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Miami’s reign is over

Miami’s reign is over

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The current Miami Heat squad is on the verge of going down in history as a dynastyThe team has won three consecutive Eastern Conference Finals and two consecutive NBA championships. This would not have happened if not for the addition of LeBron James three years ago, as The King chose to sign with Miami in...

NFL Teams on the rise and on the decline

NFL Teams on the  rise and on the decline

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The current NFL season has thrown in several surprises and disappointments for fans and experts alike.The Cleveland Browns are tied for the lead in the AFC North Division. The Kansas City Chiefs are still undefeated.Perennial powerhouses like the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Francisco 49ers have s...

Motivated by family

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Before every game, defensive tackle Kalafitoni Pole gets a simple reminder of what he needs to do out on the field. He hears it from his coaches, too, but this reminder hits a little closer to home. It comes from his father in the form of a text.Pole said his dad always tells him that he needs to play...

Three reasons the Red Sox are poised for a title

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

If there are a few things the city of Boston is known for, it’s that ear-aching accent, wicked hot ‘chowdah’ and winning championships.“There’s only one postseason. There’s only one fall classic. There’s only one October,” was the catchphrase uttered by comedian and Massachusetts native ...

Coming up short, men’s golf takes second in Ohio

Coming up short, men’s golf takes second in Ohio

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 9, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The WSU men's golf team finished second after a late surge from Division II South Carolina-Aiken on Tuesday at the Firestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio.WSU was favorited to take first place.USC-Aiken, a perennial golf powerhouse in the Division II ranks, trailed the WSU men’s golf team by nine strokes heading into...

Gus made the wrong NFL move

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 9, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Gus Bradley made a decision this offseason that could define his career. Offensive and defensive coordinators leave successful teams every year to take over for struggling teams as the head coach. Many hope to revive the derailed franchise and build their legacy as a savior who brought the team to NF...

Over-hyped and overrated: why Derrick Rose isn’t ‘all that’

Over-hyped and overrated: why Derrick Rose isn’t ‘all that’

Shaun Knight Evergreen columnist

October 8, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

To put it kindly, sports in Chicago have been an embarrassment. The Chicago Bears are riding a two-game losing streak and haven’t won a road game against a team with a winning record since Week 7 – of the 2011 season.Both baseball teams ended their equally-disastrous seasons with last-place divis...

The same mindset

Evan Baron Evergreen Football reporter

October 8, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

After a 22 point victory over California on Saturday, the WSU football team holds a 4-2 record and is two wins away from a bowl game.Players at Monday's press conference showed excitement about the position this team is in; however, the team is still working to improve."It's a big thing to go out there...

Cougars crush Bears

Cougars crush Bears

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 7, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State Cougars improved to 4-2 on the season after a 44-22 win on the road against the California Golden Bears. WSU has beaten teams from California in both of its Pac-12 wins this season.Quarterback Connor Halliday surpassed 500 passing yards Saturday and spread the ball around to 12 different ...

Traveling to the Midwest

Traveling to the Midwest

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 7, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State University men’s golf team is back in action this week in Akron, Ohio as they look to continue their sizzling start to the 2013-14 season.The Cougars, fresh off their share of the Mark Simpson CU Invitational title two weeks earlier, are set to compete in the Firestone Invitational today and tomorrow, ...

WSU hopes to rebound on the road

WSU hopes to rebound on the road

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 4, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Almost halfway into the football season, the Washington State Cougars will enter the Saturday game ready to face a worse off Pac-12 team.The Cougars (3-2) will match up against the California Golden Bears (1-3) Saturday and try to bounce back from a blowout loss to Stanford that stalled their three-g...

A comeback is on the way

A comeback is on the way

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen columnist

October 3, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

It’s no secret that Robert Griffin III’s comeback, or lack thereof, has left Redskin fans disappointed. However, that disappointment comes from unmet expectations that were too high to start with.It is unfair to say that RGIII is a disappointment because of the anticlimactic start to this year...

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