Sports

NBA’s Stern on target with suspension of Arenas

Jan 7th, 2010 | By | Category: National Sports, Sports, Sports Commentary

by Zach Becker Bang. You’re dead. Pointing at his teammates with his hand in the shape of a gun, Washington Wizards’ guard Gilbert Arenas smiled and laughed as cameras flashed before putting up 19 points in a win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday. With potential gun charges looming against Arenas, though, NBA Commissioner David […]



Americans mostly oblivious to upcoming World Cup

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Sports, Sports Commentary

by Adam Hammons Well, it’s almost 2010 now, and you know what that means? Yes, that’s right it’s just about to be another World Cup, and for those of you who don’t know, the World Cup is a world tournament where soccer teams battle to be the best in the world. Besides the Olympics, and […]



Former Bear plays in MLB World Series

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: National Sports, Sports

by Adam Hammons For most sports lovers across the nation, Missouri State isn’t exactly well known. Besides a couple great showings in the dance in both men’s and women’s basketball, we haven’t really proven ourselves to be a top quality sports school. MSU alum and Phillies first basemen Ryan Howard, though, may help change that […]



Budget cut keeps flag football champs out of tournament

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: MSU Sports, Sports

by Adam Hammons Budget cuts coupled with scheduling conflicts caused MSU’s intramural co-ed flag-football champions to punt on the opportunity to compete for the regional title. MSU student Justin Drane’s team won the intramural championship at MSU and normally would have competed at the regional tournament at Oklahoma State University. In years past, MSU paid […]



Missouri State sports briefs

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: MSU Sports, Sports

Reporting by Matt Evans Football Missouri State evened their record to 2-2, losing to the University of Northern Iowa 35-7 in Missouri Valley Conference play last Saturday in front of over 15,000 fans at Plaster Sports Complex. The crowd was the ninth largest ever for a Missouri State football game. UNI, ranked third in the […]



Sports columnist not deserving of criticism for Dugard article

Sep 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions, Sports, Sports Commentary

Mark Whicker, a columnist of 22 years, is the latest to draw national ire for a recent column in the Orange County Register telling kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard what she missed in the sporting world during the last 18 years.



Sports are total waste of money

Apr 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Columns, Opinions, Sports Commentary

Sports are a total waste of money. Period. Exclamation point!