The Daily Evergreen

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

Seattle Seahawks' Doug Baldwin scores on a 16-yard pass from Trevone Boykin in the fourth quarter against the 49ers on Sept. 25.

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

December 9, 2016

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...

The Portland Trail Blazers drew the short straw this year

Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard takes a contested shot against the Golden State Warriors.

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

November 17, 2016

Don’t tell point guard Damian Lillard, but the Blazers need a miracle to make it out of the Western Conference this season.Despite a shellacking by the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night, Portland is sitting at (7-5), a solid start to the season. But if you take a closer look at what they are up against...

Why my fantasy football team is better than yours

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates.

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

October 14, 2016

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...

Make baseball interesting again

Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager makes an off-balance throw to first in a game at Safeco Field on Sept. 5.

September 30, 2016

EDITOR'S NOTE: The columnist no longer holds the views expressed in this column and feels the editor at the time did not properly portray his opinion after it went through the editing process.  Similar to last year, the Mariners made a run at the wild card but it was too little too late. As a loyal M...

We are our sports teams

Patriots’ Tom Brady rushed by Broncos’ Malik Jackson.

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

September 30, 2016

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...

Boycotting the Oscars?

Boycotting the Oscars?

BY BOGDAN (THEO) MYNKA | Evergreen columnist

February 4, 2016

On Jan. 26, the board members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences met to discuss possible changes to this year’s Oscar nominees after a storm of social media attacks on the Academy.The Oscar award ceremony will take place on Feb. 28, so any changes made to the nominee list should be impl...

The color of gold: #OscarsSOWhite and its racial reality

Poll asking Americans views on diversity in the Oscars.

BY SOPHIA STEPHENS | Evergreen columnist

February 4, 2016

As you can tell by the headline, I’m going to be talking about #OscarsSoWhite. So, I’m going to get straight to the point.How do you get all-white nominees in the 20 spots for lead and supporting actor roles for two years in a row?I’ll explain how, why it is not good news and why it deserves t...

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