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Serena Williams prepares to serve during 2013 U.S. Open. Williams' competitive nature has helped her to play her best on the court, but it has also added pressure on her to achieve and to break world records, which may affect her performance.

Is Serena Williams Retiring? An Overview of Her Tennis Legacy and Her Life Outside the Court

Dorothea Dwomoh, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

When Serena Williams lost to Naomi Osaka at the 2021 Women’s Australian Open, Williams congratulated her and left the tennis court teary-eyed and waving gracefully. The loss was a painful one for Williams...

Juventus spent over $100 million in order to acquire Ronaldo, in the hopes of finally notching a UEFA Champions League title.

Has Cristiano Ronaldo Made Juventus Worse? A Critique of the Portuguese Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward for the Serie A Club

Javid Saleh-Esa, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

“I will do the impossible and win the Champions League with Juventus,” Cristiano Ronaldo said during his Juventus introductory press conference.  After enjoying much success during his brilliant...

The RB16B, based on last year's RB16, is Red Bull's challenger for the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship.

Max Verstappen: World Championship Challenger in the 2021 Formula 1 Racing Season

Alex Gallagher, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

With the opening of the 2021 Formula 1 racing season, the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team is coming off of seven consecutive constructors titles in the sport, ranging from their first in 2014 when they nailed...

Sedona Prince is the 6'7

Dancing to Two Different Tunes: Extreme Inequality For Male and Female Athletes During March Madness

Lucy Del Deo, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

This year has been a trying time for many student athletes as the Coronavirus pandemic has continued to rage on. For those playing Division I college basketball, their seasons were hit particularly hard....

Roger Federer, a member of the Big Three, serves the ball in a match against Denis Istomin, during the 2012 London Olympics.

Is the Reign of Tennis’ Big Three Over?

Jillian Chong, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

The 2020 U.S. Open was momentous for the tennis world. For the first time in four years, a player outside of tennis’ ‘Big Three’ had won a Grand Slam. When Dominic Thiem defeated Alexander Zverev...

In a seemingly disappointing year, the midseason hiring of Gary Trent Jr. for the Raptors has been nothing short of phenomenal. Trent Jr. made a game winning score against the Washington Wizards, and then dropped a career-high 44 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers a few games after that feat.

What’s Going on With the Toronto Raptors?

Sakeef Kibria, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

For the last few seasons, the Toronto Raptors have been on a tear. Since the 2013-14 season, the Raptors have consistently been a successful regular season team, making the playoffs each year on top of...

Ben Zakharov ’21 captured this photo of Naomi Osaka about to serve when playing against Coco Gauff at the 2019 US Open.

Naomi Osaka: The Future of Tennis

Samantha Cavusoglu, Staff Reporter April 18, 2021

Naomi Osaka secured her fourth Grand Slam title at the 2021 Australian Open, winning in straight sets against American tennis player Jennifer Brady. At only 23 years old, Osaka continues to gain international...

(I Can’t Get No) Human Interaction: Tips for Maintaining Physical and Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Maanya Shah, Staff Reporter March 21, 2021

Stop drinking so much coffee, go to sleep earlier, eat your vegetables, get off your phone, do your homework, go outside -- we have heard it all before. After the revised remote learning plan was implemented...

Playing for the Lakers will likely be Lebron James’ final destination, during his long and illustrious career.

Is Lebron James on the Decline?

Javid Saleh-Esa, Staff Reporter March 20, 2021

The narrative likely started at the beginning of Lebron James’ second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers. At the start of the 2014-2015 season, James was simply not himself: his shooting was horrid,...

Advertisements outside the Knicks home arena, Madison Square Garden, display the message, “Can’t Knock The Hustle,” a nod to how hard the Knicks have been playing this season.

New Season, New Knicks

Tobias Amstutz, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

Last year, 24 games into the season, The New York Knicks had only won 4 games. At the same point in this year’s season, they had 11 wins and were tied for 6th place in the Eastern Conference, putting...

Here is an N.B.A. Stadium lit up right before the game commences.

Stephen Curry is Far From Being Over

Samgar Aidarhanov, Staff Reporter March 15, 2021

It is January 3rd, 2021. Stephen Curry scored a new career-high of 62 points for the Golden State Warriors over the Portland Trail Blazers, a team ranked 5th in the Western Conference. Although the Golden...

Although the game did not officially end, the Bucs and Chiefs players showed good sportsmanship as time was running out. For Brady, this was his first season on a team not named the New England Patriots, and in his first season, he helped to earn a championship against the Bucs.

A Journey Through the NFL Postseason

Sakeef Kibria, Staff Reporter March 14, 2021

Sports were anything but guaranteed this year. Ever since March 2020, COVID-19 has spread around the world, prompting many sports seasons to be halted. When the pandemic first broke out, the NBA suspended...

Members of the Bronx Science Chess Club play chess in 2019, before the Coronavirus pandemic stopped in-person activities. This year, the club continues to stay active. “Chess Club adapted well to the virtual world,” said Asif Anzum ’21, Vice President of the Bronx Science Chess Club. “We have been playing chess with each other online, and we plan on teaching chess strategies, watching chess videos, streams, and movies together.”

The Rise of Chess Into the Mainstream

Yona Litwin, Staff Reporter March 13, 2021

In the wake of the immensely popular Netflix show ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ and the Coronavirus pandemic that has kept many of us at home, chess’s popularity has exploded this year, with websites offering...

Members of Bronx Science's Boys' and Girls' Varsity Bowling teams pose for photographers after placing in the Borough Individual Championships. “Recognition for the bowling team's achievements is meaningful because it recognizes all of the time and dedication that my teammates and I have put into the sport that we love,” said Skye Lam ’22, a member of the Boys’ Varsity Bowling team.
Pictured (Left to Right): Starr Lam ’20, Suporna Das ’20, Coach for the Girls’ Varsity Bowling team Mr. William O’Hara, Yi Qi (Angel) Zhu ’20, Skye Lam ’22, Jiwon (Ester) Yi ’20, Russell Kwong ’21, Rasheed Hossain ’20, Luke Chavez ’20, Coach for the Boys’ Varsity Bowling team Mr. Patrick Daughton.

STRIKE! It’s Bowling, Not Baseball

Jillian Chong, Staff Reporter January 10, 2021

Although the Bronx Science community is known for its academics, it also frequently celebrates the achievements of its athletic teams. We have heard about everything from our track team’s podium placements...

IOC president Thomas Bach and many others hope that the 2021 Tokyo Olympics will be a light at the end of the very long pandemic tunnel.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Serves as a Beacon of Hope For the End of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Ramisa Promi, Staff Reporter January 10, 2021

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided nine months ago to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics until 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are currently planned to be celebrated from July 23 to August...

The Undertaker made his final appearance at Madison Square Garden in 2018.

After Three Decades Wrestling For World Wrestling Entertainment, The Undertaker Finally Hangs Up His Boots

Saad Khandakar, Staff Reporter January 8, 2021

“My time has come to let The Undertaker rest in peace.”  Those were the last words uttered by The Undertaker, or Mark Calaway, before making his grand exit from the pay-per-view that started...

A row of three netless hoops at the 111th Street courts in Riverside Park in Manhattan illustrate the poor quality of net maintenance that is to be found at some basketball courts around New York City.

Why Are There So Many Basketball Hoops Without Nets in New York City Parks?

Tobias Amstutz, Staff Reporter January 5, 2021

One in ten. That is how many basketball hoops actually have nets at the courts in Riverside Park and 111th Street. This is a particularly grim illustration of the problem New York City Parks have in maintaining...

Pictured are two pieces of signed NBA apparel, sold exclusively through the NBA Store, a Stephen Curry Jersey and a Frank Ntilikina Signed Board.

A Pandemic Offseason for the NBA: Short, But Dynamic!

Ethan Weinberg, Staff Reporter January 5, 2021

In a year dominated by the Coronavirus pandemic, the norms of an action-packed, training-focused NBA offseason were thrown out the window. Instead, teams and players have had to deal with a remote draft,...

Sakeef Kibria '21 believes that the signings of so many talented attacking players is wonderful for the Chelsea Football Club, but in order to win the League, an emphasis needs to be put on their defensive tactics.

A Run for the Title: A New Makeover for the Chelsea Football Club

Sakeef Kibria, Staff Reporter November 19, 2020

After a 4th place finish in England’s top flight Premier League last year, Chelsea Football Club (Chelsea F.C.) wasted no time spending large amounts of money to bring in new talent. Many consider that...

The “Le Champion” defends his AEW Championship against the current AEW Champion, Jon Moxley, in AEW Revolution.

Celebrating Chris Jericho’s 30-Year Professional Wrestling Career

Saad Khandakar, Staff Reporter November 19, 2020

“And accompanied by Jake Hager, from Manitoba, Canada - weighing 225 pounds, he is the AEW World Champion - Le Champion, Chris Jericho!” That is how Christopher Keith Irvine - or Chris Jericho - was...

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