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Royals pitcher Ventura, 25, dies in car crash

The Kansas City Royals announced on Sunday, Jan. 22 that Yordano Ventura, a promising right-handed pitcher and a key part of the organization’s recent success, was killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Reports from the Dominican Republic said the crash happened

Super Bowl LI shaping up to be stellar match up

As a New England Patriots fan, I should be happy about my team making it to the NFL Super Bowl yet again. But I’m going to be honest, the concept of facing off against the Atlanta Falcons this coming Sunday scares the heck out of

NFL playoffs highlight focus on powerful offenses

Anyone who’s watched or listened to a sports broadcast in their life has surely heard the tired, but generally accurate mantra of ‘defense wins championships’ from the announcers. The past three NFL Super Bowls have done a particularly good job of reinforcing this idea, with

Buc athletes stick around campus over break

While Beloit was on winter break, enjoying holidays with loved ones and being able to enjoy home cooked meals and clean showers, some Buccaneer athletes were already back on campus preparing for the upcoming sports season. Basketball, swimming and diving came back to continue their

Clemson reigns with dramatic CFP championship over Alabama

The National Championship game promised to be a good one as the Alabama Crimson Tide (14-1) and the Clemson Tigers (14-1) went head to head in a rematch of last year’s national championship, where Alabama outlasted Clemson 45-40. This year, however the tables turned, and

Steelers’ Brown leaks controversial locker room video

Courtesy of star wide receiver Antonio Brown, the Pittsburgh Steelers have garnered a plethora of unwanted spotlight heading into their AFC Championship matchup against the New England Patriots. Following Pittsburgh’s playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Jan. 15, Brown recorded and streamed

USC wins dramatic NCAA women’s soccer championship

Sixty-four teams started in the NCAA DI Women’s soccer tournament three weeks ago, leading to an exciting College Cup, which includes the final four teams of the tournament. The semi-final games were thrillling with Georgetown taking on the University of Southern California and North Carolina

Baseball writers hand out NL and AL awards

With the World Series over, MLB’s 2016 award season is in full swing. This past week, the Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, Most Valuable Player and Manager of the Year awards were handed out for both the National and American Leagues. It was mostly

Sidney Crosby off to ferocious start

Believe it or not, the NHL season is already almost 20 percent over. Most teams have already played 15 or 16 of their 82 game seasons, making the hockey regular season a fifth over already. It is around this time that the early season luck