Professional Sports

Kraft needs a hefty punishment

Last Friday, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged with two misdemeanor counts of solicitation of prostitution. His lawyer plead not guilty on his behalf and requested a non-jury trial.

How to get rich: Baseball edition

Want to get rich? Just follow in the footsteps of Manny Machado and become really good at baseball. An MLB…

Amerks night is an underrated gem

This past Friday was UR night for the Rochester Americans. The team, known colloquially as the Amerks, lost 1–0 to the Syracuse Crunch. The tickets were sold at discounted price for community members, and shuttle buses brought students to and from Blue Cross Arena.

What the Super Bowl should have been

A week from Sunday, the New England Patriots should be playing the New Orleans Saints in Super Bowl LIII. Instead, they are facing the Los Angeles Rams.

The fading line between doping and recreational drugs

Why do we treat steroids differently than Redbull or Five Hour Energy? What about smoking a joint before a game to fight off the nerves and feel more relaxed? Should anything that helps a player be banned?

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.