 1-0, they were still scintillating. L...

NBA Finals Preview: The Heat Versus The Lakers

NBA Finals Preview: The Heat Versus The Lakers

Hunter Firment, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2020

After a 125-113 win over the Boston Celtics in game six of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night, the Miami Heat are headed to the 2020 NBA Finals to face the Los Angeles Lakers. The Heat have been led through the post-season by All-Star forward Bam Adebayo, guard Jimmy “Buckets” Butler and...

Winners and Losers from the U.S. Open

Winners and Losers from the U.S. Open

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

September 15, 2020

The U.S. Open Tennis Championships concluded this past weekend. Although it was an odd U.S. Open–no fans, masked ball boys and many of the sports’ top players not participating– it was still exciting and entertaining. Dominic Thiem was crowned champion on the men’s side on Sunday in a thrillin...

The Return to Sports: What Worked and What Didn’t

The Return to Sports: What Worked and What Didn’t

Cam Coby, Maroon-News Staff

September 12, 2020

Professional sports have finally made their way back into our living rooms after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And with this, there is a new normal for every professional sports league. No fans, pumped-in crowd noise and socially-distanced high-fives and celebrations have become the ne...

NFL 2020 Season Preview

NFL 2020 Season Preview

Zach Schiller, Sports Editor

September 12, 2020

After months of uncertainty, changing plans and downright confusion, the start of the 2020 NFL Season is finally upon us. With a delayed training camp and lack of pre-season games, it’s understandable if the opening game of this season between the defending World Champion Kansas City Chiefs and Houston ...

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