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Posts published by “Jack Simzyk”

Not my Athlete of the Year

I came across an interesting article from “Forbes” a few weeks back. The article was titled “Athlete With Heaviest Social Interaction Is An E-Sports Gamer Named Ninja.” I was in complete shock. I probably read the title five times just to try and wrap my…

2018’s Biggest Fantasy Football Sleepers

Quarterback – Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders: After coming off a fantastic 2016 season, Derek Carr regressed in 2017 by having one of the lowest passing touchdown totals in the league (22) and tying his career high for interceptions (13). High-quality quarterbacks such as Carr often…

One-on-one: Who will win the Stanley Cup?

Eight teams remain as we head into the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Out of those eight teams, my pick to win the Stanley Cup is the Vegas Golden Knights. At the start of the season, they had the longest odds to…

One-on-one: What MLB team is off to the hottest start?

New York Mets BY KEVIN LINDGREN While the weather says otherwise, baseball season is in full swing. Rebuilding teams such as the Angels, Braves and Pirates have surprised the league with hot starts. However, no team is hotter than the New York Mets. As we…

One-on-one: NBA MVP

LeBron James BY NATHAN NUNEZ As the NBA season wraps up, media members will cast their vote to select the 2017/2018 NBA regular season’s Most Valuable Player award. As I look over stats, two players come to mind: LeBron James and James Harden. These two…

One-on-one: Best MLB Free Agent Signing

Eric Hosmer BY BEAU WOODCOCK The San Diego Padres’ signing of Eric Hosmer sent shockwaves through the MLB and locked up the Padres’ long-term future. This is why the signing is the best move made by any team in the offseason. The eight-year, $144 million…

One-on-one: Who will win March Madness?

Loyola-Chicago BY JACK SIMZYK It’s not a powerhouse big name pick, but it’s certainly a trendy pick if you’re into Cinderella teams and feel-good stories. My pick to win the NCAA men’s basketball championship is the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers. This year’s March Madness has already been…

Women’s golf finishes fourth

The Bradley women’s golf team teed off their 2018 spring season on Monday and Tuesday in Florida at the Amelia Island Collegiate, where they placed seventh out of 15 teams. Unfortunately for the Braves, junior Chloe Horton could not finish her final round due to…

Track team impresses in pair of meets

The Bradley men’s and women’s track team continued their successful season as the Braves took home multiple titles and top finishes at Eastern Illinois and Norte Dame last weekend. First came the Friday Night Special at Eastern Illinois University, where most of the team competed.…

One-on-one: Who won the NBA trade deadline?

Cavs BY JACK SIMZYK After a wild 2018 NBA trade deadline, one team came out as the clear winner: the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers made three trades acquiring four players and a future second-round draft pick, as well as trading away six players and a…

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