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SkyCam takes center stage in the NFL

SkyCam takes center stage in the NFL

Noah Enns

November 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL debuted its SkyCam as the primary camera angle for last Thursday's prime time game featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans.The camera view is centered right behind the quarterback. The camera is moved on zip lines above the players on the field while following the football....

Thanksgiving Day: The day to stuff your face with food and football

Thanksgiving Day: The day to stuff your face with food and football

Justin Couchot

November 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

It is that time of year once again. The one time a year that it is socially acceptable to sit with or without family stuffing your face with turkey while staying planted in front of a TV watching football.Watching football has become an equal part if not more important to the turkey on Thanksgiving for some ...

First rankings by committee are out

First rankings by committee are out

Noah Enns

November 7, 2017


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The first College Football playoff poll has been released by the committee and there is a lot to learn from the first poll of the season.By the rankings of the committee, the teams who would play in the playoffs are Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson. The biggest shock to almost everyone is that...

Week 4: Fantasy Football update

Week  4: Fantasy Football update

Noah Enns

October 1, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The National Football League has begun its play this season. For a lot of people, this means fantasy football is also going on. There have been fantasy superstars and fantasy disappointments within these first four weeks.Starting with fantasy superstars, Kansas City Chiefs running back, Kareem Hunt is ...

The curious case of Colin Kaepernick

The curious case of Colin Kaepernick

Patrick Pace

September 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL for taking a stand against police brutality. Everyone knows he should be on an NFL team. Though he only started 12 games last season, he scored 18 touchdowns and only threw four interceptions. He threw for 2,241 yards last season, the third most of...

Looking to strike the pose

Looking to strike the pose

Noah Enns

September 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Heisman campaigns have already begun in the college football season. Big name players are at the forefront of this early season. Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen are starting the season strong with their play. Lamar Jackson, quarterback of the University of Louisville, has come out strong...

College football is back

College football is back

Noah Enns

September 5, 2017


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Sports

This weekend’s slate of football games includes big-time match ups with highly ranked teams. The University of Alabama played against Florida State University in a highly ranked No. 1 versus No. 3 matchup. The University of Florida played the University of Michigan in a ranked No. 11 versus No. 17....

Do’s and Don’ts of Fantasy Football

Do’s and Don’ts of Fantasy Football

Patrick Pace

August 24, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Embed from Getty Images It's the most wonderful time of the year! Fantasy football season is finally upon us. For most of us, this means spending countless hours taking part in mock drafts trying to create the perfect team before you actually pick your squad. Now, whether you are a fantasy foot...

There’s nothing “EZ” about this case

There’s nothing “EZ” about this case

Marco Day

August 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The Dallas Cowboys will have a rough start this season after Ohio State alumni and running back Ezekiel Elliott faces a six game suspension. Elliot is a football prodigy, rushing the NFL’s league-best 1,631 yards and is the first rookie to get a rushing title since 1999. The six game suspension Elliot...

NCAA policies are hurting student athletes

NCAA policies are hurting student athletes

Patrick Pace

April 19, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports

The long list of banned substances put in place by the NCAA comes with serious consequences. Regardless of whether it is a performance-enhancing or recreational drug, use of any banned substance will result in repercussions. The fallout ranges from fair to excessive, eventually ruining the career of...

Let them spark it up

Let them spark it up

Carlos Islas

April 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Medical marijuana has become less of a taboo and more of an alternative choice for medication; even though it's just in 28 states. While there are benefits, there is still a fuss when it comes to an athlete using it for injuries. Athletes should be allowed to use medical ...

Why athletes can’t use cannabis

Why athletes can’t use cannabis

April 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Sports

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