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Highlander Hot Take: Rui Hachimura will take home Rookie of the Year honors

Rui Hachimura made history when he was selected ninth overall by the Washington Wizards in the 2019 NBA draft. Hachimura was the first Japanese player ever to be selected in the first round of...
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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...

Highlander Hot Take: Russell Wilson will edge Lamar Jackson in the NFL MVP race

With 13 weeks in the books, the 2019 NFL season’s MVP race is beginning to trim down its weaker candidates. At a 9-2 record each, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson and Seattle Seahawks quarterback...
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The problem with DeMarcus Cousins is the franchise he plays for

The media’s comments in regard to whether or not Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is championship material isn’t exactly the first time people have questioned the capability of a hot-headed, seven-footer to win a championship....

Highlander Hot Take: The reenergized Pelicans will make the playoffs

Don’t look now, but the New Orleans Pelicans are only three and a half games back of the eighth playoff spot in the West, and they’re really starting to find their stride. According to...

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: 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...

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...

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...