Tag: Basketball

Pioneers of American Sports Have Left Legacies to Last Generations

By: Theo A. Katz During most people’s childhood, at one point they probably decided to pick up a sports ball to dribble, throw, or hit. Creating a passion with a sport at a young age is an activity that occurs multiple times a day around the globe.  When players first learn the rules of their […]

UT Women’s Basketball Kicks Off Season With Versatile Team

By: Shane Petagna  After an off-season filled with change for the University of Tampa women’s basketball team, the No. 17 ranked Spartans in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WCBA) preseason coaches poll begin their season Nov. 11 in the South Region Crossover.  The first game of the season will kick off in the Bob Martinez […]

March Madness Predictions Shifted Through Upsets

By: Rachel Jarard  This annual March Madness is in full swing with teams fighting for the spot of the champion. Yet again, this year’s brackets are proving to be unsuccessful, as no one has managed to get the perfect one.  The games continue Friday, March 25th with 12 teams still standing after the sweet 16 […]

Saint Peter’s Becomes First-Ever No. 15 Seed in NCAA to Advance to the Elite Eight

By: Renee Kallina Many NCAA Basketball fans have never heard of the Division I college Saint Peter’s. Breaking a lot of brackets, the Peacocks are the first No. 15 seed team in the NCAA to make it all the way to the Elite Eight. This past month, Saint Peters played in the big leagues against […]

WNBA Player, Brittney Griner, Detained in Russia for Vape Cartridges

By: Brianna Davila-Viera Famous WNBA, Phoenix Mercury, basketball player, Brittney Griner, has been detained by Russian authorities under drug charges. Griner is being held under these drug charges, and if convicted can carry a maximum of 10 years in prison. The Russian Federal Customs authorities had stated earlier this month that they had arrested the […]

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