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Op-Ed

Tanking In The NBA

By: Stephen Sikora

The beginning of April is one of the best times of the year to be a sports fan. Yet, there is one tradition each April that the NBA alone adds-teams jockeying for a better draft lottery position by losing. And losing. And losing some more. 

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Op-Ed

Losing My Religion

By: Stephen Sikora

While I had doubts about the existence of God before entering college, I considered myself a Christian and checked off the Protestant Methodist box on my application. Still, I had some apprehension in attending Boston College-a religious, Jesuit, Catholic institution. So, it came much to my surprise that nearly as soon as I stepped on campus, my faith in Christianity and God started to wane.

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Op-Ed

New Age Advertising

By: Stephen Sikora

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve likely noticed a recent trend that started on ESPN and has since been utilized and tweaked by multiple sports networks. During a typical sports broadcast, every few minutes a small rectangle featuring an advertiser’s logo will first appear on the left of ESPN’s bottom line and will subsequently make its way over to the right corner, where it stays anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two.

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Op-Ed

COLUMN: Manning’s Losing Legacy

By: Stephen Sikora

With a win on Sunday, Manning would complete the best single season performance in the history of the quarterback position and become the greatest passer of his generation, if not all time. Yet, after a 43-8 shellacking from the Seattle Seahawks and their Legion of Boom defense, we’re left wondering-what’s Peyton Manning’s legacy?

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Football

FOOTBALL: With Kuechly’s Shoes To Fill, Clancy Has Stepped Up

Entering this past weekend of games, Boston College middle linebacker Nick Clancy led all of college football with 43 tackles. More than half of those were racked up in last Saturday’s contest against Northwestern, where his 24-tackle performance earned him ACC player of the week honors. But if it weren’t for an injury during Clancy’s junior year of high school, he might not have even played football in college. […]