The world of varsity athletics isn’t all football and basketball. There are a lot more kooky options to get the student body going rah-rah-siss-boom-bah.
The NBA Draft just happened. Hopefully your favorite team didn’t make a decision that will land them in an article like this one someday. Ben Simmons—Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons, an Australian forward who played just one year at LSU—where he averaged 19 points and 12 rebounds a game—before he was drafted with the #1 pick […]
Right now, the NBA Finals could’ve be a battle between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Presidents. Really! Go Presidents! “Cavaliers,” referring to the royal loyalists during the English Civil War, won a name-the-team poll in 1970 in the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. Ironically, the pro-crown name beat out a pro-democratic name. One of the other […]
Professional wrestling is already pretty silly, with good guys and bad guys, over-the-top acting, and rigged matches. But the “sport” outdid itself when it introduced these really silly wrestling characters.
The year 2001 marked the birth (and death) of a new professional league meant to rival the NFL. It didn’t work out, to say the least. Here’s a look at the rise and spectacular, rapid demise of the XFL. Origins The XFL was the result of corporate synergy at the time. NBC had just lost […]