Category: Sports

“Why don’t you just SHUT UP and DRIBBLE?”

 

Photo by Erik Drost

By Vincent Chiaverini

These offensive, and what most would call belittling, words are from Fox News journalist Laura Ingraham. Ingraham exclaimed, on live national television, how she felt about LeBron James and Kevin Durant expressing their negative political opinions toward the current administration. Ingraham went on to say that it is unwise to take political advice from people who get paid $100 million to bounce a ball, so they should just “shut up and dribble.”

LeBron James may be a professional basketball player, but there is one thing Mr. James and I have in common: strong feelings for doing and saying what is right. Mr. James took this opportunity to do just that. He turned Ingraham’s negative insult into a Showtime title. This three-part series, called Shut up and Dribble, is currently on its second episode.

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Bad News Barristers win kickball championship in neck-to-neck final game

By Chris Lawson, Editor-in-Chief

The Bad News Barristers were crowned champions of the Coed Recreational Kickball Fridays at PB Rec Presented by Miller! after winning the final game of the playoffs. The Barristers overcame great odds, being the lowest seeded team in the tournament. However, that did not stop the Barristers from defeating the #1-seeded team in the first round of the playoffs, In Your Mouth, who had defeated the Barristers during the regular season.

“What number seed you are makes no difference to this team. We are the best team to ever play the game, when we want to be, and tonight we were the best,” said Matt “Matty Ice” Baker, manager and team stylist of the Barristers. Continue reading “Bad News Barristers win kickball championship in neck-to-neck final game”

‘Bad News Barristers’ Rout ‘Pitch, Please!’ in Epic Performance

By Chris Lawson, Editor-in-Chief

The Bad News Barristers bounce back big after a devastating loss just a week ago. Efficient offense was the key to defeating the opposing team, Pitch, Please!, 7-0.

The lady Barristers came up big despite only having three to represent. Maddie “Hundred Dolla” Bills, Janna “JaRule” Ferraro, and Brooke “Tequila” Reno were the only ladies to make an appearance. This left six out of the allowed ten players on the field, per co-ed Vavi kickball rules. All three carried the team on their backs as the remaining six guys struggled to keep up. Continue reading “‘Bad News Barristers’ Rout ‘Pitch, Please!’ in Epic Performance”