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When the National Football League (NFL) and its commissioner Roger Goodell made a clear progression in its promises to support its players and their efforts regarding the Black Lives Matter movement this summer, it was met with appreciation and surprise from pundits.
Last Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks blindsided the league and the entire sports world by deciding to sit out the scheduled Game Five of their first-round matchup against the Orlando Magic. Milwaukee did not emerge from their locker room until 4 p.m. in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., just a mere 40 miles from where the Bucks call home.
There’s an aura of mysticism that comes with arriving at Hopkins as a first-year student. There’s a significant chance that your perspective as an incoming student is informed by collegiate ranking websites, media reports on our coronavirus tracking capabilities and general appreciation of how great our hospital is. Without being here, it is very easy to succumb to the stereotypes about our school and the people who go here.
Major League Baseball (MLB) encountered its first major snag in its ambitious plan to restart the 2020 season, just three games in. Prior to their series finale against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, July 26, the Miami Marlins had three players test positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). In the face of this outbreak within the clubhouse, the Marlins had the opportunity to take a step back and decide to not play that Sunday against Philadelphia.
Early yesterday morning, the Washington football team decided to bow out of the long, arduous battle surrounding its name. After an extensive internal review that began July 3, the team elected to retire both the Redskins name and logo, which were at the center of controversy and scorn for the entirety of their reign.
Late Sunday night, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was home to a horrific incident of racial intimidation and harassment. The auto racing body said it is fully investigating after a noose was found in the garage stall of racer Bubba Wallace, who is NASCAR’s only Black driver, on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Ala.
Amid the current atmosphere of protests against police brutality against black people both within the U.S. and across the world, the National Football League (NFL) has found a way to stay in the news.
In the midst of the sports desert that the world finds itself in due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the world, people are scrambling to find sources of entertainment. Many sports fans have gone back in time, finding solace in the treasure trove of old games from a number of professional sports leagues. With that, fans have been exposed to the fashion mishaps in the forms of jerseys that existed in the past. And because we enjoy complaining about things, the Sports editors have decided to list some of the worst jerseys in the history of sports.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to progress with little to no sign of slowing down, the sports world continues to remain on hold. The National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs were slated to start this past weekend, but now, there are pessimistic rumblings concerning the future of the League. According to ESPN, League officials believe that even at the most optimistic projections, the June 25 amateur draft could be pushed to August 1 at the earliest. Also, there is no current plausible plan to resume the 2019-2020 season.
At this very point, the world is in the midst of a serious global pandemic. Multiple countries, including the United States, are ramping up their lockdown restrictions as everyone rushes to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). People are locked inside, hopefully self-quarantining and social distancing, looking for ways to stay busy and entertained.
The 2019-2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) season has been a complicated ride for the Los Angeles Lakers in terms of media perception.
The Hopkins men’s basketball team entered the Centennial Conference Championship game with one thing on their mind: revenge. The Jays were set to square off against the undefeated, No. 1-ranked Swarthmore College Garnet, who defeated the Jays twice already this season.
The Hopkins women’s basketball team entered their final game of the season with a chance to solidify their spot in the Centennial Conference tournament this past Saturday. They hosted the Haverford College Fords, who entered the match-up atop the Conference standings, with the option to finish as high as third in the regular season rankings.
This past Saturday, the men’s basketball team traveled up to Collegeville, Pa., to face the Ursinus College Bears in a pivotal Centennial Conference matchup.
This past Saturday, the women’s basketball team traveled up to Bryn Mawr, Pa. to face off against the Bryn Mawr College Owls.
Last Saturday, the National Football League (NFL) held their annual awards ceremony for the 2019-2020 season, acting as a lead-in to the Super Bowl.
I thought it was a hoax. Or, more so, I hoped that it was a hoax. But as news reports and tweets streamed into my notification center with every passing minute, it became painfully clear that the impossible, horrifying, nightmare accident had actually occurred.
The Hopkins volleyball team left Baltimore with one thing in mind: a national championship. The Jays swept their way through the regional tournament and arrived in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as the second overall seed in the Elite Eight, looking to continue their historic season.
The polarizing Colin Kaepernick finally received a chance to re-enter the NFL this Saturday. Well, sort of.
Last week, in a shocking development, something racist happened in Europe involving soccer.