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WWE’s Biggest Competition in Nearly Two Decades

WWE’s Biggest Competition in Nearly Two Decades

Saad Khandakar, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

In the late 90s, Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Raw and Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling (WCW) Monday Nitro went head-to-head on Monday nights. This period, between 1995 and 2001, was called the Monday Night Wars. Both brands competed for higher ratings, making fans...

A Preview of the Upcoming NBA Season

A Preview of the Upcoming NBA Season

Xavier Marriott, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

After one of the most eventful off-seasons ever, the NBA finally returned on October 22nd, 2o19. NBA fans all over have been waiting in anticipation for this upcoming season. With so many different trades and team rivalries going on, it is hard to say for sure who is currently the best team in the NBA....

The Antonio Brown Fiasco

The Antonio Brown Fiasco

Albar Subekti, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Under the bright lights and in the spotlight of national television, it is important to act a certain way, especially since every one of your actions is being viewed and critiqued. For paid athletes, professionalism and etiquette are standard qualities to have, as anything less will bring controversy...

Does Being an Athlete Provide an Advantage in College Application?

Does Being an Athlete Provide an Advantage in College Application?

Kieran Aug, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

In the midst of college hazing scandals and illicit admission methods, it appears we have forgotten about another problem plaguing colleges nationwide: athlete recruitment. While actress Lori Loughlin’s attempt to buy her child’s way into college has been most publicized, it may not even be the most...

Opting Out: Athlete vs. PSAL Athlete?

Opting Out:  Athlete vs. PSAL Athlete?

Areebah Qutub, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Your arms ache from practicing layups in gym as you stand on the crowded subway on your way to sports practice outside of school. You will not be home until seven and still have not been able to start your homework. This is the reality of many Bronx Science students who participate in non-PSAL sports...

The Ultimate: A Portrait of the Ultimate Frisbee Team

The Ultimate: A Portrait of the Ultimate Frisbee Team

Junseo Lee, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

From evoking school pride to potentially earning college scholarships, team sports are an essential component of the high school experience. After a long day of slouching over tedious work, school sports allocate time for students to set aside worries over assignments and enjoy playing for a team.&n...

Celebrities in Athletics and Political Discourse

Celebrities in Athletics and Political Discourse

Rasheed Hossain, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

In history class, we often focus our discussions around the individuals and events that have shaped American society as we know it. We learn of the activists, politicians, and leaders who have led citizens to pursue ideas of equality and liberty. Last May 2019, after the AP exam, my AP US History class...

The Problem with Domestic Violence in Sports

The Problem with Domestic Violence in Sports

Albar Subekti, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

Sports stars and cover athletes are some of the societal perceived juggernauts when it comes to the epitome of wealth, fame, and talent. They are leaders, role models, and rebels against the critics and probabilities alike. With so many inspiring stories of how they achieve their fame, to the challe...

The New York Knicks Offseason Preview: The Summer We’ve Been Waiting For or Another Year of Disappointment?

The New York Knicks Offseason Preview: The Summer We’ve Been Waiting For or Another Year of Disappointment?

Tobias Dohlin, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

It was (yet another) dark day on the long, winding, oft-groan inducing road that is the life of a New York Knicks fan. At approximately 8:45pm on Tuesday May 14th, 2019, the island of Manhattan let out a collective sigh of anguish as the New York Knicks discovered that the consolation prize for their...

Enjoyment of Sports

Enjoyment of Sports

Oliver Chin, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

Sport - an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. For the athletes themselves, their success and career earnings are based solely on their performance in competition and the ensuing results - win or loss. For fans...

James Holzhauer’s Epic Jeopardy! Streak

James Holzhauer’s Epic Jeopardy! Streak

William Fisher, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

Ratings for the game show Jeopardy! have hit a fourteen-year high. During the week of April 29th, 2019, it had the most viewers during the primetime slot, beating out The Big Bang Theory and Game of Thrones. It’s all because of one man: James Holzhauer. From April 4th to June 3rd, 2019, Holzhauer was a constant ...

2019 NFL Post Draft Season Preview

2019 NFL Post Draft Season Preview

Max Jaffe, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2019

The NFL draft kicked off on April 25th, 2019, and with it, the unofficial start of a new NFL season. Although the first game of the season won’t kick off until September, the summer months will be filled with draft and free agency analysis, training camp reports, the preseason, and many predictions...

Yet Another Career Highlight for Federer

Yet Another Career Highlight for Federer

Christina Huynh, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2019

More than two decades after his first professional ATP win, Roger Federer had achieved yet another landmark, and clinched his 1200th ATP win at this past Madrid Open. Starting at eight years old, Federer was an exemplary tennis player. He was already one of the top juniors in his home country, Swi...

A Recap of the Regular NBA Season

A Recap of the Regular NBA Season

Albar Subekti, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2019

After a season full of record-breaking players, the NBA is set for the playoffs, where the top eight teams in both the Eastern and Western conferences fight for a championship title. In the East, the Raptors, Bucks, and Sixers continue to dominate as expected. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks to ...

One and Done

One and Done

Rasheed Hossain, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2019

Every year, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn hosts the NBA Draft. On this night, sixty of the world’s best college basketball talents are selected to the NBA team that they will start their career with. Each player in this arena is unique because they come with a special skill set and background that e...

B.M.W.? More like BVW

B.M.W.? More like BVW

Oliver Chin, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2019

“Brodie’s moves make me more proud to be a Mets fan, but not enough to be hopeful. The Mets have made too many stupid mistakes in the past—from the Bobby Bonilla contract to batting in the wrong order and not even knowing who the GM was for half a season before Brodie. Besides, someone is going to get hurt, and the Mets might start out well, but collapse even faster.”

A Free Agency for the Books?

A Free Agency for the Books?

Kieran Aug, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Regarded by many as one of the most influential off-seasons in Major League Baseball (M.L.B.) history, this year’s 2019 free agency has certainly not lived up to the hype. Populated with colossal names such as RF (Right Fielder) Bryce Harper and SS/3B (Shortstop/Third Baseman) Manny Machado, teams...

A Tale of Two Free Agencies

A Tale of Two Free Agencies

Max Jaffe, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association are two of the most popular sports leagues in the United States and the world, but recently, their labor relations are heading in opposite directions. Baseball, which has not seen a strike since the 1994 season, seems to be heading towards...

Skull Cap to No Cap

Skull Cap to No Cap

Lyn Kajihara, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

It’s early morning on a Saturday and you are surrounded by large circled mats as the sound of whistles, voices and screams fill the gym. You’re on deck. The match before yours is about to finish and as you rush to put on your headgear you realize, you’ve forgotten your skullcap! And then…you...

The Girls’ Table Tennis Team Claims the PSAL Championship!

The Girls’ Table Tennis Team Claims the PSAL Championship!

Susan Huang, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

The Girls' Table Tennis team had to overcome many challenges as they recruited several new members on the team this year including Gina Seo ’22 , Chloe Guerrero ’22, Kristina Lian ’22 and Emery John ’20. Seo had an especially important role on the team as a ninth grader playing first singles....

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