Claude Julien: One Last Chance

November 11, 2016

The Boston Bruins are a historic franchise that has seen some of the greatest players and coaches in the long history of the NHL and their current coach, Claude Julien, is one of Boston’s best. Prior to the Bruins Claude had been a mostly minor league defenseman from 1980-92, but after retiring as a player began a more successful coaching career. After a brief stint with the Montreal Canadiens and an even…

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NFL Division Power Rankings

October 25, 2016

Every sport has power rankings and the NFL’s are a weekly ritual for any sports-writing website that covers the game. Using a combination of record, strength of schedule, and the team’s position moving forward, power rankings are one way for a fan to see how their team stacks up against the league in a deeper way than simply looking at the standings. Given the smaller schedule, an NFL team only…

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Concussions- When Will It End?

October 25, 2016

The NFL is a 63 billion dollar industry. Higher by a large margin, than any other sport in motion. Concussions—seem to be the elephant in the room when it comes to football as a whole.   I know I love to talk about it, and thankfully so does the media. Forbes did a whole segment plus article on it this past February, which gleaned very insightful. They claim Boston University…

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Top 3 Picks: Modern Nike Basketball Commercials

October 25, 2016

Nike basketball commercials have come a long way since the black & white era of Michael Jordan’s “Is it the Shoes?” campaign. It was a time when commercials were still shot on film, and people were exploring the dynamics of camera movements and quick editing. The commercial starred Spike Lee who portrayed as Mars Blackmon who is an enthusiastic fanboy. The commercial garnered much attention as it gave Nike commercials…

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Sports’ Greatest Curses Explained

October 23, 2016

I don’t believe in curses. They’ve never been something I’ve really identified with. And as a sports writer, that means that I’ve come across some of the biggest ones. Curse of the Bambino, the Cubs goat curse, Curse of the Black Sox. There are so many things out there that say such and such team is cursed. I don’t believe it. There are perfectly good explanations as to why teams…

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The NBA’s Five Most Likely MVPs

September 27, 2016

The NBA season will be starting in six weeks, and with one team, the Golden State Warriors, heavily favored to take the title, every team will be gunning to take them down, including last year’s champions the Cleveland Cavaliers. With every team having their best player clearly evident by now, it’s time to think about who could lead the pack and get the MVP award, especially with two of the…

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FEED THE BEAST

September 27, 2016

Emerson College is a prestigious arts school, specializing in film, theater, marketing and communication, plus journalism. When it comes to studying the arts, Emerson is one of the greatest this media fueled country has to offer. Art Institutions are known for creating a system that revolves around the education – not extracurricular’s, especially athletics. Despite popular belief, Emerson should not be labeled one of those schools. Most students couldn’t tell…

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