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Over the summer, I had the opportunity to complete an internship with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The WWE is an unparalleled industry that combines sports and entertainment.

As of September 17, the Boston Red Sox sit at 77-70, an insurmountable 19 games back of the New York Yankees and an immense 10 games back of the second Wild Card spot. The season is over for the defending World Series Champions.

Adam Dauda ’19 left Hamilton, New York after a disappointing senior season. Both personally and for the Colgate Raiders, Dauda felt like there was more that could have been accomplished.

In international basketball tournaments, the United States is typically an overwhelming favorite to win. The American roster usually consists of NBA all-stars; the unbeatable teams won gold in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics and captured the 2010 and 2014 FIBA World Cups.

If you used to pick up a newspaper like me, maybe a classic like The New York Times or a local one like Newsday, and dive straight to the back page to see the headline and picture, open it up and check stats or read up on tonight’s games from your favorite beat writers, you probably miss bot…

The AFC is exciting. For the first time in a long time, the Cleveland Browns are not laughing stocks. Chiefs quarterback Pat Mahomes is the future of the league and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the greatest quarterback ever, is still playing. Meanwhile, the NFC is run by a mix of young sq…

Tom Brady is 42, but despite his age, he still is at the top of the league and though he lost his most formidable weapon this offseason in tight end Rob Gronkowski, the future Hall-of-Famer has a bevy of offensive talent surrounding him. He returns Julian Edelman, one of his favorite targets…

On the night of the 2013 NBA Draft, the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics agreed on a trade package that shocked general managers around the league. In a desperate win now move, the Celtics sent two aging franchise stars, center Kevin Garnett and forward Paul Pierce, to Brooklyn for matching …

This offseason has been nothing short of a disaster for the New York Giants. It began when they let defensive leader Landon Collins walk as a free agent and sign in the division with Washington. That same week, the Giants gifted superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Brow…

In the 2013-2014 season, the National Hockey League introduced the wildcard format. Under the new postseason system, the top three teams in each division make the playoffs, with two wild-cards in each conference for a total of eight playoff teams from each conference. Many fans enjoy the wil…

Last weekend, 254 players saw their NFL dreams come to fruition when they were drafted by one of the league's 32 teams. With the dust settling from a hectic weekend in Nashville, it’s time to look back and evaluate the winners and losers of this year’s draft.WinnersWashington Redskins:After …

The Pittsburgh Steelers shocked the football world by trading up to the 10th pick in the NFL Draft on April 25. The Steelers, who previously occupied the 20th pick in the first round of the draft, acquired the 10th pick from the Denver Broncos in exchange for Pittsburgh’s 2019 first-and seco…

One of the biggest questions heading into the 2019 NFL draft has to do with the electrifying quarterback Kyler Murray. More specifically, everybody is curious to find out if the Arizona Cardinals, with new coach Kliff Kingsbury, will pull the trigger and take Murray with the first overall se…

As the Kyler Murray to the Arizona Cardinals rumor continues to pick up steam, the status of last year’s no. 10 overall pick, quarterback Josh Rosen, remains in limbo. After months of silence, Rosen appeared in an exclusive interview with Sports Illustrated TV on April 18 and addressed the p…

With the NFL Draft happening April 25, each NFL team will have the opportunity to bolster its roster with new, young faces. From teams with top five picks to teams with first round draft positions, every team will nonetheless look to fill positional holes on both sides of the ball ahead of t…

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are arguably the best playoffs in all of sports and they are here and as exciting as ever. It almost seems as though the playoff games are on a different level than the regular season. Some have compared the playoffs to professional boxing on the big stage, while the…

As the NBA shifts from the regular season to the playoffs this week, one man is very noticeably absent. For the first time in 13 seasons, LeBron James will not be in the playoffs, as the Los Angeles Lakers finished 12 games back of the crosstown Clippers for the eighth and final playoff spot…

There are very few “where were you when it happened” sports moments throughout history. Very few moments glue viewers all across America to their TV sets and the edge of their seats for hours. Almost no moment in sports gives us a storyline that unites an entire country behind one man. Sunda…

On April 10, the WNBA world converged at the Nike headquarters in New York City for the 2019 WNBA Draft. Following an exhilarating NCAA Women's Tournament, the stage was set for coaches, players and fans to see some of the game's best move up to the professional level.

In every professional sport, the draft is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Teams look to improve their roster with fresh, young talent. This year’s NHL Draft class is filled with many stars, the most praised one being Jack Hughes, the 17-year-old centerman from Orlando, Florid…

The 12th hole at Augusta National Golf Club proved to be the deciding factor in this year’s Masters tournament. This short par three named Golden Bell is a part of Augusta’s famous Amen Corner. It is a beautiful hole that played to 155 yards each round of the tournament. The hole has a tight…

Russell Wilson has had enough. After ongoing contract discussions with the Seattle Seahawks have yielded little to no process, Wilson is putting his foot down. The quarterback has announced a self-imposed deadline of April 15 to reach a contract extension with the team, the start of the Seah…

As we move deeper into the spring, we see the emergence of knockout soccer with the UEFA Champions League. Currently, the UEFA Champions League is in the quarter finals. There are four match-ups that contain teams from England, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Portugal.

The Direct Elect Members Veterans Committee elected guard Carl Braun (’49) into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame posthumously on April 6. The 2019 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Presented by Nike will take place at the Springfield Symphony Hall on September 6.

With the NBA regular season wrapping up and the playoffs beginning this Saturday, players across the league are making their final cases for awards. Here are my predictions for this season’s MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man, Defensive Player and Most Improved Player.

The CrossFit Open is a five-week-long workout competition in which thousands of fitness heads compete for the best times in the world. This year, the event was held between February 21 and March 25. The top athletes from the Open then compete in a regional competition, after which the top th…

The stage is set for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Final Four. After crucial wins in the Elite Eight this past weekend, including two shocking upsets, the pool of teams has been narrowed down to just four. The four remaining teams will meet again on Friday, April 5 in Tampa, Florida, with No. 1 Bayl…

It was not supposed to end like this for Duke. As Cassius Winston slipped past the Duke defense into the open court, the Blue Devils could only watch in disbelief as the horn sounded and Michigan State players and coaches stormed the court in a jubilant celebration. After 40 minutes of rivet…

With the Stanley Cup playoffs only a month away, we look to see what it takes for a team to do well. Many think that the best team in the regular season will do the best in the playoffs, but that is often not the case. In fact, the Presidents’ Trophy winner, the team with the best regular se…

The first four days of March Madness, the best week in sports, have come to a close, and they were fun. Forty eight games were played (1920 minutes of basketball), with twelve hours of nonstop basketball each day featuring the nation’s best teams. March Madness costs U.S. employers billions …

The New York Mets are going to be a serious contender in the National League playoff race in the upcoming MLB season. Perhaps this is just my perpetual false sense of optimism as a Mets fan, but this year is going to be different. Not only are the Mets returning key young hitters such as out…

In the age of social media, it is hard to fly under the radar. This is especially true when you are a transcendent athlete who will be a future top pick in the NBA draft. With the one-and-done rule in the NCAA still in effect, most of the top NBA prospects are determined by the time they are…

Although it’s only March, the power dynamic has certainly shifted in the NFL since Tom Brady and Bill Belichick hoisted their sixth Lombardi trophy early last month. Super Bowl champions are not crowned in March, but the right moves in free agency can certainly help a team get there. The wro…

Jason Witten’s Hall of Fame induction will have to wait a couple of more years. That is because on February 28, after one year away from the game, Witten announced he will be returning to the Dallas Cowboys for his 16th season.

When we analyze sports, they usually consist of the good, the bad and the mediocre. One challenge that franchises face is trying to decide what direction their team should go in. Oftentimes, we find teams intentionally putting together bad performances in order to have a good draft pick for …

With the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine last weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, NFL fans, coaches and front offices got a better look at the prospects available in the 2019 NFL Draft. The two top quarterbacks in this draft class, Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins and Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray,…

With 15 games games remaining in the regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been surging. The Lightning recorded their 50th win on Saturday, March 2, against the Ottawa Senators, tying the 1995-1996 Detroit Red Wings as the fastest team in league history to reach that mark. The Lightni…

Roger Federer continues to rewrite the history books of tennis. After avenging his Australian Open loss to rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas with a 6-4, 6-4 straight set victory, a jubilant Federer raised his arms in celebration after capturing his record extending eighth Dubai Open title. Howe…

Antonio Brown is moving on from the Pittsburgh Steelers. Weeks of rumors and assumptions finally came to a head last week when Brown met with Steelers’ owner Art Rooney II to make official what many had seen coming for weeks. The meeting ended with both men mutually agreeing it would be best…

Spring is just around the corner, although it may not seem like it up in chilly Hamilton, New York. With spring comes arguably the best time of the year in the sports world. And I can almost feel it. I was sitting on my dorm room futon this past Saturday, switching back and forth between man…

Spring training is officially underway for the 2019 MLB season. Teams have begun to weigh their options and round out their rosters ahead of the start of the regular season. For fans and analysts, this is one of the most exciting times of the season, as everyone loves to make predictions for…

At long last, one of baseball’s best free agents has signed with a team. Manny Machado, last seen striking out to lose the World Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers, will be taking his talents to...San Diego?

On Wednesday, February 20, the greatest rivalry in college basketball came to a head at the Duke versus North Carolina game. With the NBA having not yet resumed after All Star Weekend, all eyes were set on this game in Durham, North Carolina. The average ticket price for the game rivaled tha…

The NBA is a unique league when it comes to its All Star Weekend. Like most leagues, they have a skills competition followed by a game the next day. However, Mountain Dew and the NBA also put on a “Rising Stars Game,” which  showcases the best rookies and second year players in the league. T…

American sports fans would tell you right now that we are in a dull, meaningless period of sports. The gap between football and baseball is far from anyone’s favorite time of year. But if you look across the Atlantic, sports fandom is at its absolute peak.

The Denver Broncos signed up for another year of mediocrity when General Manager John Elway sent a mid-round draft pick to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for veteran quarterback Joe Flacco. Since winning the Super Bowl in 2015, the Broncos have gone from being one of the superpowers of the…