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Sports in Brief, April 4

Josh Brannock

April 8, 2012

Filed under Sports

By: Josh Brannock, Sports Editor Baylor finishes season perfect 40-0, win national championship Under the massive wingspan and dominating power of Brittney Greiner, the Baylor Bears became the first team to finish 40-0 i...

Equal sports, but not equal interest

Jordan Harirchi

April 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor As a journalism major and Spinnaker writer who is fairly familiar with the news agenda and how it works, I can see the media generally value male sports more than female sports. Earlier...

Athletes aren’t just your entertainment puppet

Spinnaker

January 24, 2012

Filed under News, Uncategorized

By: Josh Brannock, Sports Editor   Athletes are a rare breed. They are put on display in front of millions of people and are expected to perform at a nearly superhuman level, but if they screw up, it’s all fair game wh...

What really makes an athlete

Spinnaker

January 18, 2012

Filed under News, Uncategorized

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, an athlete is a “person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports or games requiring physical strength, agility or stamina.” People tend not to be surprised when they hear...

Beeline: It’s getting harder and harder to play defense in the NFL

Spinnaker

November 17, 2010

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Imagine trying to do a job but your boss is making everything about it impossible. That has got to be how NFL defenders are feeling. Over the year, the league has made it more and more difficult to play defense by making rule...

Bruisin and cruisin with the one and only, Jacksonville RollerGirls

Spinnaker

October 12, 2010

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Most nationally recognized athletes get paid extraordinarily well to take hits, absorb bruises and mend the occasional broken bones of their sport. The Jacksonville RollerGirls, however, pay for the privilege. And they do...

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