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Pay for Play

Pay for Play

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

November 28, 2019

College football is the bridge between high school football and the world of professional football in the National Football League, but college football as we know it has started to change. There has been a push to pay players, but the NCAA has remained strong in their belief that players should not ...

(N)othing (B)ut F(A)cts Award Show

(N)othing (B)ut F(A)cts Award Show

Matson Montilla, Reporter

November 27, 2019

With the NBA (National Basketball Association) season underway, I always enjoy predicting who will win the end of the season awards. Thus, it lead me to write this article for everyone to read about my award picks, and so when I predict them all correctly. It will be written in ink. Now let’s get down to...

The ‘Littles’ of Little League

The ‘Littles’ of Little League

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter

November 25, 2019

On June 6th, 1939 the first little league game was played. Ever since, games have become a well-known event in the US for little kids. Many of today’s major league players played in little leagues as young children. “I’ve played baseball since I was nine and I have been playing ever since,...

Are Fans Really Safe at MLB Games?

Are Fans Really Safe at MLB Games?

Clara Cianfarano, Reporter

November 13, 2019

When going to any sort of sporting event, fans only plan for a good time. No one expects to get injured, let alone to the point of being rushed to the hospital. Throughout the recent MLB seasons, safety concerns have increased as more and more people have been getting hurt. There has been a lot of d...

Playoff Predictor

Playoff Predictor

Matson Montilla, Reporter

October 29, 2019

If the playoffs were to start now, the top four teams would be the University of Alabama (UA), Louisiana State University (LSU), Clemson University (CU), and the Ohio State University (OSU). The way the rankings are set up currently, the semifinal matchups would be Alabama vs Ohio State and LSU vs Clemso...

Money is Power

Money is Power

Matson Montilla, Reporter

October 16, 2019

Everybody wants more money. Everybody wants power. Everybody wants to be a leader. That’s the issue with the National Football League (NFL). The players from the NFL want all of this, but the owners aren’t willing to give any of this up, or at least not as much as the players want, which is wher...

Fantasy Football Honors

Fantasy Football Honors

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

October 14, 2019

This article is a follow-up to the article, Are You Ready for some Fantasy Football?, which was previously published in the Bengal Beat. This article will dive further into the topic of fantasy football to make you a winner. Now that you understand the basics behind fantasy football and have been through ...

Are You Ready for Some Fantasy Football?

Are You Ready for Some Fantasy Football?

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

September 26, 2019

Imagine having Saquon Barkley, DeAndre Hopkins, Aaron Rodgers, or any of the NFL superstars all on the same team. There are only two realistic ways to have this: play Madden or assemble a fantasy football team. But, what exactly is fantasy football?  “[Fantasy football is] a game in which you...

The History of Greenville’s Pastime

The History of Greenville’s Pastime

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

May 16, 2019

Many different cities are known for their sports teams. Cities such as Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles are associated with the Braves, the Yankees, and the Dodgers. These teams unite the city and give it a unique identity in the midst of creating memories and traditions. However, teams like these are n...

A Home Run of a Season

A Home Run of a Season

Mallory Smith, Reporter

May 15, 2019

Awful Alternative Football

Awful Alternative Football

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

May 1, 2019

Football is one of the most popular sports in America, but with only a few professional football leagues, many players do not get to follow their dreams and play in a professional setting. The main and best option is the well known National Football League (NFL). Besides this league, players can play i...

NFL Mock Draft

NFL Mock Draft

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Every year in April, the National Football League teams draft college players into their teams. First draft prospects compete in drills at the NFL combine and are measured and weighed. Players then have their Pro Day where scouts from NFL teams can watch while they workout and talk to their college coaches. Front offices from d...

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