Super Bowl Predictions: Writers explain their NFL Championship picks

Henry Schweber: New England Patriots While we have both number 1 seeds in the Super Bowl, there is still a clear underdog. The Philadelphia Eagles lost star quarterback Carson Wentz to a season ending ACL tear towards the end of the regular season, but journeyman quarterback Nick Foles has more than held his own in […]

Bold predictions: unexpected outcomes for the NFL season

With the NFL season in its final stretch, sports writers AJ Traub, Hannah Greaves, and Henry Schweber make their fearless forecasts. AJ Traub: Jacksonville Jaguars (8-4) and Los Angeles Chargers (6-6) both win their divisions, one of them upsets the Pittsburgh Steelers in the playoffs. Jacksonville has been impressive all season, especially in their decisive […]

How Alabama Almost Pulled Off the Greatest Win in NCAA History

The 14th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers topped the 25th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide 89-84 on Nov. 25, marking Alabama and coach Avery Johnson’s first loss of the young NCAA basketball season. Normally, this would hardly be noteworthy at all. Higher ranked teams are supposed to beat lower ones, especially on a neutral court, as this game was […]