Category Archives: Sports

The José Fernández Story

José Fernández was a baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins. Fernández has one of the most spectacular baseball stories from escaping Cuba to having one of the most promising baseball careers of a modern player ever. Here is the story of how Fernández came up from the bottom, escaped Cuba four times, became one of the most promising pitchers ever, and abruptly ended his controversial career. 

Jordan vs lebron debate

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The biggest debate in all sports is who is the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan or Lebron James. These two different basketball players have played in two different eras of basketball. Jordan has played for the Chicago Bulls who he is most nautible played for and the Washington Wizards where as Lebron James has played for the Cavaliers twice, Miami and The Los Angeles Lakers. Jordan played in the era where defense wins championships and 60 point games weren’t common especially in the playoffs. Lebron is playing in era is where high scoring games are most common and technology is improving guys performance and where they have specific diets for specific people. Here are the some battles between Jordan and Lebron.

The Black Sox Scandal: An Overview

The 1919 World Series, also known as the White Sox Scandal, is one of the most infamous years in the history of major league baseball. The world series in question was played against the Cincinnati Reds where the White Sox were accused of intentionally throwing the World Series in exchange for gambling money. Let’s take an in-depth look at what happened, why it happened, and what were the consequences. 

What Has Caused the Sports Card Market to Boom?

Over the last couple of months, the sports card market has boomed. Prices are sky-high across all sports, and it has become nearly impossible to find any product at retail price. This level of investment has not been seen since the 1990s and the demand back then caused most of the companies to go into overproduction, making most sports cards almost worthless from that time. Many people speculate that the companies are overproducing once again, but the empty shelves prove otherwise.

Pre-Season Baseball Interview

 

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The West Clermont baseball season is right around the corner. I decided to interview some players that have played in the past to get their intake on how the 2020 season will go. Logan Schmidt, a senior at West Clermont has played baseball for 13 years and plans on attending the University of Cincinnati where he will be majoring in pre-physical therapy and minoring in statistical analytics. Braden Meadows, another senior at West Clermont has played baseball for 14 years and plans on attending either Mount Saint Joseph University or Bluffton University where he will continue to play baseball and major in crimal justice.

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The Legacy of Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bean Bryant was born August 23, 1978 in Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Influenced by his father, Joe Bryant, a former Philadelphia 76er, Kobe played the sport of basketball at just age three. Bryant continued to play in Philadephia until age six, where his father left the NBA and moved to Rieti, Italy. Joe continued to play professional basketball in Italy until 1991 when the Bryant family returned to the United States. 

Top College Football Teams of 2019

The 2019 College Football Season just ended last December with a total of 130 teams that competed for the highest ranking. In this article, I list and explain the top ranked college football teams of the 2020 season. (https://www.espn.com/college-football/rankings).

Louisiana State University Tigers Football ranked number one last year. With a cumulative score of 15-0 wins, they did not lose a single game they played. Including their 7-0 home and 5-0 away games. And because of all their wins they managed a score a 1550 points, the highest out of all other college football teams.

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Reds No Hitter

Yesterday was a very rough night for the players, coaches, and fans of the Cincinnati Reds baseball club. The Reds got no hits in the game and lost 0-2 against the Oakland Athletics. This loss brought the Reds to a record of 15-21 leaving them sitting at the bottom of the NL Central. This is the first of a three game series with games 2 and 3 tomorrow and Friday respectively. The Reds surely have some slack to pick up before the game tonight if they want to redeem themselves and swing the series in their favor.

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