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Take a knee and you are forced to sit

Take a knee and you are forced to sit

The Colin Kaepernick Foundation has raised over $500,000 since October. Kaepernick himself has raised and donated millions more to oppressed individuals across the country. (Courtesy of: Michael Zagaris/Getty Images) Alex Salucco Connetor Editor I think everybody could see this one coming; Colin Kaepernick appears to be “blacklisted” by the NFL. After putting the country on

Can fans trust the NFL?

Panelists discussed the state of the National Football League Thursday afternoon in O’Leary Library. (Courtesy of the National Football League. Kathryn Leeber and Hannah Manning Connector Editors In a panel discussion on Thursday Feb. 16, four journalists who have covered games and issues regarding the National Football League (NFL) spoke about the current atmosphere surrounding

Super Bowl LI: Clash of the titans

The New England Patriots face off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The New England Patriots breezed past the Steelers 36-17 in Foxborough during the AFC Championship game, but the Super Bowl in Houston will not be so

2016 NFL season preview

Panther quarterback Cam Newton looks to avenge his team’s Super Bowl loss tonight in Denver. (Photo Courtesy of www.sportingnews.com) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor The NFL season is already shaping up to give everyone a headache. Suspension, injuries trades are already prevalent and position battles are in full swing. It all starts tonight with a Super

Fantasy Corner: Week One

Fantasy players worried about the four-game suspension of Tom Brady may want to put their trust in Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. (Photo courtesy/PanicButton) by Tyler O’Keefe Connector Staff It’s the best time of the year again. Football, and more importantly fantasy season, is upon us. You can have bragging rights over friends, family, coworkers,

Sit for what you believe in

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will not be silenced. (Photo courtesy of Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor Like Colin Kaepernick scrambling, staying away from political topics is something that I do best. In this case, the different layers led me to the multitude of problems that I have with the way he, and

Here comes the blame pie: Why the Patriots were not in San Francisco

It was an abrupt end to the 2016 season (photo courtesy of Michael Dwyer/AP) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor I have never been, nor will I ever claim to be a fan of Hannah Montana, but you would be a fool not to admit she nailed it when she came out with her tune, “Nobody’s Perfect.”

The Ballad of an Aloof Fan: Why the Patriots’ loss doesn’t upset me

Tom Lydon UML Student And so here we are again. The New England Patriots’ season ended in the Rocky Mountains at the hands of the Denver Broncos. Peyton Manning is on his way to his fourth Super Bowl, hoping to tame the Carolina Panthers and draw even with little brother Eli. Meanwhile, Tom Brady goes

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