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The Fangirl: Entry 3 “Hidden Figures”

Molly Manley, Managing Editor

January 12, 2017


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In light of the recent Golden Globe awards, I strongly believe that a certain film did not receive the recognition it deserved. And yes, I do understand that I am not a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, but I feel that ignoring one of the most important works of art that I have ever s...

The Road to Super Bowl 51: NFL Bracket Predictions

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

January 11, 2017


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AFC Championship Picture Divisional Round:   Texans at Patriots, January 14, 4:15 ET, CBS Sahil: I’m taking the Patriots here, no question. How could you not? Tom Brady is an MVP candidate, and with our without Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots are going to the Super Bowl. Brady has a hi...

The Fangirl: Entry Two

Molly Manley, Managing Editor

December 13, 2016


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Shows that are finished and on Netflix: "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" The reason Daphne from Scooby Doo is a boss "X-Files" A crime show that sometimes attempts to include aliens "How I Met Your Mother" Whatever you do, don’t watch the last episode "Gilmore Gir...

MLB teams file motion to suspend Chicago Cubs indefinitely

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Shah on Sports, Sports

Early yesterday morning, representatives from 29 teams gathered together to sign a petition addressed to Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, pleading for the indefinite suspension of the entire Chicago Cubs roster. This suspension, proposed to be “enacted immediately,” would disqualif...

Week twelve postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

December 1, 2016


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Top Waiver Wire Pickups Heading into Week 13 I’ll keep this one short, just because both of these players are starting-caliber options this week. Usually I’ll include one player to stash on the bench, but with most season's winding down, there’s little point in doing that. QB Colin Kaeper...

The Fangirl: Entry One

Molly Manley, Managing Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Blogs, The Fangirl

If you’re a serious “Potterhead” like me, you obviously know what I am talking about when I say I need a bowtruckle as cute as Pickett right now, but if that makes absolutely no sense to you, you just witnessed me “geeking” out. On Nov. 18, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter wel...

Week nine postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

November 10, 2016


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  RB Dion Lewis, New England Patriots (37% owned) Dion Lewis has back! After tearing his ACL almost exactly one year ago, he is finally practicing and is definitely the back to own in the Patriots backfield (sorry, LeGarrette Blount). Last year, the back scored 17.1 points a game on average in P...

Week seven postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

October 28, 2016


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  RB Devontae Booker, Denver Broncos (Owned in 36.3 percent of leagues) C.J. Anderson is going to be out for the foreseeable future, and is droppable in most leagues (except for dynasty, of course). Anderson had already been splitting carries with Booker, and surprisingly, Booker had been p...

It makes me want to roar, man

Paige Connor, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


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Certain injustices are not meant to be suffered by the human race. For nearly three and a half decades, auto sales king Bob Rohrman has weaseled his way into our homes using our television airways. His car-dealing machine has swallowed cities ranging from Chicago to Fort Wayne.   Bob has a slat p...

Week five postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

October 11, 2016


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  With almost one-third of the NFL season in the books (sad, I know), you’re probably aware of the direction your team is trending in by now. Either, like me, you’ve been absolutely decimated by injury (looking at you, Keenan Allen, Danny Woodhead, Adrian Peterson and Dez Bryant) or you’re...

Week three postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Shah on Sports, Sports

Need some killer waiver wire pickups? Copy editor Sahil Shah has got you covered. RB Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears (Owned in 32 percent of leagues) If you need a running back, look no further. Even though he is on the Chicago Bears, Howard became a legitimate fantasy option last week, especiall...

Week one postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

September 15, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Shah on Sports, Sports

Week 1 was the week for rookie wideouts. New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard and Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller exploded in their respective NFL debuts, and some other under-the-radar talents emerged, ripe for the waiver wire picking. Note: for a player to be eligible for this list, ...

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