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 […]

The fantasy football debate: A closer look into the polarizing game

Approximately 59 million people play fantasy football with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, according to their website. It is a dominating force in today’s society and shapes people’s interest in the game. Merely a decade ago, even though fantasy football existed, it was considered an afterthought to the “true” elements of the game. Rivalries between […]