Professional Sports

NFL falls short of inclusion

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jeff Rohrer, who played in the league in the 1980s, became the first former NFL player to openly enter into a gay marriage in mid November.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discusses sports and politics in exclusive interview

The NBA great spoke on topics ranging from the perception of Muslim Americans and arming of Public Safety officers to the 80's comedy "Airplane".

How do we interpret the Ronaldo accusation?

Despite Ronaldo’s seemingly never-ending growth in popularity, the soccer star has fallen into some bad light. He is currently facing a sexual assault charge stemming from 2009.

Cavaliers struggle after LeBron’s exit

Only five months after the Cleveland Cavaliers found themselves pitted against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, the team is now facing a completely different fate for the 2018–19 season.

Abdul-Jabbar answers questions before appearance

The NBA great and social activist responded to questions via email in advance of his talk on Nov. 5 at the Palestra.

Are NFL rule changes making the league ‘soft’?

The NFL Competition Committee has made couple of significant changes to their rulebook that have left the NFL community with mixed feelings. There have been more rule changes, but I’d like to focus on use of helmet, the catch rule, and protection of the quarterback.

Six bold predictions for the NFL season

Maybe I’m just a salty Patriots fan. But I’ve been looking at the NFC, and I came to a realization: only six teams can be in the top six.

Four years of professional sports

It may be difficult to remember, but a lot has happened in sports in the past four years. Here are…

‘Jackets adapt to Rochester Wheels’ tough competition

The men’s and women’s basketball teams played a scrimmage against the Rochester Wheels, a professional wheelchair basketball team, last Wednesday. The ‘Jackets won 73–71, though they received lots of help to stay in the game.

Winners and losers of the NFL draft

Thursday night in Arlington, Texas, many NFL teams began a draft they were hoping would reshape their franchise. The scouts called this draft class one of the best and deepest in recent years. All eyes were on the Cleveland Browns with the first pick and the most needs of any team.