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Former MLB star Halladay dies in plane crash

Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher who retired from baseball following the 2013 season, died when his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Nov. 7. He was 40. Halladay’s ICON A5, a small, single-engine aircraft, went down around noon on

Who the Buc is…Speedy RB and Skittles Lover Tyree Smith?

  The Round Table got the chance to sit down and chat  with the hilarious Tyree Smith ‘19, a running back for the Beloit Buccaneer Football team. Tyree spillas  about football, school, music, and most importantly, Skittles.  RT:What is your major/minor? TS: Media studies. I

Despite finish, Brewers’ 2017 season deserves recognition

As it turns out, the Milwaukee Brewers’ 2017 season may not have ended the way it did had they started Aaron Wilkerson instead of Junior Guerra in their second-to-last game of the year. In fact, there was an extremely unlikely scenario in which the Brewers

Snappers weigh stadium options as 2020 deadline approaches

Prior to their 2005 season, the Milwaukee Brewers dropped the minor league Beloit Snappers as their Class A affiliate. The Snappers had been affiliated with Milwaukee since the minor league club’s inception in 1982, but the Brewers backed out of Beloit due to concerns that

Snappers solid on the field in 2017, but future uncertain

After back-to-back rough seasons in 2015 and 2016, the Beloit Snappers rebounded in 2017. The Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics finished with a sub-.500 record of 65-73, but they were in contention for a playoff spot in the Midwest League Western Division for

U.S., Canada and Mexico announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Although divisions between the nations of North America have dominated the news as of late, the presidents of the soccer federations for the U.S., Canada and Mexico have unified themselves, submitting an unprecedented three-nation bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup last Monday. The

NHL will opt out of 2018 Winter Olympics

The presence of National Hockey League players in the Winter Olympics will be missed in PyeongChang next year. The NHL recently announced that after five consecutive Winter Games with the participation of the organization, the NHL would be opting out from the 2018 Olympics. Discussions

MLB undergoes rule changes ahead of upcoming season

Rejoice baseball fans, this is the last week without America’s national pastime until October. But when the game returns on Sunday, April 2, spectators may notice a few significant alterations the league has made to rules. In pursuit of his goal to quicken the pace