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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Phil Jackson, what are you thinking?

Over the past several weeks in the NBA, there have been rumors brewing about the Knicks reportedly looking into moving on from Carmelo Anthony. Phil and ‘Melo have had their meetings, hashed out their...

KD injured, Spurs are now the favorites to win the west

In the modern NBA, where stretch bigs and 3-point shooting are priority, size can be overlooked quite a lot. Size in this case matters, as the San Antonio Spurs are set up to be...

Highlander Hot Take: Jalen Green’s G League Commitment means trouble for the NCAA

Courtesy of dfritzphotos via Instagram On Thursday, April 16, top California basketball senior Jalen Green took to Instagram live to announce his decision to skip college...

Coach K is an overrated in-game coach

For all of the years that Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has failed to meet expectations at Duke, he hasn’t really received all that much criticism for it. He has been able...
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Return of the pigskin?

The title of “Undefeated since 1976” may be relinquished by UCR sooner rather than later. With the school expanding at a fervent pace, the time is ripe for the return of UCR football. Prior...

Highlander Hot Take: the NBA awards will be dominated by international players

In today’s NBA, there are currently over 100 international players from 42 different countries. It is likely that most of the NBA awards will be won by international players, which goes to show how...
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Korver makes Cavs a lot more dangerous

Former all-star shooting guard Kyle Korver was traded to the defending champion Cavaliers on January 7. With Korver on the roster, Cleveland is looking a lot more dangerous. The defending champs hadn’t made any...
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Falcons suffered a more painful Super Bowl collapse than the Seahawks

Any storybook comeback in sports must come at the peril of a team that gives up a monumental lead. Credit must be given where it’s due, and there’s no question that the Patriots played...

Let’s stop using a double standard with NBA super teams

With Kevin Durant signing with the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 offseason, there’s no doubt that Durant’s legacy has been a popular topic of debate. Fans either completely support his decision to hop...

Highlander Hot Take: Nikola Vucevic should be considered for the All-NBA third team

Nikola Vucevic of the Orlando Magic is having the best season of his career at the age of 28. Vucevic is averaging career-highs in multiple categories including points, rebounds and assists per game with averages...