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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Highlander Hot Take: New WNBA labor deal will bring the league more popularity

The WNBA has a widespread reputation for its lack of popularity in comparison to the NBA. The league is commonly criticized as “boring,” as critics declare that women are not able to perform the...
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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...
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How ‘bout them Cowboys?

2016 has been absolutely wild and the myriad of memes about this year do not even do it justice. But perhaps one of the most truly shocking tales of 2016 is “America’s Team” being...

Highlander Hot Take: The NBA Play-In Tournament is a great addition to the NBA...

By: Hansel Chu, Assistant Sports Editor The NBA Play-In Tournament was introduced by the commissioner Adam Silver in 2020, where the 7th to 10th seeded teams from both conferences play in a win-or-go-home format to...

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...

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...

Highlander Hot Take: The Kansas City Chiefs will silence the doubters and win the...

By: Hansel Chu, Assistant Sports Editor The 2022 NFL season has been very interesting and entertaining so far. From thriller-ending games to record-breaking years from the superstars, this season was filled with many highlights. Many...

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...

Doc Rivers is the most overrated coach in NBA history

Let’s clarify something first and foremost, being an overrated coach doesn’t necessarily mean that coach is bad. I personally still think Doc Rivers is a good coach, but shouldn’t be as highly lauded as...
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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...