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Bushido baseball

On MLB Opening Day in 2001, a young, spindly Japanese sensation set foot into a major league batter’s box in Seattle. A heralded prospect from Japan’s Pacific League, the player now known simply as Ichiro was a mystery. He was trying to become the first…

Braves leave Sycamores with a hollow feeling

The Bradley baseball team played host to Indiana State this past weekend at Dozer Park, winning two of three games against the Sycamores and improving their conference record to 4-2. In the Friday opener, junior lefthander Cole Cook was in the driver’s seat the whole…

SuperNova

A dynasty is usually considered to be a line of hereditary rulers of a country; a succession of people from the same family play a prominent role in business or politics. Dynasties are easily identified with power and dominance; the Ming in China, the Joseon…

Long time running

When I went to visit my grandpa over spring break, we took a ride into town in his 2000 Ford F-150 to get some new light fixtures for the kitchen. His truck had just registered 100,000 miles, which prompted him to ask me how my…

Athletic Antics

The hidden ball trick, the hot foot, the fake trade deals. Sports have been full of pranksters for many years. With all the money professional athletes earn from their multi-million dollar contracts, why shouldn’t they enjoy themselves. The media gets in on the fun every…

March Monikers 3.0

Every March I fill out a bracket. You might fill out 25, but I’m a firm believer in keeping the purity in “bracketology,” so I only fill out one. After all, you only need one to win the million dollars. Every March I fail, but…

March Monikers 3.0

Every March I fill out a bracket. You might fill out 25, but I’m a firm believer in keeping the purity in “bracketology,” so I only fill out one. After all, you only need one to win the million dollars. Every March I fail, but…

What is Happening in Peoria? A mid-Season Synopsis

Tuesday marked the halfway point of the conference season for the Bradley men’s basketball team, and it’s safe to say #TheMovement is gaining some serious ground. Here’s what we know: The team has yet to be defeated at Carver Arena at 11-0, including a perfect…

Men’s Missouri Valley Conference predictions

The Missouri Valley Conference is looking for a team to carry the torch. With the departure of Wichita State, along with the top scorers from Illinois State and Northern Illinois graduating, the conference title is up for grabs. Will a constant winning program step up…

#TheMovement

The number three symbolizes manifestation. Three is a synthesis; a completeness. Three is the sign of the times: past, present and future. For Bradley, 2017-18 happens to be season three for head coach Brian Wardle. In Wardles first year at the helm of a young,…

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