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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...

What really makes an athlete


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


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


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


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


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 ...

The News Around


March 4, 2009

AROUND THE STATE Three football players still lost at sea; one rescued Three men are still missing after their boat capsized in the Gulf Coast Feb. 28. They face diminishing survival odds after more than two days missing ...

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