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3 Wise Guys Fantasy Football Advice

3 Wise Guys Fantasy Football Advice

Andrew Vester, Thomas Nealon, and Ari McCoy

October 11, 2015

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Guilty until proven innocent: NFL lacks the evidence to suspend Tom Brady

Guilty until proven innocent: NFL lacks the evidence to suspend Tom Brady

Bailey Ethier, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015

In the U.S. judicial system, one is innocent until proven guilty. Unfortunately, the NFL is not the U.S. judicial system. Tom Brady, four-time Super Bowl champion and quarterback of the New England Patriots, supposedly played a role in the alleged deflating of footballs used by the team in the AFC cham...

Deflate the controversy

Deflate the controversy

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

January 26, 2015

Deflate the Controversy It’s rough being a Patriots fan right now. I mean, besides the fact that we’re marching to the Super Bowl to squash the Seahawks’ hopes of a repeat, we now have to defend ourselves and our team. Following the New England Patriots’ emphatic 45-7 win in the AFC Championship...

College teams tackle professional leagues

Adam Kaplan, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014

One hundred yards long, 53 yards wide– between the white lines there is very little difference between college and NFL football. Sure, in college you only need one foot in-bounds to make a catch and in the NFL you need two, but the real difference lies off the gridiron. I’ve been watching NFL...

Tips for turning around your terrible team

Bailey Ethier '15 dominates on the field and on the computer screen in order to become the ultimate football machine

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2014

You sacrificed weeks of your time researching. You read every article from every source and looked at every stat. You came up with the perfect plan, and then executed it to perfection. Running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson of the Baltimore Ravens and the Minnesota Vikings were going to carry...

Jock Talk Take Two- Professional Athletes Recieve Preferential Treatment, Second Chances for Talent

Jock Talk Take Two- Professional Athletes Recieve Preferential Treatment, Second Chances for Talent

December 3, 2010

When people quit or retire from their day job, they typically aren’t recruited by their bosses to come back and stay for another year. When people are accused of rape, their job at a successful enterprise typically isn’t secured in the future. When people host illegal dog fighting operations in thei...

Former NFL Player, Staples Grad, Speaks in Library Learning Commons

Former NFL Player, Staples Grad, Speaks in Library Learning Commons

November 16, 2010

On Nov. 16 former NFL player, Skip Lane, made an appearance in the Library Learning Commons during all three lunch waves as Staples’ very first “Lunchertainment” guest. Lane lived in Westport his entire life until college, when he went to play for University of Mississippi or “Ole Miss” on a full scholarship. He atten...

Feeling The Impact- Staples React to Recent Coverage of Concussions

Feeling The Impact- Staples React to Recent Coverage of Concussions

November 12, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web News Editor On Oct. 17, college football fans tuned in to the Rutgers versus Army game at the Meadowlands. As they watched Rutger’s defensive lineman, Eric LeGrand deliver a hard-hitting blow to his opponent, viewers waited for him to stand back up, but it never happened. Instead of seeing the 6’ 2,” 260 pound, 20-year-old back on his feet...

Jock Talk: The League of Extraordinary Scrubs

Jock Talk: The League of Extraordinary Scrubs

September 14, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Where can you find a football field with players like Daunte Culpepper and Ahman Green playing with people with names like Rocky Ross, Marlon Lucky, and a linebacker named Tank Daniels? In the United Football League, or as I affectionately call it, the League of Extraordinary Scrubs. When I first heard about the UFL, I followed it as a joke, but soon it...

NFL Owners Make the Right Choice

NFL Owners Make the Right Choice

June 13, 2010

Thank the Lord! Praise the day! It’s finally happened! As of May 25, the Super Bowl is coming to New York New Jersey. Honestly, teams that play in cities with blistering winter heat have robbed the New York Giants of a Super Bowl for much too long – well, technically the New York Jets were thieved as well. There’s ...

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