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Kaepernick does not need football

Kaepernick does not need football

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

May 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

People view him as either a hero or a degradation to heroes.Colin Kaepernick ventured into the blender of sports and politics in August and, much like the few athletes who have gone there before, he did not come away unscathed.In a preseason game on Aug. 14, Kaepernick made a firm decision to refuse to...

Marshawn Lynch instilled his legacy in Seattle

Marshawn Lynch instilled his legacy in Seattle

CHIRS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

April 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

Although Marshawn Lynch may not be a household name, most casual sports fans crack a smile when they hear the words “Beast Mode.”When Lynch was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks from the Buffalo Bills three games into the 2010 regular season, he was not a marquee NFL player. The running back was ...

It’s been a long time coming for safer football helmets

It’s been a long time coming for safer football helmets

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

December 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin expressed his disgust in the stunted evolution of football helmets in a CNN article.“What I wore when I was playing little league football is almost close to what I’m wearing now as a professional athlete,” Baldwin admittedHe brings up an excellent b...

Why my fantasy football team is better than yours

Why my fantasy football team is better than yours

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

October 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

Fantasy football has usurped online poker, outdoor showers and reading John Grisham novels as the most popular hobby for middle-aged men in the United States.For 17 Sundays every fall, you can reign over your Temple of Pigskin and become Pharaoh Dave in the Lazy Boy of Youth. You can taste the bratw...

We are our sports teams

We are our sports teams

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

September 30, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Civic pride and the general temperament of a city can often be measured by the success of their sports teams. Boston is a prime example of how the identity of a city can be flipped by winning some rings.Pre-Patriots dynasty, most Boston fans could not remember the city’s last title: the Celtics NBA title...

Green catches the ball

Dirk Shadd | MCT Campus

December 11, 2014


Filed under Sports

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) makes a 13-yard touchdown catch, which went on to be the game winner, on a pass from Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14), beating Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Dashon Goldson (38) and cornerback Leonard Johnson (29) to take the lead 13-10 during the...

Erick Decker

Erick Decker

DAVID EULITT

September 5, 2013


Filed under Sports

Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker (87) caught a second-half touchdown pass between the defense of Kansas City Chiefs free safety Kendrick Lewis (23) and Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Jalil Brown (30) on Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Sports Authority Field in Denver, Colorado. (David Eulit...

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