The Problem with Cross Fit

December 8, 2015

If you have any degree of a social life, then you’ve heard of CrossFit. Its members are known for their cult-like enthusiasm and tendency to check in on Facebook whenever they’re working out. Whether you’re a member or a hater, it’s hard to ignore the fact that CrossFit has taken the world by storm in the past decade. If you’re like me, you’ve heard both the good and the bad. But…


A Sport for All

November 29, 2015

It’s no secret that professional sports are an entirely male-dominated industry. Turn on ESPN right now. Aside from the token ‘pretty blonde field reporter’, you don’t see a lot of other women, do you? It is only very recently that women’s sports such as the WNBA and boxing are starting to gain media attention. But here’s where the conundrum lies: males are the main demographic for sports media consumption, and…


Outside the Big 4

November 28, 2015

When you think of sports media, what pops into your head? Is it the several ESPN channels? The seemingly constant coverage of the NFL? Or even the countless basketball and hockey games that play on TV every day during the regular season? It’s obvious that marketing strategists have found a way to make sports media almost too present in our lives in order to maximize their profits. But I suppose the…


America’s Past Pastime

November 15, 2015

Since its humble beginnings in the urban neighborhoods of America, baseball has been synonymous with our country’s favorite sport or ‘America’s pastime’. The lax athleticism required to play this game made baseball a sport for anyone to play, children and adults alike. Watching professional baseball was a leisurely social experience for fans yearning for a sense of community. Over the past 30 years, however, Americans seem to have lost their…


Djokovic and the Djoker

October 29, 2015

The Serbian Gladiator, The Elastic Man Novak Djokovic, the number one men’s tennis player in the world, goes by many names. Professionally, he is Djokovic. Athletically, he is the Serbian Gladiator. To his native country, he is Nole. And to his enemies, he is the Djoker. Nicknames aside, it goes without question that Djokovic is the new dominant force in the pro circuit.


NFL Injury Recap: Week 5 and Beyond

October 15, 2015

by Sarah Brennan-Athas and Steven Cameron The injury report gets longer by the day with football season in full-swing. Here is a list of major injuries for each team in the NFL as well as a brief analysis of what these injuries could mean for their future. We have compiled the list in order of record-per-division, starting with the NFC then moving to the AFC.