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College football week seven: winners and losers

Apart from the titanic clash between No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Georgia, week seven of the college football season looked pretty tame on paper. However, we ended up with a few...


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Premier League clubs were right to reject Project Big Picture

On Wednesday, the Premier League overwhelmingly rejected a reform package proposed by the owners of Liverpool and Manchester United. The package, called Project Big Picture, would have made major changes to the...


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After winning NBA Finals, Lakers are primed for another title run in 2021

With the 2020 Finals in the history books after an unusual and impromptu return to the NBA season amid a pandemic, now is a good opportunity to reflect on how the Los...


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College football week six: winners and losers

It’s been an interesting week of college football, with several top-25 matchups and a couple of upsets, and we’re starting to get an idea of which teams are legitimate competitors for a...


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NHL should consider disadvantages of salary cap system across league

As an Islanders fan, I’ve grown accustomed to July 1 being a day of familiar feelings. Traditionally, on July 1, the NHL’s free agency period opens up and teams can sign players...


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College football week 5: winners and losers

After months of uncertainty and delay, college football is finally getting back into full swing, which means it’s time to once again pick winners and losers for each week of the season....


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Performance-enhancing drugs are overly stigmatized in public eye

One of the easiest ways to jeopardize your legitimacy as an athlete and the legacy of your career is to get caught abusing performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). In the cases of Diego Maradona,...


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Underdog Miami Heat poses significant threat to Lakers in NBA finals

Prior to this season, the Miami Heat title odds were 60-1, ranking 14th out of 30 teams with the likelihood to win the NBA championship. In other words, if you would have...


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Clippers failed to find identity, develop chemistry in series against Nuggets

Prior to facing off against the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference semifinals, the Los Angeles Clippers held the record for the longest conference finals drought in the NBA at 49 years....


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Column: LeBron James has cemented himself as greatest basketball player of all time

The debate surrounding who is the greatest basketball player of all time is the most intense out of the major sports. In hockey, Wayne Gretzky is the undisputed greatest player, and in...