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Odell Not Well

Patrick Casas, Sports editor

April 10, 2018

Filed under Sports

NFL star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has made himself known for the past three years with his outstanding ball skills, route running, and devastating speed. However, here is another reason he is well known: partying off the field and his behavior on the sidelines. This side of Odell is what is worrisome to the franc...

From underdog to champion

Patrick Casas, Sports editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Sports

After a back and forth game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, the Eagles pull off the upset to defeat the NFL’s most dominant team in Super Bowl 52. The game was a complete shootout from start to finish and packed with excitement. The biggest story of this Super Bowl Matchup revolved around...

2017 Sports Year in Review

Patrick Casas, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Sports

NFL The Super Bowl 51 took place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Feb. 2 and it was one of the best games that will go down in history. In the first three-quarters of the game, the Atlanta Falcons showed complete dominance. The New England Patriots were trailing the Falcons 21 points near the end of the third quarter,...

Sports this week

October 23, 2017

College football > NFL

Patrick Casas, Staff writer

September 27, 2017

Filed under Staff Profiles

As a fan of football for over 20 years, I see now why there are far more obvious reasons that college football is different than professional football. One of the most noticeable reasons is that the pro level of football pays its athletes but there is more to it than that. Pro level football is not as exciting or as fun ...

Cut Loose

Cut Loose

March 14, 2017

Eight years ago, the Chicago Bears made an uncharacteristic trade sending Kyle Orton, a pair of first rou...

History repeats itself with athlete protests, social injustice

History repeats itself with athlete protests, social injustice

September 28, 2016

The relationship that sports and social issues have is natural. The two will always be intertwined beca...

Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 4

Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 4

September 28, 2016

NFL Week four Marquee Matchups   Thursday Night’s Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Miami Dolphi...

NFL Predictions 2016: NFC South

NFL Predictions 2016: NFC South

June 21, 2016

Carolina Panthers: 15 – 1 The Panthers had a great season in 2015, going 15 – 1, making it all the ...

NFL Predictions Part 1: The NFC North

NFL Predictions Part 1: The NFC North

May 24, 2016

The return of the NFL gets closer and closer every day. With the preseason beginning in August and the...

Will The Bears Roar This Season?

Will The Bears Roar This Season?

September 9, 2015

“DA BEARS!” Is a phrase every fan has heard of, but it hasn’t been used the way it should be...

New Bear Brings Controversy

New Bear Brings Controversy

March 31, 2015

Chicagoans have been begging for new, productive Bears players, especially on the defensive side of the...