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Sports popularity ignores societal issues

By Alex Cocanig, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Professional and college sports have taken American society by storm and fans have become increasingly more attentive to their teams, especially when they perform well and win their ways into playoffs or championships. After this happens on more than one occasion in a few years, teams attract a large...

NHL rule changes may be coming to college play soon

NHL rule changes may be coming to college play soon

By Ethan Swanson

October 12, 2015

Last week marked the beginning of the National Hockey League’s regular season: firing the starting gun for this year’s 30-team race to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup.Thursday’s overtime matchup between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Tampa Bay Lightning, however, showed fans how this season’s race will follow a...