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What you missed during the MLB offseason

Major League Baseball’s offseason always throws sparks, but with contracts in limbo due to COVID-19, nothing was certain this past year. The 2020-2021 free agency offseason period for MLB was eventful regardless, so here are all of the moves you might have missed that will bring extreme change to ...

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Why the Braves have to re-sign Marcell Ozuna

The Georgia sports curse has struck again. Amidst a strange year for humanity and sports alike, one constant remains: a major sports team in the state of Georgia has blown a commanding postseason lead. The Atlanta Braves led the Los Angeles Dodgers by a margin of three games to one in the NLCS this ...

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The most important players of the 2020 World Series

The 2020 World Series was an exciting one, featuring some excellent individual performances and some inspiring narratives. But if you’re a typical college student or anyone with work to do, chances are you couldn’t catch every iconic moment of the championship games. So without further ado, here ...

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Intramural referees tackle their jobs amid COVID-19

While the safety of athletes is on everyone’s mind during the COVID-19 pandemic, the officials are often forgotten. Referees and umpires have to take the field along with student-athletes — many of them within six feet of those players.  One case where this safety is even more crucial is intramural ...

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Mercer women’s soccer falls to The Citadel

Mercer women’s soccer lost their match against The Citadel on Oct. 9 by a score of 3-2. The loss was Mercer’s second home loss of the season. The match got off to a quick start. Within the first three minutes of playing time, The Citadel’s Logan Dix scored a goal by way of a penalty kick. Dix ...

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NBA playoffs ramp up leading to finals

With the semifinals underway, the bubble has stood the test of months of play without a single COVID-19 case. The bubble has even expanded to allow players to bring in certain family members that will fill the capacity that losing teams opened as they left.  Speaking of losers, the playoff picture ...

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Players to watch as the NFL Season kicks off

With the COVID-19 pandemic delaying sports across the globe, the 2020 NFL season is shaping up to be the most unexpected season yet. Here are some players you should be on the lookout for this season, both expected and unexpected. Rookies Joe Burrow Burrow, who won the Heisman Trophy and a National ...

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Bears fall to Georgia State in OT

Mercer University’s Women’s Soccer team was the first sport to play this year on Sept. 11.  Mercer trailed the majority of the game, but a shot in the second half sent the game into overtime where Georgia State University defeated the Bears 2-1. The game was set to start at 7 p.m., but lightning ...

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The NHL Playoffs gather steam amid COVID-19

The NHL Playoffs have already completed the first round of play as well as the qualifying round, and as of Sept. 2, only four teams from each conference remain for the second round.  The second round of play is a best-of-seven series with the teams reseeding upon the end of the round.  The Boston ...


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