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Beyond the Bison: The Long Con

Doug Hendry, Senior Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

The National Football League (NFL) draft is less than a week away, and there had been a lot of talk about what the Tennessee Titans were going to do with their first overall pick. With Marcus Mariota at the helm, the Titans weren’t going to pick another quarterback, so the pick went on the market. The T...

Beyond the Bison: Lost in translation

Beyond the Bison: Lost in translation

Doug Hendry, Senior Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS, Top Stories

Some of today’s interest in professional golf is often attributed to the transcendent bouts between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson on the course, playing each hole like it’s their last. Now, Woods did not even participate in this year’s Masters, while Mickelson missed the cut. We’ve seen the pas...

Beyond the Bison: Pilot

Beyond the Bison: Pilot

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

With the first week of the 2016 MLB season almost in the books, it’s never too early to think about who could be division leaders by the year’s end. The Kansas City Royals will aim to make it to the World Series for the third straight season, while everyone else will try to block them out from...

Beyond the Bison: House of the rising sun

Doug Hendry, Senior Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

It’s a chaotic period in the world of sports. Playoff races are coming down to the wire in the NBA and NHL, opening day for the MLB is just two days away on April 3, and the quarterfinals for the Champions League is just around the corner. And one thing we can expect at the beginning of every Apr...

Beyond the Bison: New man in charge

Beyond the Bison: New man in charge

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

All sports fans love a good upset—an underdog coming from the depths of the standings to surpass any expectations that were placed on them. We are seeing exactly that and more in the Premier League this season, with Leicester City leading the league with eight games left in their schedule. Their...

Beyond the Bison: Enter 68

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

When thinking of famous athletes from the Czech Republic, there probably aren’t too many names that come to mind. But even for any casual hockey fan out there, one  good player should stand out: Jaromír Jágr. Yes Jagr, the mullet-wearing, age-defying winger that has played for eight NHL teams...

Beyond the Bison: Sundown

Beyond the Bison: Sundown

Doug Hendry, Senior Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

One of the best wide receivers from the past decade has recently declared his retirement from the NFL, despite being only 30 years old. Calvin Johnson, “Megatron,” (potentially) called it quits after playing nine years with the Detroit Lions. His decision may have been in the works for a few m...

Beyond the Bison: The other 48 days

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Steph Curry. The Golden State Warriors. Pursuing the best regular-season record of all time. We’ve heard everything there is to hear about the Warriors this season, and for good reason—Golden State is an incomparable 48-4 and has smashed records in its pursuit for another NBA championship. But I’m...

Beyond the bison: Happily ever after

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Super Bowl 50 is in the books. The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers–and Vegas Sportsbooks predictions–by two touchdowns for the team’s third Super Bowl trophy. This Super Bowl took a turn away from recent history, as this championship was a clash of two stout defenses rather than...

Beyond the Bison: The shape of things to come

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

This year’s college basketball landscape has seen a lot of changing leaders, more so than ever before. Last year, AP top five teams had suffered 21 losses throughout the entire season. This year? AP top five teams already have been upset on 23 occasions—and it’s only early February. We usual...

Beyond the Bison: The Constant

Doug Hendry, Senior Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

The greatest football school of all time has remained relevant even in this time of tumultuous change and advanced strategies in college football. Alabama won the National Championship earlier this month, showcasing the excellence that the program has promised since it won its first Rose Bowl in 1926. The t...

Beyond the Bison : Time After Time

Julian Dorey, Senior Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Coach K has reached yet another mountain top. With another national title (putting his total at 5–along with 2 Olympic gold medals), Mike Krzyzewski certainly has a case to be considered the greatest college coach of all time (yes, even John Wooden may have to recognize Coach K’s accomplishments i...

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