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The Era of True Champions: Reflecting on the inaugural College Football Playoff

Raul Martinez

January 17, 2015

With an impressive win of 42-20 over the Oregon Ducks at the National Championship in Arlington, Texas, the Ohio State Buckeyes became officially the first National Champion of College football through the playoff bracket implemented this season. The new playoff bracket era, delivered the thrilling...

NFL players’ misconduct caused by violent culture of football

NFL players’ misconduct caused by violent culture of football

Shaka Dixon

September 25, 2014

Football’s violent culture Junior varsity football is an eye-opening experience. It starts the during the fading weeks of the summer  as a one or two week training camp premised on the purported character building qualities of violence and depravity. In it you learn the 5 or 10-year-old pads assigned to you protec...

NBA must change to meet their rival, the NFL

NBA must change to meet their rival, the NFL

Rohit Ghosh

March 25, 2014

A whopping $1.17 billion on average is what NFL teams were worth as of last season, according to Forbes. Even a team in a godforsaken market like the Cleveland Browns sold for nearly $1 billion in 2012. For the NFL’s biggest competitor in the sports market, the NBA, the average value for their teams stands at...

Why Oregon should be ranked No. 1

Why Oregon should be ranked No. 1

Brian Bernstein

October 15, 2013

The University of Oregon Ducks are widely known for their high-octane offense and abstract uniforms. But the No. 2 ranked team in the nation, in the Associated Press and USA Today poll, has tied No. 1 ranked University of Alabama Crimson Tide in ESPN’s poll. It’s time for Duck fans to flaunt their feathers for the best team in college football. ...

NFL teams who won’t bounce back from 0-3 starts

NFL teams who won’t bounce back from 0-3 starts

Kevin Kiani

September 23, 2013

It is still September and the playoff aspirations for certain NFL teams with seemingly high expectations have already been derailed. With six teams sitting at 0-3 , here are three teams that have crashed and burned early in the season with little to no chance of reviving their putrid start. New Yor...

Tim Tebow era cut short by Patriots

Kevin Kiani

September 1, 2013

The traveling circus started in Denver, moved to New York and ended in New England as the Patriots cut Tim Tebow on Saturday. There comes a point where magic ends, novelty wears off, facts come into play and ultimately logic prevails. The facts are that Tebow can’t play quarterback at any professional level. Teb...

Sundial Sports preview the AFC/NFC for the upcoming NFL season

Darko Debogovic

August 27, 2013

Darko Debogovic and Brian Bernstein of Sundial Sports preview the teams that will come out on top in the AFC and the NFC in the upcoming NFL season. Also, be sure to read Brian's in-depth NFC preview article and Darko's equally thorough AFC preview....

NFC Preview: 49ers poised to repeat as back to back conference champions

NFC Preview: 49ers poised to repeat as back to back conference champions

Brian Bernstein

August 27, 2013

NFC West -  The incumbent NFC champs are the favorite to repeat because of their depth and talent. They do not rely on one or two players, but multiple stars on both offense and defense. Colin Kaepernick will be in his first full season as the starting quarterback for the 49ers as he led his team to the Super Bowl last se...

AFC preview: Super Bowl hangover for Ravens

AFC preview: Super Bowl hangover for Ravens

Darko Debogovic

August 26, 2013

AFC West - The Denver Broncos are the understandable favorites coming out of the AFC West, thanks in large part  to John Elway’s lucrative offer last year that brought Peyton Manning to the mile-high city. In his first season with Denver, Manning set various records including most game-winning fourth quarter or overtime drives...

Super Bowl themed parties can be made easy for students

Matthew Ashman

February 2, 2012

The New York Giants and New England Patriots are set to showdown this Sunday in the Super Bowl, and aside from the game, the best part of the day is the party.  But how can you throw an amazing party on a student budget? One surefire way to make sure you stay within budget is to have a potluck party...

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