Euro 2021 Preview

Club football and the Champions League have come to an end, and now it’s time for international tournaments. The biggest international tournament this side of the World Cup will occur from June 11th through July 11th, and that’s the UEFA Euro 2021, Europe’s national championship.  The teams of Euro 2021 are split into 6 groups…

Sports arenas reopen: What will become our new normal, post pandemic?

By Olivia Barker Dell Covid-19 has developed into a full on  pandemic over the last year. By early February of 2020 we knew about the incoming virus, but we never thought it would affect our lives to this extent. Everything we once knew as  normal, was  switched and mixed. Working from home, learning from home,…

Champions League Quarterfinal Review and Semifinal Preview

By Diego De Souza and Lucien Betancourt The Champions League quarterfinals have come and gone quickly. Across these past two weeks, four teams have gone home and now four remain – Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Chelsea. The semifinals are due to be in the weeks of April 27th and May 4th, and…

Champions League Quarterfinal Preview

By Lucien Betancourt and Diego De Souza The Round of 16 of the Champions League has come and gone, with 8 teams advancing: Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Porto, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain. The two legs will take place on the weekend of April 5th and April 12th, respectively. Let’s break them down:…

Champions League: Round of 16 Review

By Lucien Betancourt and Diego De Souza The round of 16 has come to an end. Through this 4 week span, we’ve seen upsets, feats of persistence and perseverance, and lackluster performances. Let’s start with the first match of the bunch and arguably the most entertaining.  Porto vs Juventus The perfect case of a comeback…

Champions League Knockout Stage Preview

By Diego De Souza and Lucien Betancourt The matchups for the Round of 16 of the Champions League were released on December 14th, and they’re listed here.  (Teams in bold will play their home leg first, then the teams underlined will play their home leg second) Borussia Monchengladbach vs Manchester City Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea…

THE NBA BUBBLE : A Major Win Among The Losses

By Griffin Feather The NBA is back just a few short months since the end of the one-of-a-kind end to the 2020 season. This rapid turnaround, like most things during the pandemic, is unprecedented in major league sports and poses all kinds of questions about the health and safety of the players. But one thing…

Champions League Group Stage Recap

By Lucien Betancourt and Diego De Souza The group stage of the Champions League has officially come to an end. The 16 teams that will go on to the Round of 16 are set, and the 8 third-place teams that will head to the Europa League (the second tier of European champion soccer) are set…

The history of “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco”

By Sammy Bovitz  “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco.” Somehow, over the last few years, this statement in a Taco Bell advertisement has ingrained itself within our culture. And yet, there is no historical analysis of this yearly event. Let’s change that. What taco are we even getting? In essence, the “Steal a Base, Steal…