OPINION: NFL MVP watch, Week 6

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas, but that time of year when ‘small sample size’ starts to mean even less than it did compared to the week before. The week where the Dallas Cowboys are currently on a three-game losing streak after starting off 3-0. The one where the ...


What-If Wednesday: Mending Mediocrity, Part 2

After a slew of low-scoring Sunday games, a horrible prime time game, and a loss to my dad in fantasy football, we’re back with What-if Wednesday. For part two, we will be doing the next five worst teams: the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.   Atlanta ...


Considering the Colts: Indy scores huge win heading into bye

What. A. Win. Beating the reigning MVP at his own stadium is something the Colts should be proud of--but they aren’t satisfied yet. The Colts expected to win this game despite no one really giving them a chance. I mean, why would anyone give them a chance to go on the road to one of the best teams ...


IUPUI Volleyball Falls to Youngstown State in Heartbreaker

The IUPUI volleyball team lost 3-2 to Youngstown State at home Wednesday evening, dropping their season record to 6-12 and 2-3 in the Horizon League. After taking the first two sets 25-21 and 28-26, the Jaguars dropped the remaining three 25-19, 25-22, and 15-13. The first set proved to be quite even. ...


Jags struggle to score in loss to Bowling Green

As soon as he sees the ball take flight, Quinn McCallion is ready to make the save. McCallion, the starting goalkeeper for IUPUI men’s soccer, had seven saves in Tuesday's game against the Bowling Green Falcons. Unfortunately for the Jags, they couldn’t stop everything and lost 0-1 in a gritty game ...


FlexFive: Week 5 picks

The agony of defeat stormed through Indianapolis this past weekend as prideful fanatics witnessed the favored Colts fall to the Oakland Raiders. Dozens were standing in line outside in the unsettling rain to donate their money to the sports book, deciding to bet like a fan.  Winners Circle Pub is ...


Jags down UIC 2-1 behind freshman goalscorer

Just before the clock turned to 15:00, Autumn Weeks netted her first goal as a Jaguar; a goal that would set the tone for the rest of the match. IUPUI’s women’s soccer team made a statement on Wednesday in their 2-1 win against UIC.  Before this game, UIC had left opponents scoreless in their ...


Globalizing Gambling: How Wagers are Changing Sports

An additional zero is guaranteed at every sports book. A possible outcome is flipping $20 to over $2,000 within three hours; another is watching thousands of dollars blown on what seemed like a sure bet. Gambling is a form of wagering money, goods or anything of relevant value towards an event that ...


IUPUI Volleyball sweeps Oakland, stays unbeaten in conference play

The IUPUI volleyball team swept Oakland on Saturday, voyaging to a 2-0 start in conference play. After two close sets to start, the Jaguars pounced on the Golden Grizzlies to take the match by scores of 26-24, 25-21, and 25-13. After facing a barrage of tough teams during tournament play, it was vital ...


Considering the Colts: Indy Looks to Extend Win Streak to Three

It can be argued that, had last week's game against the Falcons had lasted 10 minutes longer, the Colts would have succumbed to a vintage Matty Ice comeback. Despite playing a great first half defensively, the secondary broke down in the second half, giving up several big plays in the passing game. ...


Cubs Offense Erupts in Historic Sweep of Pirates

The HBCU day kick-off party brought the bats to life at Wrigley Field last Friday as there were a total of nine first inning runs scored by the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubs posted a season-best 17 runs, defeating the Pirates in a contest that included home runs from, Nicholas Castellanos, ...


Considering the Colts: Indy Should be Confident Against Atlanta

The Colts defeated the Tennessee Titans this past Sunday to get into the win column. It wasn’t a work of art, but everyone made plays when they needed to. The Titans have an underrated defense that gave the Colts fits for most of the game. Marlon Mack and Jordan Wilkins did not have fantastic stat ...


Turner’s FIBA play could foreshadow upcoming season

Myles Turner has had an up and down FIBA World Cup. It might foreshadow how he will play in the regular season and playoffs this year. For me, it showed how he might fare this season, particularly without Thaddeus Young.  Turner has a game that might best be described as ‘finesse’. Turner is a ...

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