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2020 first-ever virtual NFL Draft proceeds securely

The 2020 NFL Draft was the first virtual draft in the history of the NFL. League commissioner Roger Goodell is announcing all draft picks from his house. All general managers, coaches, and draft prospects are tuning in from their homes.

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

May 28, 2020

Due to concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Football League (NFL) conducted the 2020 NFL Draft virtually for the first time in the history of the league. Regardless of the new method, the fan following of the draft continued to stay active. Initially, the draft was going to be held gr...

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case

Aria Khalique and Helen Kang

May 28, 2020

On May 1, 2020, California Federal Judge R. Gary Klauser dismissed two out of the three claims made by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) in their ongoing wage discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF). Klauser determined that the women earned more than the men in the...

Australian bushfires spark activism at Australian Open

The Australian Open commenced on Jan. 19 despite smoke engulfing Melbourne Arena as a result of the Australian bushfires. Many matches were affected leading players to donate parts of winnings to fire relief.

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

The Australian Open began on Sunday, Jan. 19, in spite of poor air quality caused by the Australian bushfires. Though the Melbourne Arena wasn’t directly affected by the fires, poor air quality still affected some players, inspiring activism in many. World No. 180 Dalia Jakupovic suffered a sev...

Russia’s doping scandals lead to possible ban in upcoming Olympics

Helen Kang and Riya Mehta

February 10, 2020

On Dec. 9, 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unanimously voted to issue a four-year ban on Russia from competing in international sports competitions following multiple cases of doping. Russia’s Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) was given 21 days to decide whether or not to send the case to the ...

NFL postseason yields many upsets for favored teams

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws game-winning touchdown pass to tight end Kyle Rudolph.

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

NFL wildcard weekend kicked off the 2020 postseason with lower-performing teams outscoring and winning over high profile teams that were favored to win. The poor performances of these elite teams coupled with the continued excellence of emerging teams have yielded many upsets as NFL postseason gets u...

US Women’s National Team files lawsuit against US Soccer

US Women’s National Team files lawsuit against US Soccer

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

December 14, 2019

In March 2019, the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), claiming that women were being paid less than their male counterparts for equal work.

Edelman leads Patriots to sixth Super Bowl victory

Patriots celebrate after winning sixth Super Bowl.

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever by a score of 13-3 on Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Mercedez Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA — largelydue to MVP wide receiver Julian Edelman’s consistent catching. The first quarter remained scoreless as both defenses dida stell...

Eagles stun Patriots to win franchise’s first title

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018

On Sunday, Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles stunned the New England Patriots in Minneapolis on Super Bowl Sunday with Eagles quarterback Nick Foles using trick plays to win the game by a score of 41-33. The first quarter started with both teams immediately advancing the ball downfield. Despite the ...

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