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The rise and fall of Jon Jones

Devon Greene, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under Sports

We all like to believe in fairy tales and happy endings, and Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Jon Jones almost achieved it. Jon Jones’ professional UFC career has been rocky, to say the least. Jones...

Irving says goodbye to Cleveland

Devon Greene, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

It’s become more obvious than ever in this NBA offseason that life comes at you fast. With the less-than-spectacular five game series between the Warriors and the Cavaliers, the dominance of the team in Oakland has left the enti...

NFL anthem protests misunderstood

Devon Greene, Assistant Sports Editor

August 22, 2017

Filed under Sports

We’re a little over a year removed from Colin Kaepernick’s protest against police brutality and the treatment of people of color in America by kneeling for the national anthem. Kaepernick began kneeling for the anthem unn...

Mayweather-McGregor superfight looming

Brie Coder, Courier staff

August 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

Saturday, Aug. 26, will be the day when two of the biggest prizefighters duke it out for the title of greatest fighter of their generation. The match will pit Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. against “The Notorious” Conor McGr...

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