Michael Phelps makes a guest appearance for ASU Basketball

Michael Phelps makes a guest appearance for ASU Basketball

On Thursday, Michael Phelps took time off from his busy training schedule to help out the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Olympian appeared to help ASU’s basketball team with their secret weapon: the “curtain of distraction”. The technique is performed like this: as the opposing team shoot free throws, fans erect a large stage-curtain. Right as the player […]

Year-In-Review: 10 Sports Grinches That Made Headlines in 2015

Year-In-Review:  10 Sports Grinches That Made Headlines in 2015

As we look back on the 2015 year in sports, we will look back on a year that was remarkable in many ways:  We had the first four-team BCS playoff in college football, a controversial lead up to a remarkable Super Bowl, an NBA champion led by the new face of the league, an NHL team […]

One Year After Rule Changes, NCAA Athletes Are Finally Allowed to Eat Vegetables

One Year After Rule Changes, NCAA Athletes Are Finally Allowed to Eat Vegetables

Rejoice! Student-athletes are finally allowed to eat vegetables as snacks. Which, I’m sure, is the news they’ve all been waiting to hear. Shockingly, until 2014 the NCAA rules regarding nutrition banned schools from providing snacks other than bagels, nuts, fruit and peanut butter. That rule was changed a year ago, shortly after NBA point guard Shabazz Napier claimed […]

Ben Simmons: The Most Exciting Player in College Basketball

Ben Simmons: The Most Exciting Player in College Basketball

Every year, players’ shadows grow longer in preparation for the draft. As publicists push their agendas and journalists hyperbolize in pursuit of a good story, players become inflated far beyond their true value. Overhyped players come into the league and then disappear as quickly as they arrived. This is often the case with High School prodigies – […]

Here to Stay: How UNC Men’s Basketball Will Avoid All Penalties for the 2015-2016 Season

Here to Stay:  How UNC Men’s Basketball Will Avoid All Penalties for the 2015-2016 Season

The number one team in college basketball this year has committed several academic violations. Yet there is not a single thing the NCAA can do about it. This past week, the Associated Press released its annual preseason poll where it ranks the top-25 college basketball programs for the 2015-2016 season.  Perched at the top spot for […]