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Alleged steroid players exiting hall of fame purgatory

Four years after the 1994 MLB lockout hinted at baseball’s impending financial death, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa resuscitated the game with an electrifying race past Roger Maris’ single season homerun record. The 1998 season marked a rebirth for baseball, but a revival underscored by rampant, unsupervised, and unpunished steroid use. Keep Reading

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NFL Awards

Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers – Green Bay Packers The King in the North has reclaimed his throne atop the NFC North. After a 4-6 start, Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers worked out the kinks and finished undefeated down the stretch. With a hodgepodge of receivers, Rodgers led the league in passing touchdowns and… Keep Reading

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Are eSports ‘real’ sports?

ESports have experienced a boom in popularity in recent years. Prize money, viewership, and exposure have all grown to previously unimaginable scales. With competitive gaming becoming commonplace, questions of legitimacy are still raised by its detractors, both by traditional sports fans and analysts alike. ESports are competitive computer gaming leagues that showcase strategy and teamwork encompassing… Keep Reading

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Ronda Rousey and the challenge of getting back up after a fall

Ronda Rousey’s long-anticipated comeback to UFC fighting came to a rapid halt in a 48-second technical knockout at the hands of defending UFC champion Amanda Nunes. The Dec. 30 fight marked another major setback in Rousey’s tumultuous career. After a meteoric rise to UFC and global stardom, Rousey lost her undefeated record and UFC Women’s… Keep Reading

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Ten Things: Fictional Athletes

Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn – Major League, 1989 Wild Thing captured the hearts of Cleveland with his bad boy attitude and erratic pitching arm. Had Vaughn entered this year’s World Series in the 10th inning, Cleveland would be celebrating their first title since 1948. Keep Reading

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