Author: Ben Simonds

How to Fix the Tanking Problem

The NBA should relegate some teams to the G-league. Every fan knows the drill. Thirty-or-so games into the NBA season, fans have a solid idea of whether or not their team will be competitive for a playoff spot. It is around this time that the hopeless teams find the same recurring comments under their social… Read more »

Kaepernick to the Patriots Would Be the Icing on the Cake

On February 15th, the NFL announced it had settled controversial Quarterback and civil rights activist Colin Kaepernick’s collusion lawsuit against the league. Kaepernick, alongside fellow NFL player Eric Reid, kneeled during the national anthem prior to games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality during their time on the San Francisco 49ers. In 2017,… Read more »

The Best Candidate for the Next Superstar Two-Sport Athlete

Since the 1960s, there have been but two players that have played two of the four major American professional sports (baseball, football, basketball, hockey) at the same time: Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders. Both of whom are considered to be two of the greatest athletes ever. Since then, there have been a number of players… Read more »

We Hate to Admit It, But the Golden State Warriors are Good for the NBA

The Golden State Warriors won their first NBA Championship in 2015. Back then, they were a fun-loving team whose play style and personas were easy to root for. This team was led by Stephen Curry, the kid out of Davidson College who exploded onto the scene, winning his first MVP Award. He became one half… Read more »

Brockhampton and Kevin Abstract Address Homophobia in Rap Head-On

In December 2017, YFN Lucci dropped “Boss Life” featuring Offset, a member of the Atlanta-based rap trio known as Migos. Many fans criticized Offset’s verse for being inappropriate, referring to one particular line: “Pinky ring crystal clear, 40k spent on a private Lear / 60k solitaire / I cannot vibe with queers,” he raps. In… Read more »