Postgame Press: Ultimate question: GOAT or BOAT?

This is it. Today is the day. To all my avid readers: I know you have always wondered how I feel about the Jordan-LeBron debate. You must wait no longer. Who is the GOAT? It is one of the most highly-debated topics in sports. It seems inevitable that this will come up when a conversation […]

The Anti-Bostonian: The case against Jayson Tatum … right now

Just stop. Jayson Tatum is not better than Ben Simmons. Stop the homerism and hold onto this thought. Every October, basketball fans emerge from their hibernation like the first tinges of dew lightly coating the morning grass on Tufts’ Residential Quad. They traipse through the dew and find themselves with wet feet, now fully committed to the season […]

Weidner’s Words: The problem with max contracts

The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and the fans of the 16 teams still in the mix get to hope and pray that somehow this could be their year. For the rest of us fans from teams on the outside looking in, we get to read a million articles about mock drafts and NBA free […]

Weidner’s Words: A players’ league

The NFL Scouting Combine took place over the past week, where most of the draft locks and hopefuls hope to impress teams with their athleticism and skill. Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin stole the show with the fastest 40-yard dash time for a linebacker in more than a decade, running it in 4.38 seconds. Behind all the […]

Postgame Press: Do it for the fans

While watching sports, it is easy to forget that the games are, at heart, put on for the fans. This is not to say that the players have no love for the game, or even that those higher up in the organizations do not love it. It simply means that we, the fans, are the […]

Weidner’s Words: Don’t stick to sports

“We will definitely not shut up and dribble.” This was LeBron James’ first public comment since he received criticism from Fox News host Laura Ingraham for speaking out on political issues. In her segment, Ingraham specifically refers to an Uninterrupted video series in which LeBron and Kevin Durant criticized President Trump. She took the opportunity to […]

Postgame Press: Like it or not, hardware makes your legacy

Sports reflect society in many ways. One way that has been pressing on my mind recently is the critical focus on concrete accomplishments. Just as it is in school or work, titles and end results in sports are what define legacies. While a student looks for an ‘A’ or a worker wants a higher-up title, […]

Postgame Press: Superteams are super annoying

The NBA is back, bringing a new season of dunks, blocks and stardom. In fact, this looks like more talented basketball than I have seen in a while (see Giannis Antetokounmpo). It is nearly impossible to talk about the NBA, however, without talking about its most hated topic: superteams. Superteams are formed, not built. Stars […]

Postgame Press: Trump and the changed sports-politics relationship

This has been a crazy week for sports, and most of the drama is due to comments from the White House. President Trump’s first statement came around a week ago during a rally, according to the Chicago Tribune, with Trump saying “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners when somebody disrespects our […]

The Coin Toss: It’s the final (NBA) countdown!

Welcome to The Coin Toss, where I make some bold, unlikely predictions about some of your favorite professional sports. Last week, I did some MLB season award predictions. We’ll have to wait until the end of the MLB season to see which picks (if any) were correct. Hopefully, I’ll still be predicting for you come fall […]