Back to the Present: Mets Are Moving On Up!

Back to the Present: Mets Are Moving On Up!

For the first time in fifteen years, The New York Nets are on their way to the world series! While Cubs fans desperately hoped that a prediction from “Back to The Future” might carry them through to the finals, the Mets managed to sweep their way to a National League pennant. Tickets to see the Mets […]

India-Pakistan Cricket Conflict: Angry Mob Storms BCCI Offices

India-Pakistan Cricket Conflict: Angry Mob Storms BCCI Offices

On Monday, October 19, The Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) was stormed by protesters. Approximately 50 members of Shiv Sena, a far-right group of Hindu nationalists, pushed their way into the offices and demanded that BCCI withdraw from upcoming discussions about an India-Pakistan cricket series.  While many of the protesters were arrested, they made themselves […]

The Changing Face of Sports Betting in America

The Changing Face of Sports Betting in America

For several months now we have watched in awe as analysts around the nation reexamine sports betting in the United States. As sites like “Draft Kings” and “FanDuel” have gained popularity, lawmakers have been forced to reconsider past regulations on gaming. Most recently, Nevada voted that these “fantasy sports” sites were not skill-based and therefor were required […]

5 Olympians Who Became Politicians

5 Olympians Who Became Politicians

Several great athletes have gone from representing their country in international competition to representing their fans in Washington. These are five of the most notable examples of Olympians who became politicians!   #5 – Ralph Metcalfe  Metcalfe was a world-class sprinter. He held the record for the 100-meter dash and was believed to be the world’s fastest […]

5 NFL Players Who Became Politicians

5 NFL Players Who Became Politicians

  Over the last several decades, there have been several notable politicians who started their careers in the NFL. While they’ve had various degrees of success, they did have one thing in common: ideologically most of them were somewhat conservative. These are the top five NFL players who later became politicians.   #5 – Steve Largent Steve […]

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