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Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

A Meaningless and Boring Spectacle: NBA All-Stars

Garrett Schreiber, Opinion Columnist February 29, 2024

As a life-long sports fan and, recently, a really big NBA fan, I had been looking forward to the last two NBA All-Star Weekends. It sounds like the perfect fan viewing experience; all the best NBA players...

NBA Season Preview

Conor Scanlon, Sports Reporter November 3, 2016

After three months of a shirtless J.R. Smith celebrating the city of Cleveland’s first National Basketball Association championship, the NBA season has finally arrived. The NBA offseason featured several...

Golden State setting new golden standard for NBA

Golden State setting new golden standard for NBA

February 18, 2016

Illustration by Luke Hampton. By Alec Rainsford and Mario Santos-Davidson   Heading into the all-star break last weekend, the Golden State Warriors, at 48-4, were off to the best start in...

What’s the Most Athletic Position in Sports?

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor February 11, 2016

MBeing an athlete requires so many things; a combination of hand-eye coordination, speed and strength are just a few things which earn one the title of athlete. Everyone at the professional level is most...

Back to sports: The summer in review

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor September 6, 2015

Though football season is undoubtedly the best time of the year, summer is a close second for various reasons. My personal favorite sporting event of the summer is the Stanley Cup Playoffs and subsequent...

NBA playoff preview

Dylan Snyder April 23, 2015

The NBA Playoff schedule, unlike its college equivalent, is the result of extreme exertion, coaching battles and a test of endurance rarely seen in other sports. It also puts a premium on being good...

NBA trade deadline brings big moves

Dylan Snyder February 26, 2015

The NBA has one of the most intense trade deadlines in all of sports. With a player movement system that caters to big moves and the increasing value of draft picks, this year had the makings to be an...

Popovich and Coach K reach elusive 1,000 wins

Dylan Snyder February 19, 2015

In the last month we have seen two historic coaches reach a milestone signifying a lifetime of hard work and dedication to the sport of basketball. Both Duke Coach Mike Kryzewski and San Antonio Spur's...

Thunder Look to Bounce Back

Dylan Snyder December 11, 2014

The early NBA season has been marked by several stories. From Lebron and the Cavalier's slow start in Cleveland to the historically efficient Dallas offense, there is plenty to talk about. One team likely...

NBA quietly kicks off

Dylan Snyder November 13, 2014

The NBA is proven drawing card to a variety of fans, but the biggest news tends to come during the summer months when playoff basketball combines with the NBA's player-friendly team movement rule. The...

Racism hides beneath the surface of professional sports

Racism hides beneath the surface of professional sports

Dylan Snyder October 16, 2014

I have been a fan of professional sports for as long as I can remember. Watching college and professional football every weekend hasn't been a hobby; it's been an obsession. Growing up my heroes were...

Whitman Sports Blog: Early entry opportunities versus staying in school

Pamela London April 18, 2012
This week, the Whitman Sports Blog takes an in-depth look at the process of early entry into professional sports drafts, highlighting the pros and cons of one of the more debated topics in collegiate sports.
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