"On May 2nd, 2023, at approximately 10:05 PM, Roger Goodell and Adam Silver made an agreement to combine their two leagues and sports in order to make history." --Rafi Ponet, 7th GRade
THE NBA AND NFL ARE MERGING
"On January 2nd, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a Cardiac arrest after Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, Tee Higgins slammed into Hamlin, then Hamlin pulled both of them to the ground. Hamlin stood up afterward but a few seconds later collapsed and was immediately surrounded by his teammates and team doctors." -- Rafi Ponet, 7th grade
Violence in Sports
"Sports have become a sense of pride for countries and an outlet for people to express their pride for their teams, which you can see come out even more with the World Cup going on. But what happens when that's taken to an extreme?" --Lola Christ, 9th grade
PREVIEWING THE NBA CHRISTMAS GAMES
"Playing on Christmas day is an honor many NBA players never experience, and those who do almost always appreciate it." --Rafi Ponet, 7th Grade.
"Williams is bringing her long and legendary career as a tennis player to a close." --Kai Vejsada, 7th Grade
"From blockbuster trades to underrated signings, this offseason is promising the upcoming NBA year to be one of the greatest ever. Keep reading to find out the top ten teams heading into next season." --Rafi Ponet, 7th grade.
"Sports are a big part of athleticism, with speed, strength and agility making up the characteristics of an athlete. Though recently, there has been less transgender INCLUSION in athletics at various levels of play. New policies have been and are being thrown out by multiple governments all over the US." -- Daria Oxley, 8th grade
Eileen Gu: Teenage free skier who chose to represent China over the US at the Beijing Winter Olympics
"Eileen Gu is the first action-sports athlete to win three medals at the same Olympics, making her one of the most popular skiers in the entire world. And invoking debate over Gu’s inclusion in the best Olympic performances of all time. However, what she accomplishes on the slopes has been overshadowed by her choice to wear the colors of her mother’s homeland—China." - Levi reddy, 7th grade
the rise of jonathan kuminga
"Jonathan Kuminga’s play has been improving over the past few months'--Rafi ponet 6th grade.
“After a monumental 35 years of playing tennis, and a debilitating knee injury, Roger Federer might be approaching retirement.”--Kai Vejsada, 6th grade