Week 1 NFL Predictions

The wait for NFL football is finally over as the Denver Broncos are set to host the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night in a rematch of Super Bowl 50. On top of the Super Bowl rematch, week one features four games between division rivals, four prime time games, and three contests between two postseason squads…

Volleyball: Northwestern defeats Ohio in five sets

After riding a five-game winning streak, the Ohio Bobcats fell to the Northwestern Wildcats with a 3-2 loss Thursday night at Northwestern. The first set consisted of both teams battling for a lead as the score was constantly shifting from a Wildcat to a Bobcat advantage. With a 24-all tie, Ohio committed a service error…

The Sportlight: Synchronized skating

It’s really frustrating when I tell someone I am on the Ohio University Synchronized Skating Team and no one knows what synchronized skating is.  So in an effort to bring club sports into the spotlight, I will be writing a weekly column about some of the underrated club sports teams at Ohio University. This week’s sport:…

Why the small screen doesn’t equal small ball

In December, nearly a year and a half after filing for bankruptcy, the Los Angeles Dodgers shelled out $147 million to Zack Greinke in a landmark deal – the second largest contract ever given to a pitcher. The move capped off a season in which the Dodgers new ownership group rescued the Boston Red Sox…

Speakeasy Road Trip: Nashville

A day in the life of a sports beat writer probably does not sound overwhelmingly exciting. Although, a weekend road trip to Nashville, the Music City, to cover Ohio basketball packs enough action to warrant a video blog. Check out Speakeasy Sports’ writers Alex Hider and Chris Longo as they make their first trip to…

Australian Open Blog: First Round

The biggest story of the early rounds of the 2012 U.S. Open took place off the court as Andy Roddick, the 2003 Open Champion, announced his impending retirement at a press conference days before his second round dismantling of Bernard Tomic. Roddick rode the energy of the Flushing Meadows crowd all the way to the…