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Many players and teams are deserving to make a push for awards and winning the finals, but only few will have the chance to (Photo courtesy of Matson Montilla).

(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...

Little league has an impact on kids’ lives that you couldn’t imagine; it’s an escape from everyday life (Photo courtesy of Annaleisa Wile).

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...

This image contains a photo of SunTrust Park. It is home to the MLB team, the Atlanta Braves, in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo courtesy of Gary Jarrett).

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...

Clemson is hopeful for another playoff return, but the question is: Will Lawrence let them? (Photo courtesy of Matson Montilla)

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...

Jalen Ramsey is one of the many players who is holding out for a trade to another team despite his owners, Shahid Khan, unwillingness to do so(Photo courtesy of spidagrfx).

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...

By using the waiver wire and trading, you can improve your fantasy team into a championship winning team (Photo courtesy of Tyler Davidson).

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...

Fantasy football is a game where you choose players and compete against other teams through a scoring system based off statistics (Photo courtesy of Tyler Davidson).

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...

Greenville has had many different baseball teams that have played and entertained the people of the Upstate, including its current team The Greenville Drive, which plays in Flour Field  (Photo courtesy of Melinda Davidson).

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...

With the school year coming to a close, many other things are ending as well. With only a few weeks left of school, many of the students are savoring the bittersweet memories they have made this school year. The Brashier baseball team is no different (Photo courtesy of Mallory Smith).

A Home Run of a Season

Mallory Smith, Reporter May 15, 2019

While the NFL dominates football at the professional level, many alternative leagues try to become the next NFL without much success (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to eileenploh).

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...

After the free agency period, NFL teams look to fill their biggest needs by drafting young players who are leaving college to start their professional career (Photo courtesy of thefbanalyst on Instagram).

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...

The National Football League’s 256th season comes to a close in a historically boring game(Photo courtesy of CatchtheBlitz).

A Roller Coaster of an NFL Season

Tyler Davidson, Reporter February 25, 2019

The NFL has just wrapped up its 99th season filled with controversy, new emerging stars, and big plays. The season started the year with record scoring; the league saw the emergence of young offensive...

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