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What’s in a name? For D.C. football, nothing good

Greg Diaz, Editor-in-chief

July 31, 2015

Filed under Columns, Commentary, Opinions, Sports, Today

Remember your high school yearbook; among the messages of “keep in touch” or “stay cool,” there’s usually one person that wrote “don't ever change.” That is really not the person that you should be listening to. Change is progress and it’s often inevitable. As each year progresses, it seems that more people are lining up to tell the Washington Redskins that they need to change their name. The latest would...

Serena Williams dominates professional tennis

Serena Williams dominates professional tennis

July 23, 2015

Serena Williams is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, female athlete in sports. Her professional tennis career has been dominant and transcending to say the least, but unfortunately the world is...

L.A. Angels faltering off the field

L.A. Angels faltering off the field

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

July 11, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Today

The Angels are currently playing their best baseball of the season; they are on a four game win streak, have won eight of the last nine and have two starters in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game. The Angels...

Women’s World Cup highlights gender gap issues in sports

Women’s World Cup highlights gender gap issues in sports

July 11, 2015

The U.S. Women’s World Cup team just became stars. In addition to the team winning the cup in dominating fashion, the final game became the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television,...

Kansas City, greedy Kansas City: Royals attempts to rig All-star Game will backfire

Kansas City, greedy Kansas City: Royals attempts to rig All-star Game will backfire

July 5, 2015

Kansas City thought it could outsmart a flawed system of voting for the MLB All-Star Game this year without any ramifications. They thought wrong. When those four, five or, god forbid, six Royals step...

Lakers, Clippers hoping to thread a needle this offseason

Lakers, Clippers hoping to thread a needle this offseason

July 5, 2015

The NBA’s free agency period opened on Wednesday with teams lining up to pitch unsigned players on their vision of the future. A flurry of early signings have gotten hoops die-hards salivating for next...

Exciting quarterfinals set for Women’s World Cup

Exciting quarterfinals set for Women’s World Cup

June 27, 2015

Only eight teams remain in the Women’s World Cup in Canada and seven in the Copa America in Chile, but the women’s game has grabbed a stronger hold of soccer fans in the United States. According...

America’s newest dynasty: ‘Hawks 2015 Stanley Cup champions

America’s newest dynasty: ‘Hawks 2015 Stanley Cup champions

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

June 20, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Today

When the clock hit zero at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks clinched their third Stanley Cup in six years and cemented their right to be called a dynasty. After...