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Advanced player-tracking technology changes how we experience sports

By Kent Wong, October 12 2017 —  Since 2014, Zebra Technologies has served as the National Football League’s “official on-field player-tracking provider.” Their goal is to capture individual player movements and statistics in real-time. They then convert their recordings into hard data for officials and analysts to use. In 2016, Zebra fitted radio-frequency identification chips…

“Locker room talk” can’t exclude female athletes

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, October 18 2016 — Republican candidate Donald Trump made headlines again for his lewd comments — but this time, his remarks affected the world of sports. The release of a 2005 video in which Donald Trump refers to sexually harassing and groping women without their consent has warranted responses from sexual assault…

Super Bowl 50 horoscopes

By Melanie Woods, February 2 2016 — Aquarius  (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) You will miss the train, go grab a coffee and then just barely miss the next train. This must be what Cleveland Browns fans feel like on draft day.  Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20) You will be invited to play in…

Stamps’ Eric Rogers signs with NFL’s San Francisco 49ers

By Sonny Sachdeva, January 26 2016 — While the Calgary Stampeders’ 2015 season didn’t end as they hoped — losing in the Western Final to eventual Grey Cup champions, the Edmonton Eskimos — there was one bright spot for our local CFL club. Rookie receiver Eric Rogers put forth an exceptional season, finishing the 2015…

Issues of rampant domestic violence highlight NFL’s hypocrisy

Sonny Sachdeva, September 18 2014 — The National Football League has come to a crossroads. After a video showing Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice assaulting his wife Janay Rice emerged, knocking her unconscious, shockwaves reverberated around the league. This prompted a long overdue discussion about the NFL’s stance on domestic abuse. Rice, a Super…

Rams draft first openly gay pro-football player

Ashton Chugh Gauntlet Sports On May 9th, the St. Louis Rams drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the National Football League. Sam was selected 249th overall from the University of Missouri. Sam’s entrance into the world of professional football signals the greater acceptance of the LGBTQ community in North American sporting culture. Sam…

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