College bowl breakdown

College bowl breakdown

Drew van der Poel '10, Highlights
December 29, 2010
Filed under NCAA Football, Sports

Ah, it’s that time of year again. The cookies are baking in the oven, the fireplace is pouring out heat, and the presents are under the tree. It could only mean one thing, bowl season. Let’s take a look at the culmination of the college football season. Today Illinois faces off against Baylor... Read more »

College bowl breakdown

College bowl breakdown

Drew van der Poel '10, Special contributor
December 21, 2010
Filed under NCAA Football, Sports, Top Stories

Ah, it’s that time of year again. The cookies are baking in the oven, the fireplace is pouring out heat, and the presents are under the tree. It could only mean one thing, bowl season. Let’s take a look at the culmination of the college football season. The bowl season kicked off Saturday with... Read more »

Thoughts around the sports world

Thoughts around the sports world

Drew van der Poel ‘10
November 4, 2010
Filed under NCAA Basketball, NCAA Football, NFL, Sports

NFL Intriguing issue: Helmet-to-helmet hits. The NFL recently fined three defensive players for helmet-to-helmet hits, most notably former NFL Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison. Football has always been looked at as a “warrior” sport, you will get hurt, but you will get up and keep playing.... Read more »