Category Archives: Sports

Guts, glory…Sweat and tears

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

NBA: What would it take for The Warriors to fall?

By Deke Lloyd
Writer, Contributor

The Golden State Warriors have been the premier franchise of the NBA since 2015. They have won two championships, won multiple MVPs (Steph Curry), and set NBA records. They’ve done it all, but they still want more, as in the NBA title again this year. This time will be their second run the Warriors are going for back to back title, the first time was snatched from their grasps last minute by the Cavs, and if the Cavs didn’t win that championship, the Warriors would be going for an unprecedented 4th NBA title. This team is already arguably the best basketball team of all time. But are we starting to see the cracks in the foundation?  Continue reading NBA: What would it take for The Warriors to fall?