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Sports in Brief, April 4

Josh Brannock

April 8, 2012

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

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...

UNF men’s basketball jumps to fourth place

Spinnaker

February 11, 2012

By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor   The UNF men’s basketball team (13-13, 7-6 Atlantic Sun) won both of its games this weekend. The team beat the Stetson Hatters (8-16, 5-8 A-Sun) 99-96 Feb. 4 and the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (12-12, 7-6 A-Sun) 68-62 Feb. 6.   Th...

What really makes an athlete

Spinnaker

January 18, 2012

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

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...

NFL Predictions Week 3

September 21, 2010

NFL Predictions Week One

September 7, 2010

Jaguars fans talk about blackout effects on students

Spinnaker

November 4, 2009

Tickets to games too expensive, students turn to alternative ways for sports coverage When Phillip Schwartz, a life-long Jacksonville Jaguars fan, talks about the team, he doesn’t use the word “they,” he uses “we....

Staff Blog: Merriman proves athletes and stars don’t mix

Spinnaker

September 7, 2009

San Diego County deputies responded to a call from San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman’s house around 3:45 a.m. Sept. 6. Merriman’s girlfriend, reality television star Tila Nguyen “Tequila”, placed an emergency...

Commentary: Inside the Huddle – April 8

Spinnaker

April 8, 2009

Rebecca McKinnon Staff Writer John Weidner Sprots Editor Heather Furey Assistant Sports Editor Home Run Harry The Closest Source to the Game Question 1: Former NFL star Michael Vick is claiming to be a changed man ...

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