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The future is bright on the South Side of Chicago

For the next four or five years, Chicago may be home to the best pitching rotation in baseball.  During this past season, White Sox GM Kenny Williams made a brazen move to acquire Jake Peavy from the San Diego Padres. This transaction gives the Sox…

One-on-One: Which team is better?

Texas Tim Tebow may very well be one of the greatest college football players to ever play college ball, and might be the number one draft pick in the next NFL draft. That does not mean the Florida Gators are the best team in the…

Lady Braves secure second straight individual winner

For the second straight week, the women’s cross-country team had a first place individual runner. At the Bradley Open, the Braves ran a different group of girls than last week. “This is just a unique year when we had to schedule three races on the…

Scott places second in first college tournament

Last weekend, the women’s tennis team competed in its first tournament of the season at the Illinois State Invitational. Although, four players made it into final matches, the team only earned one title. “I thought the weekend went well, we competed hard for the first…

Bradley soccer takes home tournament title

Bradley soccer won the Busey Banks Kickoff Festival last weekend.  The tournament started last Friday with a nationally televised game between Bradley and Memphis.  The Braves started strong with senior forward Chris Cutshaw scored a goal nine minutes into the game. This was Cutshaws’s 24th…

Women’s cross-country runs away with title

No one was going to stand in front of the Lady Braves in their first race of the year. Redshirt freshman Nicole Benson finished more than a minute in front of the rest of the field. “Nicole had set a strategy of getting out fast…

Basketball brings in fresh legs

Every year, a new class of freshmen come through the doors of Bradley eager to start their collegiate careers.  A few of these freshmen have another career to look forward to. This year the men’s basketball team has five incoming freshmen, ready to challenge for…

Is the NFL wasting its time?

Football preseason is just too long. The length hurts players, fans and takes away from other sports.  On Sept. 4, Kevin Jones of the Chicago Bears joined several fellow NFL players on the injured reserve list. Almost every NFL team is ending their preseason with…

One-on-One: Which is the better season?

NHL Every year, about this time, water turns into ice and one of the most action-packed and physical games played takes place.   Hockey is filled with intensity and desire to win.  The same can’t be said about basketball.   Have you ever watched a…

Volleyball places second for second time in a row

For the second consecutive weekend, the women’s volleyball team took part in a tournament. And much like last weekend, they finished with an impressive second place.  This time, they traveled to Radford University in Virginia to play in the Radford Invitational. Teams use trips like…

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