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Sports Adjusting to Covid – “Fake Fans”

By Jannah Bolds
EIC, The Bold Opinion

 

Since the rise of Covid-19, the world (cough.. the US) has been struggling with the thought of getting back to normal-life operations. Returning to work and attending leisure activities are two of the main driving forces inducing the urge during these immense times, and the reintroduction of professional sports have people bursting with inquisitive anxiety.  Continue reading Sports Adjusting to Covid – “Fake Fans”

It Was NEVER About The Flag

By Jannah Bolds
EIC, The Bold Opinion

The NFL disappoints, yet again.

Imagine it’s the year 2020, four years post the start of, yet another, social injustice revolution, and haven’t seen progression? Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the US national anthem on 9/01/2016 to bring the reality of social injustices and police brutality amongst Black Americans; and in return, received the blackest of balls! No pun intended, but the man has not been allowed to step foot in the National Football League since. But where are we now? You would think the nation would recognize and acknowledge the REAL problem in America since then. Well, think again. Continue reading It Was NEVER About The Flag

Politics, Pandemic Put College Football On Ice

By Deke Lloyd
Contributing Writer

The college football season has been a point of much contention throughout the summer. Back in March, when the Covid-19 pandemic was still a new and unknown thing, the college football season seemed miles away and in little danger of cancelation from the rapid spreading of a deadly pandemic. With quarantining, social distancing, and masks, the virus could be controlled and life would continue to go on by the time summer rolled around. Now, almost through August, the pandemic continues to run through states across the country leaving the college football season on a lifeline. Continue reading Politics, Pandemic Put College Football On Ice