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Beyond the Bison: Kaepernick’s hypocrisy

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been in the spotlight recently, and not for his offensive prowess or laser throw across the football field. Rather, the NFL star has attempted to become a new voice of change—a voice that calls out social injustice and strives for equality. Controversy...

Beyond the Bison: Sexism and the “Scouting Report”

Isabelle Hinckley, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Earlier this fall, the men’s soccer team at Harvard University ended their 2016 season prematurely after the sexist tradition known as the “scouting report” was exposed. This team “tradition” began back in 2012, when a group of players assessed freshman recruits from the women’s soccer...

Beyond the Bison: Ultrarunning on the rise

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Grabbing sports headlines recently, ultrarunning is quite possibly the most extreme pastime among athletes to date. And after ultrarunner Karl Meltzer’s recent Appalachian Trail record, this is definitely a booming fad to follow. So what is ultrarunning, after all? Ultrarunning is defined as...

Beyond the Bison: The 15th ever sports equinox

Becky Chambers, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

The four major American sports aligned for one evening for the Sports Equinox. This is only the 16th in the history of the major leagues, the first occurring in 1971 and the last occurring in 2015. Eleven NFL games, eight NHL games, seven NBA games, and MLB’s Game Five of the World Series were...

Beyond the Bison: A legendary World Series match-up

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

On Oct. 22, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, advancing the Cubs to the World Series for the first time since 1945. They are now going head to head with the Cleveland Indians. Whatever the outcome, this is destined to be one of the most historical World Series of all time. But why...

Beyond the Bison: Trump and locker room talk

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, Decision 2016, SPORTS

If you’ve turned on a TV or glanced at a newspaper in the past week, you probably know by now that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was caught on tape in 2005 making aggressively crude, derogatory and frankly predatory comments about women. While on the set of “Days of Our Lives”...

Beyond the Bison: What to know after NFL week four

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

The start of October means two big things for University students. First, it’s over a month into school, so skipping class becomes a little more justifiable. Second, the NFL has officially completed week four of its 2016 season and teams are beginning to show their true colors. The first four weeks...

Beyond the Bison: The legacy of Joe Paterno, for better or for worse

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

About an hour west from Lewisburg, controversy boils surrounding a celebration of Joe Paterno. It began when Penn State University announced their plans to celebrate Paterno at the Penn State-Temple football game on Sept. 17 to commemorate his first game as coach for the Nittany Lions 50 years earlier. Lauren...

Beyond the Bison: Forward

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

On Sept. 13 retired U.S. national team soccer star and leading international goal scorer Abby Wambach released her new memoir “Forward.” In this tell-all narrative, Wambach admits to abusing alcohol and prescription drugs. She comes clean about her dark years during which vodka, Vicodin, Ambien, and...

Beyond the Bison: From Preseason to Regular Season in the NFL

Isabelle Hinckley, Senior Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

As students across campus don football jerseys of their favorite team, we are reminded that the end of summer also brings the end of preseason for the National Football League.  All 32 teams competed throughout the end of August, providing sports fans with a perfect opportunity to scout who’s strong...

Beyond the Bison: Serena Williams and the U.S. Open

Isabelle Hinckley, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

After the impressive debut of a new retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium, there is one thing on every tennis fan’s mind: the U.S. Open. Serena Williams will compete in the tournament where she is not only ranked No. 1, but also chases a record 23rd Grand Slam title. Will Williams remain...

Beyond the Bison: The hunting party

Doug Hendry, Senior Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Major League Baseball (MLB) has seen its dynasties through the history of the league. The San Francisco Giants have won three of the last six World Series, the New York Yankees won four titles from 1996-2000, and the Brooklyn Dodgers made it to the World Series six times from 1947-1956. One team...

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