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Editorial: Problems with sports gambling could arise with Supreme Court ruling

Editorial: Problems with sports gambling could arise with Supreme Court ruling

Evan Spinney, Reporter

May 30, 2018

Get ready, addicts, casinos are partnering with America’s favorite pastimes. On Monday, May 14, the Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports betting. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992, the law that banned state-authorized betting, was ruled uncon...

Celtics Defeat Sixers in Game Five of NBA Playoffs

Celtics Defeat Sixers in Game Five of NBA Playoffs

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

May 18, 2018

After losing to the 76ers in Game 4 on Monday May 5, the Celtics redeemed themselves with a 114-112 win on Thursday, May 10. The first half of the game was even yet intense, with lots of back-to-back scoring, ending with a halftime score of 56-61 and Boston leading. By the end of third quarter, th...

Lebron James’s Free Agency Decision could Alter NBA Landscape

Joel Neuschwander, Science and Technology Editor

March 27, 2018

This summer, “King James” will hit the open market. Lebron James, considered by some to be the greatest basketball player of all time, will be a free agent on July 1st. A handful of teams have expressed interest in landing the 14-time all-star, but James himself has not given any hints as t...

Cleveland Cavaliers Keep LeBron but Trade Six

Cleveland Cavaliers Keep LeBron but Trade Six

Evan Spinney, Reporter

February 26, 2018

What will the king do with his new teammates? LeBron James, a professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, has been around in the National Basketball Association (NBA) longer than most current players. He started with the Cavs, but after seven seasons in Cleveland, he went to the Mi...

Editorial: Why the Ball family did not live up to their hype

Evan Spinney, Reporter

February 8, 2018

The sons are starting to look like their father in game. The Ball family is made up of three brothers, Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo - all of which are known for their basketball “talent.” LaVar Ball, the three boys’ father, coached all three from a young age and raised them to be basketball p...

Remembering Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game

Remembering Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game

Joel Newschwander, Section Editor

March 9, 2017

It was like nothing anyone had seen before. 55 years ago, on March 2nd, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain became the first-and still only-player to score 100 points in a single NBA game. Chamberlain made 36 of his 63 field goal attempts and 28 of his 32 free throws. The 7’1’’ Chamberlain accompli...

NBA’s Warriors Shoot Their Way Into History Books

NBA’s Warriors Shoot Their Way Into History Books

May 2, 2016

By: Anthony Barrett The most historic season in NBA (National Basketball Association) history now belongs to the 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors. Until this year, the best regular season record was set by Michael Jordan and the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls. They finished the season 72-10 and were t...

Kobe Bryant Finishes Historic NBA Career

Kobe Bryant Finishes Historic NBA Career

April 22, 2016

By: Anthony Barrett One of basketball’s greats has finally called it quits. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, 37, announced in mid-November that he would retire from the NBA at the end of the 2015-2016 season.  Bryant went out in style scoring 60 points leading his team to victory in his final game. Bryant attended Pennsylvania...

NBA Playoffs Begin Two Month Journey to Basketball Glory

NBA Playoffs Begin Two Month Journey to Basketball Glory

April 22, 2016

By: Joel Neuschwander From April 16th to mid-June, 16 teams will battle it out on the court for basketball supremacy and the chance to be called NBA (National Basketball Association) champions. The NBA will crown a new victor as the field of 16 will be whittled down to 8, 4, and 2. The remaining ...

Curry Breaks Multiple Records

Curry Breaks Multiple Records

March 7, 2016

By Marisa Balanda During an intense game against the Oklahoma City Thunder this past Saturday, Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry broke his own record for the most 3-pointers in a season (288). With almost 30% of the regular season still remaining (24 games), Curry has time to increase his persona...

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