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Braves split at Lady Rebel Round-Up

Playing two games in less than 24 hours is tough for any team. Coming back after losing the first to win the second is something completely different.  When the women’s basketball team left for Las Vegas, the plan was to come back victorious. For this…

March to perfection and some other football stuff

NFL history is taking place as I write this. As of now, two NFL teams are 11-0 which is pretty remarkable. And so begins the discussion of which 11-0, team is better: the Indianapolis Colts or New Orleans Saints.  Now as a Tennessee Titans fan,…

One-on-One: Should the NFL govern over health issues?

No At the age of 18, everyone in this country is considered an adult. If you commit a crime, you get tried to the fullest extent of the law. At this time, any person can make decisions for themselves, especially concerning health. Last week, Pittsburgh…

Volleyball announces new recruits as the Braves wrap up season

Volleyball ended its season by signing two players. Six-foot-2 Allie Falter and 6-foot-0 Lauren Zerante are both blockers who will join next year’s roster. “They are both middle players, and that is something we are thin in,” coach Sean Burdette said. “When we meet with…

D.J.s Live In-Game Blog: Bradley at NIU

Pregame hunch: Greetings from the great city of DeKalb, Ill.  It’s two hours before game time and we are in the media center at the Convocation Center gearing up for tonight’s contest between Bradley (4-2) and Northern Illinois (1-4). Tonight is a big night.  Not…

Men’s basketball wins home opener, but it comes at a price

This season opened no differently than it usually does for coach Jim Les.  For the seventh time in seven years, the men’s basketball team opened Carver Arena with a win. Bradley welcomed the Idaho State Bengals to Peoria for its second game of the year. …

Strong starts prompt women’s basketball to opening split

After last year’s bid to the NCAA tournament, the Bradley women’s basketball team has set high standards for this season. The beginning of the season opener at Northern Illinois looked good for the Braves. They came out fast and in the first part of the…

2010: Offseason of opportunity

During the last year, one NBA headline has dominated the sports scene: the 2010 free agent sweepstakes.  Yes, way back in 2008, basketball fans were clamoring over the fact that three of the best players in the world would potentially be available. But its unknown…

One-on-One: Should home-schoolers pick high school?

No When talking about high school athletics, there are a few different topics that strike a chord with me. One of those topics is whether or not home-schooled children should be allowed to be involved with high school athletics. Now, I do not agree with…

Women’s basketball signs three

Three new women’s basketball players are already calling Bradley home for the 2010-2011 season. Next year, the team will welcome forward Kelly Frings, guard Kelsey Budd and center Alyson Spinas-Valainis. Frings, a Wisconsin native, earned first-team all-conference honors her junior year after she led the…

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